1. cacaisan's picture   Carolina Cañibano Sanchez   Doctora en Economia
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Current position: Research Fellow

Professional and Research Experience: Carolina was trained as an economist at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, where she obtained her PhD in September 2004. Her doctoral research, which was awarded by the Spanish National Academy of Doctors, studied the connection between human capital formation and mobility dynamics and innovation in the Spanish economy. She worked under several pre and post-doctoral contracts at the University Rey Juan Carlos (1999 - 2009) and at the University Alfonso X el Sabio (1997-1999). She has been a visiting researcher or scholar at the OECD (1999), at the University of Sussex (2003), the Georgia Institute of Technology (2006) and the University of Western Sydney (2009).
Carolina has participated in various national and international research projects. She has coordinated projects funded by the European Commission and the Spanish National Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID). She currently coordinates the Spanish particiation in the POCARIM project on Careers, Mobility and Socio-Economic Impact of Advanced Research Degree Graduates in the Social Sciences and Humanities and she contributes to the European project RISIS (Research Infrastructure for Science and Innovation Studies). She has participated in expert groups to assess the OECD, the Iberoamerican Network for Science and Technology Indicators (RICYT) and the European Science Foundation. She  has supervised doctoral students. She is a reviewer of some of the most prestigious journals in her field, such as Research Policy, Science and Public Policy and Research Evaluation.

Fields of expertise: Scientific and technical human capital, human resources for science and technology, mobility of researchers, science policy, science and technology indicators, economic theory of innovation


  1. Cañibano, C, Vértesy, D., Vezzulli, A.
    JRC Technical Reports,
    Vol: - pags 1 - 66
  2. Carolina Cañibano, María-Isabel Encinar, Félix-Fernando Muñoz
    In Critical Studies of Innovation Alternative Approaches to the Pro-Innovation Bias (Benoît Godin (editor), Dominique Vinc (editor)) - Edward Elgar
  3. Carolina Cañibano, Carmen Corona, Jordi Molas, Immaculada Vilardell
    EKONOMIAZ. Revista vasca de Economía,
    Vol: 92 - pags 274 - 299


  1. Carolina Cañibano & Richard Woolley
    International Migration,
    Vol: 53 - pags 115 - 130
  2. Africa Villanueva Felez, Richard Woolley, Carolina Cañibano
    Social Studies of Science,
    Vol: 45 - pags 100 - 129


  1. Felix Muñoz, M. Isabel Encinar, Carolina Cañibano
    In The New Evolutionary Economics (Kurt Dopfer & Jason Potts) - Edward Elgar


  1. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Castro-Martínez,E.
    ESIC Editorial
  2. Muñoz-Pérez,F.;Encinar-del-Pozo,M.;Cañibano-Sanchez,C.
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics,
    Vol: 21 - pags 193 - 203
  3. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Otamendi-Fernández-de-la-Puebla,F.;Solís-Cabrera,F.
    Vol: 89 - pags 653 - 675


  1. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Otamendi-Fernández-de-la-Puebla,F.;Solís-Cabrera,F.
    Revista Española de Documentación Científica,
    Vol: 33 - pags 429 - 458


  1. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Bozeman,B.
    Research Evaluation,
    Vol: 18 - pags 86 - 94


  1. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Encinar-del-Pozo,M.;Muñoz-Pérez,F.
  2. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Otamendi-Fernández-de-la-Puebla,F.;Andújar-Nagore,I.
    Research Evaluation,
    Vol: 17 - pags 17 - 31


  1. Cañibano-Sanchez,C.;Muñoz-Pérez,F.;Encinar-del-Pozo,M.
    Innovation: Management Policy & Practice,
    Vol: 8 - pags 310 - 321
  1.   El Sistema Español de Innovación
    Carolina Cañibano Sánchez, Elena Castro-Martínez
  2.   Scientific mobility and development: toward a socioeconomic conceptual framework
    Richard Woolley, Carolina Cañibano