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Veronica Robert

National University of San Martín (ARGENTINa)

SHORT
BIOGRAPHY

Veronica is a senior researcher at CONICET, a professor at the National University of San Martín (UNSAM) and director of the Master in Economic Development at the Interdisciplinary School of Higher Social Studies at the same university. She is a specialist in the economics of innovation and technological change and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires. She served as Undersecretary of Strategy for Development of the Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of Argentina, addressing the issue of energy transition and its challenges in terms of productive development. She has been a consultant for international organizations such as ECLAC, IDB and ILO. Her recent publications deal with ecological and digital transitions and their impact on value chains and the productive structures of peripheral economies. For her doctoral work, she received the Faculty of Economic Sciences Award and the Raúl Prebisch Award.

SHORT
BIOGRAPHY

Veronica is a senior researcher at CONICET, a professor at the National University of San Martín (UNSAM) and director of the Master in Economic Development at the Interdisciplinary School of Higher Social Studies at the same university. She is a specialist in the economics of innovation and technological change and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires. She served as Undersecretary of Strategy for Development of the Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of Argentina, addressing the issue of energy transition and its challenges in terms of productive development. She has been a consultant for international organizations such as ECLAC, IDB and ILO. Her recent publications deal with ecological and digital transitions and their impact on value chains and the productive structures of peripheral economies. For her doctoral work, she received the Faculty of Economic Sciences Award and the Raúl Prebisch Award.

CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROJECT

Veronica brings to the Extractivism project her current work on productive development and industrial policies. She focuses on the ongoing and future challenges for Latin American growth in the context of energy transition and shifting technology in resource extraction regimes.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Lavarello, P. J., Robert, V. and Vázquez, D. “Global Value Chains and National Innovation Systems: A Strained Integration,” Revista de Economia Contemporânea, 27 (2023): 1-31. VIEW PUBLICATION


Robert, V. and Yoguel, G. “Exploration of trending concepts in innovation policy”, Review of Evolutionary Political Economy, 3, (2022): 1-34. VIEW PUBLICATION


Baum, G., Moncaut, N. and Robert, V. “Capacities extractivism: the case of the Argentine software and computer services sector”, Problemas del desarrollo, 53, 211, (2022): 3-28. VIEW PUBLICATION


Cassini, L.and Robert, V.. “Services as drivers of economic growth. Is there an opportunity for Latin America countries?”, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 0, (2020): 1-22. VIEW PUBLICATION


Robert, V. and Yoguel, G. “Complexity paths in neo-Schumpeterian evolutionary economics, structural change and development policies”, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 38, (2016): 3–14. VIEW PUBLICATION