Research Activities

The Chair of Economic and Social Policy is closely related to the Center for Competitiveness. The main research activities are conducted in the fields of:

  • the determinants of competitiveness (of cities (Smart Cities), regions, and nations), 
  • competitiveness index and ranking methodologies, 
  • the governmental policies fostering competitiveness as well as the role of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on the technological and economic upgrading of host and home countries,
  • cluster mapping and the role of clusters to foster prosperity and innovation,
  • FDIs and M&As in/from emerging markets MNEs. 


List of the publications of the Chair of Economic and Social Policy and of the Center for Competitiveness (2012-2018)

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