Hugo Hollanders

Senior researcher

Research group(s):
5. Innovation Systems Indicators and Policy (coordinator)

Hugo Hollanders is a Senior Researcher at MERIT. Before joining MERIT in 1992, he worked as a researcher at Statistics Netherlands (National Accounts division).

His research interests include growth theory, the measurement of Science, Technology & Innovation, composite indicators, and economics of regional innovation. Current and past research focuses on innovation and S&T statistics..

He is a member of the Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology (NOWT) and of the Advisory Steering Committee for the South-African Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII).

He has been a member of 2007 EC Expert Group on Innovation in Services, of NESTA's expert group for the UK innovation index and of the 2010 EC High-Level Panel on the Measurement of Innovation. He has done consultancy work for the EC, OECD, UNESCO, UNIDO and national governments.

Current commissioned project work includes the following projects:

  • Business Innovation Observatory, commissioned by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Innova S.p.A. and Vanksen)
  • European Innovation Scoreboard 2013-2014, commissioned by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (in collaboration with Ideas2Evidence, Technopolis Group and ZSI)
  • European Service Innovation Centre (ESIC), commissioned by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (in collaboration with Ramboll Management Consulting, Technopolis Group, Fraunhofer ISI, Strasbourg Conseil, Dialogic, NESTA, DAMVAD, VVA, European Touch and ABM)
  • Innovation Indicator Germany, commissioned by Deutsche Telekom Stiftung and Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI) (in collaboration with Fraunhofer ISI and ZEW)
  • Preparation of Community Innovation Survey 2014, commissioned by the European Commission, DG Eurostat
  • Regional Innovation Monitor, commissioned by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (in collaboration with Technopolis Group, Fraunhofer ISI)

 

Publications and reports.

Bruno, N., K. Izsak and H. Hollanders, "New ways of measuring innovation", INNO Metrics 2011-2012 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2013.

Foray, D. and H. Hollanders, "An analysis of the performance of Switzerland in (and beyond) the Innovation Union Scoreboard", A report for the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, 2013.

Hollanders, H., "Measuring Regional Innovation: A European Perspective:, in: S. Doutta (ed.), "The Global Innovation Index 2013", INSEAD/WIPO, 2013.

Hollanders, H., A. Arundel, B. Buligescu, V. Peter, L. Roman and P. Simmonds, "European Public Sector Innovation Scoreboard (EPSIS) 2013 - A pilot exercise", INNO Metrics 2011-2012 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2013.

Hollanders, H. and N. Janz, "Scoreboard and indicator reports", in F. Gault (ed.), "Handbook of Innovation Indicators and Measurement", Edward Elgar, 2013.

Buligescu, B., H. Hollanders and T. Saebi, "Social attitudes to innovation and entrepreneurship". PRO INNO Europe: INNO Grips II report, Brussels : European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry, 2012.

Hollanders, H., L. Rivera-Leon and L. Roman, "Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012", INNO Metrics 2011-2012 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2012.

Hollanders, H., J. Derbyshire, R. Lewney, R. Tijssen, S. Tarantola and L. Rivera Leon, "Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012 - Methodology report", INNO Metrics 2011-2012 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2012.

Arundel, A. and H. Hollanders, "Ataxonomy of innovation: How do public sector agencies innovate? Resultsof the 2010 European Innobarometer survey of public agencies", INNO Metrics 2011-2012 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2011.

Cruysen, A. van and H. Hollanders, "Are specific policies needed to stimulate innovation in services?", in: Promoting Innovation in the Services Sector: Review of Experiences and Policies, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe: New York and Geneva, pp. 77-99. ISBN 978-92-1-117039-9, 2011.

Hollanders, H. and S. Tarantola, "Innovation Union Scoreboard 2010 - Methodology report", INNO Metrics 2011-2012 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2011.

Kroll, H., E. Baier, J. Heijs, H. Hollanders, E. Schricke, T. Stahlecker, R. Wintjes, "Development of a methodology for the profiling of regional economies", Final report for IPTS as part of the Erawatch Network, 2011.

Wintjes, R. and H. Hollanders, "Innovation pathways and policy challenges at the regional level: smart specialisation", UNU-MERIT Working Paper #2011-027, 2011.

Hollanders, H. and L. Soete, "The growing role of knowledge in the global economy", in: UNESCO Science Report 2010: The Current Status of Science around the World, UNESCO: Paris, pp. 1-27. ISBN: 978-92-3-104132-7, 2010.

Huang, C., A. Arundel and H. Hollanders, "How firms innovate: R&D, non-R&D, and technology adoption", UNU-MERIT Working Paper #2010-027, 2010.

Tijssen, R., Th. van Leeuwen and T. Nederhof, H. Hollanders, M. Kanerva and P. van den Berg, "Science and Technology Indicators 2010", Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology, The Hague. ISBN 9789059104945, 2010.

Wintjes, R. and H. Hollanders, "The regional impact of technological change in 2020 - Synthesis report", Brussels: European Commission, DG Regional Policy, 2010.

Garcia, A. and H. Hollanders, "The Diffusion of Informal Knowledge and the Innovation Performance: A sectoral approach", UNU-MERIT Working Paper #2009-013, 2009.

Hollanders, H., "Measuring innovation: the European Innovation Scoreboard", in: E. Villalba (ed.), "Measuring Creativity", Proceedings from the conference, 'Can creativity be measured?', Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, ISBN 978-92-79-12862-2, 2009.

Hollanders, H. and A. van Cruysen, "Design, Creativity and Innovation: a scoreboard approach", in: E. Villalba (ed.), "Measuring Creativity", Proceedings from the conference, 'Can creativity be measured?', Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, ISBN 978-92-79-12862-2, 2009.

Hollanders, H. and A. van Cruysen, "Design, Creativity and Innovation: A Scoreboard Approach", INNO Metrics 2008 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2009.

Hollanders, H. and A. van Cruysen, "Service sector innovation: Measuring innovation performance for 2004 and 2006 using sector specific innovation indexes", INNO Metrics Statistical Paper, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2009.

Hollanders, H., S. Tarantola and A. Loschky, "Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2009", INNO Metrics Thematic Paper, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2009.

Hollanders, H., S. Tarantola and A. Loschky, "Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2009 - Methodology report", INNO Metrics Thematic Paper, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2009.

Kanerva, M. and H. Hollanders, "The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Innovation. Analysis based on the Innobarometer 2009 survey", INNO Metrics Thematic Paper, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2009.

Arundel, A. and H. Hollanders, "Innovation Scoreboards: Indicators and Policy Use", in C. Nauwelaers and R. Wintjes (eds.), Innovation Policy in Europe, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, February 2008.

Cruysen, A. van and H. Hollanders, "Are specific policies needed to stimulate innovation in services?", INNO Metrics 2007 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2008.

Garcia, A. and H. Hollanders, "The Diffusion of Informal Knowledge and the Innovation Performance: A sectoral approach", Report for the Sectoral Innovation Watch project, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2008.

Huang, C., A. Arundel and H. Hollanders, "Non-R&D innovation of manufacturing firms: theory and evidence from the third European Community Innovation Survey", Report for the Sectoral Innovation Watch project, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2008.

Dunnewijk, T., H. Hollanders and R. Wintjes, "Benchmarking Regions in the Enlarged Europe: Diversity in Knowledge Potential and Policy Options", in C. Nauwelaers and R. Wintjes (eds.), Innovation Policy in Europe, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, February 2008.

Tijssen, R., H. Hollanders, Th. van Leeuwen and T. Nederhof, "Science and Technology Indicators 2008", Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology, The Hague. ISBN 90.5910.0816, 2008.

Arundel, A., M. Kanerva, A. van Cruysen and H. Hollanders, "Innovation Statistics for the European Service Sector", INNO Metrics 2007 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2007.

Bordoy, C., A. Arundel and H. Hollanders, "2006 European Innovation Scoreboard - Patent applications by SMEs: An analysis of CIS-3 data for 15 countries", Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2007.

Hollanders, H. and F. Celikel Esser, "Measuring innovation efficiency", INNO Metrics 2007 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2007.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "Differences in socio-economic conditions and regulatory environment: explaining variations in national innovation performance and policy implications", INNO Metrics 2007 report, Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2007.

Arundel, A. and H. Hollanders, "2006 European Innovation Scoreboard - Methodology report: Searching the forest for the trees: "Missing" indicators of innovation", Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2006.

Hollanders, H., "2006 European Innovation Scoreboard - 2006 European Regional Innovation Scoreboard". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2006.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "2006 European Innovation Scoreboard - 2006 Global Innovation Scoreboard". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2006.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "2005 European Innovation Scoreboard - Innovation and Economic Performance". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2006.

Kanerva, M., H. Hollanders and A. Arundel, "2006 European Innovation Scoreboard - Can We Measure and Compare Innovation in Services?", Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2006.

Tijssen, R. and H. Hollanders, "Using Science and Technology Indicators to support knowledge-based economies", United Nations University Policy Brief, No. 11, 2006.

Tsipouri, L., A. Reid, A. Arundel and H. Hollanders, European Innovation Progess Report 2006, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, ISBN 92-79-02530-9, 2006.

Arundel, A. and H. Hollanders, "2005 European Innovation Scoreboard - Innovation Strengths and Weaknesses". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2005.

Arundel, A. and H. Hollanders, "2004 European Innovation Scoreboard - EXIS: An Exploratory Approach to Innovation Scoreboards". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2005.

Arundel, A. and H. Hollanders, "2005 European Innovation Scoreboard - Policy, Indicators and Targets: Measuring the Impacts of Innovation Policies". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2005.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "2005 European Innovation Scoreboard - European Sector Innovation Scoreboards". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2005.

Sajeva, M., D. Gatelli, S. Tarantola and H. Hollanders, "2005 European Innovation Scoreboard - Methodology Report". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2005.

Tijssen, R., H. Hollanders, Th. van Leeuwen and T. Nederhof, "Science and Technology Indicators 2005", Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology, The Hague. ISBN 90.5910.463.3, 2005.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "2004 European Innovation Scoreboard - Methodology Report". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2004.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "2004 European Innovation Scoreboard - Exploring Innovation Performances by Sectors". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2004.

Hollanders, H., "2003 European Innovation Scoreboard - Regional Innovation performances". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2003.

Hollanders, H. and A. Arundel, "2003 European Innovation Scoreboard - Methodology Report". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2003.

Hollanders, H. and B. ter Weel, "Skill-Biased Technological Change: On Endogenous Growth, Wage Inequality and Government Intervention", in: H. Hagemann and S. Seiter (eds.), Growth Theory and Growth Policy, Routledge: London, pp. 156-171, 2003.

Hollanders, H. and T. Ziesemer, "Some Aspects of Growth in the Netherlands 1970-1998: An International Comparison", in: H. Hagemann and S. Seiter (eds.), Growth Theory and Growth Policy, Routledge: London, pp. 248-262, 2003.

Meijers, H. and H. Hollanders, "Sources of Growth: Measuring the Knowledge Based Economy", MERIT Research Memorandum 2003-029, 2003.

Tijssen, R., H. Hollanders, Th. van Leeuwen and T. Nederhof, "Science and Technology Indicators 2003", Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology , The Hague. ISBN 90.5910.0816, 2003.

Hollanders, H., "2002 European Innovation Scoreboard - EU regions". Brussels: European Commission, DG Enterprise, 2002.

Hollanders, H. and B. ter Weel, "Technology, Knowledge Spillovers, and Changes in Employment Structure: Evidence from Six OECD Countries", Labour Economics, Vol. 9 (5), pp. 579-599, November 2002.

Meijers, H. and H. Hollanders, 2002, "Sources of growth in the Knowledge Based Economy: The role of R&D and ICT in Europe and the US", MERIT/Infonomics mimeo, August 2002.

Wintjes, R., T. Dunnewijk and H. Hollanders, "ICT Monitor Vlaanderen: Eindrapport van een haalbaarheidsstudie". Study commissioned by IWT Flanders, 2002.

Bruinshoofd, A., H. Hollanders and B. ter Weel, "Knowledge Spillovers and Wage Inequality: An Empirical Analysis of Dutch Manufacturing", Labour, Vol. 15 (4), 641-661, December 2001.

Hollanders, H. and H. Meijers,  "Quality-Adjusted Prices and Software Investments: the use of Hedonic Price Indexes", MERIT/Infonomics mimeo, June 2001.

Meijers, H. and H. Hollanders, "Investments in intangibles, ICT-hardware, Productivity Growth and Organisational Change: an Introduction", MERIT/Infonomics mimeo, September 2001.

Tijssen, R., H. Hollanders, Th. van Leeuwen and B. Verspagen, "Science and Technology Indicators 2001", Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology, Zoetermeer. ISBN 90.346.3906.1, 2001.

Hollanders, H., L. Soete and B. ter Weel, "Trends in Growth Convergence and Divergence and Changes in Technological Access and Capabilities", Paper presented at the Lisbon Workshop on Cliometrics, Econometrics and Appreciative History in the Study of Long Waves in Economic Development. Lisbon, 11-13 March 1999. Also available as MERIT Research Memorandum 1999-019, 1999.

Hollanders, H. and T. Ziesemer, "From Which Side to the Steady State of the Augmented Solow Model? The Role of Country-Specific Total Factor Productivity Growth Rates", MERIT Research Memorandum 1999-003, 1999.

Tijssen, R., H. Hollanders, Th. van Leeuwen and B. Verspagen, "Science and Technology Indicators 1998", Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology, Leiden/Maastricht. ISBN 90.75023.05.7, 1998.

Bos, F., H. Hollanders and S. Keuning, "A research and development module supplementing the national accounts", The Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 44, pp. 151-167, 1994.

 

Contributions to reports

European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS): 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Innovation Union Scoreboard (UIS): 2010, 20112013

Innovations Indikator: 2011 (Methodology report, English abstract)

 

Last update: 14 October 2013