Researcher, Institute on Social Theory and Dynamics
Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University, Japan
Political Economy of Food Consumption
Political Economy of Slums
Corporate Packaged Food Consumption in Manila' slums
Necropolitical Common Sense and Neoliberalism in Mexico' slums
Ruiz-Tafoya, Heriberto. 2019. Ontology of the Urban Misery: A Marxian Approach. Ryokoku Journal of Economic Studies Vol. 59 (1), pp. 52-73.
Ruiz-Tafoya, H. (2018). Corporate Packaged Food in Slums: Market and Meanings at the Filipino Sari-Sari store. Journal of the Social Theory and Dynamics Review Vol. 2:18-36.
Ruiz-Tafoya, H, Craig, T and Chongstitwattana, P (2017). Ippodo Tea Company: A 300-year-old Business Navigates Today's World in Tim Craig (eds) Cool Japan: Case Studies from Japan’s Cultural and Creative Industries, pp. 123-135. Pressbooks, U.S.
Jackson, K. and Ruiz-Tafoya, H. (2016). Inclusive Innovation or Inclusive Adaptation? Training Skills for Social Entrepreneurship in the Philippines’ in Agola, N and Hunter, A (eds) Inclusive Innovation for Sustainable Development, pp. 149-172. Palgrave, U.K.
Jackson, K. and Ruiz-Tafoya, H (2015). Inclusive Innovation leading to Social Entrepreneurship: a Case Study of Nestlé’s ‘Business on Wheels’ Initiative in the Philippines in Agola, N and Hunter, A (eds) Inclusive Innovation for Sustainable Development, pp. 107-136. Paper presented at The GRM International Conference, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 11-12 July.