Álvaro Moya, Adoración

Department: Economía


Associate Professor (with Tenure) of Economic History at CUNEF (Madrid). PhD in Economic History by Universidad Complutense of Madrid, she has been visiting fellow at Universities of Reading (UK), York (UK) and Jinan (Guangzhou, China). Her research has focused on the long term effects of foreign direct investment in late developing economies, being awarded twice by the Spanish Association of Economic Historians. Having published near twenty articles and book chapters, including at Business History and Business History Review, she has collaborated with thirteen competitive, national and international, research projects. She serves on the boards of indexed Revista de Historia Industrial and open-accessed Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business. She is General Secretary of the Spanish Association for Economic History and council member of the European Business History Association.


PhD in Economic History, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2010)

MSc in Economic History, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2001)

BsC in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1999)

Research Interests

Business and Economic History, International Business History, Foreign Investment Spillovers

Publications in Scientific Journals

Álvaro-Moya, A., Puig, N. & Torres, E. (forthcoming): “Managing Foreign Knowhow and Local Human Capital: Urquijo Group and the Rise of Spanish Engineering Firms”, Business History, Doi: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1413093.

Puig, N. and Álvaro-Moya, A. (2018): "The Long-Term Effects of Foreign Investment on Local Human Capital: Four American Companies in Spain, 1920s–1970s", Business History Review 92, pp. 425-452.

Álvaro-Moya, A. (2015): “Networking Capability Building in the Multinational Enterprise: ITT and the Spanish adventure (1924-1945)”, Business History, 57, 7, pp. 1082-1111.

Puig, Núria, and Álvaro-Moya, A. (2015): “La huella del capital extranjero en España: un análisis comparado”, Revista de Historia Industrial, 58, pp. 249-285.

Álvaro-Moya, A. (2014): "The Globalization of Knowledge-Based Services: Engineering Consulting in Spain (1953-1975)", Business History Review, 88, 4, pp. 681-707.


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