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Myra Mohnen.

Myra Mohnen


Expertise: social network, innovation, peer effects, social mobility


Dr Myra Mohnen is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and a lecturer at the University of Essex. Her research interests revolves around the creation and diffusion of scientific knowledge and in particular the role of social network in these knowledge flow and consequently promoting innovation.

Current areas of research include:

  • Innovation: network effects, knowledge diffusion
  • Social mobility: social interactions; role in infrastructure access; spatial patterns in Victorian England and Wales
  • Climate-change: Knowledge spillovers among clean and dirty; re-pricing of green firms following the Paris Agreement