Mircea Epure



PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Mircea Epure is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics and the Barcelona School of Management. Prior to joining UPF, he visited Växjö University in Sweden and IESEG School of Management in France. He has also taught at Toulouse Business School.

Mircea's research focuses on corporate governance, and management accounting and control. In his work, he explores corporate governance determinants of performance, and the influence of institutions and culture; entrepreneurship, business decisions, financing and performance of start-ups; benchmarking approaches to management accounting and control; and applications to bank risk and firm investment.

Several of his articles appear in leading management and business economics journals. Mircea's work attracted funding from national institutions, La Caixa Foundation, and the CEIBS Cathay Cross-border Private Equity Research Fund. It was cited in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance and World Bank studies, and nominated for an award by the International Corporate Governance Society. His articles feature on the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog and in the press releases of the Strategic Management Society.

Awards, Grants, and Honors
  • 2016: BSE Seed Grant, "Organizations and Culture: Governance Models and Performance Differences in Crisis"

Working Papers


ForthcomingMircea Epure, Victor Martin-Sanchez, Sebastian Aparicio and David Urbano

Human capital, institutions, and ambitious entrepreneurship during good times and two crises

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal , 10.1002/sej.1492
Open Access       Mario Daniele Amore, Mircea Epure and Orsola Garofalo

Organizational identity and performance: An inquiry into nonconforming company names

Long Range Planning, Vol.57, No 1, February 2024, 10.1016/j.lrp.2023.102396
Open Access
Mircea Epure

Corporate social responsibility as a signaling technology

Review of Managerial Science, Vol.16, No 3, 907-930 , April 2022, 10.1007/s11846-021-00472-x