Cecilia Seri

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
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.

She is concerned with issues of sustainable development and its relationship with industrial dynamics. Applying both macroeconomic modelling and econometrics tools, her PhD research focuses on economic growth, structural change and their interrelations with technological transformations.

Selected publications by Cecilia Seri

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Seri, Cecilia & Aranzazu de Juan Fernandez, 2022, CO2 emissions and income growth in Latin America: long-term patterns and determinants, Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-022-02211-y, More information

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Pietrobelli, Carlo & Cecilia Seri, 2023, Reshoring, nearshoring and developing countries: Readiness and implications for Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2023-003

External working papers
Seri, Cecilia & Aranzazu de Juan Fernandez, 2021, The relationship between economic growth and environment. Testing the EKC hypothesis for Latin American countries, More information