UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Dr Antonio Andreoni

Dr Antonio Andreoni

Honorary Professor

Inst for Innovation and Public Purpose

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Sep 2022

Research summary


Antonio Andreoni is Professor of Development Economics at the Department of Economics, SOAS University of London. He is also Visiting Professor at the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, University of Johannesburg and Honorary Professor at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London. Antonio is also a co-Editor of the European Journal of Development Research, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics. 

He has published extensively on production dynamics, technological change, and social conditions of innovation; structural transformation, GVCs, industrial ecosystems; financialisation and corporate governance; political economy of industrial policy; energy transition and sustainable industrial restructuring; competition policy, digitalisation, platform economy. 

His publications include articles in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Cambridge Journal of Regions Economy and Society, Development and Change, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Technovation, Health Policy and Planning, International Journal of Health Policy and Management, Energy Policy, European Journal of Development Research and Journal of Industrial and Business Economics. His recent books include: Structural Transformation in South Africa (Oxford University Press, 2021) and From Financialisation to Innovation (Cambridge University Press, 2022). 

Antonio has been an advisor for several international organisations including UNIDO, UNCTAD, ILO, UNDP, UN ECA, World Bank and OECD, DFID and GIZ, as well as national governments in industrial policy making for the European Commission, the UK, Finland, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Mauritius. He has also collaborated with Gatsby Africa and African Climate Foundations. He has held affiliations at Columbia University (Initiative for Policy Dialogue),Cambridge University (Institute for Manufacturing), Grandes Ecoles (Institut Mines-Télécom Business School), University of Bologna (Faculty of Economics),Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (Potsdam) and AIR-Net Academic Industry Research Network.