CHIARA CRISCUOLOSenior Economist in the OECD Structural Policy division of the Science Technology and Innovation Directorate
Senior Economist in the OECD Structural Policy division of the Science Technology and Innovation Directorate
Chiara Criscuolo contributes to the open innovation agenda, as member of the Big Innovation Centre Research Board. She links the Big Innovation Centre’s work to the activities of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and other globalization initiatives.
Chiara is a senior economist in the OECD Structural Policy division of the Science Technology and Innovation Directorate working on entrepreneurship, enterprise dynamics, productivity and policy evaluation. She is also a research associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics. She is co-ordinating large cross-country microdata projects on employment dynamics and on productivity. Prior to joining OECD, she was Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics. She has been involved in industrial policies evaluations and has coordinated large cross-country microeconometric studies on innovation. In 2009, she was part of the Expert Group on Impacts of R&D Tax Incentives of the European Commission. In 2011 she prepared a testimony for the US-Senate Finance Committee on R&D tax credits. She has published in the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and the Canadian Journal of Economics. Chiara is part of the editorial board of OECD Journal: Economic Studies.
She holds a doctoral degree in Economics from University College London.