Sebastian Aparicio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship
Durham University Business School
Centre for University Entrepreneurship - UAB
Currently I am an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at Durham University Business School (DUBS). In addition, I am affiliated as a Research Fellow in the Centre for University Entrepreneurship (Centre d’Iniciatives Emprenedores Universitàries CIEU-UAB–); as an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB); and as a Junior Research Fellow in the Institute for Development Strategies at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IDS-SPEA, Indiana University). I participate in different research and consulting projects at UAB (e.g. GUESSS-UAB - Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey), and Fundación ECSIM Centro de Estudios en Economía Sistémica. I also sit on the Editorial Board of the journal Cogent Business & Management.
I received a degree in Economics from Universidad de Antioquia, a M.Sc. in Economics from Universidad EAFIT, a M.Phil. in Applied Research in Economics & Business MAREB- and a Ph.D. in Economics & Business (route Entrepreneurship & Management -IDEM-) from UAB. During my Ph.D. studies, I was Visiting Scholar in the IDS-SPEA at Indiana University.
I am mainly interested in the effects of entrepreneurial activity and innovation on economic growth and development under the institutional lenses. Some of my research has been published in various international journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Small Business Economics, and Journal of Evolutionary Economics, among others.
(15/4/2019) INSTITUTIONS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE (with David Urbano and David B. Audretsch)
Using institutional economics as a theoretical framework, this book analyzes institutional environment conduvice to entrepreneurial activity in order to enhance economic performance across countries.
(11/9/2018) LEADERSHIP AS A DRIVER OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP: AN INTERNATIONAL EXPLORATORY STUDY (with Claudia Felix and David Urbano)
The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of cultural leadership factors (charismatic/value-based, team oriented, participative, humane, autonomous and self-protective) on the rates of opportunity and necessity entrepreneurship.
(9/7/2018) ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ANTIOQUIA: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS (with David Urbano and Diego Gomez)
This paper aims to explore the effect that entrepreneurship has had on the economic growth of Antioquia (Colombia).
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