Organization: Orkestra-Basque Institute of Competitiveness
Type of organization: University / Institute of competitiveness
James is a Senior Researcher at Orkestra-Basque Institute of Competitiveness and faculty at Deusto Business School, where he teaches doctoral, masters, undergraduate and executive courses. His research interests are in policy-relevant analysis of territorial competitiveness and socio-economic development processes, including issues related to governance, policy evaluation and learning, innovation, networks/clusters, and the roles that universities play in society. He has published more than 50 conceptual and applied papers related to these issues in peer-reviewed journals and academic books, and has edited several books and journal special issues. James has been invited as an expert speaker/advisor by the European Commission and Inter-American Development Bank among others. He has been member of the TCI Board of Directors since 2015, chaired the TCI 2012 Global Conference in San Sebastian and he regularly speaks at conferences and contributes to debates in the media.
Type of activities that best describe my current responsabilities: Conduct analysis/research, provide training .
I have been active in economic development for: Between 10 and 15 years .
I have experience with the following economic development-related tools: Regional economic analysis , Cluster analysis , Evaluation , Facilitation , Training , Project management .
I have experience with the following economic development-related topics: Innovation, R&D , Environmental sustainability , Social inclusion/social responsibility , Emerging clusters , Impact assessment/evaluation , Capacity building .
I have worked in the following world regions: Africa , Europe , North America .
I have worked in the following industries:
I am fluent (to high proficient) in the following languages: English , Spanish .
I am interested in: Participating in joint programs/cooperation projects , Doing peer reviews of programs/policies/initiatives , Being part of a publication as an author , Being a speaker .