2001 - present: Department of Organization Studies
2018 - present: senior consultant at European Regional Affairs Consultants (ERAC)
1996-2001: PhD student, Department of Organization Studies
1994 - 2001: consultant at European Regional Affairs Consultants (ERAC)
QCA (Qualitative Comparative Analysis)
Geography of innovation/ knowledge creation
Organization of innovation/ knowledge creation
Rutten, R. (forthcoming). Applying and assessing large-N QCA: Causality and robustness from a critical-realist perspective, Sociological Methods & Research.
Rutten, R. (2019). Critical realism and complex causality: On the assumptions you buy in to when you are making causal claims, Wolf Publishers: Oisterwijk.
Rutten, R. (2018). Openness values and regional innovation: A set-analysis, Journal of Economic Geography, published online, pp. 1-22.
Rutten, R. (2017). Beyond proximities: The socio-spatial dynamics of knowledge creation, Progress in Human Geography, 41(2): 159-177.
Rutten, R. (2014). Learning in socio-spatial context: An individual perspective, Prometheus: Critical studies in innovation, 32(1): 67-74.