Prof Luigi Orsenigo

Post:Professor of Economics of Innovation (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit)
Location:JUBILEE BUILDING JUB-384
Email:L.Orsenigo@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:6751
UK:01273 876751
International:+44 1273 876751
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Biography

Education

 

Summa cum Laude Degree in Economic and Social Disciplines, Bocconi University, Milan, 1982.

 

 

Ph.D. in Science and Technology Policy,  Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, Brighton, U.K., 1989

 

 

Employment

 

R.M. Phillips Professor of Economics of Innovation, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, October 3rd, 2017 - present

 

Professor of Applied Economics, IUSS (Institute of Advanced Studies), Pavia, since November 2011

 

Professor of Economics, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, April 2007- March 2008

 

Full Professor of Industrial Economics, Faculty of Engineering, Dpt. of Industrial  and Mechanical Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy, 2001- 2011

 

Contract Professor,  Department of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy  2001 - present

 

Associate Professor of Economic Policy, Department of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, 1992 - 2001

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, 1989 - 1992.

 

Contract Professor, Department of Economics, Bocconi University, 1987 - 1989.

 

Contract Professor, University of Brescia, Department of Mechanical Engineering,  1986-87.

 

Contract research activities carried out at the Department of Economics, Bocconi University, 1987-88.

 

Junior Researcher at the Istituto per la Ricerca Sociale, Milano (1980-82).

 

 

Visiting Appointments:

 

ESRC- Honorary Fellow, School of Social and Political Studies,  University of Edinburgh, 2004 – 2012

 

Visiting Fellow, The Open University, 2004-2009

 

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Université de Paris XIII, June- July  2001.

 

High-Level Visiting Researcher, INRA-SERD, Universitè Pierre Mendes-France, Grenoble. June-September, 1997 (Grant by the French Ministry of Education and Research for “high level researchers”)

 

Visiting Scholar, Center for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, July-August 1996

 

Visiting Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria (June-July 1994).

 

Visiting Scholar, Merit, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands (April-May 1994)

 

Visiting Scholar, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM. (June 1993)

 

 

Awards

 

Schumpeter Prize 2012

 

Best accepted papers, "Spinoffs in different contexts: Theory  and empirical evidence", (with G. Capone and F. Malerba), 2013 Academy of Management Meeting, August 9-13, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida.

 

Editorial Appointments

 

Co- editor, The Journal of Evolutionary Economics

Advisory Editor, Research Policy

Associate Editor, Industrial and Corporate Change

 

Role

R.M. Phillips Professor of Economics of Innovation