Scientific Journal Papers

Han Woo Park and Pieter E. Stek (2022) “Measuring Helix Interactions in the Context of Economic Development and Public Policies: From Triple to Quadruple and N-Tuple Helix vs. N-Tuple and Quadruple Helix to Triads ”, Triple Helix 9, pp 43-53.

Pieter E. Stek (2021) “Identifying spatial technology clusters from patenting concentrations using heat map kernel density estimation”, Scientometrics 126, pp 911-930.

Pieter E. Stek (2019) “Mapping High R&D City-Regions Worldwide: A Patent Heat Map Approach”, Quality & Quantity 54, pp 279-296.

Eugene Lee and Pieter E. Stek (2016) “Shifting Alliances in International Organizations: A social networks analysis of co-sponsorship of UN GA resolutions, 1976-2012”, Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia 15, 2, pp 191-210.

Pieter E. Stek and Marina S. van Geenhuizen (2016) “The influence of international research interaction on national innovation performance: A bibliometric approach”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 110, pp 61-70.

Pieter E. Stek and Marina S. van Geenhuizen (2015) “Measuring the dynamics of an innovation system using patent data: a case study of South Korea, 2001–2010”, Quality & Quantity 49, 4, pp 1325-1343.

Sukhee Han, Cheong Cheong Ho and Pieter E. Stek (2009) “Public Diplomacy between China and the World: The 2008 Beijing Olympic Torch Relay, A Test Case”, Journal of East West Studies 21, 1, pp 355-388.

Pieter E. Stek (2009) “Groundwater Extraction Modelling for Kuala Lumpur Water Resource Planning”, PLANNING MALAYSIA Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners 7, pp 111-132.

Scientific Book Chapters

Marina S. van Geenhuizen, Razieh Nejabat and Pieter E. Stek (2021) “Large Cities as the Cradle of Sustainable Energy Innovation” in A Broad View of Regional Science, Soushi Suzuki and Roberto Patuelli (Eds.), Singapore: Springer.

Pieter E. Stek (2018) “Cities and photovoltaic inventions: global leaders over time” in Cities and Sustainable Technology Transitions: Leadership, Innovation and Adoption, Marina van Geenhuizen, J. Adam Holbrook and Mozhdeh Taheri (Eds.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Conference Papers

Pieter E. Stek and Marina S. van Geenhuizen (2017) “The Influencing Factors of Inventive Performance in Medical Technology Clusters”, 16th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation: “Innovation and Development in the Asian Century–Global Shifts in Technological Power”, 27-29 September, Taipei, Taiwan.

Marina S. van Geenhuizen and Pieter E. Stek (2017) “Multi-scalar Networks and Urban Context Influence on Invention in Photovoltaic Clusters”, 56th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: “Social Progress for Resilient Regions”, 29 August-1 September, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Pieter E. Stek and Marina S. van Geenhuizen (2016) “The influence of global knowledge networks on the innovation performance of photovoltaic clusters”, DRUID-Asia Inaugural Conference: “Asian Innovation, Catching Up, Moving Ahead”, 23-24 February, Singapore.

Marina S. van Geenhuizen and Pieter E. Stek (2015) “Mapping innovation in the global photovoltaic industry: a bibliometric approach to cluster identification and analysis”, 55th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: “World Renaissance: Changing roles for people and places”, 25-28 August, Lisbon, Portugal.

Pieter E. Stek and Marina S. van Geenhuizen (2015) “The Influence of Global Knowledge Networks on the Innovation Performance of Photovoltaic Clusters”, XIII Triple Helix International Conference: “Academic-Industry-Government Triple Helix Model for Fast-Developing Countries”, 21-23 August, Beijing, China.

Pieter E. Stek and Marina S. van Geenhuizen (2014) ASIALICS 2014: 11th Asia Association of Learning, Innovation and Coevolution Studies (ASIALICS) International Conference, 25-27 September, Daegu, South Korea.

Pieter E. Stek, Thessa Vasudhevan and Renato Lima-de-Oliveira (2023) “Malaysia’s New Voluntary Carbon Market: Origins, Ecosystem and ProspectsASB Center of Technology, Strategy and Sustainability Working Paper Series 09/2023. Kuala Lumpur: Asia School of Business.

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “Science and Engineering Knowledge Production in ASEAN: Global Emergence, Fading Regionalism.” ASB Center of Technology, Strategy and Sustainability Working Paper Series 08/2023. Kuala Lumpur: Asia School of Business.

Ganesha Pillai and Pieter E. Stek (2023) “Can Malaysia afford an expensive bet on natural gas?New Straits Times, 15 Nov.

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “Who needs natural gas? Renewable energy costs less.” Malay Mail, 21 September.

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “SME ESG practices should not be a smokescreen for difficult policy choices.” Malay Mail, 14 July.

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “Malaysia’s new voluntary carbon market disappointsEco-Business, 23 March.

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “After voluntary carbon market’s first auction, what’s next for Malaysia?The Edge, 21 March. (mirror)

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “What’s next for Malaysia’s voluntary carbon market?The Malaysian Insight, 21 March.

Pieter E. Stek (2023) “Korea should lead on international carbon trade policies.The Korea Times, 9 February.

Pieter Stek (2015) “The Strategic Alliance Between Sungkyunkwan University and the Samsung Group: South Korean Exceptionalism or New Global Model?Hélice 4.


Asia School of Business ASEAN Research Center and Korea University ASEAN Center (2023) ESG Practices in ASEAN & Korea: pathways towards sustainability, Seoul: ASEAN-Korea Center. (ISBN: 9791-1884-0926-6)


The Star, Malaysia (26 January 2024) “Establishing ESG within the Asean framework

The Star, Malaysia (23 September 2023) “Long way to go for Malaysian carbon market

BFM Radio, Malaysia (29 March 2023) “BCX Alone Won’t Get Malaysia to Net Zero