Conference Venue:

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Américo Amorim Building – Room 3
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Rua Diogo Botelho 1327
4169-005 Porto

9.00-9.30 Registration and Opening session
9.30-11.00 Invited Session: Challenges in Faculty and University Assessment

Laurens Cherchye (Leuven University, Belgium)
Title: Multi-output efficiency analysis: application to higher education

José Fernando Oliveira (University of Porto, Portugal)
Title: Faculty evaluation: the experience of the University of Porto

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 Invited session: Costs and Efficiency Analysis in Universities

Jill Jhones (University of Huddersfield, UK )
Title: Costs and efficiency in the English higher education sector

Emmanuel Thanassoulis (Aston University, UK)
Title: Assessing the cost-effectiveness of University academic recruitment and promotion policies

12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.40 Contributed Session 1 (Chair: Laurens Cherchye)

Joris Hindryckx, Kristof De Witte
Title: The influence of the learning environment on course efficiency. Evidence from Flanders

Giannis Karagiannis
Title: On Aggregating Programmatic Efficiency

Renata Oliveira, Ana Camanho, Andreia Zanella
Title: A directional distance function measure of eco-efficiency for world-class mining companies

Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos, José de São José
Title: Using Data Envelopment Analysis to measure the gender pay gap

Diogo Cunha Ferreira, Rui Cunha Marques, Pedro Simões
Title: Malmquist and Hicks-Moorsteen productivity indexes for clusters performance evaluation

15.40-16.10 Coffee Break
16.10-17.50 Contributed Session 2 (Chair: Emmanuel Thanassoulis)

Thomas Weyman-Jones, Júlia Boucinha, Catarina Feteira Inácio, Pedro Miguel Martins
Title: Measuring Electric Energy efficiency in the Portuguese Economy

Veerle Hennebel, Richard Simper, Marijin Verschelde
Title: Is there a prison size dilemma? An empirical analysis of output-specific economies of scale.

Rita Bastião, Nuno de Sousa Pereira
Title: Efficiency in primary health care: a longitudinal analysis

Wasim Sultan, José Crispim
Title: Inefficiency Associated to cross-functionality in hospitals: A DEA approach

19.30- 22.30 Dinner at Casa da Música, including guided tour (Casa da Música Website)