About us

INTAN-Invest research collaboration

Carol Corrado is Senior Advisor and Research Director in economics at The Conference Board and Senior Policy Scholar at the Center for Business and Public Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. Her primary research focus is measuring intangible capital and digital innovation and analyzing their role in economic growth. Corrado coauthored key papers on the macroeconomic analysis of intangible investment and capital, including one that won the International Association of Research on Income and Wealth’s 2010 Kendrick Prize (“Intangible Capital and U.S. Economic Growth”). Recent work has also studied prices for IT investment goods and consumer digital services; she received the American Statistical Association’s prestigious Julius Shiskin Award for Economic Statistics in 2003 for work on high-tech price measurement. Corrado holds a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in management science from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London and Director of PhD programme in the School.  He has also taught at Queen Mary, University of London, University of Bristol, London Business School and Dartmouth College, New York University, USA; and the Australian National University. He is an elected member of the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW) and a research associate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE, and the IZA, Bonn. Since February 2016, he has been a non-Executive Director of the UK Statistics Authority.  Between 2001-2010 was a Member, Reporting Panel of the Competition Commission (now the Competition and Markets Authority). Jonathan’s research interests are growth, productivity and innovation in the knowledge economy.

Cecilia Jona-Lasinio is Senior Researcher at the Econometric Studies and Economic Forecasting Division at the Italian Statistical Institute (Istat) and Adjunct Professor of International economics at LUISS Guido Carli, University in Rome. She authored many publications in the area of ICT, Intangibles and Productivity Growth. Her main research interests are productivity growth, knowledge based capital and ICT and macro-econometric modelling and forecasting. She has been involved in several EU FP6 and FP7 research projects and consultancies for government agencies and international organizations. She received her Ph.D in Econometrics and Empirical Economics at the University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, and the Master degree in International Economics, DES (Diplome d’Etudes Superieures en Relationes Internationales), at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, (Switzerland).

Massimiliano Iommi is senior researcher at the National Accounts’ Division of the Italian National Statistical Institute (Istat) and research fellow of the LUISS Lab of European Economics at LUISS University in Rome. At Istat he is currently project manager for the compilation of national account estimates of gross fixed capital formation, change in inventories, capital stocks and measures of productivity. He has been involved in the EU KLEMS, INNODRIVE and SPINTAN EU projects. He has been consultant to the European Investment Bank and to the EU Commission (DG CONNECT) on the role of intangible capital as a driver of growth. He was a member of the Eurostat and OECD task forces on the capitalization of research and development in national accounts and contributed to the compilation of the OECD Handbook on Deriving Capital Measures of Intellectual Property Products.