Cindy Lopes-Bento is a post-doctoral researcher at KU Leuven, Belgium, financed through the National Research Fund, cofounded under the Marie Curie Actions of the European Commission (FP7-COFUND-4783141). She further holds a part-time research position at the University of Zurich since April 2013, after having obtained her PhD in applied economics in March 2013 (KU Leuven). She holds a Master degree in economics from UCL and worked as a scientific attaché for the statistical office in Luxembourg and the European Commission prior the start of her PhD degree.
She is further an affiliated researcher at the ZEW and at CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg. Her main research interests are industrial organization, applied microeconometrics and economics of innovation.
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Hottenrott, Hanna and Cindy Lopes Bento (2012), (International) R&D Collaboration and SMEs: The Effectiveness of Targeted Public R&D Support Schemes, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 12-086, Mannheim. Download
Hottenrott, Hanna and Cindy Lopes Bento (2012), Quantity or Quality? Collaboration Strategies in Research and Development and Incentives to Patent, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 12-047, Mannheim. Download
Czarnitzki, Dirk and Cindy Lopes Bento (2012), Value for Money? New Microeconometric Evidence on Public R&D Grants in Flanders, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 12-034, Mannheim. Download
Czarnitzki, Dirk and Cindy Lopes Bento (2011), Innovation Subsidies: Does the Funding Source Matter for Innovation Intensity and Performance? Empirical Evidence from Germany, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 11-053, Mannheim. Download
Czarnitzki, Dirk and Cindy Lopes Bento (2010), Evaluation of Public R&D Policies: A Cross-country Comparison, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 10-073, Mannheim. Download
Czarnitzki, Dirk, Cindy Lopes Bento and Thorsten Doherr (2011), Counterfactual Impact Evaluation of Cohesion Policy. Examples from Support to Innovation and Research, Final Report, European Commission, DG Regional Policy, Leuven. Download
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