ADMINISTRATION OF THE PORT OF SINES ( 2017) THIRD STAGE OF EXPANSION THE EAST BREAKWATER: COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF INVESTMENT
By request of APSA, CEGEA carried out a cost-benefit analysis of the 3rd phase of expansion of the East Pier, considering both the private and social value of the project. Private value was determined by calculating the present value of the incremental cash-flows generated by the investment while its social value was determined using an input-output model to quantify the direct, indirect and induced effects on GVA, GDP and employment.
ÁGUAS DO PORTO, EM (2015) - STUDY ON THE TAP WATER CONSUMPTION HABITS OF THE POPULATION OF PORTO
CEGEA conducted a study on the tap water consumption habits in Porto. The study identified the proportion of people who regularly drink tap water and the main reasons leading to why not all inhabitants do so.http://www.aguasdoporto.pt/
APCOR – ASSOCIAÇÃO PORTUGUESA DA CORTIÇA (2015) CORK SECTOR 2011-2013: STATISTICS AND PROSPECT
"Characterisation study of the cork sector, with reference to the period 2011-2013. It examines the themes of
cork forest and cork production, foreign trade, business structure, economic and financial situation of companies, investment and innovation and situation in the main customer industries."
APICCAPS – FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS TRADE ASSOCIATION (2018) WORLD FOOTWEAR YEARBOOK 2018 EDITION
The World Footwear Yearbook, now in its eighth edition, is the leading source of statistical information on the footwear industry worldwide, featuring detailed listings of dozens of countries and a synthesis of the evolution of the industry in the world over the last decade. The CEGEA ensures the scientific coordination of this yearbook which is an initiative of APICCAPS, the representative association of the Portuguese footwear industry.
ASCENDI (2018) DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A CODE OF ETHICS AND CONDUCT FOR ASCENDI
CEGEA advised Ascendi, responsible for the management of some of the main Portuguese highways, in the preparation and implementation of its first Code of Ethics and Conduct.
CÂMARA MUNICIPAL DE MATOSINHOS (2016) - EVALUATION OF THE MUNICIPAL PROGRAMME FOR RENT SUPPORT BY MATOSINHOS CITY HALL
The Matosinhos City Hall invited CEGEA to evaluate the efficiency of its Rent Support Programme and to analyze any existing deviations from its goals. The study concluded that this is a successful program with numerous advantages for both, families supported and the Matosinhos city. Proposals were presented in order to address the identified difficulties.http://www.cm-matosinhos.pt/
DOCAPESCA- PORTOS E LOTAS, S.A. (2015) - RATES OF FIRST SALE AUCTIONS OF FISH: ANALYSIS OF IMPACT IN THE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE OF DOCAPESCA
Based on the analysis of the Docapesca cost structure and foreseeable development, as well as on the consequent investment needs resulting from national and European Community obligations, this study evaluates the impact of fees on the first sale of fish on economic performance and investment capacity of Docapesca.http://www.docapesca.pt/
EDP (2013-...) – SUPPORT TO THE ETHICS OMBUDSMAN OFFICE
"Since 2013, CEGEA has been supporting the EDP Group, through the Ethics Ombudsman Office, in developing mechanisms and processes for ethical performance management. Among the projects developed with CEGEA’s assistance, the following standout: the revision of EDP’s Code of Ethics and its Regulations; the development of specific Codes of Conduct; the definition of performance indicators; the design, development, and implementation of training programmes, both online and face-to-face, both internal to the Group - welcome, transversal, senior management and intermediate managers - and directed to its service providers.
Initiatives in the field of communication and awareness (internal and external) and the development of case studies have also had the participation of CEGEA."https://www.edp.com/pt-pt/a-edp/sobre-nos/etica-0
EFIMÓVEIS (2017) CONSUMER PREFERENCES IN REAL ESTATE – PORTO METROPOLITAN AREA
Efimóveis resorted to CEGEA to conduct a market study aimed at understanding the preferences of potential consumers of some of its real estate projects in the Porto Metropolitan Areahttp://www.efipro.com/
FENACAM – NATIONAL FEDERATION OF AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE CREDIT BANKS (2016) - AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE CREDIT IN PORTUGAL: ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNANCE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE EUROPEAN BAKING UNION
The approval of the European Banking Union led FENACAM to commission CEGEA to conduct an in depth study of the situation and challenges faced by cooperative credit banks in Portugal. The report prepared by CEGEA starts by presenting the historic origins of cooperative banks, discusses their virtues and handicaps, and summarizes the relevant international evidence before proceeding to the analysis of the current situation of agricultural cooperative credit banks in Portugal. A discussion of the repercussions of the European Banking Union, particularly to the governance of these institutions and to the restructuring of the Mutual Agricultural Credit Guarantee Fund, then follows. The report closes with recommendations concerning FENACAM’s activity.http://fenacam.pt/
FUNDAÇÃO CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN (2015) – DIAGNOSIS Of NGOs IN PORTUGAL
For the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, CEGEA made a diagnosis of Non-Governmental Organisations in Portugal. Starting with a proposed definition of NGOs, the study presents a database of these organisations and a review of their internal structure, particularly as regards their governance model and management practices, human resources, equipment, funding, networking and public entities relations.http://www.gulbenkian.pt/mediaRep/gulbenkian/files/institucional/actividades/programas_projectos/EEAgrants_CidAtiva/Docs/Diagn__stico_das_ONG_em_Portugal.pdf
FUNDAÇÃO FRANCISCO MANUEL DOS SANTOS (2018) DIVERSIFICATION AND GROWTH OF THE PORTUGUESE ECONOMY
In a study funded by the Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation, CEGEA investigated the potential for diversification of the Portuguese productive structure and its foreseeable impact on national GDP. The study analyzed the institutional conditions necessary to realize the opportunities for diversification in the clusters of production technologies and the aeronautical, space and defense industries.https://www.ffms.pt/FileDownload/f7ee6041-6071-4f3f-b832-a624fdb8bc6c/resumo-do-estudo-diversificacao-e-crescimento-da-economia-portuguesa
IDARN – INSTITUTE FOR AGRARIAN DEVELOPMENT OF THE NORTHERN REGION (2017) CHARACTERISATION OF THE ENDOGENOUS POTENTIAL OF FOREST AND FISHING RESOURCES IN TÂMEGA AND SOUSA
In collaboration with IDARN, CEGEA studied the potential of the endogenous resources of the Tâmega and Sousa Intermunicipal Community in the hunting and fishery domains.http://www.idarn.pt/
INTERMUNICIPAL COMMUNITY OF TÂMEGA E SOUSA (2014) – STRATEGIC PLAN FOR INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT
"As part of preparation for Portugal 2020, CEGEA supported the Community of Tâmega e Sousa in the development of its strategic plan for intermunicipal development. The plan defines six priority strategic policy areas:http://api.cimtamegaesousa.pt/files/download/5
Modernizing and reorganizing of the Territory´s governance;
Defend the environmental quality in Tâmega and Sousa;
Encouraging innovation and competitiveness in the economy;
Promote tourism and cultural potential;
Strengthen inter-and intra-municipal mobility;
and improve social inclusion, quality of life and territorial cohesion."
NERLEI (2016) -MARKETING AND BRANDING STRATEGY FOR THE "HOMEWARE" CLUSTER
In order to define an international branding and marketing strategy for the Portuguese homeware industries, NERLEI appealed to CEGEA’s know-how in sectorial analysis. After an economic and a benchmarking analysis, this study presented specific suggestions as, for example, the creation of an umbrella brand and the positioning and communication strategy for the cluster.http://www.nerlei.pt/pt
PONTA DELGADA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (2018) “ORIENTA EMPRESAS” – PROPOSAL OF ACTIONS TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY IN EASTERN AZORES – MUNICIPALITIES OF PONTA DELGADA, RIBEIRA GRANDE, AND VILA DO PORTO
By request of the Chamber of Commerce of Ponta Delgada, CEGEA studied the economic reality of three Azorean counties (Ribeira Grande, Ponta Delgada and Vila do Porto) and proposed a set of actions to support the respective business fabric.http://ccipd.pt/orienta-empresas/
PORTUGUESE COMPETITION AUTHORITY (2018) SUPPORT STUDIES FOR COMPETITION ASSESSMENT IN THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRIES AND LIBERAL PROFESSIONS
The Competition Authority, applying a methodology developed by the OECD, carried out a competitive assessment of the rules applicable to certain transport activities and in most of the liberal professions. In this context, CEGEA advised the AdC with the preparation of a synthesis of the relevant scientific literature and with quantitative studies on the impact of certain norms applicable to driving schools, port pilotage services and access to the status of lawyer.http://www.oecd.org/daf/competition/portugal-projeto-de-avaliaao-de-impacto-concorrencial.htm
SPGM SOCIDADE DE INVESTIMENTO S.A. (2018) THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE PORTUGUESE MUTUAL GUARANTEE SCHEME
After the financial crisis of 2008-2009, mutual guarantees gained great relevance in the Portuguese financial system. CEGEA has been supporting SPGM in the evaluation of the impact that this financial product has on the Portuguese economy. The most recent study, completed in 2018, confirmed the benefits to users of mutual guarantees in the form of increased access and lower cost of finance, which have a positive impact on investment, employment and a higher probability of survival. The study also quantified the impact of the mutual guarantees on national GDP and employment.https://www.spgm.pt/pt/