Development and Evaluation Studies
Julie Pellegrin is director of the Regional Development unit CSIL. She holds a PhD in International Political Economy from the European University Institute in Florence and a MA in Applied Economics from the Institut d'?tudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris. She specialises in public policy analysis in the fields of regional development and innovation policies. She has gained considerable experience in managing complex evaluation and research studies on behalfof the European Commission (DG Enterprise, DG Regio, DG Employment), other European and international organisations (European Parliament, OECD, African Development Bank), as well as national and regional authorities. For example, she has recently coordinated the ex-post evaluation of cohesion policy programmes 2000-2006 co-financed by the ERDF (Work package 4: Structural Change and Globalisation) on behalf of DG REGIO and led an evaluation for the African Development Bank on the Bank's multinational operations. She has an in-depth knowledge of Cohesion policy and of other EU policies and their impact on economic, social and territorial cohesion acquired through a wide range of projects performed at different levels of governance for regional and national authorities (in particular in France, Belgium and Italy) and European institutions. Julie has a particular interest in policy delivery systems, applied to Cohesion policy and Structural Funds. She is keen on divulgating research outputs and contributing to the European policy making process. She coordinated several projects for the European Parliament and has been speaker at several EU conferences and events organized by the European Parliament, including public hearings. She has had teaching appointments on Innovation policy in Europe at the Institut d'?tudes Politiques de Paris and on the Evaluation of Research and Technology Development policy at the Universit? Reims Champagne Ardenne and she is the author of different articles on regional innovation.