• 191 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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Personal profile

Personal information

Daniel Traça is Dean and Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), in Lisbon. He is also Visiting Professor at INSEAD, in France and Singapore. Previously, he was Assistant Professor at INSEAD, and held the Marie et Alain Philippson Chair in Managing for Sustainable Human Development, at the Solvay Business School, in Brussels, where he was Vice-President and Director of the MBA Program. He was Visiting Professor in the KDI School of Management and Policy, in Seoul, and in the Graduate Institute of International Economics, in Geneva.

Daniel Traça graduated from Nova School of Business and Economics and obtained his PhD from Columbia University, New York. He has worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the European Commission and published his scientific research in several leading international academic journals in the field of Globalization and Economic Development.

Research interests

Current research interests include: international trade, economic development and growth.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctorate, Columbia University

… → 1996

Economics, Master, Columbia University

… → 1994

Economics, Bachelor, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

… → 1990

External positions

Member of the Strategic Advisory Board - ACEPI, Association for Digital Economy

2018 → …

Member of the Advisory Board of Business Council for Sustainable Development

2018 → …

Non-Executive Board Member, Caixa Geral de Depósitos


Visiting Professor, Graduate Institute of International Economics


Vice-President, Solvay Brussels School - Economics & Management


Director of MBA programmes, Solvay Brussels School - Economics & Management


Visiting Professor, MBA, INSEAD - Institut européen d'administration des affaires

2004 → …

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 191 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 2 Working paper

The gravity of experience

Dutt, P., Santacreu, A. M. & Traça, D., Mar 2014, p. 1-45, (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper Series; no. 2014-041A).

Research output: Working paper

  • On the efficiency effects of subsidies in microfinance: an empirical inquiry

    Hudon, M. & Traça, D., 1 Jun 2011, In : World Development. 39, 6, p. 966-973 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 96 Citations (Scopus)
    15 Downloads (Pure)

    Avec qui commercez-vous? Innovation défensive et la tendance à la qualification du travail

    Translated title of the contribution: With whom do you trade?: Defensive innovation and the skill-biasDutt, P. & Traça, D., 1 Nov 2010, In : Canadian Journal of Economics. 43, 4, p. 1198-1220 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Remittances and domestic investment in developing countries: an analysis of the role of financial sector development

    Gheeraert, L., Mata, R. S. & Traça, D., 1 Jan 2010, p. 1-35, (CEB Working Paper; no. 10/013).

    Research output: Working paper

  • Spillovers and the competitive pressure for long-run innovation

    Balcão Reis, A. & Traça, D., 1 May 2008, In : European Economic Review. 52, 4, p. 589-610 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)