Economics
Interview
January 4, 2021

Refugees: In desperate need

Cátia Batista, scientific director of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center, was invited by SIC Notícias to express her opinion on the irregular migration to Portugal. For Cátia Batista, there is an urgent need to create policies for receiving and integrating migrants to avoid “dramatic situations”, especially during the pandemic, so that those who want to come to Europe can do so legally and without facing extreme risks.

Cátia Batista

Scientific Director NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
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The Portuguese Environment for Startups

The Portuguese government implemented StartUp Portugal, a startup acceleration initiative aimed at rejuvenating the country’s industries, boosting economic growth, and fostering foreign investment, as well as creating an international hub for innovation.

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
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Encouraging European solidarity: an unconditional basic income

We are living in extraordinary and exceptional times. Many have lost their jobs and incomes. The crisis is first and foremost a public-health crisis, but its economic repercussions demand a response which manifests our solidarity and which can help ensure basic living conditions throughout Europe and the well-being of all.

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
9
17

Facebook Causes Protests

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Leopoldo Fergusson, Universidad de los Andes.

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