Ivan Miroshnychenko is an Assistant Professor at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Faculty of Economics and Management), working at the Centre for Family Business Management. He is also an Affiliated Research Fellow at the Sant’Αnna School of Advanced Studies and a member of the Academy of Management, the International Family Enterprise Research Academy and the Financial Management Association. Ivan carries out research on economics and management of family business. His research has been published in several high-level academic journals including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Research, Business Strategy and the Environment, and R&D Management. His work has received research awards and grants from various public funding bodies and private organizations, among others the Swedish Institute, the Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives, the International Family Enterprise Research Academy and the Südtiroler Sparkasse Foundation.





Soluk, J., Miroshnychenko, I., Kammerlander, N., & De Massis, A. (2021). Family influence and digital business model innovation: The enabling role of dynamic capabilities. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 58(1), 27-62 .


Miroshnychenko, I., Barontini, R., & De Massis A. (2020). Investment opportunities and R&D investments in family and nonfamily firms. R&D Management, forthcoming.

Miroshnychenko, I., De Massis, A., Miller, D., & Barontini, R. (2020). Family business growth around the world. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, forthcoming.

Miroshnychenko, I., Strobl, A., Matzler, K., & De Massis, A. (2020). Absorptive capacity, strategic flexibility, and business model innovation: Empirical evidence from Italian SMEs. Journal of Business Research, forthcoming.


Bozzi, S., Barontini, R., & Miroshnychenko, I. (2017). Investor protection and CEO compensation in family firms. Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control, 14(2), 17-29.