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Maxwell Read.

Maxwell Read

Research Assistant

Expertise: innovation economics, economics of intellectual property, urban economics

SAL 2.35 G


Maxwell Read is a research assistant with the Programme on Innovation and Diffusion. He holds an MA in Economics and Politics from the University of Edinburgh.

Current areas of research include:

  • Innovation Economics: Evaluating returns to R&D spending, focusing particularly on green innovation policies
  • Knowledge Spillovers: Using unstructured data to measure diffusion of technical and cultural ideas