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Sebastian Aparicio

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship
  • Durham University Business School
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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. Further information:


Cogent Business & Management

Editorial Board

2017 - Present

Recent publications

  • Cultural Antecedents of Green Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia : An Institutional Approach

    • Alwakid W
    • Aparicio S
    • Urbano D
  • Does Entrepreneurship Matter for Inclusive Growth ? The Role of Social Progress Orientation

    • Aparicio S
    • Audretsch D
    • Urbano D

Professional experience

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

University of Durham Business School

December 2017 - Present

Research Fellow at Centre d'Iniciatives Emprenedores Universitàries (CIEU)

Universitat Autonoma Barcelona

October 2016 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Universitat Autonoma Barcelona

September 2016 - Present

Junior Research Fellow

Indiana University at Bloomington

August 2016 - Present

Research Fellow

GUESSS-UAB (Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students‘ Survey)

April 2016 - Present

External Researcher


September 2013 - Present

External Consultant

The World Bank

October 2015 - December 2015(2 months)

Research Fellow at Centre d'Iniciatives Emprenedores Universitàries (CIEU)

Universitat Autonoma Barcelona

January 2015 - December 2015(a year)

Adjunct Professor, Campus Manresa

Universitat de Vic

April 2015 - June 2015(2 months)

Adjunct Professor

Universidad EAFIT

July 2010 - September 2013(3 years)

Administrative Director & Researcher


September 2007 - September 2013(6 years)

Adjunct Professor

Universidad de Medellin

July 2011 - December 2011(5 months)


Ph.D. in Economics & Business (International Doctorate in Entrepreneurship & Management –IDEM)

Universitat Autonoma Barcelona

October 2014 - July 2017(3 years)

Visiting Scholar

Indiana University at Bloomington

February 2016 - July 2016(5 months)

M.Phil in Applied Research in Economics and Business

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

September 2013 - July 2014(10 months)

M.Sc in Economics

Universidad EAFIT

January 2011 - December 2012(2 years)

B.Sc in Economics

Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia (Dirección de Investigación)

July 2002 - June 2010(8 years)

Other profiles


Co-authors (11)

  • Juan-Carlos Munoz-Mora
  • karla Llanos
  • Santiago Gallón
  • ECSIM Fundación
  • alejandro betancourt
  • Mauricio Zuluaga