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, School of Business, Economics and Informatics. He works on the economics and policy of innovation and technological change and on the political theory of international relations. He has graduated in Economics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” with Federico Caffè and he taken his D.Phil. at the SPRU, University of Sussex working with Chris Freeman and Keith Pavitt.
He has worked and taught at the Universities of Sussex, Naples, Cambridge, Rome, London School of Economics and Political Science, Harvard. He has also held courses in Asian Universities such as the Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto and the SWEFE University, Chengdu. In June 2006 he was appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Sussex.
He is an adviser to the European Union, the Council of Europe, 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”.
He is the author of several books and more than 150 articles in refereed journals.
Among his books in international political theory, he has co-edited, with David Held, Cosmopolitan Democracy. An Agenda for a New World Order (Polity Press, 1995) and Re-imagining Political Community (Polity Press, 1998). He edited Debating Cosmopolitics (Verso, 2003) and co-edited, with Mathias Koenig-Archibugi and Raffaele Marchetti, Global Democracy: Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2011). His book The Global Commonwealth of Citizens. Toward Cosmopolitan Democracy, published by Princeton University Press, 2008 and translated in Italian, Japanese and other languages, provides a synthesis of his research on the issue.
In his work on innovation and technological change, he has co-edited The Globalising Learning Economy (Oxford University Press, 2001) and co-authored with Andrea Filippetti Innovation and Economic Crisis. Lessons and Prospects from the Economic Downturn (Routledge, 2011). His latest co-edited work, with Andrea Filippetti, is the Handbook of Global Science, Technology and Innovation (Wiley 2015), which contains 28 chapters devoted to an overall assessment of the topic.