Lucia Cusmano

Keynote Policy Session

Lucia Cusmano

Senior Economist @ OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Lucia Cusmano is Senior Economist and Deputy Head of the Entrepreneurship, SME and Tourism Division at the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Regions and Cities (CFE). She leads OECD work on SME and Entrepreneurship Transformations and has authored OECD reports on SME financing, innovation and sustainability, and benchmarking of SME and entrepreneurship policy,
Ms Cusmano has a PhD in Economics from the University of Pavia and has completed a Master of Science in Economics at Warwick University (UK). She has published in international journals on SMEs, entrepreneurship, innovation, structural change and economic development.


  • Bocconi University


  • Intesa Sanpaolo
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