Studies and Reports

Innovation and Change

Technology transfer: how to commercialize discoveries via linked innovation

Siota, Josemaria; Dávila, Antonio A new report on technology transfer offers 18 best practices and 12 business models to help research centers commercialize their discoveries, for linked innovation that's economically sustainable. Read article
Corporate Governance

Are Spanish companies just paying lip service to gender equality?

Chinchilla, Nuria; Jimenez, Esther; Grau Grau, Marc Although most Spanish companies say they are committed to equal opportunities between men and women, only 16% have established incentives to promote them. Read article
Economics

Is our banking system sound at last?

Bolton, Patrick; Cecchetti, Stephen; Danthine, Jean-Pierre; Vives, Xavier A new report assesses the achievements and outstanding business of a decade of financial regulation. IESE's Xavier Vives and co-authors look at the past to better prepare for the future of banking. Read article
Finance

Starting up amid a global slowdown: Spain's business angels are optimistic

Roure, Juan; de San José Riestra, Amparo Economic growth may be slowing, but startups in Spain are nonetheless enjoying a healthy influx of international funding and increased corporate venturing. Read article
Service and Operations Management

How profitable are bike-sharing systems?

Martínez, Sergi; Tapia, Albert; Bernardo, Valeria; Rodríguez Planas, Miquel; Ricart, Joan Enric For every 1 euro invested in urban bike-sharing programs, cities are seeing as much as 1.72 euros in return. Will this golden era of cycling last? A look at the economics, well-being and future directions on two wheels. Read article

Latest IESE documents

Sound At Last? Assessing a Decade of Financial Regulation Bolton, Patrick; Cecchetti, Stephen; Danthine, Jean-Pierre; Vives, Xavier
Business Angels 2019 Report - Spain Roure, Juan; de San José Riestra, Amparo