Sebastian Aparicio 

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Current Positions:   

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Ph.D. (c) in Entrepreneurship & Management (IDEM), October 2014- 


Centre for University Entrepreneurship (CIEU-UAB)
Research Fellow in Entrepreneurship, October 2016-

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, September 2016-
Tutor of Undergraduate final projects, September 2016-

Other affiliations

Institute for Development Strategies, School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University

Junior Research Fellow, August 2016 -


GUESSS-UAB (Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students‘ Survey)

Research Fellow, April 2016 -


Fundación ECSIM Centro de Estudios en Economía Sistémica

External Researcher, September 2013 -

Past positions:    

Centre for University Entrepreneurship (CIEU), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Researcher in entrepreneurship, January 2015 - December 2015 


Universidad de Sevilla, Master in Developing Entrepreneurs

Adjunct Professor: Principles of Entrepreneurship, December 2015


The World Bank

External Consultant, Urban Development, April 2016

External Consultant, Urban Development, October 2015 - December 2015


Universitat de Vic - Universitat Central de Catalunya, Manresa

Adjunct Professor: Entrepreneurship, April 2015 - June 2015


Fundación ECSIM Centro de Estudios en Economía Sistémica

Administrative Director, October 2011 – September 2013

Researcher, September 2007 - September 2013


Universidad EAFIT

Adjunct Professor: General Microeconomics, January 2012 – September 2013.

Adjunct Professor: Principles of Economics, July 2010 – September 2013.


Universidad de Medellín

Adjunct Professor Seed Research in Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, July 2011 – December 2011.


Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Antioquia

Administrative Assistant, January 2004 – December 2004.

Other Academic and Non-Academic Activities:    

School of Economics and Business, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 

Graduate Alumni Member of the international accreditation process for M.Phil. in Economics & Business (MAREB), January 2016


Department of Economics, Universidad EAFIT

Graduate Alumni Member of the accreditation process for M.Sc. in Economics, January 2013 - September 2013


Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad de Antioquia

Editorial board member Revista Oikos (students journal), January 2006 – December 2009.


Federación Nacional de Estudiantes de Economía – FENADECO

Delegado Universidad de Antioquia, June 2005 – September 2007

Representante Región Antioquia, June 2005 – September 2007

“[t]he entrepreneur is never the risk bearer. . . the one who gives the credit comes to grief if the undertaking fails”, in ‘Joseph Schumpeter: the long run, and the short’, by W. Baumol (2015: 4; taken from Schumpeter, 1911, 1936: 137).

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