Silvia Appelt

Economist at Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Silvia Appelt is an Economist at the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation. She is responsible for the measurement and analytical work on public support for R&D and innovation, including R&D tax incentives and public procurement of innovation. She also contributed to analytical work on the mobility of scientific researchers. Before joining the OECD in 2012, she worked as a consultant on private-equity and telecommunications projects, and contributed to research projects on patent and trademark filings at the Institute for Innovation and Technology Management, University of Munich. Silvia holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and PhD in Economics from the University of Munich.