Prof. Dr. Iciar Dominguez Lacasa

Iciar Dominguez Lacasa

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Prof. Dr. Iciar Dominguez Lacasa

Research Fellow, Unit Innovation Policy and Transfer Design

Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW
Neumarkt 9-19
04109 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 231039-158

Fax +49 341 231039-9158

Areas of expertise

  • Empirical innovation research in knowledge intensive sectors
  • Innovation policy
  • Science and technology indicators

Professional development

Dr. Iciar Dominguez Lacasa joined the Fraunhofer IMW in the capacity of research fellow in June 2017. Previously, she has  worked with the University of Bremen, the Halle Institute for Economic Research and the Fraunhofer Institute for System and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe. Dr. Dominguez Lacasa studied macroeconomics at the University of Complutense in Madrid and completed her doctorate at the University of Karlsruhe. She has accrued extensive project experience in the field of empirical innovation research. The thematic focal points of her research include the analysis of technological change in knowledge intensive sectors, the effectiveness of innovation policy instruments, the development of technology and innovation indicators and the analysis of technological activities in catch-up regions and emerging markets. Since March 2018, she has been a professor for economics at Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau.


YearTitle/AuthorDocument Type
2019Exploring technology upgrading of emerging economies: From 'shifting wealth I' to 'shifting wealth II'?
Radosevic, Slavo; Meissner, Dirk; Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Günther, Jutta
Journal Article
2019Paths of technology upgrading in the BRICS economies
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Jindra, Björn; Radosevic, Slavo; Shubbak, Mahmood
Journal Article
2019Technological capabilities in China. Patterns of specialization toward a knowledge-intensive economy
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Shubbak, Mahmood
Book Article
2019Technology and Institutions in neo-Schumpeterian and Original Institutional Thinking
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar
Journal Article
2018Auswertung nationaler und internationaler Erfahrungen zum Strukturwandel. Abschlussbericht
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Klement, Benjamin; Dornbusch, Friedrich
2018Drifting towards innovation: The co-evolution of patent networks, policy, and institutions in China's solar photovoltaics industry
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Shubbak, Mahmood
Journal Article
2017Technological capabilities in Central and Eastern Europe: An analysis based on priority patents
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Giebler, A.; Radosevic, S.
Journal Article
2015The importance of localized related variety for international diversification of corporate technology
Dettmann, E.; Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar; Günther, J.; Jindra, B.
Journal Article
2014Ceremonial encapsulation and the diffusion of renewable energy technology in Germany
Dominguez Lacasa, Iciar
Journal Article
This publication list has been generated from the publication database Fraunhofer-Publica.

Further Conference Contributions


  • Dominguez, I. (2018). Technology and Institutions in Neo-Schumpeterian and Original Institutional Thinking. Association for Evolutionary Economics; Philadelphia, USA. 05.01.2018.