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Gaétan de Rassenfosse

  • Assistant professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne
  • 10PublicationsNumber of items in Gaétan's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers

Research interests

Economics and Management of Innovation


I am Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Science & Technology Policy at EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland). I joined the Institute of Technology and Public Policy at the College of Management of Technology in late 2014. Prior to that, I was a research fellow then a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne (Australia) from 2010 to 2014. I was affiliated with the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the Faculty of Business and Economics. I obtained a PhD in Economics from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management in 2010.

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Recent publications

  • On the origins of the worldwide surge in patenting: an industry perspective on the R&D-patent relationship

    • Danguy J
    • de Rassenfosse G
    • van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie B
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  • The determinants of quality national higher education systems

    • Williams R
    • de Rassenfosse G
    • Jensen P
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

November 2014 - Present

Senior Research Fellow

University of Melbourne

October 2010 - November 2014(4 years)



Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

October 2006 - May 2010(4 years)