Future Events


UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance organize a range of activities designed to stimulate academic debate, disseminate research findings, and facilitate knowledge sharing among researchers and policymakers. Regular workshops and training courses are also held as part of the research and policy analysis programme. Regular events include:




02 Levels and trends in regional and global inequality and poverty, 1993 - 2011: Are these measure Sensitivite to the choice of PPPs and real income measures?
Prof. Prasada Rao, University of Queensland, Australia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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02 Staff Research Pitching Sessions
category: Academic research seminar
time: 10:00 - 12:00
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06-10 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Nairobi, Kenya
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07 BOP Symposium: Innovating Business Model for the BOP
category: External event
venue: Tokyo, Japan
time: 13:00 - 18:00
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08 The Second Big Transition or the Struggle for Inclusive Capitalism
Prof. Johan Schot, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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09 Appropriate Technology and Balanced Growth
Prof. Miguel Leon-Ledesma, University of Kent, UK
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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11 Master's Open Day
Dr Lutz Krebs et al, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: misc
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15 Neoliberal Government of Integration: Governing by Enterprise and Law
Ms. Özden Ocak, George Mason University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Board Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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16 Green Politics in Latin American Cities
Carlos Cadena Gaitán, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00
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16 Is a Breakthrough on Climate Change Governance on the Horizon? Sharing experiences from the IPCC assessment process.
Maria Figueroa , CBS DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND POLITICS - COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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17 The Evolution of Knowledge Systems
François Lafond , UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00
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17 Percolation in social networks as a model of diffusion
Prof. Koen Frenken, Utrecht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 15:00 - 16:00
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23-24 European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association
category: Conference
venue: MsM
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28 Multidimensional Poverty Index as a tool for public policy: The case of Colombia
Andrea Franco, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Research tutorial
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 14:45
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28 The Impact of Unemployment Insurance Savings Accounts on Labor Market Outcomes: Wages and Contract Type
Paula Nagler, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Research tutorial
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:45 - 15:30
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28 Direct and Indirect Effects of Social Transfers on Human Capital Accumulation
Andrés Mideros, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Research tutorial
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:30 - 16:15
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29 Bureaucracies for Development: Oxymoron or Reality? Studies on State Capacity in challenging governance contexts
Luciana Cingolani, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
time: 14:00 - 15:30
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30 Datavisualization with Stata: How to adapt APIs and take benefit of HTML5/canvas to create dynamic charts and maps with Stata
Dr. Thomas Roca, Agence Française de Développement - ERS/ RED - Research Department
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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04 Global Governance in the Management of Natural Resources: The case of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
Oxana Slobozhan,
category: PhD defence
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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12 China’s Path to Innovation
Xiaolan Fu, Technology and Management Centre for Development, Oxford University
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room H0.04 (TS53)
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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13 Do migrant girls perform better than migrant boys? Deviant gender differences between the reading scores of 15-year-old children of migrants compared to native pupils
Prof. Jaap Dronkers, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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14 Ethnic segregation in housing, schools and neigbourhoods in the Netherlands
Cheng Boon Ong,
category: PhD defence
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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17 TBA
Manuela Joore,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 16:00
18 An Evaluation of Tax-Benefit Systems Impact on the Welfare of Frontier Workers. The Case of Luxembourg and Belgium
Irina Burlacu,
category: PhD defence
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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18 The effect of health insurance on expenditures and health seeking behaviour in Tanzania
Florian Tomini,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Board room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:00
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18 Globalization, international testing, and educational governance
Louis Volante,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:30 - 12:30
18 Empirical testing of effectuation – towards proximal performance variables in uncertainty contexts
Rene Mauer,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Board room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:30 - 12:30
19 The Changing Role of the Central Planning Offices in Latin America, A Comparative Historical Analysis Perspective (1950-2013)
Luis Meija Guinand, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
19 Reshaping the big agenda: Transnational politics and domestic resistance: Financial crisis and social protection reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Yulia Privalova Krieger , UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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20 Moving Back or Moving Forward? Return migration after conflict
Marieke van Houte,
category: PhD defence
time: 10:00 - 11:30
20 Metachoice and Metadata: Innovating with Environmental Policy Analysis in Europe
Sachin Badkas, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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20 TBA
Maha Shaikh,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:00
20 The many faces of public sector innovation
Markus Bugge,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:30 - 15:30
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20 Measuring innovation in public healthcare organisation
Carter Bloch, NIFU Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education in Oslo, Norway
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 17:00 - 18:00
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21 Simultaneity in transnational migration research: Links between migrants' host and home country orientation
Ozge Bilgili, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
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25 The Geographic Dimensions of Growth and Development
Samyukta Bhupatiraju, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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26 International Conference: Future Perspectives on Innovation and Ggovernance in Development
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT
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