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Research interests

My research interests are in the fields of International Business and Innovation. In particular, I am interested in the relationship between internationalization and firms' innovation activities. My current research is on the link between exporting and firm innovation performance.




Assistant Professor with tenure, Tilburg University (Feb. 2013-present)

Assistant Professor, tenure track, Tilburg University (Sept. 2007- Feb.2013)

Research Assistant, IESE Business School, SP-SP Center, Barcelona, Spain (2006-2007)

Instructor, ESCI-Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain (2005, 2006)







Current courses

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  • International Management
  • Innovation
  • International Trade
  • Business Economics
  • Strategic Management

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Research Output

  • 5 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

Internationalization, innovation, and productivity

Cassiman, B. & Golovko, E., 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Productivity Analysis. Grifell-Tatjé, E., Lovell, C. A. K. & Sickles, R. C. (eds.). NY: Oxford University Press, p. 438-362 (Oxford Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Organizing for innovation

Eckblad, J. & Golovko, E., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business. 1, 1, p. 15-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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    Exploitative learning by exporting

    Golovko, E. & Bento, C. L., Jan 2015, Academy of Management Proceedings. Academy of Management, Vol. 2015. 18224

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  • Selective learning‐by‐exporting: Firm size and product versus process innovation

    Golovko, E. & Valentini, G., Aug 2014, In : Global Strategy Journal. 4, 3, p. 161-180

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Exploring the complementarity between innovation and export for SMEs growth

    Golovko, E. & Valentini, G., 2011, In : Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). 42, 3, p. 362-380

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review