Master's theses

Course 2020-21

  • Israa Maria A. Abushaker. "The effect of informal institution factors (culture) on female entrepreneurship in Palestine"
  • Nawfal Acha. "Innovation persistence and firm growth: The moderating role of technological intensity"
  • Hugo Acosta Martínez. "Electronic word of mouth, sentiment, and its effect on music album success"
  • Haitham Alghanayem. "Advertisements that follow users online and their effect on consumer satisfaction and future purchase intentions. Evidence from the tourism industry in Saudi Arabia"
  • Omamah Ameen Barqawi. "Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Emerging and Developed Countries: An Institutional Approach"
  • Fariza Bennafa Bouterfa. "Integration phase management in up-market mergers and acquisitions"
  • Sylwia Anna Bernacka. "Determinants of sport entrepreneurship: An institutional approach"
  • Shaowei Cai. "Research on the internationalization paths of brands in the new media era-based on Chinese enterprises"
  • Alessia Casamassima. "Investigate the energy misperception for "Next Generation" in Italy: An online experiment"
  • Elkin Javier Casas Rico. "Energy transition, economic growth, and environmental degradation: Evidence from Latin America"
  • Miguel Ángel Casquet Cano. "The global sourcing model: Evidence from Spain"
  • Rafael Ernesto Córdova Fonseca. "The relationship between the nominating committee and the politicians in the board"
  • Antonio Di Bari. "Evaluating smart city projects through a Real Option Approach"
  • Tongxuan Gao. "An empirical study of the factors influencing global cash and non-cash payment decisions"
  • Pol Guillaumes Quera. "Social and economic determinants of business demography. Did social capital help business during the coronavirus pandemic outbreak?"
  • Diana Carolina Gutiérrez González. "Immigrants vs natives in Colombia"
  • Ani Hayrapetyan. "Determinants of entrepreneurial failure: Cross-country quantitative analysis"
  • Ann-Sophie, Kowalewski. "Overcoming the Valley of Death. Institutions inducing university spin-offs' early development in Switzerland"
  • Wanqing Li. "Company valuation of driverless firms by using DEA"
  • Yukun Liu. "Crime, a side-effect of urbanization"
  • Faiza Husnayeni Nahar. "Remittance and Poverty in ASEAN"
  • Oscar Navarro Campàs. "The effect of cost-sharing reform on dispensed drugs for breast cancer: Evidence from Spain"
  • Donato Pierno. "Does life satisfaction predict economic preferences? Evidence from cross-section data"
  • Ivan Romero Bramón. "Entry barriers in the Spanish retail market"
  • Ruixiang Shi. "The influence of regulations and culture on women's entrepreneurial motivation: A study in China and Spain"
  • Enza Simeone. "Parents influence the effect of public policy. Evidence from smoking bans in the UK"
  • Paulo Celso Tiballi Junior. "Social network advertising in cross-cultural context: An international fast-food companies approach"
  • Yu Xiang. "The Impact of Venture Capital on Technological Innovation"
  • Ece Yagman. "How to conceptualize and measure behavior-based socioemotional skills: Evidence from Colombia"
  • Cheng Zhang. "The determinants of international tourism: Evidence from European countries and China's provinces"

 

Course 2019-20

  • Shushanta Acharjee. "The influence of social capital on social entrepreneurship in the context of developing and developedcountries: An empirical study"
  • Omar M. Amawi, "Power determinants of non-executive directors within the boards of directors of non-profit organizations: The case of international R&D alliance"
  • Johan Blanco Cordero. "Upon the relationship between financial and sporting performance in Spanish football teams"
  • Shiyuan Cai. "The Reasons for Women's Entrepreneurship in the E-commerce Industry under the "Dual Creation" Policy"
  • Mihai Calin. "Children's health shock impact on parents' labour supply in Sub-Saharan Africa"
  • Kenneth Castillo. "The role of human capital in the growth of mining economies: The case of Northern Chile"
  • Danni Chen. "The Optimized path of China's P2P Industry Regulation—Compared With UK"
  • Sanae el Yaacoubi. "Determinants of entrepreneurial failure and success: An international study"
  • Mohammad A. Hurieb. "Social capital and entrepreneurship performance: The mediating role of wasta in a Saudi context"
  • Anna Izotova. "Understanding the drivers of international R&D outsourcing and the role of firm age"
  • Anna Korotchenko. "Hedonic pricing method approach in hotel market. Does the higher rate provide the higher price?"
  • Özge Melek Kücükaksu. "How  do  two  distinctive  modes  of  thinking  influence  consumer  behavior? Understanding  sustainable  consumption  choices"
  • Jevgenijs Leontjevs. "Economic  competitiveness  of  power  generation  technologies:  Probabilistic cost analysis under uncertainty"
  • Ivette S. Marañón. "Efficiency  and  manipulation  of  results  in  Spanish  gambling  companies:  application  of  Data  Envelopment  Analysis  (DEA)"
  • Alexandra Masó. "Introducing  the  effects  of  customer  type  and  innovation  on  sales growth of Spanish manufacturing firms"
  • Shayan Masoudi. "Impact of international entrepreneurial culture (IEC) on facilitating the internationalzation process of new ventures: a researchers' perspective"
  • Mohammad A. Sabbaghi. "Assessing  the  role  of  organizational  entrepreneurship  in  the relationship between “ICT”, “Innovation”, and “Organizational Performance”: A case study"
  • Alejandro Talavera. "Institutional environment for entrepreneurship development in Mexico"
  • Zhijia Tian. " An economic efficiency analysis for Bohai Rim economic zone during China’s 12th five year plan"

 

Course 2018-19

  • Jaber Ali Aljalahma. "DEA approach with bootstrap to assess the efficiency of European accelerators: an exploratory Research"
  • Cecilia Luz Alvarez Vargas. "Human Capital and R&D as determinants of new venture growth aspirations"
  • Èric Barberà Mas. "Unemployement and temporary employment for young individuals: the effect of agglomeration economies"
  • Carlo Alberto Bissacco. "Estimating hedonic housing price models: Evidence from Barcelona"
  • Martín Brun Moratorio. "Preferences for Redistribution and Congitive Ability"
  • Iván Catalán Lozano. "Cross-border pass-through of fuel taxes. The French-Spanish case"
  • Michelle A. Cervantes Figueroa. "International Opportunity Recognition and Exploitation in Ecuadorian SMEs"
  • King Effah-Nkyi. "Trade flows in final and intermediate goods among ecowas member countries "An augmented gravity model approach"
  • Enen. "How innovation with spillorvers affect the competition provate and public firms"
  • Víctor Fernández Modrego. "Regional Characteristics and Economics Departments Academic Productivity: An Approach"
  • Gerard Fernández Moya. "Urban spatial structure in European cities: An intra-metropolitan perspective"
  • Francesca Ghinami. "Beyond geography: the role of proximities on Venture Capital Investments in innovative start-up companies"
  • Marcela Gómez. "Food insecurity and child behavior problems in a developing country"
  • Luz Yadira Gómez Hernández. "Housing prices and public transportation improvements. Evidence from Medellin, Colombia"
  • Lyna Esperanza González Ardila. "The impact of public transport strikes on air pollution levels in Barcelona: An econometrics regres"
  • Xinyu Hao. "Influencing Factors of Children's Succession to Family Business"
  • Ayse Kubra Isik. "Inequalit, Economic Growth and Demography: An Analysis of 75 countries for the 1990-2015 period"
  • Jennifer Lemke. "The Relationship of Telecommunication Prices and Regulatory Environment - a Chance to Boost Development for Ethiopia."
  • Chang Liu. "The effects of sharing bicycle on automobile and level of pollution among cities of China"
  • Mario Martínez Jiménez. "The Impact of Economic Uncertainty on Perinatal Health and Fertility Behaviour"
  • Haitham Souheil Merhi. "The effect of self-construal on Consumer Attitude and Behavior Towards Cause-related Marketing: A Sample Study in a Developing Country"
  • Pol Montemayor Cejas. "Job Polarisation in Spain from a task-based approach"
  • Thien Tan Nguyen. "The role of switching costs and customer expertise as moderators"
  • Jairo A. Orozco Triana. "Corporate Entrepreneurship in Efficiency-driven economies: an institutional perspective."
  • Fan Peng. "Success factors for equity crowdfunding projects in China"
  • Nandan Rao. "Policy Prediction: The Missing Tool in Experimental Econometrics and a Roadmap to Fix it"
  • Sonia Inés Rialpe Durán. "The Effect of Attitudinal Ambivalence Face to Gender Behavioral Dichotomies"
  • Ignacio Miguel Rosenberg Tapia. "The determinants of turnout. A case of study of Chile."
  • Zhang Shengjie. "How do renewable mutual funds benefit pension fund portfolios?"
  • Luca Tangari. "Productivity changes in European Ports"
  • Rui Tao. "Big Data Application in Chinese E-Commerce Firms. The case of Alibaba Group"
  • David Tercero Lucas. "On the Relationship between ECB's Non-Standard Monetary Policies and Spanish Banks Profitability"
  • Paola Tiranzoni. "Presence of hypothetical bias in WTA and how it affects bargaining game during a negotiation. A field of Experiment: Pawn stars shop"
  • Kunming Tsao. "Successful Crowdfunding Experience in Taiwan: A Qualitative Research"
  • Yulianna Abril Valencia Barba. "Environmental Degradation and Income: An Empirical Analysis of Environmental Kusnets Curve"
  • Kai Wang. " The behavioral intention to use MOOCS by undergraduate students"
  • Konrad J. Wisniewski. "Effects of Funding and Expenditure on Student Graduation in New York School Districts: A Multilevel Model Analysis."
  • Zhiyong Yao. "The influence of Marketing Activities on the Performance of Nascent Entrepreneurs: An Empirical Study"
  • Leah Marie Young. "The Impact of Culture and Policy on an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A case Study of South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas"

 

Course 2017-2018

  • Francisco Ortín Cordoba. "Does the single QE policy deliver asymmetric real effects? New core-periphery evidence in the Eurozone"
  • Jingfei Chen. "Research on the influencing factors of intention and behavior to use mobile payments: In the case of Spanish consumers"
  • Katheleen Carmella Rodrigo. "Institutional support of entrepreneurship and evironmental sustainability: A cross country analysis"
  • Arda Hasipek. "Why academics become entrepreneurs? The motivations supporting the entrepreneurial behavior of university professors who created a spinn-off in Spain"
  • Julio Álvarez Anchundia. "Analysis of the Diesel Gate Scndal on the Spanish car market and the prices of second-hand cars"
  • Anastasia Papadopoulou. "How do corruption and taxation influence entrepreneurial growth aspirations?"
  • Georgina Molnár. "Income inequality attitudes across Eastern and Western Europe"
  • Yin Gao. "Study on the two-way relationship between entreprise M&A and innovation performance. Based on the empirical analysis of Chinese listed companies from 2012 to 2016"
  • Ronald Miranda Lescano. "How have social fiscal transfers been conducted over the business cycle? Empirical evidence for Uruguay"
  • Martín Bordón. "The direct rebound effect in Spanish households"
  • Diego Buitrago Mora. "The effects of urban land use regulation on prices. A case of study Bogotá"
  • Magdana Meshveliani. "SME export performace, innovation activities and the moderating effect of technological collaborations"
  • Elisa Failache. "Innovation and the labor share for a Latin-American middle-income country"
  • Maryam Nassiri. "An exploratory study on entrepreneurial intentions in a developing country: The case of Iranian students"
  • Marina Carrasco Pérez. "Is there a relation between demographic features and loyalty? Study on a carcompany"
  • Alessandra Aluigi. "Social entrepreneurship and digital technologies for a more inclusive higher education. A case study on Moocs"
  • Timothy Ayo Oluwajuwon. "Social media adoption: Study of the factors influencing the adoption of social media in SMEe in the era of digitization"
  • Óscar Talavera Sánchez. "Measuring the impact of superillas on air quality in Barcelona: A difference-in-difference approach"

Course 2016-2017

  • Noha Gamal Abdelhamid Ibrahim. "Effects of R&D spillovers on productivity. The case of China"
  • Karol Mayerly Rodriguez Cabrera. "Inequality and city size in developing countries: The Colombian case"
  • Javier González Tapia. "The pro-collusive and unilateral effect of a merger in a local spatial market"
  • Juan Andrés Piedra Peña. "Testing the impact of health reforms in Ecuadorian public hospitals: A Metafrontier Approach"
  • Francesco Nemore. "Tax morale and public spirit on immigration issues in Italy: An empirical investigation"
  • Sabrina Armenio. "Emission trading: A double experimental study with myopic and non-myopic regulation in homogeneous and heterogeneous industry"
  • Oriana Sofia Alvarez Vos. "The impact of regulations on female employment formality: The Colombian case"
  • Laura Vilaseca Corominas. "Preferences for redistribution and national identity"
  • Sergi Martinez Soler. "Inequality and political budget cycles in Spanish municipalities: Analyzing partisan budgetary strategies across different standards of inequality"
  • Josep Serrano. "The deleveraging process in Japan: A chain reaction analysis"
  • Manel Mansilla Valverde. "Explaining Countries TEA Efficiency: A Formal and Informal Institution approach through Free Disposal Hull Analysis"
  • Branko Albertus Miodrag Jovanovic. "Co-working spaces in Barcelona: A business plan"
  • Roman Kryvoruchko. "The role of education and experience in aspiring for firm growth. The moderator effect of innovative orientation"
  • Paul Karsties. "The relationship between export and technological cooperation activities on SMEs’ growth"
  • Artsiom Bahamzu. "Comparative and cost-efficiency analysis of the usage cars running on electricity, gasoline and diesel, based on the example of Belarusian company from the taxi industry"
  • Maryam Vaziri. "Brand clarity of the different types of brands (local, global, glocal): An empirical study in the emerging economy of Iran"
  • Jules Beaumont. "The sharing economy: An explorative research on the motivational and averse factors of the Airbnb user and intrapreneur"
  • Sonkurt Kemal Sen. "Parental risk attitudes and school choice: Evidence from Turkey"
  • Mario Intini. "Pay cycles and gasoline price: A quasi-experimental approach"
  • Issye Margaretha Kamal. "The relationship between innovations and efficiency. Deploting DEA Handicap Method to Indian manufacturing industry"
  • Xiao Guo. "The impact of RMB appreciation on China’s foreign trade"

Course 2015-2016

  • Abdulkader K. Kaakeh. "Innovation and productivity: testing for size and sector before and during Financial crisis"
  • Karen V. Barrañón. "Institutional conditions and entrepreneurial capacity: an international study"
  • Sena Pinarci. "Determining the effects of the customer satisfaction in service industry. The study of A Logistics Company in Turkey"
  • Alberto Roca. "Socioeconomic factors behind the mismatch between fish catches and scientist' recommendations: An analysis of cod catches in the North and Baltic Sea"
  • Mohammad Mahdavipour. "Effect of economic freedom on entrepreneurship (OECD countries)"
  • Trang T.T. Nguyen. "Tax administration resources and income inequality"
  • Julius Brendler. "What drives successful crowdfunding campaigns? The role of reward and network size"
  • Thai Binh Pham. "Multi-stage DEA with ratio variable: an application in banking with consideration of risks"
  • Paloma Heredia. "The impact of weather variables on pesticide use for the case of Spain. A VAR-X analysis"
  • Obryan Poyser. "Spatial interaction and agglomeration: The case of restaurants in the Great Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica"
  • Juan D. Reyes. "The effects of strategic orientations on firm performance, and the mediating role of innovation: a meta-analytic path analysis"
  • Reyna B. Rodarte. "Professionalization in Family Firms: A comparison between high-tech and low-tech organizations"
  • Miroslav Mintchev. "The Bulgarian Immigrants in Spain. Will the newcomer stay?"
  • Rubén Vilar. "Measuring the Importance of Agglomeration Economies across Iberian Cities"
  • Mahdi Shahsavari. "Determining the Relative Efficiency of European Smart Cities Using DEA"
  • Carlos Andrés Moreno Hurtado. "Regional Wage Differentials, Labour Informality and Human Capital in a Developing Country: The Ecuadorian Case"
  • Rostyslav Klopochuk. "Bank failure predictors study: case of Ukrainian separatist crisis"
  • Marc Aliana. "Analysis of the relationship between individual's efficiency and organization's success: A football case"
  • Angeliki Papanikita. "Intellectual Property Rights protection and innovation: Academic literature and Public policy"
  • Tobias Stenzel. "Product innovation ans SMEs growth: The moderating role of technological cooperation with competitors"
  • Maryna Chepurna. "Constraining factors in the on-line co-creation in new product development: the companies' point of view"
  • Odai Masoud. "Distance as a proxy of bilareral trade cost"
  • Omar Arias. "A Trade-off between R&D Investment and Consumer Surplus in a Cournot Duopoly with Unilateral Cross-Ownership"
  • Olga Murga. "Risk Sharing, Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion"
  • Martina Siskova. "Exploring the impact of Aid for Trade on Export Divesification in Developing Countries"
  • Djordje Mitic. "Expanding the tool-box: An Economic Introduction to the Incremental Housing Policy"
  • Lisa Chiara Farioli. "The emergence of top multilatinas: A cross-country analysis based upon home country characteristics"
  • Daniel Guerrero. "The lack of alternative income sources: the case of overfishing in the Fluvial Star of Inirida, Colombian Amazon"

Course 2014-2015

  • Laura Montolio. "Labour force participation of women: the 2003 reform in Spain"
  • Daniel Szymoniak. "The impact of inequality on economic growth and investment"
  • Alexander Lukasssen. "The economic impact of stadiums and teams: evidence from the 3rd and 4th division soccer in Germany"
  • Ahmet R. Ozkadilar. "An Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Financial Performance in European Family Businesses"
  • Jannik Böger. "Cultural Dimensions and Entrepreneurial Activity: A Cross Country Study"
  • Sara Payoon. "Entrepreneurship Development and FDI in Developing Countries"
  • Kseniia Komochkova. "The Impact of Innovative (Technological) Behavior of Chinese SMEs on the Degree of Internationalization Through Exports in an Institutional Transition Context"
  • Reza Gheshmi. "Strategic Configuration of Volume Flexibility-Efficiency and its Effects on Financial performance in Small and Medium Sized Companies (SMEs)"
  • Ignacio Esnaola. "Analysis of the Chilean capital income taxation system: retrospective vision of the system and analysis of the new regulatory framework"
  • Angeliki Papanikita. "Intellectual Property Rights protection and the penetration of generic-like medicines in developing countries. A systematic literature review"
  • Bita Shabgard. "The effect of labour income share on household savings"
  • Alba Jurado. "The simultaneous impact of financial performance and wage cut on auditors’ burnout: a structural equation modelling approach"
  • Soran Mohtadi. "A research on the relationship between natural resources, human capital and economic growth: the role of political institutions"
  • Kathrin Buhman. "The demand of electric vehicles: Factors behind the purchase of green cars and the different type of buyers"
  • Zue Zhang. "How does venture capital influence start-up performance? Evidence from Internet industry in China"

Course 2013-2014

  • Tara Tavassoli. "Institutional environment, strategic orientation and business performance in Iran transition economy"
  • Paola Azar. "The Efficiency dimension of public education spending: evidence for Latin America countries from a historical perspective (1970-2010)"
  • Joseph Fossett. "Inflation hedging properties of Southern European Real State - A comparison with bonds and equities"
  • Miguel Ferrer. "Supporters proximity and home advantage: Evidences from R.C.D. Espanyol de Barcelona"
  • Gözde Erodğan. "Consumer Attitude and Behavior towards Local and Global Brands in Emerging Markets: The Case of Turkey"
  • Yue Zhao. "Research on Relationship between Income and subjective well-being: Evidence from CGSS 2010 in China"
  • Laura Fernández. "Evolution of the carbon intensity of the EU-27 Manufacturing Industry and its driving factors: An index decomposition analysis for the period 1995-2009"
  • Waleed Shleha. "The determinants of entrepreneurial growth aspirations: the role of export orientation and enterpreneur’s higher education"
  • Adriana Cuenca. "Entrepreneurial intention in university students: Factors that determine the entrepreneurial intention"
  • Junhee Lee."The shadow cost of education : how does private tutoring affect students' subjective well-being?"
  • Jorge Redondo. "Measuring Innovation Efficiency in Europe. A Färe-Primont TFP Index Approach"
  • Gezim Turkeshi. "Market segmentation in Andorra tourism: a comparison of seasonality"
  • Nikolaos Litsardopoulos. "A Business Plan for STROKE Therapy Project: MAGNET"
  • Victor Querol. "Social progress orientation and entrepreneurial activity: an international analysis"
  • Sebastián Aparicio. "Institutional factors, opportunity entrepreneurship and economic growth: panel data evidence"
  • Lidia Andrés. "Energy intensity in road freight transport of heavy goods vehicles in Spain"

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