Esteban Lafuente

School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR)

Professor

Cartago

Cartago, Cartago

Costa Rica

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Relationship Between Enterprise Risk Management and External Audit Fees: Are They Complements or Substitutes?

RISK MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Jalilvand & Malliaris, eds., Routledge, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2012
Kurt A. Desender and Esteban Lafuente
Charles III University of Madrid - Department of Business Administration and School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR)
Downloads 1,165 (35,239)

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Enterprise Risk Management, Audit Fees, Corporate Governance, Chief Risk Officer

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The Entrepreneurship Paradox: More Entrepreneurs Are Not Always Good for the Economy – The Role of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem on Economic Performance in Africa

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Jan 2019
Esteban Lafuente, László Szerb and Zoltan J. Acs
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR), University of Pécs and Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 403 (139,612)
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entrepreneurship paradox, entrepreneurial ecosystem, policy priorities, GEI index, Africa, developing economies

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Managerial Turnover and Performance in Outside Boards: Ownership Makes the Difference

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Mar 2008
Miguel A. García-Cestona and Esteban Lafuente
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) - Department d'Economia de l'Empresa and School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR)
Downloads 283 (204,387)

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Corporate governance mechanisms, banks, ownership structure

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The Pursuit of the Efficient Scale Size: Implications for Firm Growth

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2009
Esteban Lafuente and Rodrigo Rabetino
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and Autonomous University of Barcelona
Downloads 218 (264,081)

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Firm growth, minimum efficient size, returns to scale, ownership structure

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CEO Turnover, Forced Chairman Replacements and Firm Performance: Case of the Costa Rican Banking System

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jul 2007
Esteban Lafuente and Miguel A. García-Cestona
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) - Department d'Economia de l'Empresa
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Corporate Governance, Executive Turnover, Firm Performance

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Location Decisions of Technology-Based Entrepreneurs: Why Some Catalan KISAs Choose to Be Rural?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 May 2009
Yancy Vaillant, Christian Serarols and Esteban Lafuente
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona and School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR)
Downloads 163 (342,702)
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entrepreneurship, new technology-based firms, KISA, location decision, rural policy

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The digital ecosystem around the world: a composite indicator analysis

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2021
Zoltan J. Acs, Esteban Lafuente and László Szerb
Schar School of Policy and Government, School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and University of Pécs
Downloads 151 (365,259)
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Digital ecosystem, multi-sided platforms, digital infrastructures, benefit of the doubt, international

8.

Monitoring Bank Performance in the Presence of Risk

Journal of Productivity Analysis 44(3), 265–281 (2015)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2016
Mircea Epure and Esteban Lafuente
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business and School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR)
Downloads 150 (367,278)
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efficiency, risk, accounting, CEO turnover, banking, non-performing loans

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A System Dynamics Approach for Assessing Business Competitiveness

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
Esteban Lafuente, László Szerb and András Rideg
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR), University of Pécs and University of Pécs
Downloads 139 (390,215)
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Competitiveness, resource-based view, system dynamics, small business

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The Relevance of Quantity and Quality Entrepreneurship for Regional Performance: The Moderating Role of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2017
University of Pécs, School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR), University of Pécs - Faculty of Business and Economics and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
Downloads 119 (439,633)
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regional entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship ecosystem, REDI, Kirznerian entrepreneurship, Schumpeterian entrepreneurship

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Endogenously Determined CEO Turnover: The Struggle for Continuance in Listed and Unlisted Firms

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Esteban Lafuente and Miguel A. García-Cestona
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) - Department d'Economia de l'Empresa
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Corporate governance, CEO turnover, ownership structure

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Some Socio-Institutional Factors Which Explain the Greater Degree of Entrepreneurial Activities of Immigrants

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Claudio Mancilla, Esteban Lafuente and Yancy Vaillant
Universidad de Los Lagos, School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Business Economics
Downloads 83 (561,109)
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Entrepreneurship, Immigrants, Role-models, Fear of Failure, Entrepreneurial Self-confidence

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Local Product-Service Innovation Systems: T-KIBS Contribute Most to Local Manufacturing Performance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Yancy Vaillant, Esteban Lafuente and Krisztina Horváth
Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and University of Pécs - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 82 (565,232)
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KIBS sector, manufacturing industry, territorial servitization, local hybrid value chain

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How Entrepreneurially Influential Social Traits and the Concentration of Immigrants Affect Business Creation Among Rural Immigrants

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jun 2010
Claudio Mancilla, Yancy Vaillant and Esteban Lafuente
Universidad de Los Lagos, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Business Economics and School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR)
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Immigrants, Entrepreneurship, Rural areas, Concentration of Immigrants

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The Transformative Effect of Investments in Territorial Capital on Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Rural Mexico

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2019
Esteban Lafuente, Pablo Aguilera and Manoj Chandra Bayan
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR), Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) - School of Business and Universidad Javeriana de Cali
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well-being, capability approach, territorial capital, income, consumption, Mexico

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Organizational Resilience and Performance: Analysis of the Relevance of Suppliers' Trade Credit and Bank Diversification in the Spanish Construction Industry

Please cite as: Lafuente, E., Strassburger, F., Vaillant, Y., Vilajosana, J. (2017). Organizational Resilience and Performance: An Analysis of the Relevance of Suppliers’ Trade Credit and Bank Diversification in the Spanish Construction Industry. Construction Economics and Building, 17(4), 1-19.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR), Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Business Economics and Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña
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Trade Credit, Suppliers, Bank Credit, Performance, Construction Industry, Spain

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Work Inspections as a Control Mechanism for Mitigating Work Accidents in Europe

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Aug 2019
Esteban Lafuente and Viviana Daza
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)
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Work accidents rate, economic cycle, work safety controls, work inspections, Europe

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Digitally Powered Solution Delivery: The Use of Iot and Ai for Transitioning Towards a Solution Business Model

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Feb 2024
Esteban Lafuente and Jose Sallan
School of Business, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR) and Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC)
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AI platforms, IoT platforms, solution delivery, value creation, servitization