Intan Hamdan-Livramento

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Intan Hamdan-Livramento is an Economics Officer at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) based in Geneva, Switzerland.  She is one of the four authors of the World Intellectual Property Report, one of WIPO’s main publications. Intan specializes on economic issues at the intersection of innovation, creativity, intellectual property and economic development.

Prior to joining WIPO, Intan worked with the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization. During her time at the two intergovernmental organizations, she covered international trade topics such as intellectual property, accession to the WTO, agriculture, and trade facilitation, to name a few.

Intan received her doctorate in economics of innovation from the École Polytechnique Fédéralé de Lausanne in 2009. She holds a Diplome d’études approfondies in international economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, and a Master’s in international law and economics from the World Trade Institute in Berne, Switzerland. Intan obtained her undergraduate degree in economics from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, USA.