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Carla Alexandra da Encarnação Filipe Amado
Assistant Professor (Universidade do Algarve)

Coordinator of CEFAGE's UAlg branch

Ph.D. in Industrial and Business Studies (University of Warwick, 2003), M.Sc. in Economics and Econometrics (University of Manchester, 1996), B.A. Business Studies (U. Algarve, 1995).

Research interests:

Performance Measurement and Management; Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity Assessment in the Provision of Health Services; The use of the Nonparametric Technique 'Data Envelopment Analysis’ for Formative Evaluation.

Articles published in selected journals (indexed in CEFAGE ranking)

Santos, A.J.R., S.P. Santos, C.A.F. Amado, E.L. Rebelo, J.C. Mendes (forthcoming), "Labor inspectorates’ efficiency and effectiveness assessment as a learning path to improve work-related accident".
Amado, C.A.F., A. P. Barreira, S.P. Santos, M.H. Guimarães (forthcoming), "Comparing the Quality of Life of cities that gained and lost population: An assessment with DEA and the Malmquist Index", Papers in Regional Science.
Amado, C.A.F., S.P. Santos, J. São José (2018), "Measuring and decomposing the gender pay gap: A new frontier approach", European Journal of Operational Research, 271(1), 357-373.
Amado, C., S. Santos, J. Serra (2017), "Does partial privatisation improve performance? Evidence from a chain of hotels in Portugal", Journal of Business Research, 73, 9-19.
Amado, C. J.S. José, S. Santos (2016), "Measuring Active Ageing: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach", European Journal of Operational Research, 255(1), 207-223.
Amado C.A.F., S.P. Santos, J. Sequeira (2013), "Using Data Envelopment Analysis to support the design of process improvement interventions in electricity distribution", European Journal of Operational Research, 228, 226-235.
Amado, C.A.F., S.P. Santos, P.M. Marques (2012), "Integrating the Data Envelopment Analysis and the Balanced Scorecard approaches for enhanced performance assessment", Omega, 40(3), 390-403.
Santos, S.P., C.A.F. Amado, M. Santos (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., C.A. Amado, J.R. Rosado (2011), "Formative evaluation of electricity distribution utilities using data envelopment analysis", Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62, 1298-1319.
Amado, C.A., R.G. Dyson (2009), "Exploring the use of DEA for formative evaluation in primary diabetes care", Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60, 1469-1482.
Amado, C.A., R.G. Dyson (2008), "On comparing the performance of primary care providers", European Journal of Operational Research, 185(3), 915-932.

Articles published in ISI journals (not indexed in CEFAGE ranking)

São José, J., C. Amado (2017), "On studying ageism in long-term care: a systematic review of the literature", International Psychogeriatrics, 29(3), 373-387.
São José, J., C.A.F. Amado, S. Llinka, S.C. Buttigieg, A.T. Larsson (2017), "Ageism in Health Care: A Systematic Review of Operational Definitions and Inductive Conceptualizations", The Gerontologist, 0(0).
São Jose, J., V. Timonen, C. Amado, S. Santos (2017), "A critique of the Active Ageing Index", Journal of Aging Studies, 40, 49-56.

Book articles and chapters

Santos, S.P., C.A.F. Amado (2016), "Data Envelopment Analysis, tourism", in J. Jafari, H. Xiao (eds.), Encyclopedia of Tourism, Berlin: Springer International Publishing (ISBN: 978-3-319-01383-1).
Santos, S.P., C.A.F. Amado (2012), "Using data envelopment analysis for formative evaluation of radiotherapy services: an exploratory study", in E. Tanfani, A. Testi (eds.), Advanced Decision Making Methods Applied to Health Care Springer-Verlag, 173-190 (ISBN: 978-88-470-2320-8).

Projects funded by national science agencies

FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

01/010/2018 - 30/09/2021
237.779,93 Euros

Ph.D. thesis

Author: Carina R.M. Jordão
Supervisor(s): Virgínia Ferreira, Carla Amado
Degree: Ph.D. (Labour Relations, Social Inequalities and Trade Unionism)
Institution: Universidade de Coimbra
Year: 2018
Author: Olena Kalinichenko
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos
Degree: Ph.D. (Economic and Management Sciences)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2017
Author: Carlos Jorge Henriques de Carvalho
Supervisor(s): Sérgio P. Santos, Carla A.F. Amado, Luis Bernardino
Degree: DBA (Management)
Institution: ISCTE
Year: 2011

M.Sc. thesis

Author: Mariana R. Lopes
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2017
Author: Ana Rita S. Gaspar
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2017
Author: Cristiano J. Teixeira
Supervisor(s): Sérgio Santos, Carla Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2017
Author: Ana C.R. Henriques
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2016
Author: Filipe M.Q. André
Supervisor(s): Sérgio Santos, Carla Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Business Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2016
Author: Elsa Inês Estevas da Silva Maia
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, José Queimado
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2014
Author: Sílvia Liliana Teixeira Mendes
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2014
Author: Vitor Hugo Sabóia Martins
Supervisor(s): Sérgio Santos, Carla Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2014
Author: Ana Cristina soares Nascimento
Supervisor(s): Carla Amado, Sérgio Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2014
Author: Luís António Alves da Encarnação
Supervisor(s): Carla A.F. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2013
Author: Tiago Miguel Laginha de Brito Louro
Supervisor(s): Carla A.F. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2013
Author: António Ricardo Ferreira Ribeiro
Supervisor(s): Carla A.F. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Health Care Services Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2013
Author: André J.A. Joaquim
Supervisor(s): Sérgio P. Santos, Carla A.F. Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Accounting)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2012
Author: Marco A.S. Alves
Supervisor(s): Sérgio P. Santos, Carla A.F. Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2012
Author: João F.C. Sequeira
Supervisor(s): Carla A.F. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2012
Author: Mauro F.V.T. Santos
Supervisor(s): Sérgio P. Santos, Carla A.F. Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Accounting)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2012
Author: João Daniel Rita Rações Moreira Carvalho
Supervisor(s): Carla A.F. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2011
Author: Carlos Manuel Castelhano Janeiro
Supervisor(s): Sérgio P. Santos, Carla A.F. Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Regional Economics and Local Development)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2011
Author: Carina Raquel Mendes Jordão
Supervisor(s): Carla A.F. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2011
Author: Pedro M.C. Marques
Supervisor(s): Carla A. Amado, Sérgio P. Santos
Degree: M.Sc. (Business Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2009
Author: Joaquim P.R. Rosado
Supervisor(s): Sérgio P. Santos, Carla A. Amado
Degree: M.Sc. (Business Management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2008