My current research is on the impacts of technology and creative entrepreneurship on economic development, growth, sustainability and security; on the nature and consequences of what has been called the 4th Industrial Revolution; and on understanding the decline in entrepreneurship and innovation in advanced economies.

Affiliations: RWTH Aachen University, Leiden University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, International Security and Development Centre, Berlin

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Publications: Google Scholar, IDEAS/RePEc

Books: Amazon, Oxford Scholarship Online

Blogs: The Conversation, Towards Data ScienceWorld Economic Forum, World Bank, OECD, Makronom, United Nations University,MediumThe Broker

Research Covered in the Media: Het Financieele Dagblad, Phys.Org, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, The Guardian, IZA Newsroom, Yahoo NewsChris Blattman Blog, Sci Fi Generation,  The Times of Malta, Foreign Affairs, Bangkok Post, Mars Magazine, FuturismTechnology Today,  Moneyweb

Guest Journal Editorship: Small Business Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Oxford Development Studies, Journal of International Development, European Journal of Development Research