Researcher biography

Specialises in the economics of information and knowledge, economics of innovation and information technology, and regional economics.

Current research interests:

  • Implications and policy issues of the communication superhighway and e-commerce
  • Knowledge policy and management
  • The new, collaborative, networked economy
  • Creative industries
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Complexity theory and self-organisation
  • Knowledge and innovation
  • Diffusion processes

Dr Mandeville is co-founder and editor board member of Prometheus. He has acted as consultant to OECD, EU, Commonwealth Government, Queensland Government, W.A. Government, local authorities, Telstra, private industry, industry associations, and community organisations.