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Filippo di Mauro

Work Package Leader in MICROPROD and Chairman of CompNet

A visiting professor at the Business School at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an external Consultant of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). He is also Chairman of CompNet, a large research network on competitiveness and productivity among EU Institutions, and co-ordinator of the Productivity Research Network (PRN), a similar initiative based in Singapore and covering the Asia-Pacific region.

His present research interests include:

1) Productivity and resource reallocation using firm level data; and

2) Modelling global linkages and business cycle forecast, including global trade and value chains.

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Policy Contribution

Assessing competitiveness: how firm-level data can help

As policymakers refocus on growth, the ability to take a firm-level view is key to disentangling the various factors at the root of competitiveness, and thus to designing appropriate policies.
This Policy Contribution builds on ongoing research within EFIGE (www.efige.org), a project to help identify the internal policies needed to improve the external competitiveness of the European Union

By: Carlo Altomonte, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Filippo di Mauro and Gianmarco Ottaviano Topic: Digital economy and innovation Date: November 16, 2011