Francesco Lissoni’s Visit

Francesco Lissoni is coming from 19 November to end November.

Francesco Lissoni is an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Brescia, Italy.

Francesco Lissoni is an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Brescia, Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering (DIMI), and a long-standing Affiliate of KITES (formerly known as CESPRI), Bocconi University (Milan). He is a member of the DRUID scientific committee and of the Comité Scientifique et de Prospective of OST. He is currently on leave at GREThA, Université Montesquieu, Bordeaux IV.

His main research interests relate to knowledge creation and diffusion. In the past He has done research on innovation adoption and the geography of knowledge spillovers. More recently, He has moved to study the role played by IPRs in academic science and in the economics of academic science itself.

The largest project he currently manages deals with Academic Patenting in Europe, and it is supported by the European Science Foundation (ESF). All social scientists and practitioners are welcome to contribute and share either their data or expertise; funds are available for exchange visits and organization or participation to workshops. The ESF-APE-INV project builds in part on the existing KEINS database, which covers academic patenting in several countries.