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Sebastian Aparicio

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship
  • Durham University Business School
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Cogent Business & Management

Editorial Board

2017 - Present

Recent publications

  • Informal Institutions and Leadership Behavior: A Cross-Country Analysis

    • Aparicio S
    • Felix C
    • Urbano D
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  • Leadership as a driver of entrepreneurship: an international exploratory study

    • Felix C
    • Aparicio S
    • Urbano D
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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 de Antioquia

July 2002 - June 2010(8 years)


I am Ph.D. (c) in Entrepreneurship & Management -IDEM- at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Research Fellow at the Centre for University Entrepreneurship (Centre d’Iniciatives Emprenedores Universitàries –CIEU-UAB–) and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at UAB. I am also affiliated as Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Strategies at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IDS-SPEA, Indiana University), as Research Fellow of GUESSS-UAB (Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students‘ Survey) and as External Researcher at Fundación ECSIM Centro de Estudios en Economía Sistémica. I am mainly interested in the effect of entrepreneurship on economic growth and development under the institutional lenses. Further information:


Co-authors (8)

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

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