Dr Jocelyn Olivari

Dr Jocelyn Olivari, Gender Summit 8 Speaker Consultant and researcher, UNU-MERIT.

Jocelyn Olivari is a consultant in economics at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, and a researcher at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Her research interests include the economics of innovation, entrepreneurship and public policies related to these topics. Previously, in Chile, she worked in the Department of Economics at the University of Chile as an associate researcher and as the head of innovation research of the INTELIS center for innovation and entrepreneurship studies. She also worked in the Innovation Division of the Ministry of Economy and in the  Executive Secretary of the National Innovation Council for Competitiveness. Jocelyn holds a PhD in Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change from UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and a MSc and a BA in Economics from University of Chile.