Ciaramella, Laurie


PhD Candidate
Research interests
Industrial Organization, Innovation, Market for technologies, Patents.
Phone: + 33 (0)1 40 51 93 48  
Address: CERNA, MINES ParisTech, 60 boulevard Saint Michel, 75272 Paris Cedex 06, France


Laurie Ciaramella is a Ph.D. Candidate in CERNA since October 2014. Her thesis is directed by Yann Ménière (Chief Economist of the European Patent Office, Munich) and co-directed by Catalina Martinez (Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Good and Policies, CSIC, Madrid).
Laurie's thesis focuses on the empirical analysis of the market for technologies.
Laurie holds a master's degree in Economics of Markets and Organizations from the Toulouse School of Economics, and a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University Paris Dauphine.


Bent Dalum PhD Award 2017 for the most promising and innovative research project, DRUID Academy 2017, Odense, Denmark
Rewarding the paper "Patent Boxes and the Relocation of Intellectual Property"


  • The Effect of Distance on the Timing of Licensing, with Rassenfosse.
  • The Market for Standard Essential Patents, with J.Baron.
  • Patent Boxes and the Relocation of Intellectual Property.
    [Working paper]



  • Tracking patent transfers in different European countries: methods and a first application to medical technologies.
    Laurie Ciaramella, Catalina Martinez and Yann Ménière. 
    Scientometrics (forthcoming)
    [Published version] [Working paper version]


  • The market for European patents. 
    Laurie Ciaramella, Stéphane Maraut, Catalina Martinez and Yann Ménière.
    Report prepared for the French patent office - INPI.
    Delivered in 2016. 


  • Spring 2017: Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.
  • December 2016 & Spring 2017: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, College of Management, Switzerland. 
  • 2015-2017: Repeated stays at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Institute of Public Goods and Policies,  Madrid, Spain



  • June 2017: Presentation at the DRUID17 Conference.
    NYU Stern School of Business, New York City, USA.
  • June 2017: Discussant at the 8th Annual Conference on Internet Commerce and Innovation.
    Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.
  • May 2017: Discussant at the 5th Annual Searle Center Research Roundtable on Patents and Technology Standards.
    Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.
  • April 2017: Seminar at the IIPP Innovation Lunch.
    College of Management, EPFL, Switzerland.
  • March 2017: Presentation at the 2nd Abbé Grégoire Innovation Day.
    Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France.
  • March 2017: Seminar at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition.
    Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany.
  • February 2017: Presentation at the Cerna Doctoral Workshop.
    Mines Paristech, Paris, France.
  • January 2017: Presentation at the DRUID Academy 2017 Conference.
    University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
  • September 2016: Presentation at the Doctoral Workshop of the 11th European Policy for Intellectual Property Conference - EPIP.
    Pembroke College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
  • June 2016: Presentation at the 65th AFSE Conference.
    Faculty of Law, Economics, and Management, Nancy, France.
  • June 2016: Presentation at the 33rd JMA Conference.
    Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.


  • Since October 2014: Teaching assistant in Econometrics and Applications at École des Ponts et Chaussées ParisTech (Graduate level)
  • September 2013 - June 2014: Teaching assistant in Microeconomics at Université Toulouse-1 Capitole (Undergraduate level)
  • September 2013 - January 2014: Teaching assistant in Mathematics at Université Toulouse-1 Capitole (Undergraduate level)
Laurie Ciaramella Doctorante CERNA MINES - MINES ParisTech


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