Antonio Andreoni

SOAS University of London

Antonio Andreoni is Professor of Development Economics at the Department of Economics, SOAS University of London. He is also Honorary Professor at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London, and Visiting Professor at the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, University of Johannesburg. He has published extensively on production dynamics, technological change, and social conditions of innovation; structural transformation, GVCs, industrial ecosystems; financialisation and corporate governance; political economy of industrial policy; energy transition and sustainable industrial restructuring; competition policy, digitalisation, platform economy. His publications include articles in the Cambridge Journal of Regions Economy and Society, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Development and Change, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Technovation, Health Policy and Planning, Energy Policy, European Journal of Development Research and Journal of Industrial and Business Economics. His recent books include: Structural Transformation in South Africa (OUP, 2021) and From Financialisation to Innovation (CUP, 2022). Antonio is a co-Editor of the European Journal of Development Research. He has been an advisor for several international organisations including UNIDO, UNCTAD, ILO, UNDP, UN ECA, World Bank and OECD, as well as national governments in industrial policy making. Antonio holds a PhD from Cambridge University and is Life Member of Clare Hall.

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Oct 17, 2022
Antonio Andreoni and Simon Roberts

Geopolitics Of Critical Minerals In Renewable Energy Supply Chains

Addressing the climate change crisis calls for an accelerated deployment of renewableenergy technologies – solar panels and wind turbines – as well as a shift towards electric vehicles (EV) (Bainton et al., 2021). The manufacturing of these technologies, however, relies on the availability and s...


Jan 1, 2021
Antonio Andreoni, Pamela Mondliwa, Simon Roberts, and Fiona Tregenna

Structural Transformation in South Africa The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Taking South Africa as an important case study of the challenges of structural transformation, Structural Transformation in South Africa offers a new micro-meso level framework and evidence linking country-specific and global dynamics of change, with a focus on the current challenges and opportuniti...


Jan 1, 2020
Ha‐Joon Chang, Antonio Andreoni

Industrial Policy in the 21st Century

Industrial policy is back at the centre stage of policy debate, while the world is undergoing dramatic transformations. This article contributes to the debate by developing a new theory of industrial policy, incorporating some issues that have been neglected so far and taking into account the recent...


Jan 1, 2019
Antonio Andreoni, Ha-Joon Chang

The political economy of industrial policy: Structural interdependencies, policy alignment and conflict management

Industrial policy is back in the mainstream debates. The paper provides a long-term analytical perspective of the industrial policy debate, and it critically assesses the current mainstream phase of the debate in light of three fundamental theoretical insights that developed along several decades of...


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