Ph.D., University of Toronto; MBA, York University; BS University of Bucharest
Florenta's main areas of interest are the economics of innovation, creativity and the impact of technology on society. Her research agenda is composed of two research streams: factors influencing the process of knowledge production at the individual researcher level, and the relationship between knowledge advancement and markets. Through her first research stream, she examines various factors influencing the rate and direction of technological advancements, such as research tools, breadth and depth of expertise, collaboration and ideology. As part of her second stream, she is interested in the impact of technological advancement on business strategy, productivity and labor markets.