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UDD Universidad del Desarrollo
In the project, UDD will contribute to developing the model of entrepreneurial learning and success and will help in analysing the data.

Carlos Albornoz is psychologist, with a doctoral degree in adult education and an master of science in business from Florida International University, USA. He got the 2008 Kauffman Dissertation award to fund his research of entrepreneurship instructors across USA. He has designed entrepreneurship programs for Children Trust (USA), Barbara Bush Foundation (USA), and the Inter-American Development Bank (USA).

In Chile, Dr. Albornoz has served as national coordinator of public policies related to entrepreneurship and human capital for the Ministry of Economy. Dr. Albornoz is full time professor, MBA faculty, and researcher at Universidad del Desarrollo. UDD has been the #1 in entrepreneurship for the past seven consecutive years in Latin America.

Research interests of professor Albornoz are related to the impact of entrepreneurship education in business performance. Recently, Dr. Albornoz finished a three years data collection to measure the effect of entrepreneurship education on college students at a national level in Chile. The Chilean agency for Scientific and Technological Research of Chile sponsored his research. Professor Albornoz is well known in Chile as venture capitalist, business advisor, director and owner of several small companies.

Prof Albornoz Prof. Carlos Albornoz