Suarez-Villa, L. Globalization and Technocapitalism: The Political Economy of Corporate Power and Technological Domination. London: Ashgate, 2012.


Suarez-Villa, L. Technocapitalism: A Critical Perspective on Technological Innovation and Corporatism. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Technocapitalism and the New Ecology of Entrepreneurship.” In Rising Entrepreneurship in a Shrinking World: A Spatial Perspective, edited by H. L. F. de Groot, P. Nijkamp and R. Stough. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2004, pp. 78-103.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Collaboration in Biotechnology: How Inter-firm Relations Strengthen Research Efforts in the USA” International Journal of Technology Management, vol. 27, no. 5, 2004, pp. 452-454. (Special Issue on “Do Networks Really Spur Innovation? The Impact of Regional Policies and Technology Programs”).


Suarez-Villa, L. and Walrod, W. “The Collaborative Economy of Biotechnology: Alliances, Outsourcing, and R&D.” International Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 6, no. 3 & 4, 2003, pp. 402-438.


Suarez-Villa, L. “The E-economy and the Rise of Technocapitalism: Networks, Firms, and Transportation.” Growth and Change, vol. 34, no. 4, 2003, pp. 390-414.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Regional Inversion in the United States: The Institutional Context for the Rise of the Sunbelt Since the 1940s.” Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, vol. 93, no. 1, 2002, pp. 424-442. (The research journal of the Royal Dutch Geographical Society).


Suarez-Villa, L. “Networked Alliances and Innovation.” In The Emergence of the Knowledge Economy: A Regional Perspective, edited by Z. J. Acs, H. L. F. de Groot and P. Nijkamp. Berlin, Heidelberg and New York: Springer-Verlag, 2002, pp. 65-80.


Suarez-Villa, L. “High Technology Clustering in the Polycentric Metropolis: A View from the Los Angeles Metropolitan Region.” International Journal of Technology Management, vol. 24, no. 7-8, 2002, pp. 818-842. (Special Issue on “The Electronics Industries: Networks, Technology and Regions”).


Suarez-Villa, L. “The Rise of Technocapitalism.” Science Studies, vol. 14, no. 2, 2001, pp. 4-20. (Special Issue on the “Commodification and De-Commodification of Knowledge”).


Suarez-Villa, L. Invention and the Rise of Technocapitalism. Lanham (MD), New York and Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000. (available in paperback and hardcover editions).


Suarez-Villa, L. “Southern California as a Global Gateway Region: Polycentricity and Network Segmentation as Competitive Advantages.” In Gateways to the Global Economy, edited by A. E. Andersson and D. E. Andersson. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2000, pp. 83-104.


Fischer, M. M., Suarez-Villa, L. and Steiner, M. (editors) Innovation, Networks and Localities. Berlin, Heidelberg and New York: Springer-Verlag, 1999.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Walrod, W. “Losses from the Northridge Earthquake: Disruptions to High Technology Industries in the Los Angeles Basin.” Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management, vol. 23, no. 1, 1999, pp. 19-44.


Suarez-Villa, L. “The Structures of Cooperation: Downscaling, Outsourcing and the Networked Alliance.” Small Business Economics, vol. 10, no. 1, 1998, pp. 5-16.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Walrod, W. “Operational Strategy, R&D, and Intra-metropolitan Clustering in a Polycentric Structure: The Advanced Electronics Industries of the Los Angeles Basin.” Urban Studies, vol. 34, no. 9, 1997, pp. 1343-1380. The Robert Donaldson Memorial Prizewinning Article for 1997.


Suarez-Villa, L. “California’s Recovery and the Restructuring of the Defense Industries.” In Regional Resilience and Defense Conversion in the United States, edited by R. D. Norton. Greenwich: JAI Press, 1997, pp. 85-114.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Karlsson, C. “The Development of Sweden’s R&D-intensive Electronics Industries: Exports, Outsourcing and Territorial Distribution.” Environment and Planning A, vol. 28, no. 5, 1996, pp. 783-818.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Rama, R. “Outsourcing, R&D and the Pattern of Intra-metropolitan Location: The Electronics Industries of Madrid.” Urban Studies, vol. 33, no. 7, 1996, pp. 1155-1197.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Globalizaci\n y Localizaci\n: Las Estrategias Cooperativas y la Competitividad de la Empresa.” In Tendencias Actuales de la EconomRa y de las Organizaciones, edited by the Consejo General de Colegios de Economistas de EspaZa. Las Palmas: Consejo General de Colegios de Economistas de EspaZa, 1996, pp. 53-67.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Fischer, M. M. “Technology, Organization and Export-driven Research and Development in Austria’s Electronics Industry.” Regional Studies, vol. 29, no. 1, 1995, pp. 19-42.


Suarez-Villa, L., Gonz<lez ArJchiga, B. and RamRrez, J. C. “Mexico’s Export Electronics Industry: International Competitiveness and Regional Impacts.” In Mexico and the United States: Neighbors in Crisis, edited by D. G. Aldrich and L. Meyer. Riverside: University of California Systemwide Institute on Mexico and the United States and Borgo Press, 1993, pp. 41-73.


Suarez-Villa, L., Giaoutzi, M. and Stratigea, A. “Territorial and Border Barriers in Information and Communication Networks: A Conceptual Exploration.” Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, vol. 83, no. 2, 1992, pp. 93-104.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Twentieth Century U.S. Regional and Sectoral Change in Perspective.” Survey of Regional Literature, vol. 20, no. 1, 1992, pp. 32-39.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Han, P.-H. “Organizations, Space and Capital in the Development of Korea’s Electronics Industry.” Regional Studies, vol. 25, no. 4, 1991, pp. 327-343.


Suarez-Villa, L. “The Evolution of Regional Economies.” In Regional Science: Retrospect and Prospect, edited by D. E. Boyce, P. Nijkamp and D. Shefer. Berlin, Heidelberg and New York: Springer-Verlag, 1991, pp. 279-316.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Regional Evolution and Entrepreneurship: Roles, Eras and the Space Economy.” Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, vol. 3, no. 1, 1991, pp. 335-347.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Han, P.-H. “The Rise of Korea’s Electronics Industry: Technological Change, Growth, and Territorial Distribution.” Economic Geography, vol. 66, no. 3, 1990, pp. 273-292.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Polycentric Restructuring, Metropolitan Evolution, and the Decentralization of Manufacturing.” Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, vol. 80, no. 4, 1989, pp. 194-205.


Suarez-Villa, L. and Han, P.-H. “International Trends in Electronics Manufacturing and the Strategy of Industrialization.” Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e Commerciali, vol. 37, no. 4-5, 1989, pp. 381-407.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Reconversi\n Industrial, Cambio Tecnol\gico, y Planes de Desarrollo Metropolitano.” Estudios Territoriales, vol. 27, no. 1, 1989, pp. 13-27.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and the Role of Small and Medium Size Industries: A Long Term View.” In Small and Medium Size Enterprises and Regional Development, edited by M. Giaoutzi, P. Nijkamp and D. J. Storey. London: Routledge, 1988, pp. 21-43.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Entrepreneurship in the Space-Economy.” Revue d’Economie RJgionale et Urbaine, vol. 28, no. 1, 1987, pp. 59-79.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Industrialization in the Developing World, Process Cycles, and the New Global Division of Labor.” Canadian Journal of Regional Science, vol. 8, no. 3, 1985, pp. 307-331.


Suarez-Villa, L. “Industrial Export Enclaves and Manufacturing Change.” Papers of the Regional Science Association, vol. 54, 1984, pp. 89-111.

Reprinted in Regional Policy and Regional Integration: Modern Classics in Regional Science, edited by N. M. Hansen, K.J. Button and P. Nijkamp. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar, 1997 (reprinted with permission of copyright holder).


Suarez-Villa, L. “Center-Down Development in Perspective: Labor Absorption and Interdependence in Brazilian Regional Industries.” Papers of the Regional Science Association, vol. 53, 1983, pp. 43-58.




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