Dr. Charlotte Guillard
2. Structural Change and Economic Development
3. Economic Complexity and Innovation
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
Charlotte Guillard is a research fellow at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at University College London. Her work at IIPP consists in exploring ways of improving the measurement of public value, with a focus on the space economy. More generally, she is interested in contributing to the understanding of the mechanisms of innovation, technological change, economic development and structural change using methods and theories from network analysis, complex systems and evolutionary economics. She holds a joint PhD in economics from the University of Strasbourg, the University of Maastricht and UNU-MERIT, a Master degree in Development and international economics from Auvergne University and a Master degree in Project Analysis from the same institution. During the course of her PhD studies, she has also worked as an economic consultant in the Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC. Within the IDB, she contributed to several research projects on productivity and innovation, focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean, including the development of several innovation surveys and indicators. She later joined Imperial College to work on the estimation of knowledge spill overs using patent data, under a European Union Horizon 2020 project.