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Maria Del Sorbo

Maria Del Sorbo is a scientific officer currently working for the European Commission's Competence Centre on Composite Indicators and Scoreboards (COIN) at the Joint Research Centre in Italy. She is an economist with more than 14 years of expertise producing evidence for policy making for the European Commission, universities, top think tanks and private sector. She contributes to baseline and empirical studies of worldwide cutting-edge economic and innovation issues. Her research interests include applied economics, innovation, skills and their measurements at micro and macro level, and indicators frameworks.

With a background in economics, she obtained her PhD in Engineering and Economics of Innovation with focus on skills mismatch and regional development, while being visiting research fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit, SPRU, of the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. In addition, she obtained two Master degrees: Technology of Innovation Management at the SPRU, UK, and Euro-planning for local development at the Scientific and Technological Park of Salerno, Italy. She has contributed to book chapters, scientific articles and science for policy reports in the fields of economics of innovation and skills mismatch.

Maria Del Sorbo