Alain joined the French office of Technopolis Group as consultant in March 2015. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Economics under an Industrial Agreement of Training through Research (CIFRE) between Technopolis |France|, the Group for Economic Analysis and Theory (GATE-LSE) and the European Localised Innovation Observatory (EuroLIO). His research focuses on the evaluation of policies supporting innovation networks.
Since joining Technopolis Group, Alain has contributed to evaluation and data processing activities and has expertise in estimating causal effects using observational data. As part of his assignments, Alain performs literature reviews, interviews, statistical analyses, econometric modelling and economic impact analyses. His experience includes evaluations of policies and programmes supporting research, innovation and industry.
Before joining Technopolis Group, Alain was a research fellow at the International Centre for Resources and Innovation for Sustainable Development (CIRIDD), where he mainly worked on the characterisation of localised data about innovative activities. This experience provided him with a practical understanding of territorial innovation.
Alain works in French and English.