Afonso Almeida Costa
Afonso Almeida Costa
Assistant Professor

AfonsoAlmeida Costa is an Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business andEconomics. He holds Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Management (Strategy) fromINSEAD. He also holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Economics from Nova School ofBusiness and Economics. His main research interests are in the domain ofcompetitive and corporate strategy. Prior to turning toacademia; Afonso worked for a short stint as an M&A analyst at EspíritoSanto Investment Bank (now Haitong Bank). Management (Specialization Strategy) (2016); INSEAD; Fontainebleau; France /Singapore Management (Specialization Strategy) (2012); INSEAD; Fontainebleau; France /Singapore Economics (Specialization Industrial Economics and PublicEconomics) (2009); Nova School of Business and Economics; Lisbon; Portugal 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.

  • Costa, Afonso Almeida, Zemsky, Peter (2021). The choice of value‐based strategies under rivalry: Whether to enhance value creation or bargaining capabilities . Strategic Management Journal, 42 (11), 2020-2046.
  • Sengul, Metin, Costa, Afonso Almeida, 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.
  • Costa, Afonso Almeida, Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Does a tougher competition policy reduce or promote investment?. Journal Of Industry, Competition And Trade, 12 (1), 119-141.