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Rui Baptista

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First Name:Rui
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Last Name:Baptista
RePEc Short-ID:pba215


(95%) Centro de Estudos de Gestão (CEG-IST)
Instituto Superior Técnico
Universidade de Lisboa

Lisboa, Portugal
RePEc:edi:cgutlpt (more details at EDIRC)

(5%) Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States)
RePEc:edi:dsdcmus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Juan A. Sanchis Llopis & José María Millán & Rui Baptista & Andrew Burke & Simon C. Parker & Roy Thurik, 2015. "Good times, bad times: entrepreneurship and the business cycle," Working Papers 1503, Department of Applied Economics II, Universidad de Valencia.
  2. Rui Baptista & Carla Costa, 2014. "Entrepreneurial Clusters and the Co-agglomeration of Related Industries: Spinouts in Portuguese Plastics and Molds," ERSA conference papers ersa14p475, European Regional Science Association.
  3. Carla Costa & Rui Baptista, 2012. "Agglomeration vs. Organizational Reproduction: The Molds Cluster in Portugal," Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography (PEEG) 1222, Utrecht University, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Group Economic Geography, revised Nov 2012.
  4. Demirgil, Hakan & Karaoz, Murat & Baptista, Rui & Sungur, Onur, 2011. "Networking Activities and Growth of Newly Founded Firms under Incubation," MPRA Paper 46575, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Rui Baptista & Murat Karaoez, 2007. "Turbulence in High Growth and Declining Industries," Jena Economics Research Papers 2007-043, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  6. A. Miguel Amaral & Rui Baptista, 2007. "Serial Entrepreneurship: Differentiating Direct from Latent Re-entrants," Jena Economics Research Papers 2007-044, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  7. Rui Baptista & Murat Karaoez & Joana Mendonca, 2007. "Entrepreneurial Backgrounds, Human Capital and Start-up Success," Jena Economics Research Papers 2007-045, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  8. Rui Baptista, 2004. "Culture, Institutions and Government Attitudes towards New Firm Entry," Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy 2004-39, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group.
  9. Rui Baptista & Roy Thurik, 2004. "The Relationship between Entrepreneurship and Unemployment: is Portugal an Outlier?," Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy 2004-40, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group.
  10. Rui Baptista & Paulo Madruga & Vitor Escaria, "undated". "Entrepreneurship, Regional Development and Job Creation: the Case of Portugal," Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy 2005-06, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group.


  1. Serban Mogos & Alex Davis & Rui Baptista, 2021. "High and sustainable growth: persistence, volatility, and survival of high growth firms," Eurasian Business Review, Springer;Eurasia Business and Economics Society, vol. 11(1), pages 135-161, March.
  2. Rui Baptista & Murat Karaöz & João Correia Leitão, 2020. "Diversification by young, small firms: the role of pre-entry resources and entry mistakes," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 55(1), pages 103-122, June.
  3. Seco Matos, Catarina & Amaral, Miguel & Baptista, Rui, 2018. "Impact: Senior Entrepreneurship: A Selective Review and a Research Agenda," Foundations and Trends(R) in Entrepreneurship, now publishers, vol. 14(5), pages 427–554-4, December.
  4. Baptista, Rui & Naia, Ana, 2015. "Entrepreneurship Education: A Selective Examination of the Literature," Foundations and Trends(R) in Entrepreneurship, now publishers, vol. 11(5), pages 337-426, December.
  5. Rui Baptista & Murat Karaöz & Joana Mendonça, 2014. "The impact of human capital on the early success of necessity versus opportunity-based entrepreneurs," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(4), pages 831-847, April.
  6. Rui Baptista, 2014. "Globalization Trends and Regional Development – Dynamics of FDI and Human Capital Flows," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 26(1), pages 160-161, January.
  7. Rui Baptista & Francisco Lima & Miguel Preto, 2013. "Entrepreneurial skills and workers’ wages in small firms," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 309-323, February.
  8. Baptista, Rui & Lima, Francisco & Preto, Miguel Torres, 2012. "How former business owners fare in the labor market? Job assignment and earnings," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 56(2), pages 263-276.
  9. Rui Baptista & Miguel Preto, 2011. "New firm formation and employment growth: regional and business dynamics," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 36(4), pages 419-442, May.
  10. Rui Baptista & Murat Karaöz, 2011. "Turbulence in growing and declining industries," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 36(3), pages 249-270, April.
  11. Baptista, Rui & Lima, Francisco & Mendonça, Joana, 2011. "Establishment of higher education institutions and new firm entry," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(5), pages 751-760, June.
  12. A. Amaral & Rui Baptista & Francisco Lima, 2011. "Serial entrepreneurship: impact of human capital on time to re-entry," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 37(1), pages 1-21, July.
  13. Rui Baptista & Miguel Torres Preto, 2010. "Long-term effects of new firm formation by type of start-up," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 11(4), pages 382-402.
  14. Rui Baptista & Joana Mendonça, 2010. "Proximity to knowledge sources and the location of knowledge-based start-ups," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 45(1), pages 5-29, August.
  15. Rui Baptista & Vítor Escária & Paulo Madruga, 2008. "Entrepreneurship, regional development and job creation: the case of Portugal," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 30(1), pages 49-58, January.
  16. Baptista, Rui, 2000. "Do innovations diffuse faster within geographical clusters?," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 18(3), pages 515-535, April.
  17. Rui Baptista, 1999. "The Diffusion of Process Innovations: A Selective Review," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(1), pages 107-129.
  18. G. M. Peter Swann & Rui Baptista, 1999. "A comparison of clustering dynamics in the US and UK computer industries," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 373-399.
  19. Baptista, Rui & Swann, Peter, 1998. "Do firms in clusters innovate more?," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 525-540, September.


  1. Dina Pereira & João Leitão & Rui Baptista, 2020. "Who’s Winning the “Survivor” Race? Gazelle or Non-Gazelle Startups," Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics, in: João Leitão & António Nunes & Dina Pereira & Veland Ramadani (ed.), Intrapreneurship and Sustainable Human Capital, edition 1, pages 169-208, Springer.
  2. Rui Baptista & Murat Karaöz, 2017. "Determinants and Interdependence of Firm Entry, Exit and Mobility," Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics, in: Tessaleno Devezas & João Leitão & Askar Sarygulov (ed.), Industry 4.0, pages 369-395, Springer.
  3. Rui Baptista & João Leitão, 2015. "Introduction," International Studies in Entrepreneurship, in: Rui Baptista & João Leitão (ed.), Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, and Regional Development, edition 127, chapter 0, pages 1-11, Springer.
  4. Carla Costa & Rui Baptista, 2015. "Organizational Heritage and Entrepreneurship: Steven Klepper’s Theories Reflected in the Emergence and Growth of the Plastic Molds Industry in Portugal," International Studies in Entrepreneurship, in: Rui Baptista & João Leitão (ed.), Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, and Regional Development, edition 127, chapter 0, pages 281-293, Springer.
  5. Claudio Cozza & Raquel Ortega-Argilés & Mariacristina Piva & Rui Baptista, 2012. "Productivity Gaps Among European Regions," International Studies in Entrepreneurship, in: David B. Audretsch & Erik E. Lehmann & Albert N. Link & Alexander Starnecker (ed.), Technology Transfer in a Global Economy, edition 127, chapter 0, pages 205-232, Springer.
  6. Rui Baptista, 2010. "Culture, Political Institutions and the Regulation of Entry," Springer Books, in: Andreas Freytag & Roy Thurik (ed.), Entrepreneurship and Culture, chapter 0, pages 55-77, Springer.
  7. Rui Baptista & André Stel & A. Roy Thurik, 2006. "Entrepreneurship, Industrial Restructuring and Unemployment in Portugal," International Studies in Entrepreneurship, in: Enrico Santarelli (ed.), Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Innovation, chapter 0, pages 223-241, Springer.
  8. Rui Baptista, 2003. "Productivity and the Density of Local Clusters," Advances in Spatial Science, in: Johannes Bröcker & Dirk Dohse & Rüdiger Soltwedel (ed.), Innovation Clusters and Interregional Competition, chapter 9, pages 163-181, Springer.


  1. Rui Baptista & João Leitão (ed.), 2015. "Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, and Regional Development," International Studies in Entrepreneurship, Springer, edition 127, number 978-3-319-12871-9, March.
  2. Rui Baptista & Joao Leitao (ed.), 2009. "Public Policies for Fostering Entrepreneurship," International Studies in Entrepreneurship, Springer, number 978-1-4419-0249-8, March.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 9 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (8) 2004-09-05 2004-09-05 2005-02-13 2007-08-08 2007-08-08 2007-08-08 2015-01-03 2015-05-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (3) 2004-09-05 2007-08-08 2007-08-08
  3. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (3) 2007-08-08 2012-12-15 2015-01-03
  4. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (3) 2005-02-13 2012-12-15 2015-01-03
  5. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (2) 2012-12-15 2015-01-03
  6. NEP-CBE: Cognitive and Behavioural Economics (1) 2004-09-05
  7. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2007-08-08
  8. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2004-09-05
  9. NEP-HRM: Human Capital and Human Resource Management (1) 2007-08-08
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2004-09-05
  11. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2004-09-05
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2004-09-05
  13. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2004-09-05
  14. NEP-TID: Technology and Industrial Dynamics (1) 2007-08-08
  15. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (1) 2012-12-15


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