“Well begun is half done" - HORATIO



  • Aparicio, S., Noguera, M., Muñoz-Mora, J.C., & Scott, S., Urbano, D. Do country-level institutions influence YouTubers as digital entrepreneurs. 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Seattle (US). 2022.
  • Orozco, J., Rigtering, C., Turro, A., & Urbano, D. Management practices in the allocation of innovative entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship accross countries. ICSB World Congress, Washington (US). 2022.
  • Rodriguez-Vahos, A., Aparicio, S., & Urbano, D. Are public funds for entrepreneurship wasted? Evaluating an acceleration program in a developing country. XXXVI RENT Conference. Naples (Italy). 2022.
  • Aparicio, S., Muñoz-Mora, J.C., Urbano, D., & Martinez-Moya, D. Institutions, destructive entrepreneurship, and regional economic growth. XXXI Congreso de ACEDE. Barcelona (Spain). 2022.
  • Aparicio, S., Muñoz-Mora, J.C., Urbano, D., & Martinez-Moya, D. Sizing destructive entrepreneurship: the role of institutions in the regional economic growth process. 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Online. 2021.
  • Urbano, D., Aparicio, S., Muñoz-Mora, J.C., & Martinez-Moya, D. The role of institutions in the trade-off between destructive and productive entrepreneurship. XXXV RENT Conference. Turku (Finland). 2021.
  • Orozco, J., Urbano, D., Turro, A. The effect of institutions on intrapreneurship: An analysis in developed vs developing countries Asociación Científica de Economía y Dirección de Empresa (ACEDE). Online. 2021.
  • Aparicio, S., Muñoz-Mora, J.C., & Urbano, D. A historical perspective on institutions and entrepreneurship in a developing country. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Online. 2020.
  • Orozco, J., Urbano, D., Turro, A. Intrapreneurship in developed/ing economies: An institutional perspective. Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Conference (RENT). Online, 2020.
  • Aparicio, S., Urbano, D., & Stenholm, P. Institutions in attracting the entrepreneurial potential: A multilevel approach. The 79th Meeting of the Academy of Management. Boston (USA). 2019.
  • Barranon, K., Aparicio, S., & Urbano, D. Open innovation capabilities and informal institutions’ influence on dynamic capabilities in new ventures. 6th Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC). Rome (Italy). 2019.
  • Aparicio, S., Muñoz-Mora, J.J, & Urbano, D. A historical perspective on institutions and regional entrepreneurship in a developing country. RENT XXXIII Conference. Berlin (Germany). 2019.
  • Urbano, D., Aparicio, S., & Turro, A. Innovation through R&D activities in the European context: Antecedents and consequences. XXIX Congreso Nacional de ACEDE, A Coruña (Spain). 2019.
  • Lopez, T., Urbano, D., Alvarez, C. Influence of Institutional Dimensions in Necessity and Opportunity Entrepreneurship and New Business Survive. ISBE. 2019.
  • Aparicio, S., Urbano, D., & Noguera, M. Matching institutions, female entrepreneurship, and social mobility in developing countries. The 78th Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago (USA). 2018.
  • Alemany, L., Aparicio, S., Davila, A., & Urbano, D. Overoptimistic winners: antecedents of financial forecasting versus performance. BABSON College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Waterford, Ireland. 2018.
  • Martin-Sanchez, V., Aparicio, S., & Urbano, D. Entrepreneurial growth aspirations and the role of institutions: A multilevel approach. DRUID18, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2018.
  • Aparicio, S., Urbano, D., & Audretsch, D. Social Diversity, Immigrant Entrepreneurship, and Regional Development in Spain: An Institutional Approach. RENT XXXI Conference. Lund (Sweden). 2017.
  • Turro, A., Urbano, D., & Aparicio, S. Antecedents and Consequences of Corporate Manufacturing Entrepreneurship via R&D. 77th Meeting of the Academy of Management. Atlanta (USA). 2017.
  • Aparicio, S., Urbano, D. & Noguera, M. Gender, Entrepreneurship and Social Mobility in Developing Countries: An Institutional Approach. ICSB Conference. New York-New Jersey (USA). 2016.
  • Peña, I., Gonzalez, J.L., Guerrero, M., Turró, A., & Urbano, D. Emergence of Meaningful Organizations: Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics PSED Program Update - Spain. 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Anaheim (USA), 2016.
  • Aparicio, S., Audretsch, D., & Urbano, D. Institutions, export-oriented entrepreneurship and economic performance. Rent XXX Conference. Antwerp (Belgium). 2016.
  • Guerrero, M. & Urbano, D. Entrepreneurial University Ecosystems for Supporting Students Startups: Ibero-American Cases. 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Vancouver (Canada), 2015.
  • Urbano, D., Guerrero, M., Ferreira, J. & Fernandes, C. The Role of Institutional Factors in the Development of New Technologies: An Exploratory Study within New and Established Ventures. ICSB Conference. Dubai, 2015.
  • Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. & Fayolle, A. University Environments, Knowledge Spillover and Entrepreneurial Cognitions: An Exploratory Study of Start Up Intentions in European Countries. Rent XXVIII Conference. Luxembourg, 2014.
  • Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. & Cunningham, J. Capturing the regional economic benefits of entrepreneurial universities: an exploratory study of the United Kingdom. Technology Transfer Society’s (T2S) Annual Conference, Baltimore (USA), 2014.
  • Guerrero, M. & Urbano, D. Entrepreneurial universities in an Iberoamerican context: the effect of culture on students’ start-up intentions. Rent XXVII Conference, Vilnius (Lithuania), 2013.
  • Alvarez, C. & Urbano, D. Institutional dimensions and entrepreneurial activity. XXI Congreso Nacional de ACEDE, Barcelona (Spain), 2011.
  • Alvarez, C., Urbano, D. & Amorós, J.E. Regulations and entrepreneurship: evidence from developed and developing countries. ICSB Conference, Stockholm (Sweden,) 2011.
  • Guerrero, M. & Urbano, D. Socio-economic impacts of the Entreprenurial University. Technology Transfer Society’s (T2S) Annual Conference, Washington (USA), 2010.
  • Ferri, E. & Urbano, D. Institutions and social entrepreneurial activity. Invited Speaker. Seventh Annual Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, New York (USA), 2010.
  • Urbano, D., Álvarez, C. & Amorós, J.E. The GEM research: Achievements and Challenges. Open Plenary Session. Fourth Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Research Conference, London (UK), 2010.
  • Ribeiro, D. & Urbano, D. Collaborative Entrepreneurship: an Integrated Approach Between Business Decisions and Negotiations. Invited Speaker. Group Decision and Negotiation Meeting, Coimbra (Portugal), 2008.
  • Liñan, F., Urbano, D. & Guerrero, M. Regional Variations in Entrepreneurial Cognitions: Start-up Intentions of University Students in Spain. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Madrid (España), 2007.
  • Serarols, C., Urbano, D. & Vaillant, Y. Technology-Based Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas: The Case of Catalonia. 47th Congress of European Regional Science Association, Paris (France), 2007.
  • Serarols, C.,Urbano, D.,Vaillant, Y. & Bikfalvi, A. Strategies for Spinning-Off New Technology Ventures in Catalonia: The Case of the University of Girona. Information Resources Management Association International Conference. Vancouver (Canada). 2007.
  • Guerrero, M., Rialp, J. & Urbano, D. The impact of desirability and feasibility on entrepreurial intentions. A structural equation model. XVI Congreso Nacional de ACEDE, Valencia (Spain). 2006.
  • Urbano, D. & Aponte. M. The achievement of the european doctoral programme (EDP) and the world declaration of higher education: an examination. INTENT Conference. Surrey (London). 2005.
  • Stephen, F. H., Urbano, D. and van Hemmen, S. Entrepreneurial Activity and Legal Institutions. Invited Speaker. 8th Annual Conference ISNIE “Institutions and Economic and Political Behavior”, Tucson (Arizona) (USA), 2004.
  • Rialp, A., Rialp, J., Urbano, D. The born-international phenomenon: A multiple case study research in Spain. ICSB Conference. Belfast (Ireland), 2003.
  • Veciana, J. M., Aponte, M. & Urbano, D. Institutions and support programmes for entrepreneurship: a two countries comparison. Invited Speaker. Rencontres de St. Gallen, St.Gall (Switzerlad), 2002.
  • Veciana, J.M., Aponte, M. & Urbano, D. Attitudes towards entrepreneurship: A two countries comparison. Rent XIII Conference. London (UK), 1999.



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