Kadri Paes is a junior research fellow and a Phd student in the University of Tartu, Estonia, in the Chair of Economic Modelling. In her doctoral thesis she is interlinking entrepreneurship with aspects of regional economic conditions, demographics and cross-cultural psychology. Her main research areas are entrepreneurship, innovation and entrepreneurship policy indicators. She is a part of Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) national team, and involved in several projects, including European Academic Network for Open Innovation (OI-Net). Previously she has worked for UT Centre for Entrepreneurship and for Innovation and Chair of Entrepreneurship.