Dr Anna Rebmann

Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Department


Anna Rebmann joined Aston University in 2014. She teaches courses on entrepreneurship. She obtained a PhD from UCL and her thesis focused on the impact of institutions, both formal and informal, on entrepreneurship. Other research interests include social entrepreneurship, enterprise education and business incubation.  

Position: Lecturer in Economics/International Business
Phone: +44(0)121 204 3651
Email: a.rebmann@aston.ac.uk
Room: SW911D

  • Ph D, University College London, 2015. Subject: Economics
  • MRes, University College London, 2009. Subject: East European Studies
  • BA, Kings College London, 2007. Subject: European Studies with French
  • 2014: Lecturer in Economics & International Business, Aston University 
  • 2013: Policy Analyst, OECD, Paris
  • 2010 – 2013: Teaching Assistant, Economics & Business, University College London 
  • BS3347 Economics of Entrepreneurship
  • BS3357 Entrepreneurial Management 
  • Comparative entrepreneurship 
  • Social entrepreneurship 
  • Business incubation and acceleration 
  • Entrepreneurship education 
  • Institutions 
  • Social capital 
  • Capturing buzz for innovation and entrepreneurship: an exploration of regional social structures as reflected by social media. (2017-2018) £9000. British Academy Small Grant. With Carlo Corradini and Emma Folmer.  
  • Enterprise for all? Understanding student disengagement in enterprise education through the use of student researchers. (2017-2018) £6700 Enterprise Educators UK Enterprise Education and Research Project Fund. With Jason Evans, University of Gloucestershire.
  •  SUPER - Start-up Promotion for Entrepreneurial Resilience (2015-2018) co-funded by European Commission £56,750.00.
  •  Muna Bu-ghaith


Journal Articles
  • Mickiewicz, T., Rebmann, A., & Sauka, A. (2017). To pay or not to pay? Business owners’ tax morale: testing a neo-institutional framework in a transition environment. Journal of Business Ethics, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-017-3623-2 
  • Estrin, S., Mickiewicz, T., & Rebmann, A. (2017). Prospect theory and the effects of bankruptcy laws on entrepreneurial aspirations. Small Business Economics, 48(4), 977-997. DOI: 10.1007/s11187-016-9810-1 
  • Rebmann, A. Trust. In Hölscher, J. and Tomann, H. (eds) Palgrave dictionary of emerging markets and transition economics. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. pp522-544 
  • Efendic, A., Mickiewicz, T., & Rebmann, A. (2014). Growth aspirations and social capital: young firms in a post-conflict environment. International Small Business Journal, 33(5), 537-561. DOI: 10.1177/0266242613516987