Elvis Korku Avenyo

Elvis Korku Avenyo is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Competition, Regulation, and Economic Development (CCRED). Before joining CCRED, Elvis was a Research Officer on the Inclusive Digital Model (IDMODEL) Project at the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD), Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), University of Oxford. He was also a Global Excellence and Stature (GES) Fellow, and Open AIR’s Queen Elizabeth’s Scholar (QES) at the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development Unit, University of Johannesburg. Elvis obtained a Ph.D. in Economics of Innovation, Policy Studies of Technical Change and Governance from the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT)/Maastricht University, The Netherlands. He researches broadly on development economics with interests in innovation, technical change, industrial development, labour markets, firm behaviour, and with a focus on developing countries. He has also conducted research on trade, global value chains, and COVID-19, among other related issues, and has published in reputable academic journals such as Applied Energy, Research Policy, European Journal of Development Research, among others.

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