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prof. dr. B. (Bart) Los

Professor of the Economics of Technological Progress and Structural Change
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- TWIN SEEDS. The project "Towards a World INtegrated and Socio-economically balanced European Economic Development Scenario" studies the recent evolution of Global Value Chains (GVC), with the aim of understanding the role played by technological transformations and geopolitical and policy shifts in shaping these changes. The project started in 2022 and is led by Politecnico di Milano. It is funded by the EU's Horizon Europe programme.

- GI-NI. The project "Growing Inequality; a Novel Integration of tranformations research" focuses on the implications of technological change, globalization and migration on inequality on labor markets. The project has been running from 2021 and is funded by the EU's Horizon2020 programme. The project is led by TNO Leiden.

- The Productivity Institute (link). The Productivity Institute, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), brings together world-leading experts from a range of disciplines, working directly with policymakers and businesses to better understand, measure, and enable improvements in productivity across the whole of the United Kingdom.

- The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE). The main aim is to bring a research-led approach to addressing challenges and opportunities in measuring the economy. ESCoE works with the Office for National Statistics and other stakeholders to deliver improved economic measurement.

- The Economic Impacts of Brexit on the UK, its Regions, its Cities and its Sectors (link), part of "The UK in a Changing Europe". This project aims to examine in detail the likely impacts of Brexit on the UK’s sectors, regions and cities by using the most detailed regional-national-international trade and competition datasets. It runs from 2017 till 2019 and is funded by the British ESRC.

- SmartSpec (link). Financed by the EU’s 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, the aim of SmartSpec (Smart Specialisation for Regional Innovation) was to provide substance, guidance and practical support to operationalise the concept of smart specialisation. The project ran from 2013 till 2016.

- WIOD ( A first version of the World Input-Output Database was constructed within the official WIOD Project, funded by the European Commision as part of the 7th Framework Programme, Theme 8: Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities. This project ran from May 2009 and ended in April 2012.

- EU KLEMS ( The EU KLEMS project ran from 2003 until 2008. It was funded by the European Commission, Research Directorate General as part of the 6th Framework Programme, Priority 8, "Policy Support and Anticipating Scientific and Technological Needs".


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