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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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  • 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
  • Do employees’ generational cohorts influence corporate venturing? A multilevel analysis, Guerrero, M., Amorós, J., Urbano, D. 18 Dec 2019, In: Small Business Economics
  • Effectiveness of Technology Transfer Policies and Legislation in Fostering Entrepreneurial Innovations across Continents: An overview, Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. 1 Oct 2019, In: The Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Innovation Practices in Emerging Economies: Do University Partnerships Matter?, Guerrero, M., Urbano, D., Herrera, F. 1 Apr 2019, In: Journal of Technology Transfer
  • New technology entrepreneurship initiatives, Urbano, D., Guerrero, M., Ferreira, J., Fernandes, C. 1 Oct 2019, In: The Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Renascence after post-mortem: the choice of accelerated repeat entrepreneurship, Guerrero, M., Peña-legazkue, I. 1 Jan 2019, In: Small Business Economics
  • Strategic Knowledge Management Within Subsidised Entrepreneurial University-Industry Partnerships, Guerrero, M., Herrera, F., Urbano, D. 27 Aug 2019, In: Management Decision
  • The entrepreneurial university as driver for economic growth and social change - Key strategic challenges, Klofsten, M., Fayolle, A., Guerrero, M., Mian, S., Urbano, D., Wright, M. 1 Apr 2019, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Determinants of Graduates’ Start-ups Creation across a Multicampus Entrepreneurial University: The Case of Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Guerrero, M., Urbano, D., Cunningham, J., Gajón, E. Jan 2018, In: Journal of Small Business Management


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