Rodrigo Ito MSc.

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
3. Economic Complexity and Innovation

Rodrigo is a Ph.D. fellow at United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) and the University of Campinas. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from the Federal University of Ceará 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 a 3-week-summer school in sustainability at Peking University (China), and worked as a volunteer teacher in Costa Rica and as a cast member at Walt Disney World Resort (United States). Rodrigo has also lived in Cincinnati, where he was an exchange student at Colerain High School. His research interests encompass Economics of Science, International Scientific Mobility, Scientometrics, Social Network Analysis, and Science and Technology Policy.