Dr. Çilem Selin Hazır

Assistant professor

Pôle :

Nationalités :


·         Ph.D. in Economics, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France (2014)

·         Master’s in Technology Management, Turkish Military Academy, Ankara, Turkey (2010)

·         B.S. in Industrial Engineering, The Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2004)


Work Experience

·         Assistant Professor, Strategy and Innovation Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September 2020 – Present)

·         Senior Researcher, Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden, Germany (Nov. 2017 – Aug. 2020)

·         Postdoctoral Researcher, Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE), Nice, France (2016)

·         Postdoctoral Researcher, Groupe de Recherche en Droit, Economie et Gestion (CNRS – UMR 7321), Nice, France (2015)

·         Ph.D Researcher, Groupe d’Analyse et de Théorie Economique Lyon-St Etienne (CNRS-UMR 5824),  Saint Etienne, France (2010-2014)

·         Assistant Expert, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara, Turkey (2004-2010)


Research Interests

·         Knowledge Networks and Innovation

·         Geography of Innovation

·         Spatial Dimension of Firm Dynamics

·         Sustainability Transition


Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

Hazır C. S., Bellone F., Gaglio C. (2019), Local Product Space and Firm Level Churning in Exported Products, Industrial and Corporate Change (SSCI), 28(6):1473–1496.


Hazır C. S., LeSage J., Autant-Bernard C. (2018), The Role of R&D Collaboration Networks on Regional Knowledge Creation: Evidence from Information and Communication Technologies, Papers in Regional Science (SSCI), 97(3):549–567.


Hazır C. S. and Autant-Bernard C. (2016), Determinants of Cross-Regional R&D Collaboration: Some Empirical Evidence from Europe in Biotechnology, The Annals of Regional Science (SSCI), 53(2):369–393.


Books, Monographs, Compilations, Chapters

Autant-Bernard C. and Hazır C.S. Network formation and geography: Modelling approaches, underlying conceptions, recent and promising extensions. In T. Scherngell, editor, The geography of networks and R&D collaborations, Advances in Spatial Science. Springer, 2013.

Hazır C.S. Multilateral R&D collaboration: An ERGM application on biotechnology. In T. Scherngell, editor, The geography of networks and R&D collaborations, Advances in Spatial Science. Springer, 2013.

Cornilleau  G.,  Creel J.,  Ducoudré B.,  Hazir C.S. ,  Hubert P.,  Landa G.,  Le   Garrec G.,   Madec P.,  Nesta L., Plane M.,   Saraceno  F. (dir),   Saussay A.,   Touzé  V. and Ragot X. (dir),  «Investissement  public,  capital  public  et croissance», OFCE, 130 pages, 2016.


Discussion Papers

Bellone F., Hazır C. S. and Matsuura T. (2019) Import Competition and Product Churning: Evidence from Japanese Plant-product-level Data. RIETI Discussion Paper Series 19-E-074. Tokyo: Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry.