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NIPE researchers distinguished with the António Dornelas Award

Natália Monteiro, Marieta Valente and Odd Straume were distinguished with the “António Dornelas Award 2021” with an article about remote work in Portugal.

The researchers from the Centre for Research in Economics and Business Policies (NIPE) and professors of the School of Economics and Management of the University of Minho, Natália Monteiro, Marieta Valente, and Odd Straume, were distinguished with the “António Dornelas Award 2021”, with the article “Does remote work improve or harm labour productivity in enterprises? Longitudinal evidence in Portugal“, given by the Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security.

The “António Dornelas Award” distinguishes scientific or technical assignments prepared by scholars, researchers, and university lecturers in the areas of work, employment, vocational training, and labour relations, whether in the areas of social security and solidarity, or inclusion of people with disabilities. The award is also a tribute to university professor António Dornelas, sociologist, a specialist in labour issues, coordinator of the 2006 “Livro Verde das Relações Laborais” book, a researcher at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology, advisor to the President of the Republic for Labour and Social Affairs and Secretary of State for Labour and Training.