Prémio Bartolomeu Dias
Prémio Bartolomeu Gusmão
Antonio M. Bento is an associate professor in Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Bento graduated from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, with a B.A. in economics in 1996 and earned a Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland in 2000. Prior to joining Cornell, he was a faculty member at the Donald Bren School of Environmental Sciences and Management and the Department of Economics at the University of California-Santa Barbara and, more recently, at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy. He has also been a consultant to the research division of the World Bank. Most of Professor Bento’s research lies at the boundaries of environmental, energy, urban, and public economics, and uses state-of-the-art econometric and computable general equilibrium methods, as well as geographical information (GIS) tools.
Ana Rita Cruz
Currently PhDc in Tourism Studies and researcher in DINÂMIA'CET-IUL, Centre for Socioeconomic Change and Territorial Studies, Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal, with the financial support of FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), Ana Rita is Master in Management and Development of Tourism Destinations and Graduated in Sociology by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve. As a researcher at the University of Algarve until 2011, Ana Rita coordinated the KIMERAA Atlantic Area project and collaborated in the implementation of several projects and studies regarding tourism, quality of life, creativity, trade, social inclusion, low density areas, social quality and changing relationships between work, care and welfare. In 2012, Ana Rita was a teaching assistant in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve. Her research interests are related with creativity, creative class, territorial development, and networks. In 2013, Ana Rita won the Bartolomeu Prize with the communication “Winning Takes Talent: Creativity and Economic Performance in European Union”.