Daniele Archibugi is a Research Director at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Rome and Professor of Innovation, Governance, and Public Policy at the University of London, Birkbeck College. He works on innovation and on the political theory of international relations.
He has worked at several universities, including the University of Sussex, Cambridge, the London School of Economics, and Harvard. In June 2006, he was appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Sussex. He is an adviser to the European Union, the OECD, several UN agencies, and various national governments. He has led many research projects for the European Commission and other international organizations.
His research activity follows two areas. The first area of research is international political theory, for which he has co-edited Cosmopolitan Democracy (Polity Press, 1995) and Re-imagining Political Community (Polity Press, 1998), and has edited Debating Cosmopolitics (Verso, 2003). His book The Global Commonwealth of Citizens: Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2008) has been translated in several languages. His latest co-edited book is Global Democracy: Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
Archibugi’s second area of research is innovation and globalization, for which he has co-authored The Technological Specialization of Advanced Countries, prefaced by the then EC President Jacques Delors (Kluwer, 1992), and co-edited several other volumes: Technology, Globalisation and Economic Performance (Cambridge University Press, 1997); Trade, Growth and Technical Change (Cambridge University Press, 1998); Innovation Policy in a Global Economy (Cambridge University Press, 1999); and The Globalising Learning Economy (Oxford University Press, 2001). His latest co-authored book is Innovation and Economic Crisis: Lessons and Prospects from the Economic Downturn (Routledge, 2011).
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Can a World Parliament Save the Environment?
A response to “Can democracy in crisis deal with the climate crisis?”
- Daniele Archibugi's Personal Website
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