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Carla Alexandra da Encarnação Filipe Amado

Professor associado com agregação
Faculdade de Economia
Centro de Estudos e Formação Avançada em Gestão e Economia - Polo Científico da Universidade do Algarve
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Centro de Estudos e Formação Avançada em Gestão e Economia - Polo Científico da Universidade do Algarve
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I am Assistant Professor with Aggregation at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve and full member of the Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics (CEFAGE), belonging to the University of Algarve branch of this research center. I have a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies from the University of Warwick and a Master of Arts in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Manchester. My main research interests include performance assessment and improvement of organizations and systems; Development of composite indicators; The use of the non-parametric technique known as Data Envelopment Analysis; The measurement of Quality of Life; Capable ageing. I have published several articles in journals indexed in the Web of Science, such as the European Journal of Operational Research; Omega - The International Journal of Management Science; The Annals of Operations Research and the Journal of Business Research.


2018/10/01 - 2021/10/01. GRAMPCITY - Moving Smartly Towards Accessible and Inclusive Urban Environments for our Elders. Investigador. Universidade de Coimbra; Universidade do Algarve; Centro de Estudos e Formação Avançada em Gestão e Economia da Universidade do Algarve; Universidade de Aveiro; Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território.
2018/10/01 - 2020/10/01. Field study in Portugal and Spain - Project 3, Programme SECURHOME, INTERRREG V-A Spain-Portugal (POCTEP) 2014-2020. Investigador. Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro Interdisciplinar de Ciências Sociais; Centro de Estudos e Formação Avançada em Gestão e Economia da Universidade do Algarve.


Nuno M. Capeletti; Carla A. F. Amado; Sérgio P. Santos. 2023. "Performance assessment of primary health care services using data envelopment analysis and the quality-adjusted malmquist index". Journal of the Operational Research Society.
Garrido, Susana; Rodríguez-Antón, José; Amado, Carla A.F.; Santos, Sérgio; Dias, Luís C.. 2023. "Development and application of a composite circularity index". Journal of Environmental Management, 337.
Manoel, Márcia N. F.; Santos, Sérgio P.; Amado, Carla A. F.. 2023. "Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the performance of organ transplant services using data envelopment analysis". Health Care Management Science, 26 (2): 217-237.
Kalinichenko, Olena; Amado, Carla A.F.; Santos, Sérgio P.. 2022. "Exploring the potential of Data Envelopment Analysis for enhancing pay-for-performance programme design in primary health care". European Journal of Operational Research, 298 (3): 1084-1100.
Tran, Nguyen Hai Ngan; Amado, Carla Alexandra da Encarnação Filipe; Santos, Sérgio Pereira dos. 2022. "Challenges and success factors of transnational higher education: a systematic review". Studies in Higher Education, 48 (1): 113-136.
Amado, Carla. 2021. "Neighborhood Attributes and Well-Being Among Older Adults in Urban Areas: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review". Research on Aging, 016402752199998-016402752199998.
Barreira, Ana Paula; Amado, Carla; Santos, Sérgio; Andraz, Jorge; Guimarães, Maria Helena. 2020. "Assessment and Determinants of the Quality of Life in Portuguese Cities". International Regional Science Review.
Carla Alexandra Filipe Amado; Ana Paula Barreira; Sérgio Pereira Santos; Maria Helena Guimarães. 2019. "Comparing the quality of life of cities that gained and lost population: An assessment with DEA and the Malmquist index". Papers in Regional Science.
Santos, A.J.R.; Santos, S.P.; Amado, C.A.F.; Rebelo, E.L.; Mendes, J.C.. 2019. "Labor inspectorates’ efficiency and effectiveness assessment as a learning path to improve work-related accident prevention". Annals of Operations Research.
Carla A.F. Amado; Sérgio P. Santos; José M.S. São José. 2018. "Measuring and decomposing the gender pay gap: A new frontier approach". European Journal of Operational Research, 271 (1): 357-373.
José Manuel Sousa São José; Carla Alexandra Filipe Amado; Stefania Ilinca; Sandra Catherine Buttigieg; Annika Taghizadeh Larsson. 2017. "Ageism in Health Care: A Systematic Review of Operational Definitions and Inductive Conceptualizations". The Gerontologist.
Carla A.F. Amado; Sérgio P. Santos; Jaime M.M. Serra. 2017. "Does partial privatisation improve performance? Evidence from a chain of hotels in Portugal". Journal of Business Research, 73: 9-19.
São José, J.M.S.D.; Amado, C.A.F.. 2017. "On studying ageism in long-term care: A systematic review of the literature". International Psychogeriatrics, 29 (3): 373-387.
São José, J.M.D.; Timonen, V.; Amado, C.A.F.; Santos, S.P.. 2017. "A critique of the Active Ageing Index". Journal of Aging Studies, 40: 49-56.
Carla A.F. Amado; José M.S. São José; Sérgio P. Santos. 2016. "Measuring active ageing: A Data Envelopment Analysis approach". European Journal of Operational Research, 255 (1): 207-223.
Santos, S.P.; Amado, C.A.F.. 2014. "On the need for reform of the Portuguese judicial system - Does Data Envelopment Analysis assessment support it?". Omega (United Kingdom), 47: 1-16.
Amado, C.A.F.; Santos, S.P.; Sequeira, J.F.C.. 2013. "Using Data Envelopment Analysis to support the design of process improvement interventions in electricity distribution". European Journal of Operational Research, 228 (1): 226-235.
Amado, C.A.F.; Santos, S.P.; Marques, P.M.. 2012. "Integrating the Data Envelopment Analysis and the Balanced Scorecard approaches for enhanced performance assessment". Omega, 40 (3): 390-403.
Santos, S.P.; Amado, C.A.E.; Santos, M.F.. 2012. "Assessing the efficiency of mother-to-child HIV prevention in low- and middle-income countries using data envelopment analysis". Health Care Management Science, 15 (3): 206-222.
Santos, S.P.; Amado, C.A.F.. 2012. Using data envelopment analysis for formative evaluation of radiotherapy services: An exploratory study. Vol. 173.
Santos, S.P.; Amado, C.A.F.; Rosado, J.R.. 2011. "Formative evaluation of electricity distribution utilities using data envelopment analysis". Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62 (7): 1298-1319.
Amado, C.A.d.E.F.; Santos, S.P.d.. 2009. "Challenges for performance assessment and improvement in primary health care: The case of the Portuguese health centres". Health Policy, 91 (1): 43-56.
Amado, C.A.F.; Dyson, R.G.. 2009. "Exploring the use of DEA for formative evaluation in primary diabetes care: An application to compare English practices". Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60 (11): 1469-1482.
Filipe Amado, C.A.; Dyson, R.G.. 2008. "On comparing the performance of primary care providers". European Journal of Operational Research, 185 (3): 915-932.