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Cecilia Rikap, PhD

Former Research Fellow

Cecilia Rikap (PhD in economics from the Universidad de Buenos Aires) is a permanent Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy (IPE) at City, University of London and programme director of the BSc in IPE at the same university. She is a tenure researcher of the CONICET, Argentina’s national research council, and associate researcher at COSTECH lab, Université de Technologie de Compiègne.

Cecilia’s research is rooted in the international political economy of science and technology, science and technology studies and the economics of innovation. She currently studies the rising concentration of intangible assets leading to the emergence of intellectual monopolies, among others from tech and pharma industries, the distribution of intellectual (including data) rents, resulting geopolitical tensions and the effects of knowledge assetization on the knowledge commons and development. Her recent work includes corporate planning of global production and innovation systems driven by intellectual monopolization and power relations driven by technological subordination among leading corporations.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Former Research Fellow

Research Group “Working with Artificial Intelligence


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University of London, UK