Rodrigo Kataishi, Ph.D.

Welcome to my Personal Website!

I'm an Economist, researcher at CONICET and team manager in UNTDF.
This site will give you a hint on what I did and what I can do.

Feel free to drop me an email, I'll be happy to answer it :)


Who Am I

I'm a researcher and team manager.
I have a Ph.D. from the Vilfredo Pareto Doctorate in Economics
(University of Turin and Real Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy)

The topics of my work are related to Innovation, Technological Change and Firm's Capacities in developing Countries, in particular Latin America. My doctoral thesis concerns Technological change, productivity and macroeconomics.

These are my current positions:

National University of Tierra del Fuego (Argentina)

I am an Associate Professor in Economics.

National Council of Scientific Research (Argentina)

I'm Researcher (Investigador Adjunto) in Economics Area.

University of Turin (Italy)

I am a Post-Doc Researcher (Ricercatore Afferente) on Biased Technological Change topics.

A short CV

Bachelor in Industrial Economics (UNGS-Argentina) | Master in Science, Technology and Innovation (Thesis Pending) | Ph.D. in Economics (2015), Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Biased Technological Change", Supervised by Prof. Cristiano Antonelli | Post-Doc at Dipartimento di Economìa e Statistica "Cogneti de Martiis", UniTO
Consultant at National Ministry of Labor, Fieldwork Director (2015) | Consultant-Researcher at ECLAN-UN (Economic Comission for Latin America - United Nations) (2015, 2011, 2008) | Research Assistant at BRICK (Italy) | Researcher in International Projects financed by FP-VII (EULAKS), IDRC, FLACSO, PICK-ME, Fundación Carolina, amongst others | Fieldwork Coordinator in quantitative and qualititave surveys; in-field and on-line; to SMEs, Multinational Enterprises, Researchers, Institutions | Researcher in Argentina, involved in projects supported by UNGS, UNTDF, CONICET, MTSSE, MINCYT, amongst others.
Topics of Interest:
Economics of Innovation. Economics of Productivity and Technological Change. | In developing countries: Firm's competencies, skills and connectivity; Firm-University-Institutions-Policy interactions; Science and Technology Policies and Institutions.
Undestands, speaks and reads 5 languages: Spanish (MT), English, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese. Professional use of state of the art econometrics software (Stata, Eviews and R). Programs in Python, Bash, R and CSS+HTML. Linux Systems Administrator (Debian).

More Info:
Download the Full CV from here (in Spanish)

More about me

You can find some of the work I did, and other interesting projects I've been involved with in the following links:

Get in touch

Here are the ways to contact me. Please don't hesitate in dropping me an e-mail.

  • Address: Gobernador Paz 1410 - Insituto de Desarrollo Económico e Innovación, UNTDF - Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego (Argentina)
    Phone: +54 (02901) 421959