Economics
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April 15, 2021

FFMS - Study on the Housing Market

After a relatively inexpressive evolution in the 1990s and early 2000s, Portugal’s housing prices have been increasing in the recent past, with several consequences and impacts on society. This study aims to analyze different economic and social relevance issues related to the Portuguese real estate market. In particular, it seeks to characterize the impact that the evolution of the housing market in its different aspects (prices, rents, gentrification, tourism, among others) has had on the Portuguese society.

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Europe at the darkest hour

If ever there was a time for solidarity in Europe, it is the pandemic we are experiencing. Failure will generate mistrust that will lead citizens of the Member States to a greater divorce with Europe.

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
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From flies in urinals to higher savings rates: How nudging influences our decisions

Nudging has been the start point of many economic studies, particularly in behavioral economics, as it explores how people´s decisions could significantly change predictably by modifying the context of such decisions in a very subtle form. The concept was first introduced by the Nobel Prizewinner Richard Thaler and Professor Cass Sunstein. However, Thaler stressed the point that nudging should be used for good, intending to improve society’s welfare, but has his wish become a reality?

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
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Why do People Migrate Irregularly? Evidence from a Lab in the Field Experiment in West Africa

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Tijan L. Bah, Nova SBE.

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