BOOKS - Current Research Contributors
Implications of Current Research on Social Innovation in the Basque Country

Edited by Ander Gurrutxaga and Antonio Rivera


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Eneka Albizu Gallastegui is a professor in the Department of Finance II at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and specializes in finance and accounting in the School of Labor Relations at the same university. Her main areas of interest center on knowledge management, human resources, and business organization, a nd she has published widely on these topics.
Javier Bilbao Ubillos is a professor in the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He specializes in regional economics (local development and public policies), public sector economics, and management and productive organization processes in innovation; all areas in which he published profusely and notably.
Vicente Camino Beldarrain is a professor of applied economics in the Department of Applied Economics I at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He teaches and researches in the field of technology, innovation, and technological change, all areas in which he has published a prestigious number of publications.
Auxkin Galarraga Ezponda teaches in the Department of Sociology I at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He is currently working on his dissertation, which focuses on innovation systems and in their capacity to aid development in countries.
Sandra González Durán holds a predoctoral research grant from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Her research aims at understanding processes of social and urban change and innovation on the left bank of Nervión Estuary in Greater Bilbao.
Manuel González Portilla is a professor of contemporary history at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He has authored a number of books analyzing historical processes of social and demographic change and socioeconomic transformation, as well as the dynamics of change and social and urban restructuring.
Ander Gurrutxaga Abad is a professor of sociology and teaches in the Department of Sociology II at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He is the author of a number of works that analyze processes of change and social restructuring, innovation, knowledge society and its determining factors, and processes of socioeconomic development.
Álvaro Luna García holds a pre-doctoral research grant from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He is currently working on his dissertation, which focuses on the innovation processes and social change present in the dynamics of urban regeneration.
Mikel Olazarán Rodríguez is a professor in the Department of Sociology I at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and teaches sociology at the University College of Education in Donostia-San Sebastián at the same university. His fields of research include innovation, knowledge economies, and organizational change; all areas in which he has published widely.
Beatriz Otero Gutiérrez has a degree in sociology from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and is a specialist in applied research and data analysis (from the Center for Sociological Research, Madrid). She currently researches in the Department of Sociology I at the UPV/EHU. Her research focuses on the analysis of scientific, technological, and innovation policies and systems.
Antonio Rivera is a professor of contemporary history at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). His main publications address socio-historical development processes and socio-cultural change in the Basque Country, areas in which he enjoys a renowned reputation. He is currently Vice Minister for Culture in the Basque Government.
Natxo Rodríguez Arkaute is a professor of fine arts at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Hi fields of research concern (among others) cultural innovation, art, technology, and audiovisual communication; areas in which he has published widely.
Lola Simón Alfonso is a professor of fine arts at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Hi fields of research concern (among others) cultural innovation, art, technology, and audiovisual communication; areas in which he has published widely.
José Urrutikoextea Lizarraga is a professor of contemporary history at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He specializes in social and demographic analysis and the study of the socio-historical change and transformation of contemporary society; areas in which he has published widely.