Pierre Mohnen is Professor of micro-econometrics at Maastricht University and Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT (Maastricht). He is also Associated Fellow at CIRANO (Montreal) and Senior Research Associate at the Sanjaya Lall Programme (Oxford University). He has a B.A. and an M.A. in economics from the Catholic University of Louvain and a Ph.D. in economics from New York University. His does applied econometrics in the areas of productivity, innovation and development.