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  • Financing, Investment and Productivity in Portuguese Firms
    Financing, Investment and Productivity in Portuguese Firms By UMPP-UÉvora e GEE

    12/12/18

    Portugal is experiencing a slowdown of productivity growth, similar to the one occurring in advanced economies. Given that aggregate productivity growth is the main source of per capita income growth, this slowdown is associated with a slower...

  • Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Firm Dynamics
    Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Firm Dynamics By Francisco Queiró

    08/12/18

    This paper shows that entrepreneurial human capital is a key driver of firm dynamics using administrative panel data on the universe of firms and workers in Portugal. Firms started by more educated entrepreneurs are larger at entry and exhibit...

  • Agglomeration and Industry Spillover Effects in the Aftermath of a Credit Shock
    Agglomeration and Industry Spillover Effects in the Aftermath of a Credit Shock By José Jorge e Joana Rocha

    30/11/18

    This paper provides empirical evidence showing that industries with intense strategic complementarities exhibit stronger sensitivity to economic shocks. The Portuguese credit crunch of 2009 represents a negative shock for nonfinancial firms, which...

  • Impacto Económico da Web Summit 2016-2028
    Impacto Económico da Web Summit 2016-2028 By João Cerejeira

    13/12/18

    O objetivo deste relatório consiste na estimação dos impactos sobre a despesa, o valor acrescentado bruto, o emprego e os impostos resultantes da realização da Web Summit em Portugal. Para tal será utilizada uma abordagem baseada em metodologias...