Elisa Ughetto

Elisa Ughetto

Elisa Ughetto is Associate Professor at the Department of Management and Production Engineering (DIGEP) of Politecnico di Torino and Research Associate at the Bureau of Research in Innovation Complexity and Knowledge (BRICK) of Collegio Carlo Alberto. Elisa teaches accounting and corporate finance and organizational models and HRM at undergraduate level. She has taught entrepreneurial finance at undergraduate level at the University of Augsburg and at Ph.D level at Politecnico di Torino (on-line course) and University of Bologna. She is Associate Editor of Journal of Small Business Management and a member of the editorial review board of Small Business Economics: an Entrepreneurship Journal. She has a Ph.D. in Economics and Management of Technology from the University of Bergamo. She has been Visiting Scholar at Washington University in Saint Louis and at the European Investment Fund. Her research activity has concerned four major research areas, spanning topics that include corporate and entrepreneurial finance, start-ups’ internationalization, public policy, economics of innovation and intellectual property rights management. She has studied these topics mainly empirically, making use of a wide range of empirical methodologies.

Selected publications

  • CROCE, A., GUERINI, M., UGHETTO, E., (2018), “Angel financing and the performance of high-tech start-ups”, Journal of Small Business Management, Forthcoming, Wiley, DOI 10.1111/JSBM.12250
  • COWLING, M., UGHETTO, E., LEE, N., (2018), “The innovation debt penalty: cost of debt, loan default, and the effects of a public loan guarantee on high-tech firms”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 127, Pages 166-176, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.TECHFORE.2017.06.016
  • COLOMBELLI, A., PAOLUCCI, E., UGHETTO, E., (2017), “Hierarchical and relational governance and the life cycle of entrepreneurial ecosystems”, Small Business Economics, Forthcoming, Pages 1-17, Springer, DOI 10.1007/S11187-017-9957-4
  • TENCA, F., CROCE, A., UGHETTO, E., (2017), “Business angels research in entrepreneurial finance: a literature review and a research agenda”, Journal of Economic Surveys, Forthcoming, Wiley
  • DE MARCO, A., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., CAVIGGIOLI, F., (2017), “Global markets for technology: evidence from patent transactions”, Research Policy, Volume 46, Issue 9, Pages 1644-1654, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.RESPOL.2017.07.015
  • CAVIGGIOLI, F., DE MARCO, A., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2017), “Corporate strategies for technology acquisition: evidence from patent transactions”, Management Decision, Volume 55, Issue 6, Pages 1163-1181, Emerald Publishing, DOI 10.1108/MD-04-2016-0220
  • UGHETTO, E., SCELLATO, G., COWLING, M., (2017), “Cost of capital and public loan guarantees to small firms”, Small Business Economics, Volume 49, Issue 2, Pages 319-337, Springer, DOI 10.1007/S11187-017-9845-Y
  • CROCE, A., TENCA, F., UGHETTO, E., (2017), “How business angel groups work: rejection criteria in investment evaluation”, International Small Business Journal, Volume 35, Issue 4, Pages 405-426, Sage Publications, DOI 10.1177/0266242615622675
  • BUZZACCHI, L., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2016), “Frequency of medical malpractice claims: the effects of volumes and specialties”, Social Science & Medicine, Volume 170, Pages 152-160, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.SOCSCIMED.2016.10.021
  • UGHETTO, E., (2016), “Investments, financing constraints and buyouts: the effect of private equity investors on the sensitivity of investments to cash flow”, The Manchester School, Volume 84, Issue 1, Pages 25-54, Wiley, DOI 10.1111/MANC.12085
  • UGHETTO, E., (2016), “Growth of born globals: the role of the entrepreneur’s personal factors and venture capital”, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Volume 12, Issue 3, Pages 839-857, Springer, DOI 10.1007/S11365-015-0368-1, DOI (erratum) 10.1007/S11365-015-0371-6
  • CAVIGGIOLI, F., UGHETTO, E., (2016), “Buyers in the patent auction market: opening the black box of patent acquisitions by non-practicing entities”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 104, Pages 122-132, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.TECHFORE.2015.11.031
  • BUZZACCHI, L., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2015), “Investment stage drifts and venture capital managerial incentives”, Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 33, Pages 118-128, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.JCORPFIN.2015.05.006
  • ODASSO, C., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2015), “Selling patents at auction: an empirical analysis of patent value”, Industrial and Corporate Change, Volume 24, Issue 2, Pages 417-438, Oxford University Press, DOI 10.1093/ICC/DTU015
  • CANNONE, G., UGHETTO, E., (2015), “Internationalization flows of high-tech start-ups: a gravity model”, European Business Review, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 60-79, Emerald Publishing, DOI 10.1108/EBR-03-2014-0020
  • CROCE, A., D’ADDA, D., UGHETTO, E., (2015), “Venture capital financing and the financial distress risk of portfolio firms: how independent and bank-affiliated investors differ”, Small Business Economics, Volume 44, Issue 1, Pages 189-206, Springer, DOI 10.1007/S11187-014-9582-4
  • CANNONE, G., UGHETTO, E., (2014), “Funding innovation at regional level: an analysis of a public policy intervention in the Piedmont region”, Regional Studies, Volume 48, Issue 2, Pages 270-283, Routledge, DOI 10.1080/00343404.2011.653338
  • CANNONE, G., UGHETTO, E., (2014), “Born globals: a cross-country survey on high-tech start-ups”, International Business Review, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 272-283, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.IBUSREV.2013.05.003
  • CAVIGGIOLI, F., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2014), “International patent disputes: evidence from oppositions at the European Patent Office”, Research Policy, Volume 42, Issue 9, Pages 1634-1646, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.RESPOL.2013.06.004
  • SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2014), “Real effects of private equity investments: evidence from European buyouts”, Journal of Business Research, Volume 66, Issue 12, Pages 2642-2649, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.JBUSRES.2012.06.001
  • CAVIGGIOLI, F., UGHETTO, E., (2014), “The drivers of patent transactions: corporate views on the market for patents”, R&D Management, Volume 43, Issue 4, Pages 318-332, Wiley, DOI 10.1111/RADM.12016
  • BUZZACCHI, L., SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2013), “The investment strategies of publicly sponsored venture capital funds”, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 37, Issue 3, Pages 707-716, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.JBANKFIN.2012.10.018
  • UGHETTO, E., VEZZULLI, A., (2011), “What role can mutual guarantee consortia play for financing innovation? A firm-level study for Italy”, International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Volume 3, Issue 4, Pages 294-319, Inderscience Publishers, DOI 10.1504/IJBAAF.2011.043704
  • ODASSO, C., UGHETTO, E., (2011), “Patent-backed securities in pharmaceuticals: what determines success or failure?”, R&D Management, Volume 41, Issue 3, Pages 219-239, Blackwell Publishing, DOI 10.1111/J.1467-9310.2011.00646.X
  • UGHETTO, E., (2010), “Assessing the contribution to innovation of private equity investors: a study on European buyouts”, Research Policy, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 126-140, Elsevier, DOI 10.1016/J.RESPOL.2009.11.009
  • SCELLATO, G., UGHETTO, E., (2010), “The Basel II reform and the provision of finance for R&D activities in SMEs: an analysis for a sample of Italian companies”, International Small Business Journal, Volume 28, Issue 1, Pages 65-89, Sage Publications, DOI 10.1177/0266242609350825
  • UGHETTO, E., (2009), “Industrial districts and financial constraints to innovation”, International Review of Applied Economics, Volume 23, Issue 5, Pages 597-624, Routledge, DOI 10.1080/02692170903007599
  • UGHETTO, E., (2008), “Does internal finance matter for R&D? New evidence from a panel of Italian firms”, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Volume 32, Issue 6, Pages 907-925, Oxford University Press, DOI 10.1093/CJE/BEN015
  • UGHETTO, E., (2007), “Foresight as a triple helix of industry, university and government relations”, Foresight, Volume 9, Issue 5, Pages 14-22, Emerald Publishing, DOI 10.1108/14636680710821061

Contacts

Elisa Ughetto

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC)
Department of Management and Production Engineering (DIGEP)
Politecnico di Torino

C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
10129 Torino (TO)
Italy