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.
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.
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.
Pedro MarquesFrom toys to automobiles: foreign investment, firm heterogeneity and intermediaries in a Portuguese industry.European Planning Studies,Vol: 25 - pags 1 375 - 1 393
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan, Ranald RichardsonEnvironment and Planning C: Politics and Space,Vol: Advanced online publication - pags 0 - 0
Markus Bugge, Lars Coenen, Pedro Marques, Kevin MorganEuropean Planning Studies,Vol: 25 - pags 2 138 - 2 156
Pedro MarquesRegional Studies, Regional Science,Vol: 4 - pags 154 - 160
Robert Hassink, Pedro MarquesIn Routledge Handbook of Politics & Technology (Ulrich Hilpert)
Pedro MarquesWhy did the Portuguese economy stop converging with the OECD? Institutions, Politics and Innovation.Journal of Economic Geography,Vol: 15 - pags 1 009 - 1 031
Robert Hassink, Claudia Klaerding, Pedro MarquesRegional Studies,Vol: 48 - pags 1 295 - 1 307
Doreen Jakob, Pedro MarquesProfessional Geographer,Vol: 66 - pags 25 - 31
John Tomaney, Pedro MarquesEvidence, policy and the politics of regional development: the case of high speed rail in the United Kingdom.Environment and Planning C,Vol: 31 - pags 414 - 427
Pedro MarquesGeography Compass,Vol: 5 - pags 838 - 850