Daniele Archibugi is a Research Director at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Rome, affiliated at the Institute on Population and Social Policy (IRPPS), and Professor of Innovation, Governance and Public Policy at the University of London, Birkbeck College, Department of Management. He works on the economics and policy of technological change and on the political theory of international relations. He has graduated in Economics at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and taken his D.Phil. at the SPRU, University of Sussex. He has worked and taught at the Universities of Sussex, Naples, Cambridge and Rome, London School of of Economics and Political Science 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 organisations. He has chaired the European Commission's Expert Group on "A Wide Opening of the European Research Area to the World" and he has been a member of the Expert Group of the European Commission "Global Europe 2030/2050".
At the IRPPS-CNR he directs the research project titled Globalization: Economic, Technological and Poltical Determinants and Impact, where the most important recent publications are listed and can be downloaded.
He is the author of several books and more than 150 articles in refereed journals. Among his books, he has co-edited The Globalising Learning Economy (Oxford University Press, 2001), and has edited Debating Cosmopolitics (Verso, 2003). His latest book, The Global Commonwealth of Citizens. Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy was published by Princeton University Press in October 2008 and translated in Italian, Japanese and other languages. He has co-edited Global Democracy: Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and co-authored Innovation and Economic Crisis. Lessons and Prospects from the Economic Downturn (Routledge, 2011).