address / office:
c/ Madrid, 126 / 6.0.39
phone / fax:
(34) 91 624 58 42 / (34) 91 624 96 07



Associate Professor of Management


Bachelor of Science in
Economics. Universidad de Salamanca.

Master of Science (M.Sc.)
in Economics. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona).

PhD in Economics and Business. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona).

Research interests

- Entrepreneurship

- Family Business

- Strategy

- Employment relations

Selected publications

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M. J. (2014). “Institutional determinants of downsizing”. Human Resource Management Journal, 24(1), 111-128.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M. J. (2012). “Do family ties shape the performance consequences of diversification? Evidence from the European Union”. Journal of World Business, 47(3), 469-477.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M. J. (2011). “The impact of family involvement on the R&D intensity of publicly traded firms. Family Business Review, 24(1), 62-70.

- García-Pérez, J.I.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2011). “Transitions into permanent employment in Spain: An empirical analysis for young worker,  British Journal of Industrial Relations, 49 (1),  103-143.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2010). “Gender-compensation differences among high-level executives in the United States, Industrial Relations, 49 (3), 364-370.

Fernando Muñoz-Bullón holds a PhD in Economics and Business (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona). He is an Associate Professor of Management at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
His research interests focus on labour and industrial relations, as well as on their relationship with firm strategy. As regards the former, labour relations are the core of this research. As regards the latter, the main focus is on growth strategies, firm restructuring, entrepreneurship, and business creation. His research has been published in national and international journals (such as, e.g., industrial Relations, Group & Organization Management, British Journal of industrial Relations, Family Business Review, Journal of World Business, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development). He has experience in teaching different courses on Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. He has authored two books on Business Administration.


- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J., Vos-Saz, A. (In press). “The influence of sports participation on academic performance among students in higher education“. Sport Management Review, forthcoming.

- Arranz, José Mª; Muñoz Bullón, F.; (2016). “Unemployment benefits and recall jobs: a split population model". Applied Economics Letters, 23 (13), 940-944.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J., Vos-Saz, A. (2015). “Nascent entrepreneurs' personality attributes and the international dimension of new ventures". International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11 (3), 473-492.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J., Vos-Saz, A. (2015). “Startup team contributions and new firm creation: the role of founding team experience“. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development: An International Journal, 27 (1-2): 80-105.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J. (2014). "The use of incentive compensation among board members in family firms". Group & Organization Management, 39 (2), 162-189.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J. (2014). "Institutional determinants of downsizing". Human Resource Management Journal, 24(1), 111-128.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J. (2013). "Multinational enterprises and domestic wages: The contingent effect of skill composition". International Business Review, 22 (6), 918-931.

- García-Pérez, J.I.; Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Prieto-Rodríguez, M. (2012). "The wage gap between foreign and Spanish nationals in Spain: An analysis using matched employer-employee data". International Migration, 50 (3), 1-15.

- Amuedo-Dorantes, C.; Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2012). "New evidence on the impact of legal status on immigrant labor market performance: The Spanish case". Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 27 (1), 93-113.

- Alba-Ramírez, A.; Arranz, J.M.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2012). "Re-employment probabilities of unemployment benefit recipients". Applied Economics, 44 (28), 3654-3664.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M. J. (2011). "Does downsizing improve organizational performance? An analysis of Spanish manufacturing firms". International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22(14), 2924-2945.

- Muñoz-Bullon, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M. J. (2011). "Is there new evidence to show that product and international diversification influence SMEs performance?". Euromed Journal of Business, 6(1), 63-76.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Cueto, B. (2011). "The sustainability of start-up firms among former wage workers". International Small Business Journal, 29 (1), 78-102.

- Muñoz-Bullon, F.; Sanchez-Bueno, M. J. (2010). ‘Downsizing implementation and financial performance’. Management Decision, 48(8), 1181-1197.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2009). "The gap between male and female pay in the Spanish tourism industry". Tourism Management, 30, 638-649.

- Arranz, J.M.; Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Muro, J. (2009). "Do unemployment benefit legislative changes affect job finding?". Moneda y Crédito, 228, 7-44.

- Amuedo-Dorantes, C.; Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2008). "The role of temporary help agency employment on temp-to-perm transitions". Journal of Labor Research, 29, 138-161.

- Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2008). "Women's family-related career breaks: a long-term British perspective". Review of Economics of the Household, 6 (2), 127-167.

- Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2008). "Long-term effects of involuntary job separations on labor careers". Journal of Socioeconomics, 37 (2), 767-788.

- Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2008). "Temporary help agencies and participation histories in the labor market: a sequence-oriented approach". Estadística Española, 50 (167), 21-61.

- Alba-Ramírez, A.; Arranz, J.M.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2007). "Exits from unemployment: recall or new job". Labour Economics, 14, 788-810.

- Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2006). "Employment promotion measures and the quality of the job match for people with disabilities". Hacienda Pública Española/Revista de Economía Pública, 179, 79-113.

- García-Pérez, J.I.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2005). "Temporary help agencies and occupational mobility". Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 67 (2), 163-180.

- García-Pérez, J.I.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2005). "Are temporary help agencies changing mobility patterns in the Spanish labour market?". Spanish Economic Review, 7 (1), 43-65.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2004). "Training provision and regulation: an analysis of the temporary help industry". International Journal of Manpower, 25 (7), 656-682.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2004). "Empresas de trabajo temporal y formación: la reforma laboral de 1994". Revista de Economía Aplicada, 34 (12), 141-156.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Rodes, E. (2004). "Temporalidad y señalización en el mercado de trabajo: el papel de las empresas de trabajo temporal". Cuadernos de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa, 18, 35-67.

- Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2004). "La influencia de las empresas de trabajo temporal sobre la trayectoria laboral: un plan de investigación". Revista de Ciencias del Trabajo, 3/2002 y 4/2003, 189-208.

- Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2003). "Employment status mobility from a life-cycle perspective: a sequence analysis of work-histories in the British household panel survey", Demographic Research, 9 (7), 119-161.


Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M.J. (2015). Teoría y práctica de administración de empresas; Fundamentos y opciones estratégicas. Editorial Aranzadi (Thomson-Reuters) ISBN: 978-84-470-5211-0.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2012). "Working career progress in the tourism industry: temp-to-perm transitions in Spain". In Kasimoglu, M.; Haydin, H. (eds). Strategies for tourism indusry: micro and macro perspectives, 33-54, Ed. In Tech. ISBN: 978-953-51-0566-4.

Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Sánchez-Bueno, M.J. (2009). Dirección de empresas: nociones teóricos y ejercicios prácticos. Ed. Civitas, Navarra. ISBN: 978-84-470-3375-1.

- Amuedo-Dorantes, C.; Malo, M.A.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2009). "Empresas de trabajo temporal y estabilidad en el empleo". In García Pérez, J.I. (coord.) Metodología y diseño de estudios para la evaluación de políticas públicas, 163-176. Ed. Toni Bosch. ISBN: 978-84-95348-45-6.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2008). Understanding temporary help agency employment: direct-hire versus agency temps. Ed. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller. ISBN: 978-3-639-00896-8.

- Muñoz-Bullójn, F. (2007). Empresas de trabajo temporal y abandono del desempleo. Ed. Thomson-Civitas. ISBN: 978-84-470-2733-0.

- Martín Navarro, J.L.; Muñoz-Bullón, F.; Saiz Alvarez, C.; Romero Torre, M. (2006). Los nuevos intermediarios en el mercado laboral de la Comunidad de Madrid. Ed. Instituto de Estudios Económicos, Madrid. ISBN: 84-88533-90-X.

- Fernández-Mateo, I.; Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2005). "Las empresas de trabajo temporal". In Bonache, J.; Cabrera, A. Dirección de personas, 427-462. Ed. Prentice Hall. ISBN: 84-205-5037-X.

- Muñoz-Bullón, F. (2002). "La estrategia de subcontratación". En Bonache, J.; Cabrera, A. (eds.). Dirección estratégica de personas, 453-488. Ed. Prentice Hall. ISBN: 84-205-3637-3.