Ezequiel Tacsir

Affilated researcher

Research group(s):
1. The Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions

Before joining UNU-MERIT in 2005, Ezequiel Tacsir studied Economics at the Buenos Aires University (UBA) and followed postgraduate studies in Science, Technology and Innovation Management at the General Sarmiento National University (UNGS) in Argentina. His work experience includes responsibilities at the Direction of National Accounts of the Ministry of Economy and at ProsperAr, the Argentine Investment Development Agency; as a consultant for several public agencies and international organizations (UNPD, WHO) and research in both public and private organizations.

He is working on his PhD thesis with the working title: "Friends, Family but no Fools: Occupation choice of young individuals", under the supervision of Robin Cowan. During his PhD Ezequiel had a  a visiting stage in BETA, Universite Louis Pasteur, and at both Redes, an associated center for the National Research Council (CONICET) and UNGS in Argentina. He served as a Research Fellow at the Science and Technology Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington D.C., USA. Currently, he is based in San Jose, Costa Rica, and works as Competitiveness and Innovation Specialist for the IDB.

Selected publications by Ezequiel Tacsir