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Dr Maribel Guerrero

Associate Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Maribel -Guerro ,-Northumbria -University -webPreviously, she was a researcher at the Department of Strategy in Deusto Business School and post-doctoral researcher at the Basque Institute of Competitiveness (Basque Country, Spain). She holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and Master’s degree in Business Economics Research from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). 

Her main research interests are focused on the conditioning factors of entrepreneurship inside existing organizations (e.g., entrepreneurial universities, academic entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, intrapreneurial employees) and in the link between entrepreneurial activities and socio-economic development in different contexts. She has several scholarly international publications in leading journals such as Research Policy, Small Business Economics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Journal of Technology Transfer, among others. She has been guest editor of several special issues regarding entrepreneurial universities, technology transfer and corporate entrepreneurship.

She has participated in international research projects such as member of the Spanish Technical Direction Team of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) and the Panel Studies of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (PSED).She has developed some initiatives such as the Spanish Observatory of University Entrepreneurship and Case Studies for the OCDE’s HEInnovative platform.  

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Campus Address



  • PhD December 01 2008
  • Business Studies MSc July 17 2007
  • Associate Member Regional Studies Association (RSA) 2016
  • Member Academy of Management (AOM) 2016

Key Publications

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  • Aligning regional and business strategies, Guerrero, M., Martínez Chàve, M. 1 Sep 2020, In: Thunderbird International Business Review
  • Blockchain technology and startup financing: A transaction cost economics perspective, Ahluwalia, S., Mahto, R., Guerrero, M. 1 Feb 2020, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Building universities’ intrapreneurial capabilities in the digital era: the role and impacts of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)., Guerrero, M., Heaton, S., Urbano, D. 5 May 2020, In: Technovation
  • Changing Times at Cuban Universities, Cruz-Amarán, D., Guerrero, M., Hernández-Ruiz , A. Mar 2020, In: Sustainability
  • Ecosistema y actividad emprendedora en México, Guerrero, M., Santamaría-Velasco, C. 1 Jan 2020, In: Perfiles Latinoamericanos
  • Entrepreneurial families in business across generations, contexts and cultures, James, A., Hadjielias, E., Guerrero, M., Discua Cruz, A., Basco, R. 31 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Family Business Management
  • Entrepreneurial university ecosystems and graduates’ career patterns: Does business incubator matters?, Guerrero, M., Urbano, D., Gajón, E. 28 Apr 2020, In: Journal of Management Development
  • Institutional conditions and social innovations in emerging economies, Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. 21 Mar 2020, In: Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Knowledge transfer for frugal innovation, Fischer, B., Guerrero, M., Guimón, J., Schaeffer, P. 8 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Knowledge Management


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