Research

Highlights


A Gendered Packaging makes Children choose Healthier Breakfast Cereals (Strategy and Markets) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">A study with Portuguese children offered them gendered packaging options of breakfast cereals.&nbsp;</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Indexing and active fund management: international evidence (Finance and Accounting) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Since the financial crisis in 2008 the popularity of explicit indexing has increased. How is that related to the structure and performance of actively managed funds around the world?</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Are temporary workers better at handling strain? (People and Society) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">A study found that emotional exhaustion related negatively to performance among permanent workers, but not among temporary workers.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
The effects of environmental improvements on local development - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Adapting the economic tools for better decisions.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Giving – in-kind or cash? (Development and Macroeconomics) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Whether and how givers seek to influence or control the consumption patterns of gift recipients. Researcher: Cátia Batista</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
The Effectiveness of Event Sponsoring on Children and its Ethicality (Strategy and Markets) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">To what extent are children being influenced? Learn more from a study conducted with Portuguese children. Researcher: Luisa Agante</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Venture Capital to Innovate, But Don't Get Carried Away (Finance and Accounting) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">The form of equity financing &ndash; either public or private &ndash; affects managers&rsquo; incentives to innovate. Researcher: André Castro Silva</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
The effectiveness of grassroots campaigns against electoral violence (Development and Macroeconomics) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Evidence from Nigeria&rsquo;s 2007 elections. Researcher: Pedro Vicente</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Does it last? Effects from a public policy to recover waiting lists (Microeconomics) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">Analysing the results of the program of intervention in ophthalmology.</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
Knowledge outflows in multinationals and subsidiaries (Strategy and Markets) - <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">How does it impact performance? Researcher: Luis Lages</span><br style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(74, 74, 74); font-family: opensans--regular; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;" /> &nbsp;</p>
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Research . 05 September 2017 90 Seconds of Science with Professor Antonieta Cunha e Sá

Professor Antonieta Cunha e Sá addresses the impact that land conversion at the border of urban and non-urban areas, for development or for agriculture, can have on the environment and the ecology of...

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