Past visiting professors

Academic Year 2012

Reinhilde Veugelers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - September

Reinhilde Veugelers is professor of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. She was a visiting scholar at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, at Sloan School of Management (MIT), Stern Business School (NYU), ECARES/Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Universiteit Maastricht.

Arianna Martinelli, LEM in Pisa, Italy- July, August and September

Nicoletta Corrocher, KITeS, Univesity Bocconi, Italy - July

Nicoletta Corrocher is currently a Lecturer in Applied Economics at Bocconi University and a Research Fellow at KITeS Bocconi University. She received a PhD in Economics and Management of Innovation from Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in 2001, and a Master of Science in Science and Technology Policy from SPRU University of Sussex, UK in 1999. her main research interests concern technology diffusion, patterns of innovation and industrial dynamics in the ICT sector, with particular reference to the telecommunications industry.

Fabio Montobbio, University of Turin, Italy- June

William Lazonick, UMass Lowell, USA - June

Henrik Glimstedt, Stockholm School of Economics - March and June

Henrik Glimstedt is an associate professor of technology strategy, international business and business history of the Stockholm School of Economics. His PhD in business history examined the interaction of the state, the market and production in the Swedish automotive industry between 1930 and 1960. His current research interests focus on how firms adapt their investments in innovation in light of technological, competitive, legislative and institutional changes. His approach is to work closely with industry actors to determine the precise historical evolution of decision-making within the firm and to build a rich understanding of the context of management decisions in relation to key technologies and business practices that concern innovation. He has acted as an advisor to the Swedish Prime Minister’s Office, the Norwegian Science Council, the Swedish Competition Agency and the Swedish Post and Telecommunications Agency, as well as to two leading Swedish firms: Volvo and Ericsson. He has previously been a visiting professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Industrial Relations Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Academic Year 2011

René Kemp, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University, Netherlands - December (click here to access the video & slides of his presentation)

Aldo Geuna, Università di Torino, Italy - September