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Maurizio Sobrero

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First Name:Maurizio
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Last Name:Sobrero
RePEc Short-ID:pso115


Dipartimento di Scienze Aziendali
Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Bologna, Italy
RePEc:edi:dabolit (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Munari, Federico & Sobrero, Maurizio & Toschi, Laura, 2015. "Bridging the University Funding Gap: Determinants and Consequences of University Seed Funds and Proof-of-Concept Programs in Europe," EIF Working Paper Series 2015/27, European Investment Fund (EIF).
  2. Serena Frazzoni & Maria Luisa Mancusi & Zeno Rotondi & Maurizio Sobrero & Andrea Vezzulli, 2014. "Innovation and export in SMEs: the role of relationship banking," Working Papers Department of Economics 2014/18, ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, Universidade de Lisboa.
  3. Alessandro Malipiero & Federico Munari & Maurizio Sobrero, 2005. "Focal Firms as Technological Gatakeepers within Industrial Districts Knowledge Creation and Dissemination in the Italian Packaging Machinery Industry," DRUID Working Papers 05-05, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies.
  4. Sobrero, Maurizio. & Roberts, Edward Baer., 1996. "The trade-off between efficiency and learning in inter-organizational relationships," Working papers 3896-96., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.


  1. Meoli, Azzurra & Fini, Riccardo & Sobrero, Maurizio & Wiklund, Johan, 2020. "How entrepreneurial intentions influence entrepreneurial career choices: The moderating influence of social context," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 35(3).
  2. Marco Cecchini & Emanuele Bajo & Paolo Maria Russo & Maurizio Sobrero, 2019. "Individual Differences in the Disposition Effect," Journal of Behavioral Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 107-126, January.
  3. Munari, Federico & Sobrero, Maurizio & Toschi, Laura, 2018. "The university as a venture capitalist? Gap funding instruments for technology transfer," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 70-84.
  4. Maria Luisa Mancusi & Andrea Vezzulli & Serena Frazzoni & Zeno Rotondi & Maurizio Sobrero, 2018. "Export and Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises: The Role of Concentrated Bank Borrowing," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 85(337), pages 177-204, January.
  5. Daniela Bolzani & Giacomo Carli & Riccardo Fini & Maurizio Sobrero, 2015. "Promoting Entrepreneurship in the Agri-food Industry: Policy Insights from a Pan-European Public--Private Consortium," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(8), pages 753-784, November.
  6. Daniela Bolzani & Riccardo Fini & Rosa Grimaldi & Maurizio Sobrero, 2014. "University spin-offs and their impact: longitudinal evidence from Italy," ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2014(4), pages 237-263.
  7. Perkmann, Markus & Tartari, Valentina & McKelvey, Maureen & Autio, Erkko & Broström, Anders & D’Este, Pablo & Fini, Riccardo & Geuna, Aldo & Grimaldi, Rosa & Hughes, Alan & Krabel, Stefan & Kitson, Mi, 2013. "Academic engagement and commercialisation: A review of the literature on university–industry relations," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 423-442.
  8. Riccardo Fini & Rosa Grimaldi & Gian Luca Marzocchi & Maurizio Sobrero, 2012. "The Determinants of Corporate Entrepreneurial Intention within Small and Newly Established Firms," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, , vol. 36(2), pages 387-414, March.
  9. Federico Munari & Maurizio Sobrero & Alessandro Malipiero, 2012. "Absorptive capacity and localized spillovers: focal firms as technological gatekeepers in industrial districts," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press and the Associazione ICC, vol. 21(2), pages 429-462, April.
  10. Fini, Riccardo & Grimaldi, Rosa & Santoni, Simone & Sobrero, Maurizio, 2011. "Complements or substitutes? The role of universities and local context in supporting the creation of academic spin-offs," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(8), pages 1113-1127, October.
  11. Munari, Federico & Oriani, Raffaele & Sobrero, Maurizio, 2010. "The effects of owner identity and external governance systems on R&D investments: A study of Western European firms," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 39(8), pages 1093-1104, October.
  12. Riccardo Fini & Rosa Grimaldi & Maurizio Sobrero, 2009. "Factors fostering academics to start up new ventures: an assessment of Italian founders’ incentives," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 34(4), pages 380-402, August.
  13. Raffaele Oriani & Maurizio Sobrero, 2008. "Uncertainty and the market valuation of R&D within a real options logic," Strategic Management Journal, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(4), pages 343-361, April.
  14. Nicola Baldini & Rosa Grimaldi & Maurizio Sobrero, 2007. "To patent or not to patent? A survey of Italian inventors on motivations, incentives, and obstacles to university patenting," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 70(2), pages 333-354, February.
  15. Baldini, Nicola & Grimaldi, Rosa & Sobrero, Maurizio, 2006. "Institutional changes and the commercialization of academic knowledge: A study of Italian universities' patenting activities between 1965 and 2002," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 518-532, May.
  16. Munari, Federico & Roberts, Edward B. & Sobrero, Maurizio, 2002. "Privatization processes and the redefinition of corporate R&D boundaries," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 31-53, January.
  17. Sobrero, Maurizio & Roberts, Edward B., 2002. "Strategic management of supplier-manufacturer relations in new product development," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 159-182, January.
  18. Maurizio Sobrero & Edward B. Roberts, 2001. "The Trade-off Between Efficiency and Learning in Interorganizational Relationships for Product Development," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 47(4), pages 493-511, April.
  19. Alessandro Grandi & Vincenza Odorici & Maurizio Sobrero, 2000. "I gruppi strategici cognitivi nell'industria farmaceutica italiana: un'indagine empirica," L'industria, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 2, pages 263-288.
  20. Maurizio Sobrero, 2000. "Structural Constraints, Strategic Interactions and Innovative Processes: Measuring Network Effects in New Product Development Projects," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 4(3), pages 239-263, September.
  21. Tripsas, Mary & Schrader, Stephan & Sobrero, Maurizio, 1995. "Discouraging opportunistic behavior in collaborative R & D: A new role for government," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 24(3), pages 367-389, May.
  22. Lipparini, Andrea & Sobrero, Maurizio, 1994. "The glue and the pieces: Entrepreneurship and innovation in small-firm networks," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 125-140, March.


  1. Riccardo Fini & Monica Bartolini & Stefano Benigni & Paolo Ciancarini & Angelo Iorio & Alan Johnson & Marcello Maria Mariani & Silvio Peroni & Francesco Poggi & Einar Rasmussen & Riccardo Silvi & Maur, 2018. "Collaborative Practices and Multidisciplinary Research: The Dialogue Between Entrepreneurship, Management, and Data Science," Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics, in: Giulio Bosio & Tommaso Minola & Federica Origo & Stefano Tomelleri (ed.), Rethinking Entrepreneurial Human Capital, pages 129-152, Springer.
  2. Federico Munari & Maurizio Sobrero, 2011. "Economic and Management Perspectives on the Value of Patents," Chapters, in: Federico Munari & Raffaele Oriani (ed.), The Economic Valuation of Patents, chapter 3, Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Mario Calderini & Paola Garrone & Maurizio Sobrero (ed.), 2003. "Corporate Governance, Market Structure and Innovation," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 2588.

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  1. NEP-INO: Innovation (3) 2005-04-24 2014-12-29 2015-02-28
  2. NEP-BAN: Banking (2) 2014-12-29 2015-02-28
  3. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2014-12-29 2015-02-28
  4. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2014-12-29 2015-02-28
  5. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (2) 2014-12-29 2015-02-28
  6. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2005-04-24
  7. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2014-12-29
  8. NEP-TID: Technology and Industrial Dynamics (1) 2005-04-24
  9. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (1) 2005-04-24


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