Ph.D. in Economics, University of Cambridge, he is Professor of Economics at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis and a member of the CNRS research Unit, GREDEG. He has held a number of associate and honorary research appointments including Assigned Professor at the University of Aalborg (2003-2008). His research focuses on the comparative analysis of business organisation, employment relations and innovation systems with an emphasis on the European Union member nations. Professor Lorenz has co-edited several volumes including How Europe’s Economies Learn: Coordinating Competing Models (with Bengt-Åake Lundvall, Oxford University Press, 2006); and Knowledge, Learning and Routines (with Nathalie Lazaric, Edward Elgar Press, 2003). He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters including, most recently, “Accounting for Creativity in the European Union: A Multi-Level Analysis of Individual Competence, Labour Market Structure, and Systems of Education and Training”, Cambridge Journal of Economics (with Bengt-Åake Lundvall, 2010).
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