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Dr Sebastian Aparicio

B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Sebastian Aparicio is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at Durham University Business School. He is mainly interested in the effects of entrepreneurship and innovation on economic development from
the institutional approach.

Biography

Sebastian Aparicio is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at Durham University Business School. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for University Entrepreneurship (Centre d’Iniciatives Emprenedores Universitàries –CIEU–, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona –UAB). In addition, he is a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Strategies at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IDS-SPEA, Indiana University) and an External Researcher at Fundación ECSIM Centro de Estudios en Economía Sistémica.

He received a Ph.D. in Economics and Business (International Doctorate in Entrepreneurship & Management -IDEM-), as well as a M.Phil. in Applied Research in Economics & Business -MAREB- from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). He also has a M.Sc. in Economics from Universidad EAFIT, and a B.Sc. in Economics from Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia). During his Ph.D. studies, he was Visiting Scholar at the IDS-SPEA at Indiana University.

He is mainly interested in the effects of entrepreneurial activity on economic growth and development under the institutional lenses. Some of his research has been published in various international journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Small Business Economics, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, and Futures, among others.

Research Interests

  • Institutional Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Publications

    Authored book

  • Gómez, D.F., Aparicio, S., Urbano, D., González, P.J., Jaramillo, C.H., Montoya, S.A., Montoya, G., Echeverry, J., Restrepo, J.H., Yepes, R., Escobar, J.D., Gallón, L. & Giraldo, J.E. (2015). Medellin's commitment. Corporación Universitaria Remington.
  • Alvarez, C., Yepes, M., Cano, J. A., Aparicio, S., Cortés, J.A., Holguín, A. M., Vélez, G., Pereira, F., Molina, T., Cano, C. A. & Olaya, A. (2013). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Fundación ECSIM.
  • Gómez, D., Alvarez, C., Aparicio, S., Podestá, P., Bedoya, B. & Pereira, F. (2011). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Alcaldía de Medellín.
  • Chapter in book

  • Urbano, D., Aparicio, S. & Noguera, M. (2017). Institutions, Gender and Entrepreneurship in Latin America. In Evolving Entrepreneurial Strategies for Self-Sustainability in Vulnerable American Communities. Luis Javier Sanchez-Barrios, & Liyis Gomez-Nunez IGI Global. 19-40.
  • Urbano, D., Ferri, E., Peris-Ortiz, M. & Aparicio, S. (2017). Social Entrepreneurship and Institutional Factors: A Literature Review. In:Social Entrepreneurship in Non-Profit and Profit Sectors: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. In Social Entrepreneurship in Non-Profit and Profit Sectors: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. Peris-Ortiz, Marta, Teulon, Frédèric & Bonet-Fernandez, Dominique Cham: Springer. 36: 9-29.
  • Gómez, D., Aparicio, S. & Urbano, D. (2015). The influence of entrepreneurship capital on Antioquia economic growth. In Medellin's commitment. Diego Gómez et al. 17-43.
  • Journal Article

  • Urbano, D., Aparicio, S. & Audretsch, D. (2018). Twenty-five years of research on institutions, entrepreneurship, and economic growth: What has been learned? . Small Business Economics
  • Urbano, D., Aparicio, S., Guerrero, M., Noguera, M. & Torrent-Sellens, J. (2017). Institutional determinants of student employer entrepreneurs at Catalan universities.. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 123: 271-282.
  • Urbano, D. & Aparicio, S. (2016). Entrepreneurship capital types and economic growth: International evidence.. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 102: 34-44.
  • Urbano, D., Aparicio, S. & Querol, V. (2016). Social progress orientation and innovative entrepreneurship: An international analysis.. Journal of Evolutionary Economics 26(5): 1033-1066.
  • Aparicio, S., Urbano, D. & Gómez, D. (2016). The role of innovative entrepreneurship within Colombian business cycle scenarios: A system dynamics approach.. Futures 81: 130-147.
  • Aparicio, S., Urbano, D. & Audretsch, D. (2016). Institutional factors, opportunity entrepreneurship and economic growth: Panel data evidence.. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 102: 45-61.
  • Aparicio, S., Ramírez Hassan, A. & Gómez, D. F. (2013). Elección de ocupaciones que generen empleo usando modelos de elección discreta: Medellín Área Metropolitana 2009 Estudios Gerenciales Journal of Management and Economics for Iberoamerica
  • Muñoz-Mora, J. C., Aparicio, S. & Mesa, M. (2011). ¿Qué la economía no es un juego? Evidencia del uso de Economía Experimental en cursos de Introducción a la Economía. Ecos de Economía: A Latin American Journal of Applied Economics

Contact Details

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+44 191 3345174