DIMETIC European Summer School

The DIMETIC programme targets younger researchers, particularly PhD
students in the early stages of their research work, and provides them
with specialized training on new developments relating to the Dynamics
of Institutions and Markets in Europe . The programme also provides an
opportunity for direct interaction between younger researchers and
"seniors" known for their expertise in the field.

Two sessions, each lasting two weeks are organized during Spring and
Fall each year.

GENERAL TOPICS COVERED by the programme in general (the titles may evolve)

1 Micro-Economics of Innovation and Knowledge Management

2 Evolutionary Modelling of Technical Change and Economic Dynamics

3 Systems of Innovation and Technology Policy

4 History, Theory and Empirics

The Maastricht Session will focus on topics 3 and 4.

The course is co-organized atby the DIME Network of Excellence, BETA,
University Louis Pasteur, France, and UNU-MERIT.

TEACHING STAFF for the October 2006 session (provisional):

Laurent BACH, BETA, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Ron Boschma, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Thomas Brenner, Max-Planck Institute for Economics, Jena, Germany,

Guido Bünstorf, Max-Planck Institute for Economics, Jena, Germany

Robin COWAN, UNU-MERIT /Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Bent Dalum, IKE, University of Aalborg, Denmark

Paola Giuri, Sant'Anna School, Pisa, Italy

Roger Lee, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Pierre Mohnen, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Alessandro Nuvolari, ECIS, University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Olav Sorenson, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada

Edward Steinmueller, SPRU, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Attila Varga, University of Pécs, Hungary

Bart Verspagen, ECIS, University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Reinhilde Veugelers, University of Leuven, Belgium

For more information please contact: Silvana de Sanctis, UNU-MERIT

Venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands

Date: 09-20 October 2006