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Maria Céu Cortez
Ph.D in Business Administration (University of Minho)
Department of Management
  Full Professor
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Maria Céu Cortez is Full Professor at the Management Department - School of Economics and Management, University of Minho. She was the director of the PhD in Business Administration, director of the Management Department, Director of the Masters in Finance and Director of the Masters in Management. She was a member of the external evaluation committee of the Portuguese Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (A3ES).
Mutual funds
Portfolio performance evaluation
Socially responsible investments.
Selected publications
Pereira, P., Cortez, M. C., & Silva, F. (2019). Socially responsible investing and the performance of Eurozone corporate bond portfolios. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 26, 1407–1422. DOI
Leite, C., Cortez, M. C., Silva, F., & Adcock, C. (2018). The performance of socially responsible equity mutual funds: Evidence from Sweden. Business Ethics, 27(2), 108–126. DOI
Silva, F., & Cortez, M. C. (2016). The performance of US and European green funds in different market conditions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 135, 558–566. DOI
Roque, V., & Cortez, M. C. (2014). The determinants of international equity investment: Do they differ between institutional and noninstitutional investors? Journal of Banking and Finance, 49, 469–482. DOI
Cortez, M. C., Silva, F., & Areal, N. M. P. C. (2009). The performance of european socially responsible funds. Journal of Business Ethics, 87(4), 573–588. DOI
Complements of Investments
Corporate Finance
Introduction to Financial Management
Investments and Financial Markets
Advanced Topics in Finance