PhD Ricardo Pasquini


Universities & Institutions

  • Universidad Austral – Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales
  • Universidad Torcuato Di Tella – School of Government

Areas of Interest

  • Social Entrepreneurship, Networks, Land Use, Equity

Ricardo is currently Adjunct Professor at Universidad Austral and invited professor at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.

Before coming to IAE, he worked as researcher at Universidad Di Tella and as consultant for multilateral organizations such as Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), Inter-American Development Bank, and The World Bank.

Ricardo obtained funding for his research and worked as a consultant for specialized agencies and institutes, such as the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Development Bank for Latin America (CAF), the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and national and local level governments. In the private sector, he has done consulting in the design and development of machine learning systems and in the exploitation of big data for business intelligence, for Poincenot Technology Studio and BIND Banco Industrial, since 2017, in the fintech sector.

Since 2015, he also collaborates in the software engineering development lab of the Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Austral, where he designed and supervised the development of research-oriented apps, and platform market prototypes. In terms of software, he works  mainly in python, and with technologies such as MongoDB, OrientDB, and machine learning packages such as Tensorflow-Keras, and Scikit-learn. he gained experience in other languages such as Java, R, Matlab, etc.

He holds a degree and master’s degree in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, and a PhD in Business summa cum laude from IAE Business School.

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What Causes Social Entrepreneurship? Emancipation as an Explanatory Framework

Details Year: 2019 Published in: SSRN Electronic Journal Cited as: Sena, Santiago and Pasquini, Ricardo, What Causes Social Entrepreneurship? Emancipation as an Explanatory Framework (June 6, 2019). Available at SSRN: or Abstract What causes the emergence of social entrepreneurship at a societal level? This paper proposes that emancipatory theory (Welzel, 2013) provides an [...]