I am a Lead Researcher at the Institute for New Economic Thinking and at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, and deputy director of the Complexity Economics group. I am also an associate member of Nuffield college.

My main areas of research are in the economics of innovation and productivity, environmental economics, networks and complex systems, applied econometrics and forecasting.

Contact: francois.lafond at
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Job opportunity at the Alan Turing Institute to work on production networks using transactions data. Apply before 26th June 2022 and feel free to contact me for an informal chat.