curriculum vitae

Jackie krafft



Born in 23 April 1969, Talence (France) / Age 45

Professional address: UNS CNRS GREDEG, 250 av. A. Einstein, 06560 Valbonne (France)

Tel: +33 (0) 4 93 95 41 70; Fax: +33 (0) 4 93 65 37 98

Married, 1 child


Current position

CNRS Research professor in economics

National Committee of Scientific Research Elected representative, Section 37 CNRS (Economics and Management)


Domains of REsearch

Firms and markets: industrial organization, competition and regulation, corporate governance

Knowledge and innovation: patents and intellectual property rights, research and development, university-industry relationship, organizational and environmental innovations

Industrial dynamics: industrial demography, growth and localization of firms, business history

European political economy: innovation, competition, globalization, growth


DISTINCTIONS (2008-today)

Ideas RePec

Top 25% authors in the EU

Top 25% authors in France

Author announced in 20 NEP: business economics; collective decision-making; industrial competition; economics of strategic management; efficiency & productivity; microeconomic European issues; evolutionary economics; economic geography; business, economic and financial history; history and philosophy of economics; information and communication technologies; innovation; intellectual property rights; knowledge management and knowledge economics; microeconomics; network economics; small business management; social norms and social capital; technology and industrial dynamics; urban & real estate economics

Google Scholar

Citations: 523, h-index: 13, g-index: 20


career since graduation

2008-today: CNRS Research Professor (UNS CNRS GREDEG)

2004-2008: CNRS Researcher (UNS CNRS GREDEG)

2004-today: OFCE Affiliated Researcher

1995-2004: CNRS Researcher (UNS CNRS IDEFI)

1994-1995: Lecturer (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis)

1991-1994: PhD student with a fellowship grant from the Ministry of Research and technology, and Temporary lecturer at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis



June 2004: HDR Econ, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

January 1995: PhD Econ, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, mention Très Honorable avec Felicitations



1991: Doctoral degree Econ, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (with distinction: mention Très Bien)

1990: MA Econ, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (with distinction: mention Bien)

1988: BA Econ, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

1986: Baccalauréat série C (Maths), Nice


responsabilities, scientific coordination, administration and assessment

2013: Member of the Scientific Committee of the annual conference “Economics of Innovation and Patenting”, ZEW and MACCI, Mannheim

2012-today: National Committee of Scientific Research Member, elected representative at the Section 37 Economics and Management of CNRS

2012-today: Expert for AERES (Agence d’Evaluation de la Recherche et de l’Enseignement Supérieur)

2012-today: Expert for MIUR (Italian Ministry for Education and Research)

2012-today: Chair of the Scientific Committees of KID (Nice 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) and GCW (Nice 2012; Rotterdam 2013; Turin 2014; Nice 2015)

2012-today: Founder of the Thematic School CNRS InSHS “Knowledge Dynamics, Industry Evolution, Economic Development” (KID)

2012-today: Founder of the annual conference “The Governance of a Complex World” (GCW)

2011-today: Founder of EurKInd (European Research Network on Knowledge, Innovation and Development)

2010-2011: JOIE Foundation Officer, Treasurer of the Journal of Institutional Economics Foundation

2009-2010: JOIE Foundation Member, Trustee of the Journal of Institutional Economics Foundation

2009-2011: EAEPE Council Officer, General Secretary of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy

2007-2011: EAEPE Council Member, elected representative

2007-2011: Member of the Scientific Committee of the EAEPE annual conferences (Porto 2007, Roma 2008, Amsterdam 2009, Bordeaux 2010, Vienna 2011)

2006-today: Principal investigator or Leader of several research projects:

- 2006-2010: Knowledge Intensive Sectors-Models and Evidence (KISs-ME), funded by Agence Nationale de la Recherche, Région PACA, and University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (principal investigator)

- 2008-2011: Observatoire du Gouvernement d’entreprise (OGE), funded by Région PACA (principal investigator)

- 2012-2018: Gouvernance d’Entreprise et Innovation (GEI), funded by CNRS GREDEG (principal investigator)

- 2013-2015: Réseaux Complexes d’Invention et d’Innovation en Europe : Quel développement économique à l’Horizon 2020 ?, funded by UNS CSI (principal investigator)

- 2011-2014: Policy Incentives for the Creation of Knowledge: Methods and Evidence (PICK-ME), funded by EU FP7 (leader of 2 WPs, participation into 5 WPs)

- 2012-2015: Towards a New Growth Path: Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe (WWWforEurope), funded by EU FP7 (leader of 2 Tasks)

2006-2011: Coordinator at the level of UNS CNRS GREDEG (with Edward Lorenz) of the Network of Excellence Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe (DIME, EU FP6)

2006-2011: Coordinator (with Andreas Pyka) of the EAEPE Research Area "Innovation and Technological Change"

2005-2006: Chair of the Scientific Committee and Organization Committee of the 3rd Meeting of the European Network on the Economics of the Firm, September 2006, Sophia Antipolis

2005-today: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Institute for Media Economics

2004-2006: Member of the Organization committee of the 11th Congress of the International Schumpeter Society, June 2006, Sophia Antipolis

2003-today: Member of the European Network on the Economics of the Firm

2000-today: External scientific advisor for publishers: Routledge, Edward Elgar, Stanford University Press, Oxford University Press

1995-today: Referee for peer-reviewed journals: International Journal of Technology Management, Revue d’Economie Industrielle, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Revue Française d’Economie, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Research Policy, Telecommunications Policy, L’Actualité Economique/Revue d’Analyse Economique, Economie Appliquée, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Economic Enquiry, International Regional Science Review , Journal of International Development, Journal of Economics and International Finance, Applied Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Regional Studies