Elena Huergo Orejas

Faculty of Economics and Business

Departament of Economic Analysis

Full Professor (Catedrática de Universidad)

Co-director of the Group for Research in Productivity, Innovation and Competition (GRIPICO)

Coordinator of the PhD Program in Economics



TF: +34 91 394 2370


Room N-113. First building



Microeconomics. Degree in Economics

Microeconomics. Doble Degree in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

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

"Growth effects of economic conditions at birth: The role of public funding for technology-based start-ups". With A. López. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 2022. 

“Understanding the heterogeneous additionality of R&D subsidy programs of different government levels”. With A. Guerrero and J. Heijs. Industry and Innovation. 2022.

“The role of public loans in financing R&D through the economic cycle". With A. Barajas and L. Moreno. Economia Politica. 2021. 

"Organization of R&D outsourcing: Asymmetric cross-effects between locations". With M. García-Vega. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. 2021. 


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