Knowledge, innovation, entrepreneurship: the ingredients of economic development.

Our contribution: careful analysis, global perspective, feasible projects

Chiara Del Bo

University of Milan


Chiara Del Bo is a post-doc researcher at the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods of the University of Milan. Her research interests are in public and applied economics, with an additional specific focus on regional growth and international issues. Her work is based on econometric and statistical analyses and modeling. Also, she has collected several publications on smart specialization strategies, smart cities, migration, energy policy, economic growth, human capital, spatial knowledge, industrial clusters and innovation. Over the past 6 years, Chiara has contributed to several studies for the European Commission, and the European Parliament and the European Investment Bankin the context of her collaboration with CSIL. Currently, she is collaborating with CSIL to the development of a methodology and model development for assessment of social-economic impact of investments financed by EU Structural Funds and national budget of Lithuania on behalf of the Government of Lithuania. Moreover, she is part of the research team working on the research project for the European Investment Bank aimed at developing a methodology for the cost-benefit analysis in the research, development and innovation sector. Chiara boasts an excellent writing and communication skills, both in Italian and English. She has a long tracking record of scientific publications and presentations to national and international conferences. Her research has appeared, among others, in Annals of Regional Science, Energy Policy, European Planning Studies, Fiscal Studies, Journal of Economics, European Planning Studies, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Journal of Urban Technology and in several international volumes. Finally, Chiara has a wide knowledge and experience with econometric tools and macro-economic modeling.