Paulo Figueiredo

Apr 24, 2018

Micro-level technological capability accumulation in developing economies: Insights from the Brazilian sugarcane ethanol industry

  Accumulation of indigenous innovative capabilities in firms in developing economies (‘latecomer firms’) may contribute to sustainable industrial development. To enhance understanding of capability accumulation processes […]
Jan 31, 2017

Food security, public research organizations, and agricultural innovation in developing economies

We have to consider that: Demand for agricultural products faces an unprecedented increase, as the world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Most […]
Jan 31, 2017

When “one thing (almost) leads to another”: A micro-level exploration of learning linkages in Brazil’s mining industry

In a recent study that I undertook with Janaina Piana, we investigated whether and how suppliers of the mining industry in Brazil have been developing knowledge-intensive […]