Dominique Foray is Full Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and holds the Chair of Economics and Management of Innovation (CEMI). Dr. Foray is recognized as one of the leading academic experts in the economics of innovation and knowledge and economic policy implications of the new knowledge-based economy. He is a member of the National Research Council (Switzerland); the Advisory Board of the Swiss Economic Institute (KOF) and the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council.He served for the past four years as chairman of the expert group “Knowledge for Growth” of prominent economists advising the European Commission, DG research and as 2009-President of the EPIP (European Policy for Intellectual Property) association.
Knowledge management and innovation (Kluwer, 2001), with J. de la Mothe; Knowledge economies and societies (a special issue of the International Social Science Journal, Basil Blackwell, 2002, with editions in French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabs, Russian); Random evaluation in education and medicine(a special issue of Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2006) with R.Murnane and R.Nelson; The Economics of knowledge (MIT press, 2004, paperback in 2006) with editions in France, Italy, Korea, China, Greece, Syria and Algeria The New Economics of Technology Policy, Edward Elgar, 2009.