Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva

Full Professor

Generic Bio

Aggregation by the Portuguese Catholic University in 2015, PhD in Management Science at Aston University (UK),in 2004, with doctoral thesis in the field of efficiency analysis using data envelopment analysis (DEA), with an application to bank branches.

MSc in Management Science and Operations Research at University of Warwick (UK), with a thesis on the analysis of efficiency through DEA applied to secondary schools. Degree in Management from Católica Porto Business School.

Researcher in the areas of productivity and efficiency analysis applied to various services (schools, banking, retail, universities, regulation, and health) collaborating with, Engineering Faculty of Porto, Aston University and an English Consulting company in this investigation.

Several articles published in international journals.

Associate Editor of the Journal of Productivity Analysis, and former associate editor of Omega between 2015 and 2018.

Researcher in charge of three projects funded by FCT, two of which resulted in the construction of benchmarking websites for schools (BESP) and for Hospitals (HOBE). Full Professor at the Católica Porto Business School (CPBS), UCP since 2019.

President of the Scientific Council of FEG/CPBS  from 2018 to 2020, and Associate Dean for Research and CEGE Director from June 2020 to May 2021.

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A Comparative Analysis of EU Member States and their Performance Regarding the UN Climate Change Agenda (UN SDG13 - Climate Action)

Alexandra Paula Branco Pinto Leitão, Leonardo Filipe Seixas Barreto Costa & Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Leonardo Costa). 2022. 29th APDR Congress – Islands and peripheral territories: challenges in a moving geography and changing "climate" patterns, Madeira, Portugal, 29/06/21
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A literature review of economic efficiency assessments using Data Envelopment Analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Ana Santos Camanho). 2024. European Journal of Operational Research
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An improvement on the Tracy and Chen model a generalized model for weight restrictions in DEA

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Khalili, M.). 2010. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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An objective approach on well-being : case of OECD countries

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Cunha, Daniel Brochado da). 2022.
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Análise do valor acrescentado de escolas portuguesas

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Joaquim Azevedo). 2006. Revista Portuguesa de Investigação Educacional
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Analysing the export potentials of the Portuguese footwear industry by data envelopment analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Dimitrios Georgios Sotiros). 2022. Omega
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Analysis of complementary methodologies for the estimation of school value added

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2010. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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Analysis of the performance of students : the case of UP and UCP

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Natividade, Miguel Stella da Silva). 2018.
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Applications of Data envelopment analysis in Education

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, Maria). 2016. Data Envelopment Analysis: A Handbook of Empirical Studies and Applications
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Assessing the evolution of school performance and value-added: Trends over four years

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.). 2013. Journal of Productivity Analysis
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Benchmarking and analysis of store performance in a retail group

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Mendonça, Ana Catarina Lourenço). 2019.
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Benchmarking clinical practice in surgery: looking beyond traditional mortality rates

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Castro, Ricardo A. S.). 2014. Health Care Management Science
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Benchmarking dos Serviços dos Hospitais Portugueses: Uma Aplicação de Data Envelopment Analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2013. Proceedings of IO2013
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Benchmarking dos serviços dos hospitais portugueses: uma aplicação de data envelopment analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Castro, Ricardo A. S.). 2014. Investigação operacional em ação: casos de aplicação
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Benchmarking hospitals through a web based platform

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, Maria Conceição A. Silva). 2016. Benchmarking: An International Journal
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Benchmarking international performance on climate change mitigation : an application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Borges, Andreia Filipa Lima). 2022.
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Benchmarking of secondary schools based on students’ results in higher education

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2020. Omega (United Kingdom)
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BESP - benchmarking of Portuguese secondary schools

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2011. Benchmarking
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Best practices, performance advantage and trade-offs

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Rui Sousa). Journal of Productivity Analysis
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Big Data Analytics como fator potenciador da compra de produtos online : os casos AliExpress e Amazon

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Correia, Ana Luísa Lopes). 2019.
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Business analytics at APDL : the determinants of cargo tonnage

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Gomes, Francisca Bastos de Magalhães). 2019.
Book chapter

Cálculo do valor acrescentado no programa AVES

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2006. Avaliação de Escolas: programa AVES
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Children mental health after the 2008 global economic crisis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Diogo Costa). 2020. Children and Youth Services Review
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Climate action plans in Porto Atlantic Front municipalities

Alexandra Paula Branco Pinto Leitão, Leonardo Filipe Seixas Barreto Costa & Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Alexandra Leitão). 2022. X Conference of the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resources Economics, Barcelona, Spain, 1/09/22
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Comparative efficiency analysis of Portuguese bank branches

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2007. European Journal of Operational Research
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Context, enablers and results : a performance measurement framework for service sectors

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Baptista, Luís Filipe Vasconcelos e Sousa Minnemann). 2018.
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Courts performance : the case of Portugal

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Lopes, Nuno Queirós Moreira). 2023.
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Data analytics applied to football and football players

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Guimarães, José Heitor Machado Mesquita). 2018.
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Data analytics in the private banking industry : a case study at Banco Carregosa

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Costa, André Macedo da). 2021.
Book chapter

Data Envelopment Analysis: The Mathematical Programming Approach to Efficiency Analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, Emmanuel). 2008. The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change
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Decomposing school and school-type efficiency

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Silva Portela, M.C.A.). 2001. European Journal of Operational Research
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Developing a decomposable measure of profit efficiency using DEA

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2007. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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Economic efficiency when prices are not fixed: disentangling quantity and price efficiency

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Efficiency analysis accounting for internal and external non-discretionary factors

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Camanho, A.S.). 2009. Computers and Operations Research
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Efficiency and productivity analysis from a system perspective

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Antonio Peyrache). 2022. Advances in economic measurement
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Efficiency decomposition for multi-level multi-components production technologies

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Antonio Peyrache). 2023. Journal of Productivity Analysis
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Efficiency in education

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Johnes, Jill). 2017. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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Estimating the scope for savings in referrals and drug prescription costs in the general Practice units of a UK primary care trust

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, E.). 2012. European Journal of Operational Research
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Fatores escolares que afetam a resiliência : Portugal no PISA 2018

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Silva, Célia Beatriz Gonçalves). 2023.
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Finding Closest Targets in Non-Oriented DEA Models: The Case of Convex and Non-Convex Technologies

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Silva Portela, M.C.A.). 2003. Journal of Productivity Analysis
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Identifying the scope for savings at inpatient episode level: An illustration applying DEA to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Emmanuel Thanassoulis). 2016. European Journal of Operational Research
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Incorporating Value Judgments in DEA

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, Emmanuel). 2004. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
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Internal benchmarking for efficiency evaluations using data envelopment analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Fabio Sartori Piran). 2023. Advanced mathematical methods for economic efficiency analysis
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Internal benchmarking to assess the cost efficiency of a broiler production system combining data envelopment analysis and throughput accounting

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Fabio Sartori Piran). 2021. International Journal of Production Economics
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Liderança partilhada na organização escolar

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2012.
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Malmquist indexes using a geometric distance function (GDF). Application to a sample of Portuguese bank branches

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2006. Journal of Productivity Analysis
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Malmquist-type indices in the presence of negative data: An application to bank branches

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2010. Journal of Banking and Finance
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Measurement of a country brand : the Country Brand Strength Index

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Ribeiro, Bárbara Schoeppen de Magalhães Álvares). 2017.
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Measuring Efficiency Through Data Envelopment Analysis

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, Emmanuel). 2018. Impact
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Métodos quantitativos aplicados à gestão

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Negative data in DEA: A directional distance approach applied to bank branches

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2004. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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Output-specific inputs in DEA

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2018. Omega (United Kingdom)
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Output-Specific inputs in DEA: An application to Courts of Justice in Portugal

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Parental Involvement during Pandemic Times: Challenges and Opportunities

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Luísa Mota Ribeiro). 2021. Education Sciences
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Perceções de pais, professores e alunos sobre a utilização de TPC como ferramenta de aprendizagem em Portugal

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Caiado, Ana Margarida Coelho). 2021.
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Performance assessment of secondary schools: The snapshot of a country taken by DEA

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.S.). 2012. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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Performance Evaluation of Parfois Retailing Stores

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Alves, Maria Emília Dias). 2015. CIM Series in Mathematical Sciences
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Preface: International conference on data envelopment analysis—DEA40, 16–18 April 2018

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, Emmanuel). 2020. Annals of Operations Research
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Productivity change in the water industry in wngland and wales: Application of the meta-malmquist index

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2011. Journal of the Operational Research Society
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Profitability of a sample of Portuguese bank branches and its decomposition into technical and allocative components

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2005. European Journal of Operational Research
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Rankings das escolas

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Arménio Rego). 2019. Nova Cidadania
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School leadership practices of Portuguese principals

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Ilídia Cabral). 2020. International Journal of Management in Education
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School Outcomes: Sharing the Responsibility Between Pupil and School1

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, Emmanuel). 2002. Education Economics
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Self-reported symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress in Portuguese primary school-aged children

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Diogo Costa). 2020. BMC Psychiatry
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Shadow schooling : an international comparative analysis using data from PISA

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Silva, Rita Santos). 2021.
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Socioeconomic inequalities in children's health-related quality of life according to weight status

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Diogo Costa). 2021. American Journal of Human Biology
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Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Portuguese preschool-aged children

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Daniela Rodrigues). 2022. American Journal of Human Biology
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Teachers’ and Parents’ Perceptions on Desired and Practised School Mission: Alignments and Misalignments

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Rosário Serrão). 2023. Leadership and Policy in Schools
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Testing the theory of performance frontiers in the era of Industry 4.0

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2018. Proceedings of the 25th International Annual Conference of the European Operations Management Association, Budapest, Hungary
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The assessment of performance of educational services

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2016. Exploring Services Science
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The environment contribution to gender differences in childhood obesity and organized sports engagement

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Helena Nogueira). 2020. American Journal of Human Biology
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The impact of business intelligence and analytic tools in business performance : the Acembex Case Study

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Costa, Gonçalo Geraldes Coelho Dias). 2021.
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The measurement of relative efficiency using data envelopment analysis with assurance regions that link inputs and outputs

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Khalili, M.). 2010. European Journal of Operational Research
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Trabalho remoto e o seu impacto na satisfação com o trabalho

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Costa, Mariana Filipa Soares da). 2023.
Book chapter

Using Data Analytics to Benchmark Schools: The Case of Portugal

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Andrade e Silva, Maria C.). 2017. Data Analytics Applications in Education
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Using DEA to estimate potential savings at GP practices at Medical specialty level

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Maria Silva). 2012. Proceedings of the DEA Symposium 2012, Seikei University, Japan
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Using DEA to estimate potential savings at GP units at medical specialty level

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Thanassoulis, Emmanuel). 2014. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
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Value and quantity data in economic and technical efficiency measurement

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva 2014. Economics Letters
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Zero weights and non-zero slacks: Different solutions to the same problem

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Portela, M.C.A.S.). 2006. Annals of Operations Research

Demethylation of the coding region triggers the activation of the human testis-specific PDHA2 gene in somatic tissues

Maria da Conceição Andrade e Silva (with Ana Pinheiro). 2012. PLoS ONE