Vesna Mandakovic

Vesna  Mandakovic

Vesna Mandakovic

Directora Académica GEM Chile

Ph.D. PUC, Chile

  • Doctor en Economía, Universidad Católica, Chile.
  • Magíster en Economía mención Economía Financiera, Universidad Católica, Chile.
  • Ingeniero Comercial, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile.

Fono: + 56 2 23279816


Áreas de interés:



1. Amorós, J.E, Ciravegna, L., Mandakovic, V. and. Stenholm, P (2017) “Necessity or opportunity? The effects of state fragility and economic development on entrepreneurial decisions” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (forthcoming)

2. Mandakovic, V., Amorós, J. E., & Munoz, P. A. (2016, December). “One Size Does Not Fit All: A Complexity-Based (Re) Examination of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems”. In Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College.

3. Amorós, J.E,.and Mandakovic, V (2017) “Chilean Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A gender analysis on entrepreneurial activity”, in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Growth of Women’s Entrepreneurship: A Comparative Analysis, (pp. 197-221).

4. Guerra, M., Mandakovic, V., Pizarro, O., and  Lepeley, M. T. (2016). “Dual Demand for Executive Education and Training: Individual Needs and Institutional Demand in Chile”. In Human Centered Management in Executive Education Global Imperatives, Innovation and New Directions,, Lepeley, M Kimakowitz E & R Bardy (pp. 30-48). Palgrave Macmillan UK.

5. Mandakovic, V.,  Cohen. B. and Amorós, J.E. (2015) “Entrepreneurship Policy and Its Impact on the Cultural Legitimacy for Entrepreneurship in a Developing Country Context”. In Entrepreneurship, Regional Development and Culture, M. Peris-Ortíz & J. M. Merigó-Lindahl, (Eds.). Springer International: New York. pp. 109-125.

6. Lepeley, M T, Pizarro O and Mandakovic, V (2015) “Women Entrepreneurs in Chile: Three decades of Challenges and Lessons on Innovation and Business Sustainability” in Female Entrepreneurship, in Transition Economies, Trends and Challenges, Ramadani, V., Gerguri-Rashiti, S., & Fayolle, A. (Eds) (pp.247-264).  Palgrave Macmillan.



1. Mandakovic, V and Serey, T (2017) Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: Reporte Nacional de Chile 2016.

2. Abarca, A.,  Espinosa, J., Mandakovic, V., Rojas, P y  Yañez, C. (2016) Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Reporte Regional del Bío-Bío 2014-2015. Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción/Universidad del Desarrollo/Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria: Concepción, Chile.

3. Mandakovic, V., Abarca Montero, A., y Amorós, J. E. (2016). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: Reporte Nacional de Chile 2015.

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