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Associate Professor of Management


1999-2004, PhD in Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.
Dissertation: Intellectual Property and Markets for Technology
Advisor: Professor Bruno Cassiman, IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain

1998-1999, M.Sc. in Management with Honors, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

1994-1999, B.A. in Economics and B.A. in Business Administration, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

Selected publications

Palomeras, N., Melero, E. & Wehrheim, D.: The Effect of Patent Protection on Inventor Mobility”, Management Science. Forthcoming.

Palomeras, N. & Melero, E.: “The Renaissance Man is not dead! The role of generalists in teams of inventors”, Research Policy vol. 44 (1), 2015, 154-167.

Palomeras, N. & Melero E.: “Markets for Inventors: Learning-by-Hiring as a driver of mobility”, Management Science vol. 56 (5), 2010, 881-895.

Palomeras, N.: "An Analysis of Pure-Revenue Technology Licensing", Journal of Economics and Management Strategy vol.16 (4), Winter 2007, 971-994.

Neus Palomeras is Assistant Professor (with tenure) in the Department of Business Administration at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. She holds a Ph.D in Management (2004) from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

Her research fields are Strategic Management and Economics of Organizations, analysed from the perspective of R&D management. Her empirical works analyze the role of research-intensive organizations mainly from the prysma of the inventors working there. She has studied technology licensing activities, the mobility of inventors and the organization of inventors in teams.

She teaches courses related to Innovation and Entrepreneurship to undergraduate, master and Phd students at Carlos III.

"Inventors and Invention Processes in Europe. Results from the PatVal-EU survey"(2007), con Giuri, P., Mariani, M., Brusoni, S., Crepi, G., Francoz, D., Gambardella, A., Garcia-Fontes, W., Geuna, A., González, R., Harhoff, D., Hoisi, K., Le Bas, Ch., Luzzi, A., Magazzini, L., Nesta, L., Nomaler, Ö., Patel, P., Romanelli, M. and B. Verspargen. Research Policy vol. 36 (8), 1107-1127. 

Palomeras, N. & Wehrheim, D. (2016), "The Strategic Allocation of Inventors to R&D Collaborations". Available at SSRN: