Elena Huergo Orejas

Faculty of Economics and Business

Departament of Economic Analysis

Full Professor (Profesor Catedrático de Universidad)


TF: +34 91 394 2370


Room N-113. First building



Microeconomics. Degree in Economics

Microeconomics. Degree in Management and Business Administration

Advanced Microeconomics, MSc in Economics


Research interests:

Industrial Economics: firms' behaviour, productivity and economics of innovation. Impact assessment of public support to business R&D


Recent Publications

“The role of international and domestic R&D outsourcing for innovation". With M. García-Vega. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 157, 2019. pp. 775-792.

"Empirical models of firms' R&D". With A. Barge-Gil, A. López and L. Moreno. In L.C. Corchón and M.A. Marini (eds.): Handbook of Game Theory and Industrial Organization, Vol.2, Cap.18, 2018, pp. 475-516.

"Subsidies or loans? Evaluating the impact of R&D support programmes." With L. Moreno. Research Policy 46(7), 2017, pp. 1198-1214.

“Trust and technology transfers.” With M. García-Vega. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 142, 2017, pp. 92–104.

“Determinants of internal and external R&D offshoring: evidence from Spanish firms.” With M.P. Tamayo. Industry and Innovation 24(2), 2017, pp. 143-164. 

“The impact of public support on firm propensity to engage in R&D: Spanish experience.” With M. Trenado y A. Ubierna. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 116, 2016, pp. 206-219.

“SMEs performance and public support for international RJVs.” With A. Barajas y L. Moreno, Journal of Small Business Management 54(4), 2016, pp. 1206–1228.


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