Research in the area of institutions and new business creation.

* Epure, M., Martin-Sanchez, V., Aparicio, S., & Urbano, D. (2024). Human Capital, Institutions, and Ambitious Entrepreneurship During Good Times and Two Crises. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 18(2), 414-447.

* Alvarez, C., Lopez, T., & Urbano, D. (2024). Do institutional dimensions matter at different stages of the entrepreneurial process? A multi-country study. Small Business Economics, 1-29.

Aparicio, S., Turro, A., Noguera, M., & Urbano, D. (2021). From entrepreneurial intentions to entrepreneurial behavior: The role of institutional factors. In: Saiz-Álvarez, J. M., Olalla-Caballero, B. (Eds.), Quality Management for Competitive Advantage in Global Markets (pp. 110-135). Hershey: IGI Global.

Aparicio, S., Urbano, D., & Stenholm, P. (2021). Attracting the Entrepreneurial Potential: A Multilevel Institutional Approach. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 168, 120748.

Urbano, D., Aparicio, S., & Querol, V. (2016). Social progress orientation and innovative entrepreneurship: An international analysis. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 26(5), 1033-1066.

Álvarez, C., Amorós, J. E., & Urbano, D. (2014). Regulations and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries. Innovar24, 81-89.

* Thornton, P. H., Ribeiro-Soriano, D., & Urbano, D. (2011). Socio-cultural factors and entrepreneurial activity: An overview. International Small Business Journal29(2), 105-118.

Seminal articles about this topic:

Aidis, R., Estrin, S., & Mickiewicz, T. (2008). Institutions and entrepreneurship development in Russia: A comparative perspective. Journal of Business Venturing23(6), 656-672.

Bruton, G. D., Ahlstrom, D., & Li, H. L. (2010). Institutional theory and entrepreneurship: where are we now and where do we need to move in the future?. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice34(3), 421-440.

Busenitz, L. W., Gomez, C., & Spencer, J. W. (2000). Country institutional profiles: Unlocking entrepreneurial phenomena. Academy of Management Journal43(5), 994-1003.

Djankov, S., La Porta, R., Lopez-de-Silanes, F., & A. Shleifer (2002). The Regulation of Entry. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 117(1), 1-37.

Gnyawali, D., & Fogel, D. (1994). Environments for entrepreneurship development: Key dimensions and research implications. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 18(4), 43-62.

Hayton, J. C., George, G., & Zahra, S. (2002). National culture and entrepreneurship: A review of behavioral research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice26(4), 33-52.

North, D. (1990). Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance. Cambridge University Press.

Scott, W. R. (1995). Institutions and organizations. Thousand Oaks, Calif. etc.: Sage.

Uhlaner, L., & Thurik, R. (2007). Postmaterialism influencing total entrepreneurial activity across nations. Journal of Evolutionary Economics17(2), 161-185.

van Stel, A., Storey, D. J., & Thurik, A. R. (2007). The effect of business regulations on nascent and young business entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics28(2-3), 171-186.