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Gonçalo Rodrigues Brás is a Portuguese economist with a PhD in Business Management from Faculty of Economics - University of Coimbra. Since 2006, he has been working as a guest professor or as a research fellow in several Portuguese higher education institutions. For almost a year and a half (2014/2015), he worked abroad as visiting researcher/scholar at a number of European universities, mainly in projects related to entrepreneurship, economic development, innovation processes or strategic management. He previously worked in consultancy, banking and accounting. His current research interests include entrepreneurship, business incubators, competitiveness, strategic and public management.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Gonçalo Rodrigues Brás
Gender
Male

Citation names

  • Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
461E-088F-70B5
ORCID iD
0000-0002-8704-4035

Email addresses

  • goncalo.bras@tecnico.ulisboa.pt (Professional)
  • goncalo.bras@uc.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Instituto Superior Técnico, IN+ Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, Pavilhão Mecânica II, Av. Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (Professional)
  • Faculdade de Economia da Universidade de Coimbra, Centre for Business and Economics Research, Avenida Dias da Silva 165, 3004-512, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • www.linkedin.com/in/gonçalo-rodrigues-brás (Social media)
  • http://in3.dem.ist.utl.pt/team/members/goncalo-bras/ (Scholar)
  • https://www.uc.pt/en/uid/ceber/person?key=95981886 (Scholar)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Economics and Business - Business and Management
  • Social Sciences - Economics and Business - Econometrics
  • Social Sciences - Economics and Business - Economics
  • Social Sciences - Economics and Business - Business and Management

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2) Intermediate (B1) Upper intermediate (B2) Elementary (A2)
French Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2016/03/03
Concluded
Gestão de Empresas (Doutoramento)
Major in Especialidade: Estratégia
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
"O empreendedorismo ao nível do país ao nível da empresa: o papel do intrapreneurship na internacionalização de empresas portuguesas;" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Aprovado com distinção
2011/12/19
Concluded
Gestão (Mestrado)
Major in Finanças Empresariais
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Economia Gestão e Engenharia Industrial, Portugal
15 valores
2011/04/11
Concluded
Economia (Mestrado)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
15 valores
2010/11/19
Concluded
Administración de Empresas y Comercio Internacional (DEA)
Major in Economía Aplicada
Universidad de Extremadura Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Spain
Notable
2004/09/16
Concluded
Gestão de Empresas (Licenciatura)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/12/20 - Current Contracted Researcher (Research) Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, Portugal
2015/07/23 - 2015/09/23 Visiting Researcher (Research) Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, Czech Republic
Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, Czech Republic
2015/04/08 - 2015/07/08 Visiting Researcher (Research) Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia
2015/01/20 - 2015/03/20 Visiting Researcher (Research) University of South Wales, United Kingdom
University of South Wales, United Kingdom
2014/10/02 - 2014/11/18 Visiting Researcher (Research) Technical University of Moldova, Moldova
Technical University of Moldova, Moldova

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/09/20 - 2021/12/19 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2016/09/14 - 2020/08/31 Invited Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, Portugal
2006/09 - 2014/07 Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar de Peniche, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022/01/01 - Current Membro Integrado Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Geociências, Portugal
2020/01/20 - Current Membro Colaborador Universidade de Coimbra - Centro de Investigação em Economia e Gestão, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2019/05/14 - Current Membro Associado Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Estudos em Inovação Tecnologia e Políticas de Desenvolvimento, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2016 - 2016/06/30 FEUC/IE – FEUC/Incubadoras de empresas
FEUC/IE – FEUC/Incubadoras de empresas
Research Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal

Contract

Designation Funders
2021 - Current Turarq Project
CENTRO-04-3559-FSE-000158
Post-doc Fellow
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, Portugal

Centro de Estudos Politécnicos de Mação, Portugal

Other

Designation Funders
2016 - 2018/12/31 Entrepreneurial University Project: The Case of Higher Education in Portugal and its Impact on Regional Competitiveness
PTDC/IVC-PEC/ 5514/ 2014
Researcher
Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Estudos em Inovação Tecnologia e Políticas de Desenvolvimento, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Gonçalo Rodrigues Brás. "Contextualising Entrepreneurial Activity: A Paradigm Shift in European Countries". In A Paradigm Shift in European Countries, edited by Carvalho, Luísa Margarida Cagica; Leonilde Reis; Clara Silveira, 1-23. Hershey, PA, USA, United States: IGI Global, 2021.
    Published • 10.4018/978-1-7998-6776-0.ch001
  2. Teixeira, Aurora Amélia Castro; Oliveira, Ana; Daniel, Ana Dias; Torres Preto, Miguel; Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Rodrigues, Carlos. "The Impact of Universities on Regional Competitiveness: A Review of the Main Theoretical and Methodological Approaches". In Examining the Role of Entrepreneurial Universities in Regional Development, 67-92. IGI Global, 2020.
    Published • 10.4018/978-1-7998-0174-0.ch004
  3. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Preto, Miguel Torres; Daniel, Ana Dias; Vitória, Andreia; Rodrigues, Carlos; Teixeira, Aurora; Oliveira, Ana. "The Impact of Universities’ Entrepreneurial Activity on Perception of Regional Competitiveness". In EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education, 67-90. Springer International Publishing, 2019.
    10.1007/978-3-030-16130-9_5
  4. Brás, Gonçalo; Preto, Miguel. "Business Incubators, Tenant Firms and New Companies: Evidence from Portugal". In Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics, 275-295. Springer International Publishing, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-76400-9_15
  5. Oliveira, Fernanda; Silva, Filipe; Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues. "A atividade turística na Guiné-Bissau: desafios para o futuro". In conhecimento, estratégia e territórios, 168-181. Portugal: Escolar Editora, 2014.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. "Innovation: The role of public policies". Paper presented in International Conference on Entrepreneurial Motivation, Valencia, 2022.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. "The role of public policies to support innovation: a paradigm shift". Paper presented in Vulnerabilidades e transformações sociais e económicas - Livro de Resumos do 5º Encontro Anual de Economia Política, Faro, 2022.
    Published
  2. Daniel, A. D.; Rocha, Paula; Vitória, A.; Rodrigues, C.; Teixeira, A. A. C.; Preto, Miguel; Brás, Gonçalo. "(Des)construção da universidade empreendedora: o caso português". Paper presented in Conferência Educação para o Empreendedorismo, 2017.
Journal article
  1. Gonçalo Rodrigues Brás; António B. Moniz. "EU’s 7-Year Budget and Pandemic Recovery Package: Last Call for a New Entrepreneurship Paradigm?". World Futures (2021): 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/02604027.2021.1984156.
    10.1080/02604027.2021.1984156
  2. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues. "The consequences of intrapreneurship in exporting firms: a structural-model approach". SSRN Electronic Journal (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3892885.
    10.2139/ssrn.3892885
  3. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Preto, Miguel Torres; Daniel, Ana Dias; Teixeira, Aurora Amélia Castro. "Dimensões da universidade empreendedora e o seu papel na perceção de competitividade regional". Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais 58 (2021): http://www.apdr.pt/siterper/numeros/RPER58/58.3.pdf.
    Open access • Published
  4. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues. "Awarding PhD Powers to Polytechnics: An Academic Trap?". SAGE Open 11 2 (2021): 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/21582440211020743.
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/21582440211020743
  5. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Dowley, Kathleen M.. "Impact of demographic, political and financial factors on municipal transparency: a dynamic panel approach". International Journal of Public Sector Management 34 2 (2021): 101-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ijpsm-11-2019-0289.
    10.1108/ijpsm-11-2019-0289
  6. Brás, Gonçalo. "Determinants of entrepreneurship in Latvia and Baltic countries in general: an empirical approach". European J. of International Management 14 5 (2020): 817-841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/ejim.2019.10018441.
    Published • 10.1504/ejim.2019.10018441
  7. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Soukiazis, Elias. "Entrepreneurship in secondary and tertiary sectors: The same determinants?". Cogent Business & Management 7 1 (2020): 1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311975.2020.1748790.
    Open access • Published • 10.1080/23311975.2020.1748790
  8. Brás, Gonçalo. "Investimento público: futuro cativo ou cativante?". Revista Crítica Económica e Social 20 4 (2019): 41-45. https://criticaeconomica.net/2019/10/investimento-publico-futuro-cativo-ou-cativante/.
    Open access • Published
  9. Brás, Gonçalo; Preto, M.T.. "The geographical distribution of Portuguese business incubators: An empirical approach". Economics and Business Letters 8 3 (2019): 147-155. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85079895048&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.17811/ebl.8.3.2019.147-155
  10. Rodrigues Brás, Gonçalo; Soukiazis, Elias. "The Determinants of Entrepreneurship at the Country Level: A Panel Data Approach". Entrepreneurship Research Journal 9 4 (2018): 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/erj-2016-0060.
    Published • 10.1515/erj-2016-0060
  11. Brás, Gonçalo. "Derrama municipal, um instrumento para a atração de empresas?". Revista Crítica Económica e Social 15 2 (2018): 41-46. https://criticaeconomica.net/2018/04/derrama-municipal-um-instrumento-para-a-atracao-de-empresas/.
    Open access • Published
  12. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Soukiazis, Elias. "Os fatores determinantes do empreendedorismo em Portugal". Revista Portuguesa e Brasileira de Gestão - INDEG/ISCTE 14 3 (2015): 13-25. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1645-44642015000300003.
    Open access • Published
  13. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Soukiazis, Elias. "Determinants of entrepreneurship: an empirical approach". Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research 3 4 (2015): 177-188. http://www.ikprress.org/index.php/JGEMBR/article/view/1637.
    Published
  14. Brás, Gonçalo. "Dinâmica da internacionalização económica: empreendedora ou perdedora?". OBSERVARE - JANUS 2014 - Metamorfoses da violência (1914-2014) (2014): 38-39. http://janusonline.pt/images/anuario2014/1.15_GoncaloBras_InternacionalizacaoEconomica.pdf.
    Published
  15. Brás, Gonçalo. "Application of "thematic analysis" to a set of businesses success stories in the internationalization process". Janus.net 5 1 (2014): 107-123. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84901682947&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Open access • Published
  16. Brás, Gonçalo. "O empreendedorismo e suas determinantes: oportunidade ou necessidade?". Revista de Gestão e Desenvolvimento - Universidade Católica Portuguesa 21 (2013): 101-121. http://hdl.handle.net/10400.14/21388.
    Open access • Published
  17. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues; Santana, Silvina. "O impacto da fiscalidade na internacionalização das empresas portuguesas de moldes". 12 2 (2013): 2-13. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1645-44642013000200002.
    Open access • Published
  18. Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues. "A performance na internacionalização: coerência entre teoria, dimensões e indicadores". Studia - Scientiæ Rerum Diffusio, INUAF 16 (2013): 1-19. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/336749787_A_performance_na_internacionalizacao_coerencia_entre_teoria_dimensoes_e_indicadores_-_Studia_-_Scientiae_Rerum_Diffusio.
    Open access • Published
Working paper
  1. Brás, Gonçalo; Soukiazis, Elias. 2018. "Determinants of overall and sectoral entrepreneurship: evidence from Portugal". Working Paper. http://www.uc.pt/en/uid/ceber/WorkingPapers/wp/wp_2018/quartowp.
  2. Gonçalo Brás; Elias Soukiazis; Brás, Gonçalo Rodrigues. 2015. "The Nature of Entrepreneurship and its Determinants: Opportunity or Necessity?". Working Paper. https://www.uc.pt/feuc/gemf/working_papers/abstracts/2014/gemf_2014-22.
    10.5281/zenodo.3561091
  3. Brás, Gonçalo; Soukiazis, Elias. 2015. "The Determinants of Entrepreneurship at the Country Level: A Panel Data Approach". Working Paper. http://www.uc.pt/feuc/gemf/working_papers/pdf/2015/gemf_2015-14.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2018/09/04 The impact of universities' entrepreneurial activity on perception of regional competitiveness TIE 2018 - 2nd EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education
EAI – European Alliance for Innovation (Londres, United Kingdom)
2018/08/29 Entrepreneurial University in the Portuguese context: factors that foster (or block) its development 58th ERSA Congress, University College Cork
European Regional Science Association (Cork, Ireland)
2018/01/27 Universidade Empreendedora: fatores que estimulam (ou dificultam) o seu desenvolvimento 1º Encontro Anual de Economia Política
ISCTE (Lisboa, Portugal)
2018/01/27 The impact of entrepreneurial universities on regional competitiveness. A bibliometric account 1º Encontro Anual de Economia Política
ISCTE (Lisboa, Portugal)
2018/01/27 A relação entre a competitividade regional e a dimensão empreendedora das universidades 1º Encontro Anual de Economia Política
ISCTE (Lisboa, Portugal)
2017/09/14 (Des)construção da universidade empreendedora: o caso português Conferência Educação para o Empreendedorismo
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2015/11/05 The Determinants of Entrepreneurship at the Country Level: A Panel Data Approach Workshop of Macroeconomics and Labour Economics
. International Network for Economic Research, Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Sevilha, Spain)
2015/06/01 The Nature of Entrepreneurship and its Determinants: Opportunity or Necessity? Workshop of Modelling Economic Resilience to External Shocks
International Network for Economic Research, University of Azores (Ponta Delgada, Portugal)
2013/10/24 A crise de valores em sociedade 2º Congresso Internacional Karl Marx
CULTRA - FCSH da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019/01 - Current Empreendedorismo nas Incubadoras do Distrito de Santarém: oportunidade ou necessidade?
Supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar Escola Superior de Gestão de Tomar, Portugal
2018/01 - 2018/12 O impacto de múltiplos fatores no índice de transparência municipal: uma abordagem em painel
Supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar Escola Superior de Gestão de Tomar, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2021/09/29 The effect of International Logistics, Free Trade Agreements and Distance on International Trade: the case of Panama
(Thesis) Arguer
Juan Carlos Albarracín Gavilanes (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2019/06/05 Location Determinants of the Portuguese Creative Class
(Thesis) Arguer
Rúben Valério da Costa David Alves (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2018/12/07 O impacto de múltiplos fatores no índice de transparência municipal: uma abordagem em painel
Supervisor
Marta Sofia Calixto Guedelha (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar Escola Superior de Gestão de Tomar, Portugal
2017/02/23 What is the difference between business incubator and business accelerator programs?
(Thesis) Arguer
Leonardo Barreira Santarino (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2015/04/24 R&D activity in Latvia: Will the new tax incentive help?
(Thesis) Arguer
Helvijs Henselis (Other)
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2012 - Current Ordem dos Economistas
2004 - Current Ordem dos Contabilistas Certificados

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2019/05/14 - Current Membro do Conselho Científico do IN+ Centre for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research
Member
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2016/10 - 2020/08/31 Membro do Conselho da Unidade Departamental de Ciências Empresariais
Member
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar Escola Superior de Gestão de Tomar, Portugal

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2016/09/01 - Current Superavit - Revista de Gestão & Ideias Instituto Politécnico de Tomar