Prof. Dr. Pierre Mohnen
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation (coordinator)
Pierre Mohnen is Professor of microeconometrics of technical change at Maastricht University, a Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT Associated Fellow at CIRANO, Canada, and Senior Research Associate at the Technology and Management for Development Center at Oxford University. He has an MA in economics from the Catholic University of Louvain and a PhD in economics from New York University. His research deals mainly with the measurement, the determinants, the effects and the interrelationships of R&D, innovation, ICT, competition and productivity, and the effectiveness of innovation, environmental and social policies. He currently coordinates the economics of knowledge and innovation research theme at UNU-MERIT and sits on various scientific/advisory committees (ZEW, Wissenschaftsstatistik gGmbH, i4g group at Directorate General of Research of the European Commission). He has done consulting work for the OECD, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, UNICEF and government departments in Canada, Europe and Chile.