Esteban Lafuente

Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)

Professor

Barcelona, Barcelona

Spain

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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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
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)
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Enterprise Risk Management, Audit Fees, Corporate Governance, Chief Risk Officer

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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 Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)
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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
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech) and Autonomous University of Barcelona
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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
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech) 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 Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)
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entrepreneurship, new technology-based firms, KISA, location decision, rural policy

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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 Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)
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efficiency, risk, accounting, CEO turnover, banking, non-performing loans

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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
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech) 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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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, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech), University of Pécs - Faculty of Business and Economics and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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regional entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship ecosystem, REDI, Kirznerian entrepreneurship, Schumpeterian entrepreneurship

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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 Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech)
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Immigrants, Entrepreneurship, Rural areas, Concentration of Immigrants

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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, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech) and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Business Economics
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Entrepreneurship, Immigrants, Role-models, Fear of Failure, Entrepreneurial Self-confidence

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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
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech), University of Pécs and University of Pécs
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Competitiveness, resource-based view, system dynamics, small business

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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
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech), University of Pécs and Schar School of Policy and Government
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entrepreneurship paradox, entrepreneurial ecosystem, policy priorities, GEI index, Africa, developing economies

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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
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech), 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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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, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech) and University of Pécs - Faculty of Business and Economics
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KIBS sector, manufacturing industry, territorial servitization, local hybrid value chain

ISO-9000 Certification and Ownership Structure: Effects Upon Firm Performance

British Journal of Management, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 649-665, September 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Aug 2010
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech), Independent and Universidad Pública de Navarra - Department of Economics
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Iso‐9000 Certification and Ownership Structure: Effects Upon Firm Performance

British Journal of Management, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 649-665, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC Barcelona Tech), Universidad Pública de Navarra - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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