Wim Naudé is Professor in Business and Entrepreneurship at Maastricht University and Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT, The Netherlands. He is also Visiting Professor in the research area for Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. Previous positions include Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER in Helsinki, Finland; and Research Fellow and Lecturer at the University of Oxford, UK.

His research is concerned with how new technology impact on development, and the role of entrepreneurs and the broader institutions of society in this regard. Current research focuses on artificial intelligence, the future of manufacturing, technology-inequality and digital entrepreneurship and trade.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12141
Wim Naudé, Aleksander Surdej, Martin Cameron
forthcoming in: Industry 4.0 and Engineering for the Future
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11195
A revised version is forthcoming as a chapter in Dastbaz,M., Naudé, W. and Manoochehri, J. eds. (2018). Smart Futures, Challenges of Urbanisation, and Social Sustainability. Springer.