Congratulations to a fellow ie-Scholar, Dr. Eduardo Terán-Yépez, for recently defending his thesis titled “Recognizing international market opportunities: The role of entrepreneurs’ affect and experience and the subsequent formation of beliefs and skills for opportunity evaluation and development” at the Univesity of Almeria, Spain.

The Thesis Directors included Drs. David Jiménez-Castillo (University of Almeria) and Manuel Sánchez-Pérez (University of Almeria) and the Thesis Opponents Amparo Cervera-Taulet (University of Valencia), Josep Rialp-Criado (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and Raquel Sánchez-Fernández (University of Almeria).

The publications based on the thesis are listed below:

Terán-Yépez, E., Jiménez-Castillo, D. & Sánchez-Pérez, M. (2021). International opportunity recognition: A comprehensive bibliometric review. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 19(1), 18–52. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10843-020-00276-2

Terán-Yépez, E., Jiménez-Castillo, D. & Sánchez-Pérez, M. (2022). The Role of Different Types of Previous Experience in International Opportunity Recognition: Evidence from Spanish International Entrepreneurs. In J. Leitão, V. Ratten & V. Braga (Eds.), Latin American and Iberian Entrepreneurship (p. 123-146). Contributions to Management Science. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-97699-6_8

Terán-Yépez, E., Jiménez-Castillo, D. & Sánchez-Pérez, M. (2022). The role of affect in international opportunity recognition and the formation of international opportunity beliefs. Review of Managerial Science, In press. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11846-022-00551-7

Terán-Yépez, E., Jiménez-Castillo, D. & Sánchez-Pérez, M. (2022). The effect of international opportunity recognition processes on problem-solving competence: how does past negative entrepreneurial experience matter? Oeconomia Copernicana, 13(2), 541–579. https://doi.org/10.24136/oc.2022.017