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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Technology and inclusive development
  • Artificial intelligence and long-run human development
  • Exponential technologies and public procurement of innovation
  • The future of manufacturing
  • Climate-tech entrepreneurship
  • High-tech start-up ecosystems and their impact on sustainable development
  • Trade and technology transfer to emerging economies

External positions

Visiting Professor, Oxford University

1 Sep 20181 Jul 2019

Visiting Professor, RWTH Aachen University

1 Jul 2018 → …

Professor in Development Economics and Entrepreneurship, Maastricht School of Management

Research Output

The race for an artificial general intelligence: implications for public policy

Naudé, W. & Dimitri, N., Jun 2020, In : AI and Society. 35, 2, p. 367-379 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

How do female entrepreneurs in developing countries cope with role conflict?

Hundera, M., Duysters, G., Naudé, W. & Dijkhuizen, J., 10 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship. 11, 2, p. 120-145 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The Intersection of the Fields of Entrepreneurship and Development Economics: A Review Towards a New View

Hessels, J. & Naudé, W., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Economic Surveys. 33, 2, p. 389-403 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Smart futures, challenges of urbanisation, and social sustainability

Dastbaz, M., Naudé, W. & Manoochehri, J., 2018, Springer International Publishing. 283 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingAcademic

Urbanisation and entrepreneurship in development: Like a horse and carriage?

Naudé, W., 2018, Smart Futures, Challenges of Urbanisation, and Social Sustainability. Dastbaz, M., Naudé, W. & Manoochehri, J. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 29-47 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic