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Elvira Uyarra

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Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR)
Alliance Manchester Business School
University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom

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Harold Hankins Building, Manchester, Booth Street West, M13 9PL
RePEc:edi:prmanuk (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Hugo Pinto & Tiago Santos Pereira & Elvira Uyarra, 2018. "Innovation and the economic downturn: Insights from Portuguese firms," GEE Papers 0098, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministério da Economia, revised Mar 2018.
  2. Mabel Sánchez Barrioluengo & Elvira Uyarra & Fumi Kitagawa, 2016. "The Evolution Of Triple Helix Dynamics: The Case Of English Higher Education Institutions," Working Papers 32, Birkbeck Centre for Innovation Management Research, revised Jul 2016.
  3. Elvira Uyarra & Jens Sörvik & Inger Midtkandal, 2014. "Inter-regional Collaboration in Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3). S3 Working Paper Series no 6/2014," JRC Working Papers JRC91963, Joint Research Centre (Seville site).
  4. Elvira Uyarra, 2011. "Regional innovation systems revisited: networks, institutions, policy and complexity," Openloc Working Papers 1113, Public policies and local development.
  5. Flanagan, Kieron & Uyarra, Elvira & Laranja, Manuel, 2010. "The ‘policy mix’ for innovation: rethinking innovation policy in a multi-level, multi-actor context," MPRA Paper 23567, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan, 2009. "From regional innovation systems to regions as innovation policy spaces," Openloc Working Papers 0906, Public policies and local development.
  7. Metcalfe, John S. & Ramlogan, Ronnie & Uyarra, E., 2002. "Economic Development and the Competitive Process," Centre on Regulation and Competition (CRC) Working papers 30612, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).


  1. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan & Edurne Magro & James R Wilson & Markku Sotarauta, 2017. "Understanding regional innovation policy dynamics: Actors, agency and learning," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 35(4), pages 559-568, June.
  2. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan & Edurne Magro & Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, 2017. "Anchoring the innovation impacts of public procurement to place: The role of conversations," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 35(5), pages 828-848, August.
  3. Cristian Matti & Davide Consoli & Elvira Uyarra, 2017. "Multi level policy mixes and industry emergence: The case of wind energy in Spain," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 35(4), pages 661-683, June.
  4. Elvira Uyarra & Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo, 2017. "Presentation," EKONOMIAZ. Revista vasca de Economía, Gobierno Vasco / Eusko Jaurlaritza / Basque Government, vol. 92(02), pages 31-41.
  5. Kieron Flanagan & Elvira Uyarra, 2016. "Four dangers in innovation policy studies -- and how to avoid them," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(2), pages 177-188, February.
  6. Uyarra, Elvira & Shapira, Philip & Harding, Alan, 2016. "Low carbon innovation and enterprise growth in the UK: Challenges of a place-blind policy mix," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 264-272.
  7. Hugo Pinto & Manuel Fernandez-Esquinas & Elvira Uyarra, 2015. "Universities and Knowledge-Intensive Business Services (KIBS) as Sources of Knowledge for Innovative Firms in Peripheral Regions," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(11), pages 1873-1891, November.
  8. Georghiou, Luke & Edler, Jakob & Uyarra, Elvira & Yeow, Jillian, 2014. "Policy instruments for public procurement of innovation: Choice, design and assessment," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 86(C), pages 1-12.
  9. David Charles & Fumi Kitagawa & Elvira Uyarra, 2014. "Universities in crisis?—new challenges and strategies in two English city-regions," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 7(2), pages 327-348.
  10. J. Edler & L. Georghiou & K. Blind & E. Uyarra, 2012. "Evaluating the demand side: New challenges for evaluation," Research Evaluation, Oxford University Press, vol. 21(1), pages 33-47, February.
  11. Flanagan, Kieron & Uyarra, Elvira & Laranja, Manuel, 2011. "Reconceptualising the 'policy mix' for innovation," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(5), pages 702-713, June.
  12. Elvira Uyarra, 2010. "What is evolutionary about ‘regional systems of innovation’? Implications for regional policy," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 20(1), pages 115-137, January.
  13. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan, 2010. "From regional systems of innovation to regions as innovation policy spaces," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 28(4), pages 681-695, August.
  14. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan, 2009. "Understanding the Innovation Impacts of Public Procurement," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(1), pages 123-143, June.
  15. Elvira Uyarra, 2009. "Conceptualizing the Regional Roles of Universities, Implications and Contradictions," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(8), pages 1227-1246, March.
  16. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan, 2009. "La relevancia del concepto ‘sistema regional de innovación’ para la formulación de la política de innovación," EKONOMIAZ. Revista vasca de Economía, Gobierno Vasco / Eusko Jaurlaritza / Basque Government, vol. 70(01), pages 150-169.
  17. Laranja, Manuel & Uyarra, Elvira & Flanagan, Kieron, 2008. "Policies for science, technology and innovation: Translating rationales into regional policies in a multi-level setting," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(5), pages 823-835, June.


  1. Elvira Uyarra & Ronnie Ramlogan, 2017. "Cluster policy in an evolutionary world? Rationales, instruments and policy learning," Chapters,in: The Life Cycle of Clusters, chapter 2, pages 35-55 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Elvira Uyarra & Ronnie Ramlogan, 2016. "The impact of cluster policy on innovation," Chapters,in: Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, chapter 7, pages 196-238 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Elvira Uyarra & Kieron Flanagan, 2016. "Revisiting the role of policy in regional innovation systems," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Geographies of Innovation, chapter 18, pages 309-321 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  4. Elvira Uyarra, 2016. "The impact of public procurement of innovation," Chapters,in: Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, chapter 11, pages 355-381 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  5. Jakob Edler & Luke Georghiou & Elvira Uyarra & Jillian Yeow, 2015. "The meaning and limitations of public procurement for innovation: a supplier’s experience," Chapters,in: Public Procurement for Innovation, chapter 2, pages 35-64 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  6. Jakob Edler & Max Rolfstam & Lena Tsipouri & Elvira Uyarra, 2015. "Risk management in public procurement of innovation: a conceptualization," Chapters,in: Public Procurement for Innovation, chapter 4, pages 87-109 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  7. Jillian Yeow & Elvira Uyarra & Sally Gee, 2015. "Closing the loop: examining the case of the procurement of a sustainable innovation," Chapters,in: Public Procurement for Innovation, chapter 9, pages 235-262 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  8. J. S. Metcalfe & R. Ramlogan & E. Uyarra, 2004. "Competition, innovation and economic development: the instituted connection," Chapters,in: Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development, chapter 3 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 6 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-INO: Innovation (4) 2010-07-17 2011-11-28 2015-01-03 2018-03-12
  2. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2011-11-28 2015-01-03
  3. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (2) 2011-11-28 2018-03-12
  4. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2011-11-28 2015-01-03
  5. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2017-03-26
  6. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2011-11-28
  7. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2015-01-03
  8. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2015-01-03
  9. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2018-03-12


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