Simona Iammarino

Roles in the POLISS project:

Supervisor | Supervisory Board member


London School of Economics and Political Science


Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography and Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She served as Head of Department (2014–2017), and is an academic member of the LSE Council and Court of Governors (2016-2022, 2nd term). She is also an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) – Social Science, L’Aquila, Italy.

Simona’s main research interests lie in the following areas: Multinational corporations, location and innovation strategies, and local impacts; Geography of innovation and technological change; Regional and local economic development and policy.

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