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Professor Maksim Belitski

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Co-Founder of the Digital Leadership Forum at Henley
Fellow, UK HEA

Maks Belitski Staff Photo

Specialisms

  • Innovation, 
  • Entrepreneurship, 
  • Spillovers, 
  • Microeconomics, 
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Location

Edith Morley building room 264, Whiteknights campus

Professor Maksim Belitski is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Henley Business School and is a member of the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship.

Maksim teaches on postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. He is the module convener for Innovation and Market Entry, Financing for Entrepreneurship, Financing for Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries and Entrepreneurship for Food Sciences. His research interests lie in the area of entrepreneurship, innovation and regional economics, with a particular focus on entrepreneurship as a spillover of knowledge and creativity.

Prior to joining Henley Business School, Maksim was a Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University Bloomington (USA) and a Contract Professor of Econometrics at the University of Bolzano (Italy). Previously he has held appointments at Loughborough University, University College London, the University of Leicester, the University of Economics Bratislava and the Belarusian State University.

Maksim holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Leicester and another PhD in Economics from the University of Milan, Italy. He is a 'Trusted' researcher of the Secure Data Service, UK Data Archive and Virtual Micro-Data Lab of the UK's Office of National Statistics. Maksim is also Associate Editor of both the Electronic Commerce Research and Applications Journal and the Associate Editor of Small Business Economic Journal.

Reference: Belitski, M. , Desai, S. and Godley, A. (2021) Small business and poverty: evidence from post-Soviet cities. Regional Studies. ISSN 1360-0591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2020.1826037
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2021) Towards an entrepreneurial ecosystem typology for regional economic development: the role of creative class and entrepreneurship. Regional Studies. ISSN 0034-3404 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2020.1854711
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Caiazza, R. (2021) Start-ups, innovation and knowledge spillovers. Journal of Technology Transfer. ISSN 1573-7047 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-021-09846-5
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2021) Three-ring entrepreneurial university: in search for a new business model. Studies in Higher Education, 46 (5). pp. 977-987. ISSN 0307-5079
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Cherkas, N. (2021) Entrepreneurial ecosystems in cities: the role of institutions. PLOS ONE, 16 (3). e0247609. ISSN 1932-6203 doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247609
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2021) Knowledge complexity and firm performance: evidence from the European SMEs. Journal of Knowledge Management. ISSN 1367-3270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-03-2020-0178
Reference: Belitski, M. , Grigore, A.-M. and Bratu, A. (2021) Political entrepreneurship: entrepreneurship ecosystem perspective. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. ISSN 1555-1938 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-021-00750-w
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2021) Frank Knight, uncertainty and knowledge spillover entrepreneurship. Journal of Institutional Economics. ISSN 1744-1374 (In Press)
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2021) A strategic alignment framework for the entrepreneurial university. Industry and Innovation. pp. 1-25. ISSN 1366-2716 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13662716.2021.1941799
Reference: Belitski, M. and Godley, A. (2020) The synergy approach to understand entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem taxonomy. In: Tsvetkova, A., Schmutzler, J. and Pugh, R. (eds.) Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Meet Innovation Systems: Synergies, Policy Lessons and Overlooked Dimensions. Edward Elgar. ISBN 9781789901177
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. , Caiazza, R. and Lehmann, E. E. (2020) Knowledge management and entrepreneurship. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 16 (2). pp. 373-385. ISSN 1555-1938 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-020-00648-z
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Eicher, G. (2020) Bilingualism and regional entrepreneurship. Annals of Regional Science, 65. pp. 787-806. ISSN 1432-0592 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00168-020-01004-3
Reference: Belitski, M. and Desai, S. (2019) Female ownership, firm age and firm growth: a study of South Asian firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Management. ISSN 1572-9958 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-019-09689-7
Reference: Belitski, M. and Aginskaya, H. (2018) Defining academic spinoffs and entrepreneurial university. In: Presse, A. and Terzidis, O. (eds.) Technology Entrepreneurship. FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Springer, pp. 211-223. ISBN 9783319735092 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73509-2_11
Reference: Belitski, M. (2019) Innovation in Schumpeterian-type firms: Knowledge collaboration or knowledge spillover? Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 15 (3-4). pp. 368-390. ISSN 1551-3114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1561/0300000085-2
Reference: Belitski, M. and Büyükbalci, P. (2020) Uncharted waters of the entrepreneurial ecosystems research: comparing Greater Istanbul and Reading ecosystems. Growth and Change. ISSN 1468-2257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/grow.12457
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Brush, C. (2020) Innovation in women-led firms: an empirical analysis. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. ISSN 1476-8364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10438599.2020.1843992
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2020) The role of R&D and knowledge spillovers in innovation and productivity. European Economic Review, 123. 103391. ISSN 0014-2921 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2020.103391
Reference: Belitski, M. , Caiazza, R. and Lehmann, E. E. (2019) Knowledge frontiers and boundaries in entrepreneurship research. Small Business Economics. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1573-0913 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00187-0
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2019) The limits to collaboration across four of the most innovative UK industries. British Journal of Management, 00. pp. 1-26. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12353
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Korosteleva, J. (2019) Cultural diversity and knowledge in explaining entrepreneurship in European cities. Small Business Economics. ISSN 1573-0913 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00191-4
Reference: Caizza, R., Belitski, M. and Audretsch, D. B. (2020) From the latent to emergent entrepreneurship: the knowledge spillover construction circle. Journal of Technology Transfer, 45 (3). pp. 694-704. ISSN 1573-7047 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-019-09719-y
Reference: Kalyuzhnova, Y. and Belitski, M. (2019) The impact of corruption and local content policy in on firm performance: evidence from Kazakhstan. Resources Policy, 61. pp. 67-76. ISSN 0301-4207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2019.01.016
Reference: Belitski, M. and Liversage, B. (2019) E-Leadership in small and medium-sized enterprises in the developing world. Technology Innovation Management Review, 9 (1). pp. 64-74. ISSN 1927-0321 doi: https://doi.org/10.22215/timreview/1212
Reference: Belitski, M. and Khalil, S. (2020) Dynamic capabilities for firm performance under the information technology governance framework. European Business Review, 32 (2). pp. 129-157. ISSN 0955-534X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/EBR-05-2018-0102
Reference: Belitski, M. (2017) Why firms eco-innovate. In: Kalyuzhnova, Y. and Pomfret, R. (eds.) Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan. Routledge, London. ISBN 9781351972666 doi: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315267302
Reference: Belitski, M. , Aginskaja, A. and Marozau, R. (2019) Commercializing university research in transition economies: technology transfer offices or direct industrial funding? Research Policy, 48 (3). pp. 601-615. ISSN 0048-7333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2018.10.011
Reference: Belitski, M. , Fernandez, V., Khalil, S., Li, W. (V.) and Liu, K. (2018) Exploring the cloud computing loop in the strategic alignment model. In: Liu, K. , Nakata, K. , Li, W. (V.) and Baranauskas, C. (eds.) Digitalisation, Innovation, and Transformation. Springer, pp. 117-124. ISBN 9783319945415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94541-5_12
Reference: Chowdhury, F., Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2018) Institutions and entrepreneurship quality. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 43 (1). pp. 51-81. ISSN 1540-6520 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1042258718780431
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Desai, S. (2018) National business regulations and city entrepreneurship in Europe: a multilevel nested analysis. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. ISSN 1540-6520 doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1042258718774916
Reference: Belitski, M. , Kalyuzhnova, Y. and Azhgaliyeva, D. (2017) The role of alliances in leveraging national local content policies for firm competitiveness. International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, 6 (1/2). pp. 69-85. ISSN 1756-6452 doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSBA.2017.089844
Reference: Azhgaliyeva, D., Belitski, M. , Kalyuzhnova, Y. and Romanov, M. (2018) Policy instruments for renewable energy: an empirical evaluation of effectiveness. International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning, 12 (1). pp. 24-48. ISSN 1740-2840 doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJTIP.2018.094409
Reference: Li, W. , Liu, K. , Tang, Y. and Belitski, M. (2017) E-leadership for SMEs in the digital age. In: Ellermann, H., Kreutter, P. and Messner, W. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Continuous Business Transformation. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 375-416. ISBN 9781137602275
Reference: Belitski, M. and Herzig, M. (2018) The jam session model for group creativity and innovative technology. The Journal of Technology Transfer, 43 (2). pp. 506-521. ISSN 0892-9912 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-017-9574-z
Reference: Belitski, M. and Heron, K. (2017) Expanding entrepreneurship education ecosystems. Journal of Management Development, 36 (2). pp. 163-177. ISSN 0262-1711 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-06-2016-0121
Reference: Azhgaliyeva, D. , Belitski, M. , Jumasseitova, A. and Kalyuzhnova, Y. (2017) The impact of government-sponsored education abroad on entrepreneurship: case study Bolashak scholarship. Human Capital and Professional Education, 1 (21). pp. 37-47. ISSN 2226-9177
Reference: Li, W. , Liu, K. , Belitski, M. , Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N. (2016) e-Leadership through strategic alignment: an empirical study of small- and medium-sized enterprises in the digital age. Journal of Information Technology, 31 (2). pp. 185-206. ISSN 0268-3962 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/jit.2016.10
Reference: Delgado-Marquez, B. L., Belitski, M. and Delgado, L. (2013) The role of individual’s social networks density on their transfer of trust behaviours and expectations: a social capital approach. In: Gefen, D. (ed.) Psychology of trust: new research. Psychology of emotions, motivations and actions. Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 305-324. ISBN 9781628085525
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2017) Entrepreneurial ecosystems in cities: establishing the framework conditions. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42 (5). pp. 1030-1051. ISSN 1573-7047 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-016-9473-8
Reference: Belitski, M. , Chowdhury, F. and Desai, S. (2016) Taxes, corruption, and entry. Small Business Economics, 47 (1). pp. 201-216. ISSN 1573-0913 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-016-9724-y
Reference: Belitski, M. and Desai, S. (2016) Creativity, entrepreneurship and economic development: city-level evidence on creativity spillover of entrepreneurship. Journal of Technology Transfer, 41 (6). pp. 1354-1376. ISSN 1573-7047 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-015-9446-3
Reference: Korosteleva, J. and Belitski, M. (2017) Entrepreneurial dynamics and higher education institutions in the post-communist world. Regional Studies, 51 (3). pp. 439-453. ISSN 0034-3404 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2015.1103370
Reference: Belitski, M. , Li, W. (V.) and Liu, K. (2015) E-leadership in organisations: facilitating IT-business alignment for innovation and high-growth. In: The 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2015), May 26th 2015, Münster, Germany.
Reference: Belitski, M. (2008) International Trade and Growth: Meta-analysis of Research 1970s-2000. Journal of International Law and International Relations, 3. ISSN 2072-0521
Reference: Belitski, M. and Péliová, J. (2009) Analysis of Ad-hoc Monetary Shocks in Central and Eastern Europe. New Economy, 2.
Reference: Belitski, M. (2006) Cross-border Labour Markets: Methodology, Features of Formation and Problems of Development. Journal of International Law and International Relations. ISSN 2072-0521
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2015) Creativity spillover of entrepreneurship: evidence from european cities. In: Karlsson, C., Grasjo, U. and Wixe, S. (eds.) Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy: Knowledge, Technology and Internationalization. Edward Elgar, pp. 141-161. ISBN 9781783477319
Reference: Audretsch, D. and Belitski, M. (2015) Creativity filter and start-ups to resolve the innovation paradox. In: Liu, K. , Nakata, K. and Galarreta, D. (eds.) Information and Knowledge management in Complex Systems. Springer, pp. 195-203. ISBN 9783319162744
Reference: Belitski, M. and Peliova, J. (2011) Output sustainability to exogenous and endogenous shocks: evidence from emerging economies. International Journal of Sustainable Economy, 3 (3). p. 255. ISSN 1756-5812 doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSE.2011.041105
Reference: Belitski, M. and Korosteleva, J. (2011) Entrepreneurship and cities: evidence from the post-communist world. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 31 (4). 3.
Reference: Belitski, M. and Desai, S. (2016) What drives ICT clustering in European Cities? Journal of Technology Transfer, 41 (3). pp. 430-450. ISSN 1573-7047 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-015-9422-y
Reference: Chowdhury, F., Audretsch, B. and Belitski, M. (2015) Does corruption matter for international entrepreneurship? International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11 (4). pp. 959-980. ISSN 1555-1938 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-015-0372-5
Reference: Belitski, M. and Korosteleva, J. (2010) Entrepreneurial activity across European cities. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 30 (4). 12.
Reference: Audretsch, D. B. and Belitski, M. (2013) The missing pillar: the creativity theory of knowledge spillover entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics, 41 (4). pp. 819-836. ISSN 1573-0913 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-013-9508-6
Reference: Audretsch, D. B., Belitski, M. and Desai, S. (2015) Entrepreneurship and economic development in cities. Annals of Regional Sciences, 55 (1). pp. 33-60. ISSN 1432-0592 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00168-015-0685-x

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