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Economics
Research insight
SDG
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Addressing climate change | Perspectives on the ECB's monetary policy strategy review

The e-book "Perspectives on the ECB's monetary policy strategy review" published in late June 2021 by the Banco de Portugal laid down most of the arguments underlying this comprehensive review. Our Alumnus, Nuno Lourenço, contributed with a co-created Section on climate change.

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Leadership & People
Interview
SDG
17

Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times

In this interview for Authority Magazine, Nova SBE's Dean, Daniel Traça, talked about leadership and what he believed are important things in order to be an effective leader.

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Finance
Research insight
SDG
8

Competition and cooperation in mutual fund families

Melissa Prado, Novo Banco Entrepreneurship & Technology Chair, explains her recent research paper. The compensation strategy to attract and retain fund managers is a key decision in operating a successful investment advisory firm. This analysis helps to identify the impact of two different compensation approaches – maximising fund performance or encouraging cooperation among their managers – and the characteristics of investment advisors who choose cooperative or competitive incentive schemes.

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Innovation
Interview
SDG
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Introducing the Nova Sustainable Way of Life: exclusive interview with Michael Parkes

Read the exclusive interview with Michael Parkes, CEO & Founder of Bios, where he talked about his innovative startup and how it uses energy and low carbon technologies for building integrated operating systems, how the collaboration with Nova SBE came about, and how decisive it can be to integrate innovative sustainable technologies to ensure responsible consumption and production.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
10
8

Surf Social Wave Association partnering with Nova SBE for unemployment

The Surf Social Wave Association is a partner organization of Nova SBE. SSW uses Surf as a tool to empower unemployed people to return to the labor market. On our campus, some program sessions are taught by our main Faculty. Get to know the project better and watch testimonials by Luís Veiga Martins and Rita Campos e Cunha.

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Health
Research insight
SDG
3
9

Predicting the Risk of developing Diabetic Nephropathy

Professor Leid Zejnilovic and Bruna Riboldi present the project “Predicting the Risk of developing Diabetic Nephropathy”, winner of the first edition of the Data for Change program and developed in partnership with the Associação Protectora dos Diabéticos de Portugal

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Digital & Technology
Research insight
SDG
9

How do data scientists and managers influence machine learning value creation?

Humberto Ferreira, Nova SBE's Alumni, has recently co-authored a research paper on corporations leveraging machine learning to create business value.

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Leadership & People
Research insight
SDG
8
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Enhancing optimization planning models for health human resources management with foresight

António Alvarenga, Adjunct Associate Professor at Nova SBE, recently co-authored a research paper on the need of health planners to adjust the supply of health human resources to achieve a balanced healthcare workforce. Read more about the research paper and main highlights.

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Finance
Research insight
SDG
8

Internal Labor Markets, Wage Convergence and Investment

Rui Silva joined Nova SBE as an Assistant Professor in Finance! Recently, he published "Internal labor markets, wage convergence, and investment" in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 56(4), 1192-1227. Click to read the abstract and access the paper.

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Leadership & People
Research insight
SDG
8

"Elgar Introduction to Organizational Paradox Theory" - Book Launch!

This is the latest book by Miguel Pina e Cunha, co-authored with Marco Berti (UTS Business School), Ace Simpson (Brunel Business School) and Stewart R. Clegg (University of Stavanger Business School and Nova SBE). It will be released in July 2021 and comprises a succinct overview of the field of organizational paradox theory, exploring contradictions and tensions in organizational settings. By conceptually mapping the field, it offers guidance through the literature on paradox, giving space for new interpretations and applications of the concept.

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Africa & Development
Research insight
SDG
16

Can FM radio mitigate violent conflict?

This study conducted by Alex Armand, Paul Atwell, and Joseph Flavian Gomes, published in the American Economic Review, examines the role of FM radio in mitigating violent conflict and was highlighted in our latest research video.

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Africa & Development
Research insight
SDG
10
17
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Cátia Baptista and the humanitarian crisis in Ceuta

Cátia Baptista, Scientific Director of the Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center, was asked by TVI24, Expresso and SIC Notícias to comment on the humanitarian crisis in Ceuta, how the phenomenon will likely worsen over the following years, and how Europe must create public mechanisms to allow young people to legally migrate.‍

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Health
Research insight
SDG
3
17

Access to Health Care – Citizens' Choices 2020 Report

The Access to Health Care – Citizens' Choices 2020 Report is finally available. It analyzed healthcare access in Portugal by focusing on the citizens' first-contact decisions with the healthcare system. This report is part of the Social Equity Initiative , a partnership between Fundación "la Caixa", Banco BPI, and Nova School of Business and Economics. Author of the study: Pedro Pita Barros

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Entrepreneurship
Impactful stories
SDG
3
12
8

Mum's Cooking: an SDG-driven business

Does healthy food always sound like way too much work, and does easy food always sound like the sort of stuff you shouldn't be eating? Hear the story behind Mum's Cooking, a Portuguese healthy frozen food brand created by our Alumna Catarina Partidário, with the vision that no one should ever have to chose between convenience and health.

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Leadership & People
Webinar
SDG
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17

PRME Dean's Dialogue with Nova SBE

Listen to our Dean’s interview at the May edition of the PRME Deans Dialogue webinar series. In this interview, Daniel Traça, shares the School’s ambition for shaping responsible students and the way Nova SBE measures itself: by the impact it creates.

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Education
Impactful stories
SDG
10
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PhD Series - Meet Gefra Fulane PhD Alumni in Tropical Knowledge and Management

Gefra Fulane’s research focuses on evaluating the Mozambique screening program for cervical cancer started in 2015. Her research shows that there are implementations gaps and barriers which prevent women from doing the screening.

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Education
Impactful stories
SDG
4

PhD Series - Meet Cátia Alves PhD candidate in Management

Cátia Alves is a PhD candidate in Management and her research focuses on consumer psychology, emotions and creativity.

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Environment
Impactful stories
SDG
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impACT stories #4: Nature & People – A Journey Towards Double Impact

This impACT story invited Catarina Grilo, Director of Conservation and Policy at ANP/WWF. Throughout her career, Catarina's work has been focused on environmental issues at the science-policy interface, the role of science in policy-making, and specifically on the human dimensions of marine conservation and fisheries.

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Finance
Impactful stories
SDG
4

PhD Series - Meet Fahiz Baba-Yara

Fahiz Baba-Yara started his PhD journey in Economics and Finance in 2015. His research focus on finance, specifically how machine learning models help us make better this decision and how we can improve the forecasting ability of these machine learning models. Fahiz is now heading forward to Indiana University as Assistant Professor from next semester.

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Sustainability
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SDG
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SMEs on their journey towards corporate sustainability management: exploring enabling factors for adoption and implementation

Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center began a series of Master Thesis Showcase. This one was developed by Armelle Duvieusart, advised by our Assistant Professor Ricardo Zózimo.

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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
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17

What is the nature and target economics of Casa do Alecrim’s expansion and how to increase Associação Alzheimer Portugal’s social impact?

Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center began a series of Master Thesis Showcase. This one was developed by Manuel Peteleiro, advised by Nova SBE's Professor Miguel Pita.

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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
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The phenomenon of “greenwashing” in European Business Schools: an exploratory study of student’s perceptions

Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center began a series of Master Thesis Showcase. This one was developed by Fluvia Iannotta, advised by our Associate Professor Adjunct Milton de Sousa.

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Management
Research insight
SDG
16

How Companies in the Regenerative Movement Manage Organizational Tensions: The Case of Guayakí Yerba Mate

Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center began a series of Master Thesis Showcase. This one was developed by Julia Roblick, advised by our PhD Student Tomé Salgueiro.

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Leadership & People
Opinion Article
SDG
5
16

"Woman": Is it a label in the Portuguese enterprise?

Let us dare to challenge ourselves so we are not victims of our prejudices, and let us dare to challenge our organizations and our ecosystem, so that, in the near future, “Woman” is not a label. Mafalda Rebordão, our Alumna, shares her opinion in ECO.

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Woman working on a puzzle

We all have a role to play. What is yours?

We know how much potential each member of our community has. From staff to researchers, from corporate to non-profit organizations. Whether you are producing relevant research, an idea that could be turned into an impactful project, or you're becoming an expert in a sustainability-related field. We want to help you discover your purpose and share it.

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