Current research

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

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

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

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

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Signaling Technology

Journal publications

The Pressure behind Corporate Social Performance: Ownership and Institutional Configurations (with Kurt Desender). Global Strategy Journal, forthcoming. 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, forthcoming. 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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