Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Staff Biography

[Photo: Mark SCHANKERMAN] Professor Mark SCHANKERMAN
EI Research Associate; Professor of Economics and Research Fellow, CEPR - Productivity and Innovation
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Expertise: Innovation, intellectual property rights, emerging economies


Mark Schankerman is Professor in Economics at the London School of Economics, Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, formerly taught at New York University, and was Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research for ten years. From 1995-2003 he was Director of Policy Research and Advisor to the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He also worked at the World Bank and has extensive consultancy experience in the private and public sectors. He is widely published in scientific journals (including Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy and RAND Journal of Economics, among others) on patents, innovation, productivity and the economics of emerging economies. His book (with Josh Lerner), The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development (MIT Press, 2010), was reviewed in The Economist (13 January 2011). He is on the Advisory Council of the Journal of Industrial Economics, and former Editor of Economics of Transition and Associate Editor of RAND Journal of Economics and Journal of Industrial Economics.

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