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CEBR WORKING PAPERS SERIES (Electronic ISSN 1843-4428)

2011

Lafuente, E., Stoian, C. (2011). Time to Have a Look at Export Behaviour in CEE Emerging Markets? Internal Export Determinants in the Romanian SMEs Context, CEBR working paper series WP 01/2011.

2010

Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y. (2010). Regional Differences in New Firm Formation: Evidence from Romania, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 01/2010.

2009

Driga, O., Lafuente, E. (2009). Antreprenoriatul Femenin in Romania: Caracteristici personale ┼či efectul exemplelor antreprenoriale, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 02/2009.

Lafuente, E., Driga, O. (2009). 2nd Report on Entrepreneurial Activities in Romania: Executive Summary for the Year 2008, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 01/2009.

2008

Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y. (2008). Generationally Driven Influence of Role-Models on Entrepreneurship: 'Institutional Memory' in a Transition Economy, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 03/2008.

Lafuente, E. (2008). Franchising Romania: Organisational Structure and Investment Design, Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 02/2008.

Lafuente, E., Driga, O. (2008). Business Demography in Romania: a Summary of  Business Trends (1999-2005), Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 01/2008.

 

2007

Lafuente, E., Rabetino, R. (2007). Human Capital as a Determinant of Small Firms’ Growth in Romania: A Quantile Approach. Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 03/2007.

Driga, O., Lafuente, E. (2007). Antreprenoriatul Feminin in Romania: Caracteristici personale si efectul variabilelor socio-culturale. Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 02/2007.

Lafuente, E., Driga, O. (2007). 1st Report on Entrepreneurial Activities in Romania. Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Research. CEBR working paper series WP 01/2007.


PUBLISHED ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

Lafuente, E., Rabetino, R. (2011). Human Capital and Growth in Romanian Small Firms. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 18 (1): 74 - 96.

Lafuente, E., Bayo-Moriones, A., Garcia-Cestona, M. (2010). ISO-9000 Certification and Ownership Structure: Effects upon Firm Performance. British Journal of Management, 21 (3): 649 - 665.

Driga, O., Prior, D. (2010). Start-Up Conditions and the Performance of Women – And Men – Controlled Businesses in Manufacturing Industries Spanish Accounting Review, 13 (1): 89 - 124.

Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y., Serarols, C. (2010). Location Decisions of Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurs: Why some Catalan KISAs Choose to be Rural. Technovation, 30 (11): 590 - 600.

Driga, O., Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y. (2009). Reasons for the Relatively Lower Entrepreneurial Activity Levels of Rural Women in Spain Sociologia Ruralis, 49(1): 70 - 96.

Vaillant, Y., Lafuente, E. (2007). Do Different Institutional Frameworks Condition the Influence of Local Fear of Failure and Entrepreneurial Examples over Entrepreneurial Activity? Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 19: 313 - 337.

Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y., Rialp J. (2007). Regional differences in the influence of Role-Models: Comparing the Entrepreneurial Process of Rural Catalonia. Regional Studies, 41 (6): 779 - 795.


WORKING PAPERS

Desender, K., Lafuente, E. (2009) The Influence of Board Composition, Audit Fees and Ownership Concentration on Enterprise Risk Management. SSRN Working Paper Series.

Lafuente, E., García-Cestona, M. (2009) Endogenously Determined CEO Turnover: The Struggle for Continuance in Listed and Unlisted Firms. Working paper presented at the 6th International Meeting – International Academy of Management. Buenos Aires, Argentina (December 9–11). Best Paper Award.

Lafuente, E., García-Cestona, M. (2009) Endogenously Determined CEO Turnover: The Struggle for Continuance in Listed and Unlisted Firms. Working paper presented at the 36th Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE). Ljubljana, Slovenia (September 3–5).

Vaillant, Y., Serarols, Ch., Lafuente, E. (2008) Location decisions of technology-based entrepreneurs: why some Catalan KISAs choose to be rural? Working Paper presented at the RENT XXII Conference -Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business / EIASM (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management), Covilha, Portugal (November).

Lafuente, E., Rabetino, R. (2008) The Pursuit of the Efficient Scale Size: Implications for Firm Growth, SSRN Working Paper Series

Lafuente, E., García-Cestona, M. (2007) Managerial Turnover and Performance in Outside Boards: Ownership Makes the Difference. SSRN Working Paper Series.

Driga, O., Prior, D. (2006) Testing the female underperformance hypothesis: A Data Envelopment Analysis approach. Working paper presented at the 21st European Conference on Operations Research. Reykjavik, Iceland.

Driga, O., Lafuente, E., Vaillant, Y. (2005). Gender differences in entrepreneurial activity: An analysis of Informal Institutional Factors. Working paper presented at the 50th Congress of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB). Washington D.C., United States of America.

Lafuente, E. (2004). Comparative Efficiency according to Ownership/Control Structure: The Case of the Costa Rican Banking System. Paper presented at the Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference. Perth, April 2004.

Lafuente, E., Vergés, J. (2004). Ownership Structure and Banking Efficiency: Evidence from Costa Rica. Paper presented at the 57th International Atlantic Economic Society Congress. Lisbon, March 2004.