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First Name: Alicia
Second name: Mas-Tur
Academic title: Ph.D.

Place of employment: Faculty of Economics, Management Department, University of Valencia, Spain
Position: Lecturer


2007 - Degree in Business Management, University of Valencia;

2011 - Master's degree in Strategic Management, University of Valencia;

2013 - PhD in Business Innovation and Public Policies, University of Valencia

Research interests:
- entrepreneurship,
- innovation,
- public policies
Publications (most important/popular):

1.       Huarng, K. H., Mas-Tur, A., & Yu, T. H. K. (2012). Factors affecting the success of women entrepreneurs. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal8(4), 487-497.

2.       Akehurst, G., Simarro, E., & Mas‐Tur, A. (2012). Women entrepreneurship in small service firms: motivations, barriers and performance. The Service Industries Journal32(15), 2489-2505.

3.       Mas-Tur, A., & Soriano, D. R. (2014). The level of innovation among young innovative companies: the impacts of knowledge-intensive services use, firm characteristics and the entrepreneur attributes. Service Business8(1), 51-63.

4.       Rey-Martí, A., Porcar, A. T., & Mas-Tur, A. (2015). Linking female entrepreneurs' motivation to business survival. Journal of Business Research, 68(4), 810-814.

5.       Paniagua, J., Mas‐Tur, A., & Sapena, J. (2015). Is social entrepreneurship a greenfield for foreign direct investment? A conceptual and empirical analysis.Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences/Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration32(4), 265-275.

6.       Mas-Tur, A., & Moya, V. S. (2015). Young innovative companies (YICs) and entrepreneurship policy. Journal of Business Research68(7), 1432-1435.

7.       Paniagua, J., Korzynski, P., & Mas-Tur, A. (2016). Crossing borders with social media: Online social networks and FDI. European Management Journal. (online first:

8.       Tur-Porcar, A., Mas-Tur, A., & Belso, J. A. (2016) Barriers to women entrepreneurship. Different methods, different results?. Quality & Quantity, 1-16.

9.       Ribeiro-Soriano, D. E., Roig-Tierno, N., & Mas-Tur, A. (2016). Governance models of coopetition and innovation: the case of Spanish firms. International Journal of Technology Management71(1-2), 38-57.

10.   Mas-Tur, A., & Bolufer, J. S. (2016). Different innovation policies for different types of innovative companies? Social implications. European Journal of International Management10(4), 467-478.


- Extraordinary Doctorate Award for the PhD dissertation (2014);

- Best paper award for the paper 'Women entrepreneurship in small service firms: motivations, barriers and performance' in the International Network of Business and Management Conference (INBAM) (2012).