María de las Mercedes Menéndez

María de las Mercedes Menéndez is PhD fellow in Innovation, Governance and Sustainable Development (IEGSD) at United Nations University- Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology.

María de las Mercedes Menéndez current doctoral research focuses on the processes of technological change intertwined by the digital and green transition. She holds an MSc in Economic History from the University of the Republic (Uruguay). Before joining the PhD, her research agenda was focused on the growth dynamics of countries at the regional and long-term levels through a comparative approach.