Current research

Organizational Identity and Performance: An Inquiry into Outlandish Company Names, with Mario Daniele Amore and Orsola Garofalo

Being Central on the Other Side of the Fence: Corporate Funds in the Traditional Venture Capital Club, with Samuele Murtinu and Martí Guasch
*Awarded a prize/grant by the CEIBS Cathay Cross-border Private Equity Research Fund: video summary

Household Credit, Global Financial Cycle, and Macroprudential Policies, with Irina Mihai, Camelia Minoiu and José-Luis Peydró  SSRN or IMF WP

The Human Capital Puzzle and Ambitious Entrepreneurship: A Comparative Institutional Approach, with Victor Martin-Sanchez, Sebastian Aparicio and David Urbano

Journal publications

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Signaling Technology. Review of Managerial Science, forthcoming. Publisher  SSRN

The Pressure behind Corporate Social Performance: Ownership and Institutional Configurations (with Kurt Desender). Global Strategy Journal, 2021, 11: 210-244. Publisher  SSRN  SMS blog

Riding Out of a Financial Crisis: The Joint Effect of Trust and Corporate Ownership (with Mario Daniele Amore). Journal of Comparative Economics, 2021, 49: 92-109. Publisher  SSRN  NadaesGratis Blog

Debt Signaling and Outside Investors in Early Stage Firms (with Martí Guasch). Journal of Business Venturing, 2020, 35: 105929Publisher  SSRN  CLS Blue Sky Blog

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Assessment by Auditors of the Risk of Material Misstatement (with Mónica LópezPuertas-Lamy and Kurt Desender). Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2017, 44: 1276-1314. Publisher

Benchmarking for Routines and Organizational Knowledge: A Managerial Accounting Approach with Performance Feedback. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2017, 46: 87-107. Publisher  SSRN

Assessing Technology-based Spin-offs from University Support Units (with Diego Prior and Christian Serarols). Regional Studies, 2016, 50: 411-428. Publisher  SSRN

Monitoring Bank Performance in the Presence of Risk (with Esteban Lafuente). Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2015, 44: 265-281. Publisher  SSRN

Technology-Based Total Factor Productivity and Benchmarking: New Proposals and an Application (with Diego Prior and Kristiaan Kerstens). Omega–The International Journal of Management Science, 2011, 39: 608-619. Publisher  SSRN

Bank Productivity and Performance Groups: A Decomposition Approach Based upon the Luenberger Productivity Indicator (with Diego Prior and Kristiaan Kerstens). European Journal of Operational Research, 2011, 211: 630-641. Publisher  SSRN

Interstanding the Industrial District: Contrasting Conceptual Images as a Road to Insight (with B. Johannisson, L. Centeno Caffarena, A.F. Discua Cruz, E. Hormiga Pérez, M. Kapelko, K. Murdock, D. Nanka-Bruce, M. Olejárová, A. Sanchez Lopez, A. Sekki, M.C. Stoian, H. Tötterman and A. Bisignano). Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 2007, 19: 527-554. Publisher

Other publications

Editor’s Introduction to the Virtual Special Issue: Boards of Directors and Adaptive Corporate Governance. Business Research Quarterly, 2020. PDF

Disruptive Business Model Integration: Implications for the Established Business (with Timo Sohl). Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2017. Publisher

Attracting Early Stage Investors: Is Debt a Deterrent or an Incentive? (with Martí Guasch). Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2016Related paper

Teaching cases published in Arruñada B. 2013. Empresa, mercado e instituciones. Civitas-Thomson Reuters.

Chapter in competitiveness report requested by the Catalan R&D agency on the analysis and impact of spin-off firms from a technology transfer network placed at universities, 2009. Related paper

Strategic Paths and Productivity in the Spanish Savings Banks (with Diego Prior). In Improving Business Reporting: New Rules, New Opportunities, New Trends. Milano, 2007, Chapter 25: 661-689.

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