2. Structural Change and Economic Development
3. Economic Complexity and Innovation
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
Cecilia Seri is PhD fellow at the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) in Maastricht, The Netherlands. She has a background in Economics with a specialization in Development and Environmental Economics. Before joining the Institute, she has worked for the Inter-American Development Bank in the Development Effectiveness division.
Her research interests roam among different domains of development economics. She is concerned with issues of sustainable development and its relationship with industrial dynamics. Her work focuses on topics related to structural change, particularly in countries with abundant natural resources. She is interested in using both macro-modelling and econometric tools for analyzing the role of inter-sectoral interdependencies and industrial policies relevant for achieving economic diversification and industrialization. Moreover, she is interested in deepening aspects of political economy, crucial to disentangle the multiple and complex dynamics of development.