samuli leppälä

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I am a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Cardiff University. My general area of research is applied microeconomic theory. In particular, I am interested in the following fields and topics:

  • Industrial Economics ­— Innovation and R&D, Intellectual Property Rights
  • Regional and Urban Economics — Localised Knowledge Spillovers, Agglomeration Economies
  • Public Choice — Rent-Seeking Contests, Electoral Competition