Economics
Interview
April 21, 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

Cátia Batista

Scientific Director Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

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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
Impactful stories
SDG
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Collaboration between Nova SBE and companies creates value in the local municipality of Cascais

Economic 1st responders & the perspective of an Alumnus, who acted as a Mentor in representation of Deloitte, partner of this initiative

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
8

Corona, an Economic Virus

As it is noticeable, we have just entered a downturn cycle in the economy. The uncertainty on the markets, the general panic, sudden decrease in consumption,production, and investment are primary presages of dark economic times, and it is up to all of us to prepare for the upcoming storm. The next months won’t be easy, and irreversible economic losses have already contributed to an impending feasible collapse in the global economy.

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