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Joaquim Oliveira Martins


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updated : July 26, 2022
Joaquim Oliveira Martins is Counsellor at CEPII

Special Advisor, EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
Lecturer, University Paris Dauphine-PS
Member of the Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), UN
President of the Board, Centre for International Research and Economic Modelling (CIREM), CEPII


Special Advisor, EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms        2021 – …
- To provide advice and knowledge in the field of Cohesion policy, synergies between Cohesion and innovation and entrepreneurship, regional development and growth.   
Counsellor, Centre Etudes Prospectives et Informations Internationales (CEPII, Paris)         2020 – …
Deputy-Director, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities        2018 –2020
- Co-leadership and management of the CFE Centre (140+ staff) in charge of Entrepreneurship, SME policies; Regional, Rural and Urban policies.   
Special Advisor, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities        2017 – 2018
- In charge of advising the Director of the CFE Centre on developing an integrated approach between Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Regional policies.   
Head of Division, OECD Regional Development Policy Division        2009 – 2017
- Managing a division producing Country Reviews of Regional, Urban and Rural Policies, and thematic studies on Regional Growth and Convergence, Innovation and Multi-level Governance.
Head of Division, OECD Structural Economic Statistics Division        2007 - 2009
- Managing a division producing analysis and data on International Trade in Goods & Services, Measurement of Globalisation, Entrepreneurship and Business Statistics, Productivity Statistics, Labour and Population Statistics.
Senior Economist, OECD Economics Department        1994 - 2007
- Head of Projects on The Policy Determinants of Investment in Tertiary Education, Health and Long-term OECD Public Expenditure Projections and Impact of Ageing on Growth (2004-07)
- Head of Desk responsible for the Economic Surveys of Brazil, Chile, the Baltic States, Slovenia, the Slovak Republic and Romania (1996-2003)
- Head of Projects on Competition, Regulation and Performance and Policy Response to the Threat of Global Warming (1994-95)
Economist, OECD Economics Department                            1991 - 1993
- Contributor to reports on the Costs of reducing Carbon Emissions (co-author of the OECD GREEN model, an economic-environmental world general equilibrium model), Distribution systems in OECD countries and, Trade, Market structure and Industry wages       
Research Fellow, Centre d'Études Prospectives et d'Informations
Internationales (CEPII, Paris)                                               
1982 - 1990
- Various projects on Balance of Payments analysis, Service trade, International Competition in manufacturing industries, International trade modelling, Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific region
Associate Researcher, CEPII                            1981 - 1982
- Construction of a World Harmonised database on Balance of Payments (CHELEM-BoP)