Rainer Kattel WP 4 Leader
TALLINN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, TTU, TALLINN, ESTONIA
Rainer Kattel is Professor and Chair of Innovation Policy and Technology Governance, and Head of the Department of Public Administration, at TUT. He is also a co-director of its Technology Governance program, www.technologygovernance.eu. His main research area is industrial and innovation policies in catching-up economies, especially Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America. He has published extensively on innovation policy and development economics. His recent books include Ragnar Nurkse: Trade and Development (co-edited with Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert; Anthem, 2009), Knowledge Governance: Reasserting the Public Interest (co-edited with Leonardo Burlamaqui and Ana Celia Castro; Anthem, 2012) and Public Procurement for Innovation Policy: International Perspectives (co-edited with Tarmo Kalvet and Veiko Lember; Springer, forthcoming 2013).