Centre for a Digital Society
Niccolò Innocenti joined the EUI as a research associate in February 2020, and is currently Assistant Professor at the University of Florence. He completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Florence in 2015, where he worked as a post-doc fellow in Economics for four years.
He worked on themes of relatedness and related variety between technologies, investigating the role of technological and industrial diversification in favouring the innovative and economic growth of countries and regions that are published as articles in renowned scientific journals (among others Small Business Economics, Industry and Innovation and Papers in Regional Science)
His research interests deal with the role of cognitive and geographical proximity for economic development, growth, competitiveness and resilience according to Evolutionary Economic Geography approach, other recent interests are connected to economic and technological complexity.