Professor Andrea Prencipe – PhD, SPRU, University of Sussex – is a Full Professor of Economics and Management Innovation at LUISS Guido Carli University – Rome.


Andrea has held academic positions at SPRU, INSEAD (F), and University G. d’Annunzio (I). He has been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School, London Business School, and Ross Business School at the University of Michigan. He has been invited speaker at a variety of institutions such as Harvard Business School, Cass Business School, Copenhagen Business School, University of Michigan, and University of Rotterdam.Andrea is an associate editor of Industrial and Corporate Change, Advisory Editor to Research Policy, and sits on the editorial board of Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, International Journal of Project Management, Long Range Planning, and IEEE Transactions on Technology and Engineering Management.


Andrea pursuesthree parallel research streams:the division and coordination of knowledge and labour in multi-technology contexts;learning, memory, and routines in project-based contexts, such as engineering and emergency projects; and the relationships between regional social capital and firms’ innovation performance.He has published articles on this subject in management journals – e.g. Administrative Science Quarterlyand Organization Science– as well as in major innovation journals – e.g. Research Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change,and Journal of Product Innovation Management. He has also edited books for Edward Elgar and Oxford University Press. A member of the Academy of Management since 1998, Andrea has been representative-at-large for the Technology and Innovation Management Division between 2009 and 2011.

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