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Assistant Professor in Economics, Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). With a sound interest in the drivers of economic development, the sharing economy and sustainability, has published on the determinants of technological entrepreneurship and on the response of consumers to sustainable initiatives.

Published in SCI indexed journals as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Business Research and Sustainability, among others. Belongs to the Editorial Advisory Board of the European Journal of Innovation Management.

Recipient of the “Rosalind and Pei Chi Chou Award” (2011), “Agustín de Betancourt Grant” (2011 & 2012) and “Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado UPM” (2013).

Has held formerly positions as project engineer in Madrid and Moscow, as well as research scholar in Madrid (UPM) and Munich (TUM). Has also been a visiting professor at KTH (Stockholm, Sweden) and Università degli studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale (Italy).

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ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5753-495X

Scopus Author ID: 49861813900

research interests

  • Stream I:

The sharing or collaborative economy: definition and its difference with platform economy; externalities arising from it; link with other concepts, such as servitization, alliances and vertical integration, or circular economy;  business model innovation for the sharing economy.

  • Stream II:

Entrepreneurship with a broad view: organizational design; sustainable business models; entrepreneurial intentions; entrepreneurial finance; importance of entrepreneurship for economic growth; open innovation in the service industry.

List of selected publications

Journal papers (selected):

Hidalgo, A., Gabaly, S., Morales-Alonso, G., Urueña, A. (2019) The digital divide in light of sustainable development: An approach through advanced machine learning techniques. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. [Forthcoming]

Lemus-Aguilar, I.; Morales-Alonso, G.; Ramirez-Portilla, A.; Hidalgo, A.  (2019) Sustainable Business Models through the Lens of Organizational Design: A Systematic Literature Review. Sustainability11, 5379. [Link to Journal]

Ranjbari, M., Morales-Alonso, G., Esfandabadi, Z.S., Carrasco- Gallego, R. (2019) Sustainability and the Sharing Economy: Modelling the Interconnections.  Dirección y Organización, 33-40 [Link to download]

Karaosman, H., Perry, P., Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G. (2018) ‘Behind the runway: Extending sustainability in luxury fashion supply chains’, Journal of Business Research. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/J.JBUSRES.2018.09.017. [Link to Journal]

Ranjbari, M., Morales-Alonso, G. and Carrasco-Gallego, R. (2018) ‘Conceptualizing the sharing economy through presenting a comprehensive framework’, Sustainability (Switzerland), 10(7). doi: 10.3390/su10072336. [Link to Journal]

Morales – Alonso, G., Pablo – Lerchundi, I. and Núñez – del – Río, M. C. (2015) ‘Entrepreneurial intention of engineering students and associated influence of contextual factors / Intención emprendedora de los estudiantes de ingeniería e influencia de factores contextuales’, Revista de Psicología Social, 4748(November). doi: 10.1080/02134748.2015.1101314. [Link to Journal] [Link to Working Paper]

Pablo-Lerchundi, I., Morales-Alonso, G. and González-Tirados, R. M. (2015) ‘Influences of parental occupation on occupational choices and professional values’, Journal of Business Research. Elsevier Inc. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.02.011. [Link to Journal]

Conference proceedings (last year):

Coello-Vilarino, G., Morales-Alonso, G., & Carrasco-Gallego, R. (2019). Externalities of the Sharing Economy : effect on employment of holiday accommodation platforms . The case of Madrid . In 13th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management XXIII Congreso de Ingeniería de Organización. Gijón, Spain.

Fernández-Angulo, J. M., Morales-Alonso, G., Núñez, Y., & Hidalgo, A. (2019). Lending a hand by lending a loan : financing firms with social goals through crowdfunding platforms . In 13th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management XXIII Congreso de Ingeniería de Organización. Gijón, Spain.

Grijalvo, M., Eliopoulos, M. F., & Morales-Alonso, G. (2019). Closing Gap between New Development and Voice of Customer. In 13th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management XXIII Congreso de Ingeniería de Organización. Gijón, Spain.

Mastrostefano, K., Morales-Alonso, G., Greco, M., Grimaldi, M., & Blanco-Serrano, J. A. (2019). The importance for a Start-up to trust in Open Innovation: a systematic literature review. In 13th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management XXIII Congreso de Ingeniería de Organización. Gijón, Spain.

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PHD CANDIDATES (former + on-going)

Fatemeh Aminzadeh:  “Analysis of evolution of commercial air transport CO2 emissions in the European Union” (co-supervised with Gustavo Alonso Rodrigo) [Link to UPM repository]

Hakan Karaosman: “Sustainability integration in luxury fashion supply chains : An empirical investigation of leather and textiles in Italy ” (co-supervised with Alessandro Brun) [Link to UPM repository]

Marin Jovanovic: «Navigating Manufacturing Firms to Service-led Business Models : a multi-case study from the capital goods industry» (co-supervised with Mats Engwall) [Link to UPM repository]

 

Contact Information

Unidad Docente de Economía

Departamento de Ingeniería de Organización, Administración de Empresas y Estadística

E.T.S.I. Industriales

c/ José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2

28006 – Madrid

Tel: +34 9106.77064

e-mail: gustavo@gustavomorales.org