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Attila HAVAS

senior research fellow

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Empirical industrial organisation research unit 

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Attila Havas, PhD is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and regional editor of International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy.
His academic interests are in economics of innovation, national and sectoral innovation systems, theory and practice of innovation policy, the inter-relationships between STI and other policies, and (technology) foresight as a policy tool. He holds a PhD in economics (The Diffusion of New Technologies) from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1997.
He has participated in a number of international research projects on STI policies, innovation and transition, as well as on foresight and prospective analyses, advised foresight programmes in several countries, has been a member of EU expert groups, and invited speaker at a number of international conferences and workshops on technology foresight.
In 1997-2000 he was Programme Director of TEP, the Hungarian Technology Foresight Programme. Previously he had worked for IKU, Innovation Research Centre, Budapest University of Economics (1990-97) and for other institutes in the field of industrial economics and industrial policy (1983-89).

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