GS9 Speakers

Dr Caroline Paunov

Caroline Panouv, Gender Summit 9 Eu speaker

Senior Economist, Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry, OECD.

Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth
Plenary: Social impact and responsibility of science and science policy

Caroline Paunov is Senior Economist at the Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry of the OECD. She is also managing the OECD’s “Innovation for Inclusive Growth” project. Caroline also leads work on assessing the impacts of public research policy ( and on evaluating the impacts of national intellectual property rights on innovation ( Her research work has been published in leading academic journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Development Economics, the Canadian Journal of Economics, Research Policy and World Development. Previously, Caroline worked for the World Bank, the United Nations and cooperated on various projects for the public sectors in Brazil, Spain and Germany. She holds a B.A. and M.A. (Hons) from the University of Oxford, a M.Sc. from the University Pompeu Fabra and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of London.