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Cowan, Robin

Full Professor, Maastricht Economics & Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology

Robin Cowan is a Full Professor of the Economics of Technical Change at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics and is employed as Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT. In addition he holds the position Professor of Management at the Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Strasbourg.

In the past Cowan has done consulting research for the OECD on the economics of standards, the European Commission on innovation policy, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on technological lock-in and renewable energy technologies. In 2004 he won one of 15 prestigious Chaires d’Excellence of the Ministry of research and Education in France.

His current research includes several topics: the changing economics of knowledge; social networks and innovation; network structure and network performance; dynamics of consumption and social status; interacting agents models.

Language: English (native)

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