Research papers published in international journals

  • Figueiredo, P.N. & Piana, J. (2017). Innovative capability building and learning linkages in knowledge-intensive service SMEs in Brazil’s mining industry. Resources Policy, 54 (4): 1-13
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2017). Micro-level technological capability accumulation in developing economies: Insights from the Brazilian sugarcane ethanol industry. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167 (C): 416-431
  • Figueiredo, P. N. & Piana, J. (2016). When “one thing (almost) leads to another”: A micro-level exploration of learning linkages in Brazil’s mining industry. Resources Policy, 49 (3): 405-414
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2016). New challenges for public Research organizations in agricultural innovation in developing economies: Evidence from Embrapa in Brazil’s soybean industry. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 62 (3): 21-32
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2016). Evolution of the short-fiber technological trajectory in Brazil’s pulp and paper industry: The role of firm-level innovative capability-building and indigenous institutions. Forest Policy and Economics 64 (3): 1-14
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2015). How EMBRAPA catalysed productivity gains in Brazil’s soybean and pulp and paper industries. Policy in Focus, 12: 14-17.
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2014). Beyond technological catch-up: An empirical investigation of further innovative capability accumulation outcomes in latecomer firms with evidence from Brazil. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management 31 (1): 73-102
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2013). Embedding with multiple knowledge sources to improve innovation performance: the learning experience of Motorola in Brazil. Knowledge Management Research and Practice 11 (4): 361-373
  • Matias, C. A., Souza, G. S., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2013). Co-evolution of institutional frameworks and technological capability building across different industrial regimes – The ethanol industry in Brazil. Journal for Global Business and Community 4 (1): 65-80
  • Figueiredo, P. N., & Brito, K. N. (2012). MNE-subsidiaries’ innovation capability building and learning in emerging economies: firm-level evidence from the ICT industry in Brazil. International Journal of Innovation and Learning 11 (1): 12-43
  • Bell, M., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2012). Innovation capability building and learning mechanisms in latecomer firms: recent empirical contributions and implications for research. Canadian Journal of Development Studies 33 (1): 14-40
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2011). The role of dual embeddedness in the innovative performance of MNE subsidiaries: Evidence from Brazil. Journal of Management Studies 48 (2): 417-440
  • Figueiredo, P. N., & Brito, K. N. (2011). The innovation performance of MNE subsidiaries and local embeddedness: Evidence from an emerging economy. Journal of Evolutionary Economics 21 (1): 141-165
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2010). Discontinuous innovation capability accumulation in latecomer natural resource-processing firms. Technological Forecasting & Social Change 77 (7): 1090-1108
  • Figueiredo, P. N., Gomes, S., Farias, R. (2010). Innovative technological capability in firms of the tourism sector: a study of the hotels in the city of Rio de Janeiro during the 1990-2008 period. Revista de Administração Pública, 44: 1139-1170.
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2008). Government policies and sources of latecomer firms’ capability building: a learning story from Brazil. Oxford Development Studies 36 (1): 59-88
  • Nery, M. A. N. F., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2008). Forming entrepreneurial mindsets? Preliminary evidence of teaching practices from primary schools in a developing area in South America. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation 3(2): 1-17
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2008). Industrial policy changes and firm-level technological capability development: Evidence from Northern Brazil. World Development, 36(1): 55-88
  • Figueiredo, P. N., Vedovello, C. A., & Cohen, M. (2007). Firms and innovation system supporting organisations: A brief empirical scrutiny of their knowledge-centred links in a developing area in Brazil. Science, Technology and Society 12 (1): 73-112
  • Ohba, M., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2007). Collaborating to compete: a search into capabilities and strategic alliances in the pharmaceutical industry. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation 2 (2): 18-30
  • Ohba, M., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2007). Innovative capabilities and strategic alliances: Who is gaining what in the pharmaceutical industry? Journal of Commercial Biotechnology 13 (4): 273-282
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2007). Editorial for inaugural issue. International Journal of Technological Learning. Innovation and Development, 1, 1-3
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2007). What recent research does and doesn’t tell us about rates of latecomer firms’ capability accumulation. Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 15 (12): 161-195
  • Tacla, C. L., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2006). The dynamics of technological learning inside the latecomer firm: evidence from the capital goods industry in Brazil. International Journal of Technology Management, 36(1): 62-90
  • Ariffin, N., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2006). Globalisation of innovative capabilities: Evidence from local and foreign firms in the electronics industry in Malaysia and Brazil1. Science, Technology and Society 11 (11): 191-227
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2006). Introduction to the special issue on firm-level learning and technological capability building in industrialising economies. International Journal of Technology Management 36 (1-3): 1-13
  • Castro, E. C., & Figueiredo, P. N. 2005. Does technological learning pay off? Implications of capability accumulation for techno-economic performance improvement in a steelmaking unit in Brazil (1997-2001). Brazilian Administration Review, 2 (1): 38-56
  • Figueiredo, P. N., Vedovello, C. A., & Marins, L. M. (2005). Research and technology institutes (RTIs) in a latecomer innovation system: Evidence from the information and communications technology (ICT) industry in Brazil. International Journal of Technology and Globalisation 1 (3-4): 286-310
  • Ferigotti, C. M. S., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2005). Managing learning in the refrigerator industry: Evidence from a firm-level study in Brazil. Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice 7(2-5): 222-239
  • Ariffin, N., & Figueiredo, P. N. (2004). Internationalization of innovative capabilities: counter-evidence from the electronics industry in Malaysia and Brazil. Oxford Development Studies, 32 (4): 559-583
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2003). Learning processes features: how do they influence inter-firm differences in technological capability-accumulation paths and operational performance improvement? International Journal of Technology Management 26 (7): 655-693
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2003). Learning, capability accumulation and firms differences: Evidence from latecomer steel. Industrial and Corporate Change 12 (3): 607-643
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2002). Learning processes features and technological capability-accumulation: explaining inter-firm differences. Technovation 22 (11): 685-698
  • Figueiredo, P. N. (2002). Does technological learning pay off? Inter-firm differences in technological capability-accumulation paths and operational performance improvement. Research Policy 31(1): 73-94