PAPERS and reviews in peer reviewed journals

2016      “Rapid multinationalization: Propositions for studying born micromultinationals” International Business Review, with H. Vanninen, H., and O. Kuivalainen.

2016     “Strategy and innovation in emerging economies after the end of the commodity boom—Insights from Latin America” Journal of Business Research69(10), 4363-4367. With E. Brenes, C. Pichardo, A. Camacho.

2016     “Constructing useful models of firms’ heterogeneities in implemented strategies and performance outcomes”, Industrial Marketing Management, with E. Brenes and A. Woodside.

2016     “Assessing agri-business firms’ performances: Organizational and marketing business models indicating high and low sales and ROE outcomes”, Journal of Business Research, 69(9) with E. Brenes and P. Marcotte.

2016     “Theoretical and Empirical Research on the Internationalization of Latin American Enterprises” Editor of the Special Edition of the Journal of Business Research, 69(6) 1957-1962, with L. Lopez and S. Kundu.

2016     “Learning to become a High Reliability Organization in the food retail business”, with. Brenes. Submitted to a Special Edition of Journal of Business Research, 69(10) 4499-4506. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.03.015

2015    “Super Selectos – winning the war with multinationals”, with E. Brenes and D. Montoya, Journal of Business Research, 68(2) 216-224.

2015    “Networks, entrepreneurial orientation and internationalization scope – evidence from Chilean small and medium enterprises”, with P. Robson, C. Felzensztein and E. Amoros, Journal of Small Business Management, 53(S1)145-160.

2015     “Pollo Campero in the US”, with E. Brenes, A. Chattopadhyay, and C. Montoya,  Management Decision52(9): 1649-1679

2014    “Differentiation strategies in emerging markets: The case of Latin    American agribusinesses”, with E. Brenes and D. Montoya, Journal of Business Research, 67(5) 847-855.  

2014    “Country of origin and network effects on internationalization: A comparative study of SMEs from an emerging and developed economy”, with L. Lopez and S. Kundu, Journal of Business Research, 67(5) 916-923.

2013    “The inception of internationalization of small and medium enterprises:      The role of activeness and networks”, with S.B. Majano and Z. Ge, Journal of Business Research, July.

2013    “Outsourcing practices in automotive supply networks: an exploratory study of full service vehicle suppliers” with A. Pilkington and P. Romano, The International Journal of Production Research, 02.              DOI:      10.1080/00207543.2012.746797  

 2013    “The Silicon Valleys of Latin America – searching for “Shared Value”     development models”, The European Business Review

 2012    “The internationalization of ICT clusters in Latin America – lessons from the Costa Rican case”, Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol 44: 553-580.   

2011    “FDI and technological learning in new high technology clusters”, Journal of Development Studies, July, 47 (7).  

 2011    ”Outsourcing of New Product Development and the Opening of innovation in mature industries: A Longitudinal Study of Fiat During Crisis and Recovery”, with G. Maielli, International Journal of Innovation Management, 15 (1).

2009    “Born Global or Born Regional? Evidence from an exploratory study in      the Costa Rican Software Industry” with L. Lopez and S. Kundu, Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 40 (7): 1228-1238. LISTED ON THE FINANCIAL TIMES

 2009    “University-private sector relationships in the Costa Rican ICT cluster”  International Journal of Technology and Globalisation, Special Issue on: “Emerging Markets”; Vol. 4(9): 408-423

2009    Book review: “An east-Asian model for Latin American success” Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 41 (1)

2009    Book review: “Privatization in Costa Rica: a multi-dimensional analysis Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 41(2)




 2013    L. Ciravegna, R. Fitzgerald and S. Kundu“Operating in Emerging Markets: A Guide To Management and Strategy in the New International       Economy”, strategy manual published by the Financial Times Press, Pearson, New York

2012 “Sustaining Industrial Competitiveness after the Crisis: lessons from the automotive industry”, Palgrave, Basingstoke, UK

2012 “Promoting Silicon Valleys in Latin America: lessons from Costa Rica”,
Routledge, Oxon, UK

2008 “MNC-dominated clusters and the upgrading of domestic suppliers: the case of Costa Rican electronics and medical device industries” with E. Giuliani, in: R. Leoncini and S. Montresor “Dynamic Capabilities between Firm Organization and Local Systems of Production” Routledge, New York. Click here to download pre-publication draft version Prin Chapter pre publication version

2003 “Industrial policy, entrepreneurial response and developmental implications: the Borsalino hat manufacturers during the interwar period” BSc Dissertation, published and presented as the first issue of “BCC Studi e Ricerche”, a series of academic books on local firms and development. Published in Italian, Dell’Orso, Torino

2003 “The fall of the Argentine peso: ex-post remarks on fixed exchange rate regimes, currency crises, and debt” Deposited at the British Library of Political and Economic Science, also available in Spanish as “La caída del peso”, Jorge Baudino Ediciones, Buenos Aires, Argentina