• 625 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20132019
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Pedro Vicente is an Associate Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics and the scientific director of NOVAFRICA. Pedro researches on development economics, with an emphasis on political economy issues, and a special interest in Africa. He designed and conducted fieldwork (including randomized field experiments) in Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, Cape Verde and Sao Tome and Principe. 
He has published articles in top field journals such as the Journal of Development Economics. Pedro holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, and is affiliated with BREAD and with the CSAE at the University of Oxford. 
He is Lead Academic for Mozambique at the IGC, a consortium between the LSE and Oxford, and a consultant for the World Bank.

Current research interest include: Development Economics, Political Economy

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Master, London School of Economics (LSE)

Economics, Doctorate, The University of Chicago

Economics, Bachelor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

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Research Output at NOVA 2013 2019

  • 625 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 2 Other contribution
Mozambique
fraud
election
district
local politician
1 Citation (Scopus)

Do migrant social networks shape political attitudes and behavior at home?

Batista, C., Seither, J. & Vicente, P. C., 1 May 2019, In : World Development. 117, p. 328-343 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political participation
political behavior
political attitude
social network
migrant
3 Downloads (Pure)

Foreign aid preferences and perceptions in donor countries

Kaufmann, D., McGuirk, E. F. & Vicente, P. C., Sep 2019, In : Journal Of Comparative Economics. 47, 3, p. 601-617

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Donation
Foreign aid
Lobbying
Crowd-out
Charity
Mozambique
corruption
transparency
natural resources
campaign

Voting and peer effects: experimental evidence from Mozambique

Fafchamps, M., Vaz, A. & Vicente, P. C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Economic Development and Cultural Change.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mozambique
election
voting
campaign
social network