Rodrigo Ito

PhD fellow

Rodrigo is a Ph.D. fellow in Innovation, Economics, and Governance for Development at United Nations University. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from the Federal University of Ceará (Brazil) and a Master's degree in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Campinas (Brazil). During his undergraduate years, Rodrigo received a scholarship to attend summer coursework in sustainability at Peking University (China). Also, he worked as a volunteer teacher in Costa Rica. His research interests encompass Economics of Innovation, Network studies, and Science and Technology Policy.