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The Inclusive Community Forum presents a pilot project of the Journey to EmpowermentLearn more
Towards greater digitization in clinical trials?
Nova SBE Notes column at Netfarma contributes to the reflection in the health area by the members of the research center Nova SBE Health Economics and Management Knowledge Center. Carolina Santos, a PhD student, reflects upon the digitalization of clinical trials.Learn more
Companies are every day more likely to risk.
Isabel Almeida e Brito e Margarida Castro Caldas shared with PME Magazine the role that the Inclusive Community Forum (ICF) has been playing towards the inclusion of people with disabilities in the labour market.Learn more
Inclusive Recruitment at CUF
CUF shares best practices of inclusion resulting from their active participation in the Commitment to Inclusion by the Inclusive Community Forum.Learn more
Leveraging technology to reach global health: The case of telemedicine in São Tomé and Príncipe health system
Cátia Gonçalves, Ph.D candidate at Nova SBE and researcher at Health Management & Economics Knowledge Center, published recently a research paper on Health Policy and Technology.Learn more
Closing the gender profit gap through savings and training: Evidence from Mozambique
Access to mobile savings accounts and financial management skills can lead to improved profits and financial security of female-led micro-enterprises. An opinion article published in VoxDev, authored by Professors Cátia Batista and Pedro Vicente from NOVAFRICA, and Sandra Sequeira, from London School of Economics.Learn more
High-stake exams change teacher grading standards: evidence from a policy reform
Pedro Freitas, PhD Candidate from Nova SBE Economics of Education Knowledge Center, saw his publication receive the María Jesús San Segundo Award at the Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, of the Economics of Education Association (AEDE).Learn more
Economic Impact of Climate Change
Miguel Ferreira, with Cláudia Custódio and Adrian Lam, both from the Imperial College Business School, and Emilia Garcia-Appendini, from the University of Zurich, won the EFIC2021 (5th EFIC Conference in Banking and Corporate Finance - Essex Business School) Best Paper Award with their paper Economic impact of climate change.Learn more
Empowering to Reduce Intentions to Resist Future Change: Organization-Based Self-esteem as a Boundary Condition
Nova SBE's Professor Pedro Neves co-authored with Daniela Pires from BNP Paribas, and Sandra Costa from University of Liverpool Management School, a research published on British Journal of Management.Learn more
4 years of Social Impact Bonds in Portugal: a retrospective
Together with MDV - Movimento Defesa da Vida, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Banco Montepio e Portugal Inovação Social, MAZE Impact worked for 4 years on Projeto Família (Family Project), thus preventing the institutionalization of 91% of the children and young people it supported. Our Alumna, Inês Charro, moderated the debate that discussed the results. Watch here.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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 PortugalLearn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
"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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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 BarrosLearn more
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.Learn more
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