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Dr Dennis Verhoeven

Dr Dennis Verhoeven

Associate

Expertise: economics of innovation, economics of science, quantitative methods


Biography

Dennis received his PhD at the Faculty of Business and Economics at KU Leuven in 2016. Prior to joining the CEP as a research officer, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at KU Leuven and was a visiting scholar at Duke University. At LSE, he works with prof. Ralf Martin on the Horizon 2020 project ‘WATSON Innovation Analytics’. During his time as a PhD student and post-doc, he worked on the project ‘Radical Innovation’ (with prof. Reinhilde Veugelers) and the 'Chair for Belgian Business Champions’ (with prof. Luc Sels and prof. Bart Van Looy). He also co-developed the Massive Open On-line Course (MOOC) ‘Principles of Economics for Scientists’ in the light of the EU-funded IBIS project.

Dr Dennis Verhoeven's current areas of research are:

  • Broadly speaking, Dennis’ research interests lie in the area of economics of innovation and science. His dissertation focuses on measuring and analyzing technological novelty using patent-based indicators. Furthermore, it explores the relationship between the knowledge composition in teams and breakthrough innovation outcomes. More recent work focuses on the impact of knowledge disclosure and industry-science links on radically novel technological outcomes, as well as on spillovers by individual scientists.

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