Isabel Álvarez González

Álvarez González Isabel

Isabel Alvarez (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, 1969), is PhD in Economics, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (2003), Master on Science, Society and Technology, European Interuniversity Network (1995), BA in Economics and Business, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (1992). Associate Professor at the Economics Department, Universidad Complutense de Madrid,  she is the Director of the the Complutense Institute for International Studies (ICEI).  Her main research interests are on the topic of multinational enterprises, innovation and development. With more than ten years of post-doc experience, she has published in numerous referred Journals as well as edited books. 

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  • Durán, J.J. Álvarez, I., (2019) Expansión internacional de las empresas multinacionales. Estructura y naturaleza institucional, Información Comercial Española. Revista de Economía, 909. pp. 7-22.
  • Álvarez, I. Sanjuan, M. Torrecillas, C. (2018) Specificity and pervasiveness of dialogues in Science, Technology and Innovation policies in Spain, Science and Public Policy, Vol. 45 (3) pp. 329–337.
  • Albis, Nadia y Álvarez, Isabel (2017) A comparative analysis of the innovation performance between foreign subsidiaries and owned domestic firms in Colombian manufacturing sector. Journal Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability, 11 (2). pp. 20-41. ISSN 1988-7116.
  • Álvarez, I., Labra, R. y J.A. Rock. Identifying the key factors of growth in natural resource-driven countries. A look from the knowledge-based economy, Ensayos sobre Política Económica, 34(73), 78-89, 2016
  • Álvarez, I. D. Di Caprio, y F.J. Santos Arteaga. Technological assimilation and divergence in times of crisis, Technological and Economic Development, 22(2), 254-273, 2016.
  • Álvarez, I. Marín, R, Santos, J. Foreign direct investment entry modes, Development and technological spillovers, The Manchester SchoolJournal, 83(5), 568–603, 2015
  • Álvarez, I. y Torrecillas, C. Factores determinantes de la emisión de inversión directa extranjera: un proceso de acumulación de capacidades. Revista de Economía Mundial, 34, 21-45, 2013
  • Álvarez, I. Labra, R. "Technology Gap and Catching up in Economies Based on Natural Resources The Case of Chile", Journal of Economics, Business and Management, Volumen 3(6), (2014)
  • Álvarez, I. Marin, R. “FDI and Technology as Levering Factors of Competitiveness in Developing Countries”, Journal of International Management, vol. 19, 232-246, (2013)
  • Álvarez, I. Brandao, B., Natera. JM. “Internationalization and technology in MERCOSUR countries”, CEPAL Review vol. 109, 27-39 (2013)
  • Álvarez, I., Cantwell, J. “International Integration and Mandates of Innovative Subsidiaries in Spain”, Institutions and Economies, Vol. 3(3), 415-443 (2011)
  • Álvarez, I., Marin, R. “Entry modes and national systems of innovation”, Journal of International Management, 16 (4), 340-353 (2010)
  • Álvarez, I., Marin, R., Fonfria, A. “The role of networking in the competitiveness of firms”, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 76, 410–421 (2009)
  • Marin, R., Alvarez, I. “Technological effects of M&As in Spanish manufacturing”, Industrial and Corporate Change, 18, 761-784 (2009)
  • Álvarez, I. Magaña, G. “ICT and development: A New Indicator for International Comparisons”, International Journal of Technology and Globalisation, vol.4(2),170-185 (2008)
  • Álvarez, I. Molero, J. “Technology and the Generation of International Knowledge Spillovers: An Application to Spanish Manufacturing Firms”, Research Policy, vol.34, 1440-1452 (2005)