Dr. Bernardo Caldarola


Research group(s):
2. Structural Change and Economic Development
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
3. Economic Complexity and Innovation
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Bernardo Caldarola is an applied economist, working as researcher at the United Nations University - UNU MERIT in Maastricht. Previously, he worked as postdoctoral researcher at the Enrico Fermi Research Center in Rome. He received a PhD in Science and Technology Policy from the Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex (Brighton, UK).

His research examines transformation of economic structures, aiming to understand the impact of technology on the process of structural change with a particular interest in its inclusiveness and sustainability. His research bridges several academic fields, such as development economics, economic geography and economic complexity.

He has also collaborated with several international organizations and research centres, including the Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC), the UN Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Labour Office (ILO), the former UK Department for International Development (DfID), the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Selected publications by Bernardo Caldarola