“Well begun is half done" - HORATIO

PhD SUPERVISION


Doctoral Theses Defended 

RESEARCH LINE 1: Institutions and entrepreneurial activity

  • Conditioning factors to entrepreneurship in different international contexts (Factores condicionantes de la creación de empresas en distintos contextos institucionales). Liyis Gómez. Co-supervisor José María Veciana. 2008.
  • Institutions and entrepreneurial activity: a quantitative approach. Claudia Alvarez. 2011.
  • Determinants of SMEs dynamism in Colombia (Factores determinantes del dinamismo de las Pymes en Colombia). Mónica Franco. Co-supervisor Nuria Toledano. 2012.
  • The venture creation process in Puerto Rico: from entrepreneurial potential to firm birth. Alisabeth Sanchez. 2012.
  • Social networks and university students's entrepreneurial activity in Antioquia (Colombia): An institutional analysis (Redes sociales y actividad emprendedora de los estudiantes universitarios en Antioquia. Un análisis desde la economía institucional). Mauricio Ramirez (Universidad de EAFIT -Colombia-). 2014.


RESEARCH LINE 2: Institutions and diversity in entrepreneurship

  • The creation and development of entrepreneurial universities in Spain: an institutional approach. Maribel Guerrero. 2008.
  • Female Entrepreneurship in Catalonia: An institutional perspective. María Noguera. 2012.
  • Market orientation and marketing capabilities in New International Ventures: The case of the clothing industry in Argentina (La orientación al mercado y las capacidades de marketing en las nuevas empresas internacionales: un estudio de casos en el sector de la Indumentaria de Argentina). Sergio Postigo. Co-supervisor Hugo Kantis. 2013.
  • Conditioning factors for business angels: The case of Catalonia (Factores condicionantes de la aparición y desarrollo de los ángeles inversores: el caso de Cataluña). Jesus Vinyes. (Universidad de Vic). 2013.
  • Socialization process, entry and involvement of offspring in the family business. An empirical study in Colombia (El proceso de socialización, vinculación y pertenencia de descendientes a la empresa familiar. Un estudio empírico en Colombia). Melquicedec Lozano. 2013.
  • The role of networks in mobilising capital in different ethnic groups in South Africa: A mixed embeddedness approach to entrepreneurship. Bruce Mitchell. Co-supervisor Bengt Johannisson. 2013.
  • Social entrepreneurship and institutional context: A quantitative analysis. Elisabeth Ferri. 2014.
  • The creation of family business in Catalonia: an institutional approach. Marc Bernadich. 2015.
  • Antecedents and consequences of Entrepreneurial Universities: An eclectic model in the Mexican emerging economy. Eduardo Gajón. Co-supervisor Maribel Guerrero. 2016.
  • Conditioning factors to corporate entrepreneurship: an international study. Andreu Turró. 2016.


Current PhD Supervision

RESEARCH LINE 1: Institutions and entrepreneurial activity

  • Leadership and entrepreneurship: a socio-cultural study. Claudia Félix. Anticipated date of graduation 2017.


RESEARCH LINE 2: Institutions and diversity in entrepreneurship

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship, regional socioeconomic development and sustainability: a sistemism approach in the context of Brazilian Community Universities. Ademar Schmitz (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil). (Co-supervisor Gertrudes Aparecida Dandolini). Anticipated date of graduation 2017.


RESEARCH LINE 3: Institutions, entrepreneurship and socio-economic performance

  • Institutions, entrepreneurship and economic growth: an international study . Sebastián Aparacio. Anticipated date of graduation 2017.


Master theses defended

    1. Culture and entrepreneurial activity: A cross country study. Jannik Böger, 2015.
    2. An innovation and entrepreneurship framework for Brazilian community universities. Ademar Schmitz, 2015 (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil). (Co-supervisor Gertrudes Aparecida Dandolini).
    3. Institutional factors, opportunity entrepreneurship and economic growth: panel data evidence. Sebastian Aparicio, 2014.
    4. Social Progress Orientation and Entrepreneurship: An International Analysis. Victor Querol, 2014.
    5. Leadership as a driver of entrepreneurship. An international study. Claudia Felix, 2013.
    6. Antecedents of growth modes: The role of firm resources and institutional factors. Gerardo Velasco, 2013 (Co-supervisor Joan-Lluís Capelleras).
    7. New firm creation in Andorra: An holistic approach. (La creació d'empreses a Andorra: Una anàlisi holística). Urgell Sansa, 2013 (Universtitat d’Andorra).
    8. Environmental conditions for female entrepreneurial activity: an internationation study. Daniela Giménez, 2013
    9. Organizational resources and intrapreneurial activities: A cross-country study. Andreu Turró, 2012.
    10. Business angels: A case study in Argentina (Ángeles inversores: Un estudio de casos en Argentina. Gabriel Jacobsohn, 2012.
    11. The role of age as a determinant of entrepreneurial intention: direct and indirect effects. 
Giuseppe Criaco, 2012) (Co-supervision with Tommaso Minola).
    12. Social networks and university students's entrepreneurial activity in Antioquia (Colombia): An institutional analysis (Redes sociales y actividad emprendedora universitaria en Antioquia. Un análisis desde la Economía Institucional. Mauricio Ramirez (Universidad EAFIT, Colombia), 2011.
    13. Social entrepreneurship and environmental factors: a cross-country comparison. Elisabeth Ferri, 2011.
    14. Success factors in entrepreneurship: the case of Malaysia. Siti Nor Wardatulaina Mohd Yusof, 2011.
    15. Internal Factors Affecting the Entrepreneurial University: the Case of the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico). Eduardo Gajón, 2011.
    16. University entrepreneurship support: The case of Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (Mexico) (El fomento de la creación de empresas desde la universidad mexicana: el caso de la Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas). Elizabeth Mayer, 2010.
    17. Entepreneurial networks and intrapreneurship in Catalonia: A case study family business (Redes emprendedoras y nuevos proyectos innovadores: Un estudio de casos comparativo en la empresa familiar en Cataluña). Marc Bernadich, 2009.
    18. Gender and entrepreneurship: a case study in Catalonia (Género y creación de empresas: un estudio de casos en Catalunya). María Noguera, 2009.
    19. Institutions and entrepreneurship: a quantitative analysis (Instituciones y actividad emprendedora: un análisis cuantitativo). Claudia Álvarez, 2009.
    20. Entrepreneurial universities: the case of Autonomous University of Barcelona. Maribel Guerrero, 2007.
    21. Entrepreneurship capital and Economic growth in Spain (El Capital Emprendedor como determinante del Crecimiento Económico en España). José Luis Massón, 2007.
    22. Determining factors of the SMEs success in Colombia (Factores determinantes del éxito de las PyMEs en Colombia). Mónica Franco Ángel, 2007.
    23. Formalized HRM practices in tourism SMEs in Catalonia: description, determinants and link with performance. Desislava Yordanova, 2005.


“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers” RALPH NADER

"Anything one person can imagine, others can make real" JULES VERNE

"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet" JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU