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Ekaterina Turkina

Professor,  Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ekaterina Turkina

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HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : ekaterina.turkina@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-7311
Secretary: 514 340-6000 ext. 1156
Fax : 514 340-3608
Office : 5.162

Other title(s)


  • Ph. D. (Public and International Affairs), University of Pittsburgh
  • Graduate Certificate (European Studies), University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A. (Public and International Affairs), University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S., Ryazan State University
  • B.A., Ryazan State University


  • Networks analysis
  • Innovation in large-scale socio-economic systems
  • Economic complexity modeling
  • Industrial clusters and ecosystems of innovation
  • Policy

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (30)

TURKINA, Ekaterina, WANG, Yihan; « Causal Configurations of SME Strategic Renewal in Crisis: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) of Quebec Entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 », Entrepreneurship & Regional Development : An International Journal, 2023 (status : online).

BAHRAMI, Farideh, SHAHMORADI, Behrooz, NOORI, Javad, TURKINA, Ekaterina, BAHRAMI, Hassan; « Economic complexity and the dynamics of regional competitiveness a systematic review », Competitiveness Review, vol. 33, no 4, 2023, p. 711-744.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, SULTANA, Nasrin; « FDI and cities: network dynamics in cleantech innovation », Competitiveness Review, vol. 33, no 3, 2023, p. 557-578.

DOLOREUX, David, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Intermediaries in regional innovation systems: An historical event-based analysis applied to AI industry in Montreal », Technology in Society, vol. 72, 2023, p. 1-9.

SULTANA, Nasrin, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation Ecosystem: The Role of Intermediaries », Sustainability, vol. 15, no 10, 2023, p. 1-18.

SULTANA, Nasrin, TURKINA, Ekaterina, COHENDET, Patrick; « The mechanisms underlying the emergence of innovation ecosystems: the case of the AI ecosystem in Montreal », European Planning Studies, vol. 31, no 7, 2023, p. 1443-1465.

et al.; « The impact of institutional interactions on cluster response to innovation: The case of Montreal and neural machine translation », Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2023 (status : online).

TAHMOORESNEJAD, Leila, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Female inventors over time: Factors affecting female Inventors’ innovation performance », Journal of Informetrics, vol. 16, no 1, 2022, p. 1-25.

THAI, Mai Thi Thanh, TURKINA, Ekaterina, SIMBA, Amon; « The impact of internationalisation on product innovation in emerging market firms », International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, vol. 46, no 2, 2022, p. 226-243.

TURKINA, Ekaterina et al.; « Industrial Competitiveness and FDI Opportunities in the Metropolitan Periphery - Product Space Network Analysis of Laval, Canada », Management international, 2022 (status : accepted).

TURKINA, Ekaterina, ORESHKIN, Boris; « Evolving industrial districts and changing innovation patterns: the case of Montreal », Competitiveness Review, vol. 32, no 5, 2022, p. 667-685.

LI, Pengfei, TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « The Tortoise and the Hare: Industry Clockspeed and Resilience of Production and Knowledge Networks in Montréal’s Aerospace Industry », ZFW – Advances in Economic Geography, vol. 66, no 2, 2022, p. 81-95.

ORESHKIN, Boris, DUDEK, Grzegorz, PELKA, Pawel, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « N-BEATS neural network for mid-term electricity load forecasting », Applied Energy, vol. 293, 2021, p. 1-13.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, ORESHKIN, Boris; « The Impact of Co-Inventor Networks on Smart Cleantech Innovation: The Case of Montreal Agglomeration », Sustainability, vol. 13, no 13, 2021, p. 1-17.

BAHRAMI, Farideh, KANAANI, Fatemeh, TURKINA, Ekaterina, MOIN, Mohammad Shahram, SHAHBAZI, Meysam; « Key Challenges in Big Data Startups: An Exploratory Study in Iran », Iranian Journal of Management Studies, vol. 14, no 2, 2021, p. 273-289.

DOLOREUX, David, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « New path creation in the artificial intelligence industry: regional preconditions, new actors and their collective actions, and policies », Regional Studies, vol. 55, no 10/11, 2021, p. 1751-1763.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari, DOLOREUX, David; « How do firms in co-located clusters interact? Evidence from Greater Montreal », Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 21, no 5, 2021, p. 761-782.

KOURTIKAKIS, Kostas, TURKINA, Ekaterina, POSTNIKOV, Evgeny; « The Structure of Coordination: Transatlantic Policy Networks and the Mobilization of Business and Civil Society », Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 59, no 3, 2021, p. 679-696.

THAI, Mai Thi Thanh, TURKINA, Ekaterina, SIMBA, Amon; « The impact of national social capital on business creation rates in the formal vs informal sectors », International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, vol. 26, no 8, 2020, p. 1739-1768.

SULTANA, Nasrin, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Foreign direct investment, technological advancement, and absorptive capacity: A network analysis », International Business Review, vol. 29, no 2, 2020, p. 1-13.

WANG, Yihan, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Economic complexity, product space network and Quebec's global competitiveness », Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue canadienne des sciences de l'administration, vol. 37, no 3, 2020, p. 334-349.

DOLOREUX, David, TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « Innovation type and external knowledge search strategies in KIBS: evidence from Canada », Service Business, vol. 13, no 3, 2019, p. 509-530.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « An Anatomy of Bengaluru’s ICT Cluster: A Community Detection Approach », Management and Organization Review, vol. 15, no 3, 2019, p. 533-561.

BOYLAND, Brandon, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Calling on Europe? Secessionist Political Parties and Their Communications to the European Union », Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 57, no 6, 2019, p. 1310-1332.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, ORESHKIN, Boris, KALI, Raja; « Regional innovation clusters and firm innovation performance: an interactionist approach », Regional Studies, vol. 53, no 8, 2019, p. 1193-1206.

BEHFAR, Kambiz, TURKINA, Ekaterina, BURGER-HELMCHEN, Thierry; « Knowledge management in OSS communities: Relationship between dense and sparse network structures », International Journal of Information Management, vol. 38, no 1, 2018, p. 167-174.

WANG, Yihan, VAN ASSCHE, Ari, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Antecedents of SME embeddedness in inter-organizational networks: Evidence from China's aerospace industry », Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, vol. 30, no 1, 2018, p. 53-75.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « Global connectedness and local innovation in industrial clusters », Journal of International Business Studies, vol. 49, no 6, 2018, p. 706-728.

DOLOREUX, David, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Are winemaker consultants just another source of knowledge for innovation? », Journal of Knowledge Management, vol. 21, no 6, 2017, p. 1523-1539.


Books (2)

CHRISTIANSEN, Bryan, TURKINA, Ekaterina; Applied Psycholinguistics and Multilingual Cognition in Human Creativity, IGI Global, 2019.

SURZHKO-HARNED, Lena, TURKINA, Ekaterina; Post-Soviet Legacies and Conflicting Values in Europe: Generation Why, Lexington Books, 2017.


Book chapters (7)

GAO, Yang, TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « The Nexus Between Cultural and Creative Sectors and the Sustainable Development Goals: A Network Perspective », International Business and Sustainable Development Goals, Emerald, 2023, p. 151-176.

SULTANA, Nasrin, TURKINA, Ekaterina, COHENDET, Patrick; « Innovation Environment for Sustainable Medical Tourism in a Country », Handbook of Research on Sustainable Tourism and Hotel Operations in Global Hypercompetition, IGI Global, 2022, p. 137-162.

WANG, Yihan, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « Entwicklung, aktueller Stand und Prognose für den chinesischen Markt », Deutschland und China : Investorenbeziehungen unter komplexen Rahmenbedingungen, De Gruyter, 2021, p. 327-356.

ARMELLINI, Fabiano, BEAUDRY, Catherine, BOURGAULT, Mario, COHENDET, Patrick, SIMON, Laurent, SOLAR-PELLETIER, Laurence, SULTANA, Nasrin, TURKINA, Ekaterina; « L’aérospatiale numérique au Québec : un écosystème innovant au cœur des enjeux de la société », Le Québec économique 9 : perspectives et défis de la transformation numérique, CIRANO, 2020, p. 457-470.

TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « Grappes, réseaux et compétitivité de l’industrie des technologies propres du Québec », Le Québec économique 8 : le développement durable à l'ère des changements climatiques, Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2019, p. 93-122.

KALI, Raja, TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « Local and trans-local linkages in the aerospace industry: an emerging small world? », Networks of International Trade and Investment: Understanding Globalisation Through the Lens of Network Analysis, Vernon Press, 2018, p. 167-184.

WANG, Yihan, TURKINA, Ekaterina, VAN ASSCHE, Ari; « Value Chain Position and Network Centrality: Evidence from China’s Aerospace Industry », Entrepreneurship, Organizational Change and Employment Management, Nanjing University, 2017, p. 354-365.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

TURKINA, Ekaterina
Prix de recherche Chenelière Éducation/Gaëtan Morin 2019, Ce prix souligne l'excellence en ce qui a trait aux publications scientifiques et professionnelles d'un professeur agrégé de HEC Montréal, au cours des trois dernières années., HEC Montréal, 2019

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Dissertation direction – PhD in Administration (3)

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
Three essays on networks, innovation, and sustainability , by Yang Gao
May 2023

In codirection with : SINCLAIR-DESGAGNÉ, Bernard
Trois essais sur la rente pétrolière et le développement , by Nadjib Lakhlef
March 2022


Master's thesis direction – MSc in Management (16)

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
Para Public Entities as Anchor Organizations in Industrial Clusters. Evidence from Quebec's Cleantech Clusters., by Miriam Feltham-Lauzon
January 2019

In codirection with : SINCLAIR-DESGAGNÉ, Bernard, SINCLAIR-DESGAGNÉ, Bernard
De l'impact économique des investissements directs étrangers chinois en Afrique subsaharienne, by Eliane Conombo
September 2018


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (40)

Analyzing network evolution and actor centrality in the space industry: a network analysis and mixed-effects model , by Stefano Braito
March 2023

The impact of R&D partners' localization on clusters' innovation efforts and resilience in satellite regions: the case of Laval, Canada , by Eva Payen
November 2022

Assurance prêt hypothécaire - Banque Nationale Assurances , by Martin Houde-Bergeron
August 2022

La COVID-19 et les projets d'innovation de villes innovantes , by Vanessa Badibabungi
August 2022

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
Analyse exploratoire du réseau canadien de collaboration institutionnelle en intelligence artificielle , by Ayoub Bandariya
August 2022

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
La vie des projets dans la grappe aérospatiale de Montréal : Étude de 3 grands projets au sein de la grappe, et des relations qui en découlent entre les acteurs , by Amaury Benoist
August 2022

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
The sale of Element AI as a representation of Canada's AI commercialization problem: a teaching case , by Ronny Al Nosir
May 2022

Les stratégies d'internationalisation des solutions cyber de Thales , by Ambre Lépinay
March 2022

Analyse des enjeux de développement et de la pertinence de l'industrie serricole dans le cadre de l'augmentation de l'autonomie alimentaire du Québec , by Alexis Braun-Boissonnault
March 2022

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
La grappe Aéro Montréal: étude de cas , by Lilia Benbelaid
March 2022

The impact of collaborations on clusters' innovation in satellite regions: the case of Laval , by Serena Foini
January 2022

Diagnostic des défis vécus par les entreprises en démarrage de l'industrie numérique à Montréal , by Ann-Sophie Lagueux
November 2021

Quelles sont les opportunités au sein de la catégorie du HMR postpandémie au Québec? Le cas de Agropur , by Ghita Massaki
November 2021

Impression 3D au Québec : des pistes de réflexion pour un développement socialement équitable et écologiquement soutenable , by Loïcia-Ludivine Ngoma
September 2021

Develop an International Network of Qualified Supplier's at BRIDGR Group , by Kiana Zolfaghari
September 2021

Building and the future of the emerging knowledge-intensive industrial cluster under the Covid-19 and global online trending: an analysis of AI industrial cluster in Vancouver , by Tengjin Gao
September 2021

Impact of transformational leadership in a global crisis , by Saaniya Pandit
May 2021

The Branding and Marketing activities of Niche Fragrance Brands in China , by Shiyi Tang
March 2021

Optimizing strategic and production processes in the private jets industry. A case study from Bombardier, Canada , by Valentina Bisi
March 2021

A Social Network Analysis of AI Clusters in Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver , by Amogh Kumar
January 2021

Technology disruption in Healthcare: The case of Philips' acquisitions to contrast the competitive rivalry of hi-tech companies , by Sofia Angeloni
January 2021

The impact of COVID-19 on airlines: A multiple case study of Flybe and Air Canada , by Martina Wendy Roseline Ouedraogo
January 2021

School of artificial intelligence in healthcare: the European opportunity , by Camille Zimmer
November 2020

Le rôle du Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie dans le contexte de la pandémie de COVID-19 pour favoriser la résilience du gouvernement du Québec , by Walid Tannouri
November 2020

Union contre la COVID-19 : les collaborations au sein de la grappe d'intelligence artificielle à Montréal , by Camille Dupont
November 2020

How to manage the diverse team in the trend of globalization - Taking the example of company in Automotive Industry , by Siying Lu
September 2020

Quel est le processus méthodologique de recherche et de sensibilisation de prospects à l'international d'une firme de consultation privée en développement économique ? L'exemple de CIDEP , by Eve Eilles
September 2020

L'importance de la considération des impacts de la localisation corporative sur les indicateurs RH : une revue systématique de littérature , by Gabriel Nadeau
May 2020

International Market Selection in the eco-friendly food industry: Case study of À dévorer, eco-friendly kit meals , by Alexia Latat
May 2020

Internationalisation de la Banque Nationale du Canada au Cambodge , by Alexandre Sergerie
January 2020

Comment les PME des industries émergentes s'internationalisent- elles ? Le cas des technologies vertes au Québec , by Baptiste Bruggeman
January 2020

Case Study: Oreo in China , by Adriana Quiroz Carrillo
November 2019

Analyse de marchés pour l'internationalisation de la Banque Nationale du Canada en Asie du Sud-Est , by Corinne Guimont
November 2019

Études de cas: Les Résidences Fayel, PME nigérienne , by Nabil Ibrahim Manzo
September 2019

Internationalisation of Quebec SMEs to the United States , by Dina Mansour
September 2019

Cirque Éloize: La question chinoise , by Jordanne Gohier Leroux
May 2019

Les grappes industrielles: La grappe de la mode à Montréal et à Paris , by Emilie Kuroczycki
September 2018

Comment les grappes industrielles contribuent-elles à la compétitivité dans l'industrie des TIC? , by Aldjouma Ouattara
May 2018

Les firmes de consultation en développement économique agissant à titre de levier pour l'attraction des investissements directs à l'étranger: le cas de CIDEP , by Matthieu Garaffini
March 2018

Les institutions gouvernementales dans leur rôle de facilitateur à l'internationalisation : le cas de la Délégation générale du Québec à New York , by Marc-Antoine Joyal
September 2017

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