Afonso Almeida Costa
Afonso Almeida Costa
Assistant Professor

Afonso Almeida Costa is an Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics. He holds Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Management (Strategy) from INSEAD. He also holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics. His main research interests are in the domain of competitive and corporate strategy. Prior to turning to academia; Afonso worked for a short stint as an M&A analyst at Espírito Santo Investment Bank (now Haitong Bank).

Ph.D. in Management (Specialization Strategy) (2016); INSEAD; Fontainebleau; France / Singapore

M.Sc. in Management (Specialization Strategy) (2012); INSEAD; Fontainebleau; France / Singapore

M.Sc. in Economics (Specialization Industrial Economics and Public Economics) (2009); Nova School of Business and Economics; Lisbon; Portugal

B.Sc. in Economics (2007); Nova School of Business and Economics; Lisbon; Portugal

Strategy. Intersection of corporate and competitive strategy. Integration of the resource-based view with the value-based literature.

  • Sengul, Metin, Almeida Costa, Afonso, Gimeno, Javier (2019). The allocation of capital within firms. ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT ANNALS, 13 (1), 43-83.
  • Almeida Costa, Afonso, Workiewicz, Maciej, Szulanski, Gabriel (2016). On the foundations of organizational knowledge: Interview with Professor Sidney G. Winter. Journal of Management Inquiry, 25 (2), 223-231.
  • Almeida Costa, Afonso, Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Does a tougher competition policy reduce or promote investment?. Journal Of Industry, Competition And Trade, 12 (1), 119-141.