Nicholas Vonortas

Professor of Economics and International Affairs / Director, Center for International Science and Technology Policy / Program Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Faculty: Full-Time
Address: Elliott School of International Affairs
957 E St. NW
Washington, DC,
Phone: 202-994-6458
Fax: 202-994-1639
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Industrial organization
Science and technology policy
Economics of technological change
Strategic alliances

Nicholas Vonortas, Associate Professor; Director, CISTP: BA (Economics), University of Athens; MA (Economic Development), Leicester University; PhD.(Economics), New York University. He is the director of the graduate program in Science, Technology, and Public Policy in ESIA and the field advisor for the science and technology policy track of the SPPPA doctoral program. His teaching and research interests are in industrial organization, the economics of technological change, and science and technology policy. His recent work has included topics on technology licensing, strategic partnerships, innovation networks, intellectual property rights mechanisms, R&D program evaluation, and the knowledge-based economy.


PhD, Economics, New York University
MA, Economic Development, Leicester University, England
BA, Economics, Athens University, Greece