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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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  • University-Industry joint undertakings with high societal impact: A micro-processes approach, Roncancio-Marin, J., Dentchev, N., Guerrero, M., Díaz-González, A., Crispeels, T. 1 Jan 2022, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Academic Tendencies in Policy Frameworks for Fostering Entrepreneurial Innovations, Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. 2021, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Innovations, Cham, Springer
  • Ambidexterity and Entrepreneurship Studies: A Literature Review and Research Agenda, Guerrero, M. 4 Jun 2021, In: Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship
  • An inquiry into the linkages between university ecosystem and students’ entrepreneurial intention and self-efficacy, Moraes, G., Fischer, B., Guerrero, M., Rocha, A., Schaeffer, P. 16 Sep 2021, In: Innovations in Education and Teaching International
  • Are migrants in/from emerging economies more entrepreneurial than natives?, Guerrero, M., Mandakovic, V., Apablaza, M., Arriagada, V. 1 Jun 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, Ibáñez, M., Guerrero, M., Yáñez-Valdés, C., Barros-Celume, S. 30 Mar 2021, In: The Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Dissecting the ecosystems’ determinants of entrepreneurial re-entry after a business failure, Espinoza-Benavides, J., Guerrero, M., Díaz, D. 4 Oct 2021, In: European Business Review
  • Do emerging ecosystems and individual capitals matter in entrepreneurial re-entry’ quality and speed, Guerrero, M., Espinoza-Benavides, J. 1 Sep 2021, In: International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
  • Do employees’ generational cohorts influence corporate venturing? A multilevel analysis, Guerrero, M., Amorós, J., Urbano, D. 1 Jun 2021, In: Small Business Economics


  • PhD December 19 2008
  • Business Studies MSc July 17 2007
  • Associate Member Regional Studies Association (RSA) 2016
  • Member Academy of Management (AOM) 2016

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