1. pedferm4's picture   Pedro Ferreira Marques  
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Current position
Principal investigator in a Research Project investigating innovation dynamics in firms located in peripheral regions of Spain and Portugal. This Project is funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.

Pedro has a degree in Sociology from ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal and an MA and PhD from Newcastle University. He has also atended the Université Paris VII for an academic year, as an Erasmus student, and was a visiting PhD student at Cornell University for one semester.

Academic experience
Pedro has worked as a Research associate at Newcastle University (UK), the University of Kiel (Germany), Cardiff University (UK) and the University of Sussex (UK). He has done fieldwork in the UK, Portugal, Germany and Slovenia, as part of different research projects, where he has interviewed a variety of stakeholders from the private, public and third sectors.
As a result of his research Pedro has published in several high-ranking journals and wrote policy reports for policy and third sector organisations in the UK, Portugal and at the EU level.

Research areas
Pedro´s research interests are in the following areas: innovation in less developed regions, innovation in low and medium tech sectors, the political economy of development, governance and politics, social innovation.


  1. Robert Hassink, Huiwen Gong, Pedro Marques
    International Journal of Urban Sciences,
    Vol: 0 - pags 0 - 0
  2. Pedro Marques
    European Urban and Regional Studies,
    Vol: Advanced online access - pags 1 - 19
  3. Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
    In New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems - Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons (Arne Isaksen, Roman Martin, Michaela Trippl (eds)) - Springer


  1. Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan, Ranald Richardson
    Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space,
    Vol: Advanced online publication - pags 0 - 0
  2. Markus Bugge, Lars Coenen, Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
    European Planning Studies,
    Vol: 25 - pags 2 138 - 2 156
  3. Pedro Marques
    Regional Studies, Regional Science,
    Vol: 4 - pags 154 - 160


  1. Robert Hassink, Pedro Marques
    In Routledge Handbook of Politics & Technology (Ulrich Hilpert)


  1. Pedro Marques
    Journal of Economic Geography,
    Vol: 15 - pags 1 009 - 1 031


  1. Robert Hassink, Claudia Klaerding, Pedro Marques
    Regional Studies,
    Vol: 48 - pags 1 295 - 1 307


  1. Doreen Jakob, Pedro Marques
    Professional Geographer,
    Vol: 66 - pags 25 - 31
  2. John Tomaney, Pedro Marques
    Environment and Planning C,
    Vol: 31 - pags 414 - 427


  1. Pedro Marques
    Geography Compass,
    Vol: 5 - pags 838 - 850