Myrto Chliova
Department of Management Studies

Myrto Chliova

Assistant Professor

Contact information

Postal address
Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo
Mobile phone
+358504302212
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

Dr. Chliova has been working as Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Aalto University School of Business since 2015.

Her research focuses on how entrepreneurship and emergent organizations can help tackle grand social challenges such as poverty, inequality and the refugee crisis. Her work on developing and scaling ventures in the base of the pyramid and on the impact of microloans on entrepreneurs quality of life has been published in the Journal of Business Venturing and the Academy of Management Perspectives, and received the Journal of Small Business Management Award for the best paper on the topic of Public Policy.

In current research projects she is exploring the emergence of social entrepreneurship, the evolution of grassroots organizations addressing refugee integration challenges, as well as the outcomes of prosociality among mainstream entrepreneurs.

Dr. Chliova is responsible for teaching Aalto MSc students how to develop actionable venture ideas in her Venture Ideation course, and how to be entrepreneurial in their life and work during the CEMS Block seminar on Enterprising Competences.

Areas of expertise

Microfinance Inclusive innovation Sustainable Entrepreneurship Social entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2015

Best Paper Award, OMT Division, OMT Division, Academy of Management

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2014

Distinguished Reviewer Award (top 5%), ENT Division, Academy of Management

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2013

Recipient of the Journal of Small Business Management Award for the best paper on the topic of Public Policy: Chliova, M., Brinckmann, J. & Rosenbusch, N. Is microcredit a blessing for the poor? A meta-analysis. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lyon (France), June 2013.

Invitation or ranking in competition
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2006

3rd place (from a total of 2,620 contestants) for non-profit startup business plan in national innovation contest held by Greek internet provider Otenet

Publications

Department of Management Studies

Scaling Impact: Template Development and Replication at the Base of the Pyramid

Publishing year: 2017 ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES
Not published at Aalto University

Is microcredit a blessing for the poor?A meta-analysis examining development outcomes and contextual considerations

Publishing year: 2015 Journal of Business Venturing
Not published at Aalto University

Is microcredit a blessing for the poor? A meta-analysis.

Publishing year: 2013
Not published at Aalto University

Aquaphytex Tecnología al servicio del desarrollo; Regionalwert AG Innovación en la cadena de valor agrícola

Publishing year: 2012 Aprendiendo de las empresas sociales