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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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  • Are migrants in/from emerging economies more entrepreneurial than natives?, Guerrero, M., Mandakovic, V., Apablaza, M., Arriagada, V. 12 Jan 2021, In: International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
  • Building universities’ intrapreneurial capabilities in the digital era: the role and impacts of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)., Guerrero, M., Heaton, S., Urbano, D. 1 Jan 2021, In: Technovation
  • Digital social entrepreneurship: the n-helix response to stakeholders’ covid-19 needs, Guerrero, M., Ibáñez, M., Yáñez-Valdés, C., Barros-Celume, S. 24 Mar 2021, In: The Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Do emerging ecosystems and individual capitals matter in entrepreneurial re-entry’ quality and speed, Guerrero, M., Espinoza-Benavides, J. 25 Jan 2021, In: International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
  • Does triple helix collaboration matter for the early internationalisation of technology-based firms in emerging Economies?, Baier-Fuentes, H., Guerrero, M., Amorós, J. 1 Feb 2021, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • The Impact of Quarantines, Lockdowns, and ‘Reopenings’ on the Commercialization of Science: Micro and Macro Issues, Siegel, D., Guerrero, M. 17 Mar 2021, In: Journal of Management Studies
  • Aligning regional and business strategies: looking inside the Basque Country entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem, 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
  • Changing Times at Cuban Universities: Looking into the Transition towards a Social, Entrepreneurial and Innovative Organization, Cruz-Amarán, D., Guerrero, M., Hernández-Ruiz , A. Mar 2020, In: Sustainability
  • Does entrepreneurship ecosystem influence business re-entries after failure?, Guerrero, M., Espinoza-Benavides, J. 29 Aug 2020, In: International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal

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