Profile Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

Dr Sacha Wunsch-Vincent Sacha Wunsch-Vincent
Co-Editor Global Innovation Index, and Senior Economist, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
Sacha Wunsch-Vincent is the Senior Economist at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He joined WIPO in 2010 to help set up WIPO’s economics work under the Chief Economist. At WIPO, he is one of the main authors of the World Intellectual Property Report and Editor of the Global Innovation Index.His primary research foci and are concerned with the interaction of innovation,intellectual property, and economic development. Before joining WIPO, he was an Economist at the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry for seven years. Before that he was the Swiss National Science Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (University of California, Berkeley) and the Washington, DC–based Peterson Institute for International Economics.He has served as advisor to organizations such as the World Bank and the World Economic Forum, and has testified before national governments and parliaments. Dr Wunsch-Vincent holds a Master of International Economics from MERIT, University of Maastricht, and a PhD in Economics from the University of St. Gallen,Switzerland. He teaches International Economics at Sciences Po Paris.