About: I am an economist for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. Between 2017 and 2019, I was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University’s Growth Lab. Before my PhD in Economic Geography at Utrecht University (2013-2017), I worked as a researcher in urban and regional economics at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (The Hague, 2009-2012).

Research interests: technological change,  structural transformation, migration and technology diffusion, cities and regions, human capital and skills, economic complexity and economic resilience.

What’s new? 
The impact of return migration from the U.S. on employment and wages in Mexican cities
Structural accounting: An empirical assessment of cross-country differences in productivity

Contact: dario.diodato@ec.europa.eu