Future Events


UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance organise 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:




05-06 Social protection systems – tying the knots
category: Conference
venue: Bonn, Germany
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07 Simple as ABC, Art for Behavioural Change!
Prof. Shyama V. Ramani, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Sint Janskerk, Maastricht
time: 19:00 - 22:30
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08 New empirical evidence about the first Kaldor law
Nicola Cantore, UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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08 Myths and Realities of Migration
, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Auditorium, MBB 4-6
time: 22:30 - 23:00
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14-16 STI Conference 2016 Valencia: Peripheries, Frontiers and Beyond
category: External event
venue: Valencia, Spain
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15 Protectionism and the Education-Fertility Tradeoff in Late 19th century France
Cecilia Garcia-Peñalosa, Aix-Marseille University and CESifo
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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19-21 OECD Blue Sky Forum on Science and Innovation Indicators
category: External event
venue: Ghent, Belgium
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21 Varieties of capitalism, variation in immigrant self-employment
Magda Ulceluse , Central European University
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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21 Building a path of equality to economic progress and macroeconomic stability - the economic theory of the Swedish model
Prof. Lennart Erixon, Department of Economics, Stockholm University
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: room A0.24 (School of Business and Economics, Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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22 Industrial Structural Change and the Shifts in Comparative Advantage in Globalized Production
Xianjia Ye, University of Groningen
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
28 Part-time entrepreneurship: a summary of evidence and two (own) empirical studies
Prof. Dr. Jörn Block, Universität Trier (Germany) and Erasmus University Rotterdam
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: room C-1.09 (School of Business and Economics, Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
29 The Distribution of Power and Household Behavior: Evidence from Niger
Fleur Wouterse, IFPRI
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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03-14 Designing and Implementing Social Transfer Programmes (Chiang Mai)
category: workshop
venue: Chiang Mai
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06 Governmental Funding and Firms’ Performance – A Panel Data Study
Arvid Raknerud, Statistics Norway
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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08 Master's Open Day
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT
time: 10:00 - 16:00
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13 Deterrence, Peer-Effect and Legitimacy in Anti-Corruption Policymaking: An Experimental Analysis
Amadou Boly, African Development Bank
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
14 Essays on Conflict-related Migration and Development in the case of Afghanistan
Craig Loschmann, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
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19-21 Call for Papers: New Perspectives on Transnational Living
category: Course
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20 Imported intermediate inputs, absorptive capacity and wage
Xi Chen, STATEC (Luxembourg statistical office)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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03 Impacts of Innovation Policy: Synthesis of Evidence and Meta-Assessment
Abdullah Gök, University of Manchester
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 14:00 - 15:00
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