Faculty member of the management department, School of Economics and Management, University of Minho.
Member of NIPE research unit.
Currently director of the undergraduate programme in International Business and member of the scientific board of the PhD programme in Business Administration.
Fund Performance Evaluation
Socially Responsible Investments
Leite, C., Cortez, M. C., Silva, F., & Adcock, C. The performance of socially responsible equity mutual funds: Evidence from Sweden. Business Ethics. 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
Adcock, C. J., Cortez, M. C., Armada, M. J. R., & Silva, F. (2012). Time varying betas and the unconditional distribution of asset returns. Quantitative Finance, 12(6), 951–967. 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
Silva, F., Cortez, M. C., & Armada, M. R. (2003). Conditioning information and European bond fund performance. European Financial Management, 9(2), 201–230. DOI
Financial Analysis and Planning
Complements of Investments
Introduction to Financial Management
Research Methods and Transferable Skills
Advanced Topics in Finance