City-REDI seminar series: Firm Innovation and Wage Inequality - Professor Maria Savona, University of Sussex

Room 715 Muirhead Tower
Tuesday 26 March 2019 (14:00-15:00)

For more details please contact Sarah Jeffery or Stuart Mitchell for more information.

City-REDI is delighted to invite you to our seminar series covering economics, economic geography, regional science, economic development, critical urbanism and urban policymaking. 

On the 26th of March, Professor Maria Savona from the University of Sussex will deliver a seminar titled "Firm Innovation and Wage Inequality".  

Maria Savona is Professor of Innovation and Evolutionary Economics at SPRU, Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex, UK. She was previously at the University of Cambridge, UK, Universities of Strasbourg and Lille 1, France. Her research interests focus on the impact of innovation on employment and wages; the economics and policy of innovation in services; the effect of barriers to innovation; the structural change of economies; the international fragmentation of production involving services. She has led and co-led grants funded by: the JRF on The Local Distribution of Productivity Gains: Heterogenous effects; the ESRC on Technical change, employment & inequality. A spatial analysis of households & plant data; the H2020 on Innovation-Fuelled, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth; the IDRC on Pathways of Structural Change and Inclusive Development. She has advised and produced reports for the IADB; ECLAC; UN ESCAP; OECD; NESTA; BEIS, DETI. She is an Editor for Research Policy; AE for the Journal of Evolutionary Economics. She is an Academic Member of the ESRC Peer Review College and in evaluation panels for the EC, National Research Councils of Canada, Finland, Luxembourg, Italy, Norway, UK, US. She is currently a member of the High Level Expert Group on the Impact of Digital Transformation on EU Labour Markets for the European Commission.

The seminar will take place in Room 715, Miurhead Tower, University of Birmingham, 26 March 2019, 2 - 3pm.

You can find directions to the venue here.

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