The Institute of Economics at the University of Campinas invites for the Webinar: "Intellectual monopoly capitalism: knowledge predation and corporate planning in the 21st century"

Keynote speaker: Cecilia Rikap, City University of London*

Chair: Célio Hiratuka, University of Campinas**

Date: May 11, 2022

Time: 2 p.m; (GMT-3)

Link: https://youtu.be/VMU1IHm8838

*Cecilia Rikap holds a PhD in economics from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a Lecturer in IPE focused on Science and Technology at City, University of London. She is tenure researcher at the CONICET, Argentina’s national research council, and associate researcher at the Centre de Population et Développement (CEPED), IRD/Université de Paris and at the COSTECH lab, Université de Technologie de Compiègne. Since 2021, she was appointed co-director of the research center “Centro de Estudios Económicos del Desarrollo” of the Universidad Nacional de San Martín. Cecilia is also lecturer at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad Nacional de San Martín and Universidad Nacional de Quilmes. She is the outgoing coordinator of the “States and Markets” working group of the Young Scholars Initiative of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).She studies the rising concentration of intangible assets, focusing on the distribution of data and innovation rents, resulting geopolitical tensions and the effects of intellectual monopoly capitalism on the knowledge commons and development. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4153-4490

**Célio Hiratuka is Associate Professor at State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP (1992), Master (1996) and PhD (2002) in Economics from State University of Campinas (1996). He works mainly in the folowing areas: International Economics, Industrial Economics and Innovation and Economic Development. His main research themes are: International Trade, Transnational Corporations, Foreign Direct Investment, Industrial development and Brazil-China Economic Relations. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3265-3036

For further information: https://www.eco.unicamp.br/