Hubert Schmitz - Professorial Fellow
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Professor Hubert Schmitz is a development economist with 30 years of experience in research, teaching and advisory work. His areas of specialisation are industrialisation and employment, outsourcing for development, the changing organisation of the global knowledge economy, and the politics of investment and growth.
He is Professorial Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies and adviser to bilateral and multilateral development agencies on industrial policy, cooperation of public and private sectors, and interventions for strengthening competitiveness and job creation. His current research is concerned with shifts in innovation power from West to East and shifts from high to low carbon growth.
Hubert has published widely in development journals and is known for succinct synthesis of policy research. He has a long track record in managing international research teams and integrating competences across disciplines.
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