Laura Cruz-Castro

CSIC (Spanish National Research Center)
Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP)

C/ Albasanz 26-28, Madrid

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Her research interests focus in science, technology and innovation policies, especially from a comparative perspective. She is working on the institutional and organizational aspects of the research systems, R&D centers and universities, and on human resources for S&T, and research careers. She also has worked on the role of the research evaluation, technology assessment and state science and innovation.

Cruz-Castro, Laura, Luis Sanz-Menéndez and Catalina Martínez. 2010. "Research Centers in Transition: Patterns of Convergence and Diversity." The Journal of Technology Transfer.
Cruz-Castro, Laura and Luis Sanz-Menéndez. 2010. "Mobility vs. job stability: Assessing Tenure and Productivity Outcomes." Research Policy 39 (1):27-38.
Cruz-Castro, Laura, and Luis Sanz-Menendez. 2010. "Research Evaluation in Transition: Individual versus Organisational Assessment in Spain." In The Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook 26, eds. Richard Whitley and Jochen Glaser, p. 205-223. [The Changing Governance of the Sciences. The Advent of the Research Evaluation Systems].

Substantive Focus:
Science and Technology Policy PRIMARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory