The Institute of Economics at Unicamp invites you to the webinar "How to make an entrepreneurial State: why Innovation needs bureaucracy".


Keynote Speaker: Rainer Kattel (University College London)*


Coordinator: Antonio Carlos Diegues (IE-Unicamp)

Debaters: Renato de Castro Garcia (IE-Unicamp) and Marcos José Barbieri (IE-Unicamp)


Date: October 10th, 2023 at 1:00 p.m (GMT-3)




*Rainer Kattel is Deputy Director and Professor of Innovation and Public Governance at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP). He has studied at the University of Tartu, Estonia, and the University of Marburg, Germany, in philosophy, political philosophy, classics and public administration.He led Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance for 10 years, building it into one of the leading innovation and governance schools in the region.
Professor Kattel has also served on various public policy commissions, including the Estonian Research Council and European Science Foundation. He has worked as an expert for the OECD, UNDP and the European Commission, and served as a member of E-Estonia Council advising the Prime Minister of Estonia. Currently, he leads the Estonian Government’s Gender Equality Council.
He has published extensively on innovation policy, its governance and specific management issues. In 2013, he received Estonia's National Science Award for his work on innovation policy.
Rainer received his BA in political philosophy in 1996, MA in Classics in 1998, and PhD in Public Administration in 2001 (all University of Tartu, Estonia).


** English will be the language of the Webinar**