Claudio Fassio is a post-doc fellow at CIRCLE. Claudio earned his Phd in Economics at the University of Turin. During his PhD he has been a doctoral visiting fellow at the United Nation University MERIT in Maastricht, Netherlands. He has been a post-doc fellow at BRICK (Collegio Carlo Alberto), Moncalieri, Italy. His research interests focus on the role of university in contributing to the economic value of inventions, as well as on the role of universities in the regional economic growth in Italian history. Recently he has been working on the contribution of skilled migration to innovative performances in European countries.

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How similar is innovation in German, Italian and Spanish medium-technology sectors? Implications for the Sectoral Systems of Innovation and Distance-to-the-Frontier perspectives, Industry and Innovation, (2015), 22(2), 102-125

The mechanisms of knowledge governance: state owned enterprises and Italian economic growth, 1950-1994 (with Cristiano Antonelli and Federico Barbiellini-Amidei), Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, (2014) 38(5): 537-564.

The economics of the light economy. Globalization, skill-biased technological change and slow growth (with Cristiano Antonelli), Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2014), 87: 89-107.

The heterogeneity of knowledge and the academic mode of knowledge governance. The Italian evidence in the first part of the XX century (with Cristiano Antonelli), Science and Public Policy, (2014) 41 (1): 15-28.

The cliometrics of academic chairs. Scientific knowledge and economic growth, the evidence across the Italian regions 1900-1959 (with Cristiano Antonelli and Nicola Crepax), The Journal of Technology Transfer (2013) 38 (5): 537-564


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