Dr. Evelyn Estefania Calispa Aguilar

Dr. Evelyn Estefania Calispa Aguilar

Assistant Professor
evelyn.calispa [at] pte.hu
B 243
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Evelyn Calispa earned her Ph.D. in Regional Development with summa cum laude from the University of Pécs in 2023. She holds a MSc in International Development: Environment, Climate change and Development from The University of Manchester. She has experience as a Lecturer, teaching courses on Introduction to management, Research methodology, Sociology of tourism and Tourism planning. She is also experienced in designing tailor-made educational programs, having succesfully planned, created and delivered courses on scientific research and academic writing for university teachers and researchers.

Over the past few years, she has published several research articles in high-quality journals in the field of regional entrepreneurship and actively participated in international conferences. Her current research interest includes regional development, entrepreneurship, rural developement and tourism. She worked as a Research Assistant from April to December 2023 and, since January 2024 she is employed as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs.



Journal Articles

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2024). (In press). The determinants of entrepreneurship in urban and non-urban regions: A fuzzy-set QCA approach. Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review.

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2022). Regional systems of entrepreneurship in 2017–2018: An empirical study in selected regions of South America. Regional Statistics, 12(1), 51–76. https://doi.org/10.15196/RS120103

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2022). (In press). Entrepreneurship in Ecuador: how supportive is the Ecuadorian entrepreneurial system? Revista de Estudios Regionales.

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2021). Rural entrepreneurial ecosystems: A systematic literature review for advancing conceptualisation. Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, 9(4), 101–114. https://doi.org/10.15678/EBER.2021.090407

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2018). Políticas públicas de cambio climático en Ecuador: un análisis crítico de ideas, políticas y discurso. Revista DELOS Desarrollo Local Sostenible, 11 (32).

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2017). Cambio climático, adaptación y seguridad humana: Vínculos esenciales. Revista DELOS Desarrollo Local Sostenible, 10 (28).

Conference papers

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2021). National system of entrepreneurship in Ecuador: an empirical study based on the Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI). In The 10th Jubilee Interdisciplinary Doctoral Conference 2021 Conference Book, Pécs, Hungary, 12-13 November 2021, pp. 254-266.

  • Calispa-Aguilar, E. (2020). La década ganada”: diez años de cambios significativos en el desarrollo económico de Ecuador. Iberoamericana Quinqueecclesiensis 18 Conference Book, Pécs, Hungary, 6-10 May 2019, pp. 183-197.


List of publications