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:




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
abstract
06 Iodine Deficiency and Educational Outcomes in Cameroon: Testing the Fetal Origins Hypothesis.
Dr. Nyasha Tirivayi,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
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
abstract
17 Deciding upon health technologies: experiences from The Netherlands and the UK
Manuela Joore,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 16:00
17 Evidence of Moral Hazard in the Health Care Market and the Influence of Policies on Consumption: A study of Germany, Poland and the Netherlands
Yasmin Kilders,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Board room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:00
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
abstract
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
18 Introduction to R
Charlotte Guillard, UNU-MERIT
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, 4th floor
time: 13:00 - 15:00
abstract
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: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 13:45 - 15:15
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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19 U.S. Border Control, Migratory Policies, and Criminal Violence in Mexico
Francisco Alonso , European University Institute
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Moving Back or Moving Forward? Return migration after conflict
Marieke van Houte,
category: PhD defence
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
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
abstract
20 The many faces of public sector innovation
Carter Bloch,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:30 - 15:30
abstract
20 Effective European antitrust: Does EC merger policy involve deterrence?
Prof. Tomaso Duso, DIW Berlin and DICE, Heinrich-Heine University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Public sector innovation
Anthony Arundel, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:00
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
abstract
21 Introduction to IGraph for R
Charlotte Guillard,
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Board room, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 16:00
abstract
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
abstract
26 International Conference: Future Perspectives on Innovation and Governance in Development
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT
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01 Human capital specificity and the diffusion of economic activities
Dr. Frank Neffke, Center for International Development-Harvard Kennedy School
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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03 Regional co-evolution of firm population, innovation and public research? Evidence from the West German laser industry
Prof. Guido Buenstorf, University of Kassel (Germany)
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room A1.22 (TS53)
time: 12:00 - 14:00
abstract
03 Options for Reference Management
Sachin Badkas, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: METECH Seminar
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
04 Business as unusual. An explanation of the increase of private economic activity in high-conflict areas in Afghanistan
Dr. Tommaso Ciarli, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



10-12 8th Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation and Development (MEIDE)
category: Conference
venue: New Delhi, India
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