Ruth Rama Dellepiane

Email: ruth.rama [at]
Phone: (+34) 916022402
Office: 3E15
Doctora Vinculada Ad Honorem
Instituto de Economía, Geografía y Demografía
Departamento de Economía y Geografía Aplicadas
Group: Grupo de Investigación sobre Desarrollo Territorial Sostenible (DTS)

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Scientific output

Handbook of innovation in the food and drink industry. Francis and Taylor Group, New York and London, 421 p. | Ruth Rama, (2008). 
MULTINATIONAL AGRIBUSINESSES. Haworth Press Inc. New York-London, 328 p. | RUTH RAMA (ED), (2005). 
Agri-food multinational enterprisesThe International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, 11 p. | Ruth Rama, (2017). 
Innovation and the strategies of food and beverage multinational enterprises: A surveySystèmes alimentaires/Food Systemsvol. 2. 17 p. | Ruth Rama, (2017). 
Just-in-time and spaceHandbook on Geographies of Technology, Edward Elgar, 11 p. | Ruth Rama; Adelheid Holl, (2017). 
La cooperación tecnológica de las empresas multinacionales con agentes locales en España: Enseñanzas para los países intermediosInnovación y desarrollo. Una mirada global para entender a las multinacionales en América Latina, Instituto de Economía, UNAM, 19 p. | José Molero, Antonio García Sánchez, Ruth Rama, (2017). 
Patterns of local R&D cooperation of foreign subsidiaries in an intermediate country: innovative and structural factorsInt.J.Technology Transfer and Commercialisationvol. 15. 26 p. | Antonio García-Sánchez; José Molero; Ruth Rama, (2017). 
The changing geography and organisation of multinational agribusinessInt.J.Multinational Corporation Strategyvol. 2(1). 25 p. | Ruth Rama, (2017). 
A internacionalizaçao do setor das tecnologías de informaçao e comunicaçao em Espanha: contexto geral e experiências de éxito empresarialInvestimento internacional, inovaçao e desenvolvimento de capacidades locais, Ediçoes Colibri, 23 p. | José Molero; Ruth Rama, (2016). 
Are "the best" multinationals cooperating locally for innovation ?. The case of an intermediate countryScience and Public Policyvol. 43. 12 p. | García-Sánchez, A.; Molero, J.; Rama, R., (2016). 
Local cooperation for innovation: food and beverage multinationals in a peripheral European countryInt:Journal of Multinational Corporation Strategy, 26 p. | Antonio García Sánchez; José Molero; Ruth Rama, (2016). 
Persistence of innovative activities in times of crisis: the case of the Basque CountryEuropean Planning Studiesvol. 24. 20 p. | Holl, A.; Rama, R., (2016). 
The spatial distribution of foreign direct investment in R&D within host countries. An empirical examination of foreign subsidiaries in SpainInt.J.Multinational Corporation Strategyvol. 1. 21 p. | Adelheid Holl;Ruth Rama, (2016). 
Foreign Multinational Enterprises in the Food and Beverage Industries of the BRICSStructural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS, Oxford University Press, 30 p. | Ruth Rama, (2015). 
Foreign subsidiaries and technology sourcing in SpainIndustry and Innovationvol. 21. 21 p. | Holl, Adelheid; Rama, Ruth, (2014). 
Not searching but finding: how innovation shapes perceptions about universities and public research organisationsJournal of Technology Transfervol. 39. 17 p. | Azagra-Caro, Joaquin; Pardo, Rafael; Rama, Ruth, (2014). 
ICT adoption and diffusion patterns in Latin American agricultureInformation and communication technology for agricultural development in Latin America. Trends, barriers and policies, ECLAC-European Union, 27 p. | Ruth Rama; John Wilkinson, (2013). 
Innovación en la industria agroalimentaria. Características y factores de éxitoCuadernos de Estudios Agroalimentariosvol. 06, Diciembre. 17 p. | Ruth Rama Dellepiane, (2013). 
Is the pro-network bias justified? Outsourcers, small batch production, and advanced manufacturing technologySAGE Openvol. July-September. SAGE, 16 p. | Rafael Pardo; Ruth Rama, (2013). 
La internacionalización de las empresas españolas del sector TIC. Marco general y experiencias de éxitoEconomistasvol. 137. Colegio de Economistas de Madrid, 11 p. | José Molero; Ruth Rama, (2013). 
Localisation et ancrage territorial des firmes agroalimentaires. Introduction au dossier thématiqueEconomies et Sociétésvol. 35. 11 p. | André Torre; Danielle Galliano; Ruth Rama, (2013). 
Spatial patterns of adoption of just-in-time manufacturingPapers in Regional Sciencevol. 92,1. 17 p. | Adelheid Holl; Rafael Pardo; Ruth Rama, (2013). 
Subcontracting relationshipsHandbook of Economic Organization. Integrating Economic and Organization Theory, Edward Elgar, 22 p. | Ruth Rama, Adelheid Holl, (2013). 
The changing structure of the global agribusiness sectorHandbook of Economic Geography and Industry Studies, Edward Elgar, 35 p. | Ruth Rama; Catalina Martínez, (2013). 
Asian agribusiness investment in Latin America, with case studies from BrazilThe changing nature of Asian-Latin American economic relation. King, Mattos, Mulder & Rosales (ed.)vol. ISBN: 978-92-1-121829-9. United Nations Publications, 40 p. | Ruth Rama, John Wilkinson, (2012). 
Comparing Outsourcing Patterns in Domestic and FDI Manufacturing Plants: Empirical Evidence from SpainEuropean Planning Studiesvol. 20 (8). 22 p. | Adelheid Holl, Rafael Pardo, Ruth Rama, (2012). 
Home or next door? Patenting by European food and beverage multinationalsTECHNOLOGY ANALYSIS & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENTvol. 24. 14 p. | Catalina Martínez, Ruth Rama, (2012). 
Technology sourcing: Are biotechnology firms different? An exploratory study of the Spanish caseScience and Public Policyvol. 39 (3). 21 p. | Adelheid Holl, Ruth Rama, (2012). 
Cultural distance and internationalization. The world’s largest food and drink multinationalsAgribusiness. An International Journal,vol. 27. Wiley, 21 p. | Fragkiskos Filippaios & Ruth Rama, (2011). 
Unraveling the relationships between internationalization and product diversification among the world's largest food and beverage enterprisesRavi Ramamurti & Niron Hashai (ed), The future of Foreign Direct Investment and the multinational enterprise, Emerald Group, 28 p. | Niron Hashai, Tamar Almor, Marina Papanastassiou, Fragkiskos Filippaios, Ruth Rama, (2011). 
Just-in-Time Manufacturing Systems, Subcontracting and Geographic ProximityRegional Studiesvol. 44-5. Routledge, 14 p. | Adelheid Holl, Rafael Pardo, Ruth Rama, (2010). 
La cooperación para la innovación tecnológica en EspañaApuntes de Ciencia y Tecnologíavol. 36. Revista de la Asociación para el Avance de la Ciencia y Tecnología en España, 8 p. | Rama, Ruth & Fernández-Sastre, Juan, (2010). 
An exploratory analysis of networking, R&D and innovativeness in the Spanish electronics sectorInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Managementvol. Vol 9, issue 1/2. 14 p. | Holl, A., Rama, R., (2009). 
Cambio tecnológico e innovación. ¿Cómo medirlos?Apuntes de Ciencia y Tecnologíavol. 31. Asociación para el Avance de la Ciencia y Tecnología en España, 11 p. | Rama, R. Fernández Sastre, J., (2009). 
Foreign investment innovation: a review of selected policiesJOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERvol. 33. 11 p. | Rama, Ruth, (2009). 
La influencia de la subcontratación y la distancia en las redes de subcontrataciónDocumentos de Trabajo nº 8, Consejo Económico y Social de la CAM, 58 p. | Holl, A. Rama, R., (2009). 
Networking and R&D in domestic and FDI plants in Spanish Electronic ClustersInternational Journal of Strategic Business Alliancevol. vol 1, no.2. Inderscience, 22 p. | Holl, A., Rama, R., (2009). 
New forms of organisation and R&D internationalization among the world’s 100 largest food and beverage multinationalsResearch Policyvol. 38. Elsevier, 11 p. | Fragkiskos Filippaios, Marina Papanastassiou, Robert Pearce & Ruth Rama, (2009). 
Technical capital and social capital in outsourcing networks: complements or substitutes?Corporate Governance, Organization and the Firm: Co-operation and Outsourcing in a Globalised Market, Edward Elgar, 24 p. | Pardo, R. Rama, R., (2009). 
The Spatial Patterns of Networks, Hierarchies and SubsidiariesEUROPEAN PLANNING STUDIESvol. 17. Routledge, 21 p. | Holl, A; Rama, R, (2009). 
Empirical studies of innovation in the food and beverage industryRuth Rama (ed), Handbook of innovation in the food and drink industry, Taylor and Francis Group, New York and London, ISBN:978-1-56022-298-9 (431 pages), 36 p. | Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2008). 
Foreign direct investment and agri-food value-chains in developing countries: a review of the main issuesCommodity Market Review, FAO, Naciones Unidas, 15 p. | Rama, R., Wilkinson, J., (2008). 
Globalisation or regionalisation? The strategies of the world's largest food and beverage MNEsEuropean Management Journalvol. 26, no.1. 13 p. | Filippaios, F. Rama, R., (2008). 
Technological innovation in the Brazilian food and beverage industryRuth Rama (ed), Handbook of innovation in the food and drink industry, Taylor and Francis Group, New York and London, 34 p. | José Ednilson de Oliveira Cabral, Ruth Rama, (2008). 
An exploratory analysis of networking, R&D and innovativeness in the Spanish electronics sectorENEF (European Network on the Economics of the Firm) WP 2007/11vol. ENEF WP 2007/11. Universidad de Sheffield, Reino Unido, 27 p. | Adelheid Holl, Ruth Rama, (2007). 
Emerging districts facing structural reform: the Madrid electronics district and the reshaping of the Spanish telecom monopolyENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING Avol. 39. 25 p. | Rama, R; Ferguson, D, (2007). 
The spatial patterns of networks, hierarchies and subsidiariesENEF (European Network on the Economics of the Firm) WP ENEF 2007/10vol. WP ENEF 2007/10. Universidad de Sheffield, Reino Unido, 24 p. | Adelheid Holl, Ruth Rama, (2007). 
Choosing a growth path: Internationalisation, product diversification or both?Working Paper Series (Kent Business School.University of Kent)vol. 125. 41 p. | Filippaios,F; Hashai,N.; Almor,T.; Papanastassiou,M.;Rama,R., (2006). 
Innovation in food and beverage multinationalsRuth Rama (editora) Multinational Agribusinesses, Haworth Press Inc., N.Y-Londresvol. ISBN 1-56022-937-3. 33 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2005). 
The Performance of Multinational Agribusinesses: Effects of Product and Geographical DiversificationMultinational Agribusinesses_, Haworth PressInc., N.Y-Londres, 2005. ISBN 156022-936-5vol. ISBN 1 56022-936-5. 30 p. | George Anastassopoulos, Ruth Rama, (2005). 
Combining different brands of in-house knowledge: technological capabilities in food, biotechnology, chemicals and drugs in agri-food multinationalsScience and Public Policyvol. 31. 18 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2004). 
Innovation spells in the multinational agri-food sectorTECHNOVATIONvol. 24. 16 p. | Alfranca, O; Rama, R; von Tunzelmann, N, (2004). 
Ventajas competitivas de la multinacional agroalimentariaRevista de Administração Contemporânea (RAC)vol. 18. 20 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2004). 
Competitive behaviour, design and technical innovation in food and beverage multinationalsInternational Journal of Biotechnologyvol. 5. 27 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2003). 
Estrategias sobre Innovación en las Empresas Multinacionales AgroalimentariasEconomía Agraria y Recursos Naturalesvol. 3. 23 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2003). 
Innovation in AgricultureInternational Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecologyvol. 2. 7 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, (2003). 
Innovation in the food and drink industry, and biotechnologyInternational Journal of Biotechnologyvol. 5. 9 p. | Ruth Rama , Oscar Alfranca, (2003). 
Subcontracting networks in industrial districts: the electronics industries of MadridRegional Studiesvol. 37. Routledge, 11 p. | Ruth Rama, Deron Ferguson, Ana Melero, (2003). 
Technological capabilities in multinational agribusinessInternational Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecologyvol. 2. 16 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2003). 
Technological fields and concentration of innovation among food and beverage multinationalsInternational Food and Agribusiness Management Reviewvol. 5. 14 p. | Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann, (2003). 
Respuestas de las organizaciones de I+D a la crisis: Universidades, instituciones de investigación y empresas.  | Luis Sanz-Menéndez/Catalina Martínez, (2016). 
Redes de innovación abierta en el sector de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación..  | Adelheid Holl, (2013). 
Aspectos espaciales del “sourcing” y de la adopción de nuevas tecnologías” (ECO2010-17485).  | Adelheid Holl, (2010). 
Gestión ambiental y eficiencia. Estudio para las estrategias de transformación e innovación empresarial” (financiación puente).  | Emilio Galdeano, (2010). 
Gestión ambiental y eficiencia. Estudio para las estrategias de transformación e innovación empresarial.  | Emilio Galdeano Gómez, (2010). 
Exportaciones, rendimiento medioambiental y productividad. Análisis microeconómico y efectos de la eco-innovación”.  | Emilio Galdeano Gómez, (2008).