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ROSILLO SUAREZ, Nancy; INTRIAGO CEDENO, Mercedes  and  BRAVO ROSILLO, Gissela. Resilience after the 2016 Ecuador Earthquake. Economic Policies on Business Sustainability. Econ. y Desarrollo [online]. 2019, vol.162, n.2, e7.  Epub Aug 12, 2019. ISSN ISSN.

A piece of research into the impact of the 2016 Ecuador earthquake occurred on April 16 with a moment magnitude of 7.8 on a simple random sample of businesses, and on the financial sector in the cities of Portoviejo and Manta located in the Manabí province, Ecuador, was carried out. The ability to recover from misfortune, and entrepreneurial spirit showed by businesspeople from Manabí was assessed.

Keywords : Damage suffered by businesses; earthquake; business resilience; entrepreneurial spirit.

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