Past Events





04-07 ELEVATE: Study visit to Maastricht University
category: Course
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
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13-14 APPAM 2017 International Conference
category: Conference
venue: Crown Plaza, Brussels
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13 The Hearts and Minds in Conflict and Peace: The Economics of Counterinsurgency and the Psychology of Reconstruction
Pui-hang Wong, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: 1.169 of Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 09:45 - 11:15
abstract



02 Inaugural Lecture -- "Migration &: The Depth and Breadth of Migration Studies"
Melissa Siegel, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract
06 Institutional diversity in the euro area: any evidence of convergence?
Salvador Pérez-Moreno, University of Malaga
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
07 Reaching the Poor - Targeting Food and Multi-Sectoral Cash Transfers in Niger
Dr. Theresa Beltramo , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 1.23
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
07 Corruption & Migration: How Women and Girls Pay a Heavy Toll
PhD fellow Ortrun Merkle (among others), UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: European Development Days, Brussels
time: 14:00 - 15:15
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08 Imagining Refugia: thinking outside the current international migration regime
Dr. Nicholas van Hear, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
14 Moving Towards an Energy Efficient Future: Essays on Energy Efficiency, Technology and Development
Sheng Zhong, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
14 Oil and Norway’s 1975 Immigration Ban
Dr. Adrian Shin, University of Colorado Boulder
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 1.23
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
15 The War in Your Head: On the Long-term Origins of Domestic Violence
Prof. Dr. Tilman Brück, International Security and Research Center & IGZ – Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
19 How does violent conflict affect labour supply: The case of the Kyrgyz Republic
Hampton Wong, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Room 0.16
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
20 Local Governance Assessment and Its Use for Improving Service Provision Mechanisms: An Egyptian Experience
Khaled Abdelhalim, American University in Cairo
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Room 0.16
time: 09:00 - 10:00
abstract
20 Subjective Wellbeing,Risk Perceptions and Time Discounting: Evidence from a large-scale cash transfer programme
Bruno Martorano,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Room 1.23
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
20 From Chaotic Complexity to a Controlled Climate -- the Anthropocene’s Challenge
Paul David , Stanford University & All Souls College, Oxford & UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:45
abstract
22 Schooling Despite All Odds: Evidence from Lesotho on Female Child Carers who Stayed in School
Brenda Yamba, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
23 Technology foresight and industrial strategy
Carlo Pietrobelli , University Roma Tre, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Room 0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
28-29 1st UNU-MERIT Internal Conference
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT
abstract



02 Meeting of research theme III
category: misc
time: 11:00 - 13:15
abstract
04 Micro- and Macro Determinants of Health: Older Immigrants versus Natives in Europe
Dr. Teresa Garcia-Muñoz , University of Granada
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
04 Work For All or Mass Unemployment Revisited: Christopher Freeman Annual Lecture
Prof. Luc Soete, UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, UK
time: 18:30 - 20:00
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10 Migrant Entrepreneurship and Transnational Practices: the Case of Moroccan Entrepreneurs in Amsterdam and Milan
Dr. Giacomo Solano , Eindhoven University of Technology
category: Migration seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
11 The social origins of inventors
Prof. Dr. Otto Toivanen, Aalto University Business School & KU Leuven
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
17 Migration and rural welfare: The impact of potential policy reforms in Europe
Dr. Fleur Wouterse , International Food Policy Research Institute
category: Migration seminar
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
18 The External Cost of Prostitution: Evidence from Downsizing Red Light Districts in the Netherlands
Dr. Rafael Perez Ribas, University of Amsterdam (UVA)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
19 The Refugee Mental Health Crisis: Surprising Facts from Neuroscience and Genetics
Turhan Canli, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director, Mind/Brain Center on War and Humanity, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
category: public lecture
venue: 1.23-1.24, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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22 Six UNU-MERIT speakers at PechaKucha Maastricht
UNU-MERIT students and researchers, UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: De BrandweerKantine, 21 Capucijnenstraat, Maastricht
time: 20:15 - 22:30
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24 Journeys on hold: how policy influences the migration decisions of Eritreans in Ethiopia
Dr. Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Overseas Development Institute
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 1.23
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract



06 Robots and Jobs: Technological unemployment in the ICT Revolution
Mark Knell, NIFU Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
13 The Effect of Language Training on Immigrants' Economic Integration: Empirical Evidence from France
Dr. Biagio Speciale, Paris School of Economics, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
19 Implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on Official Development Assistance spending and practices in Europe
Anna Knoll, European Centre for Development Policy
category: Migration seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
19 Climate change: policy problems and innovative solutions
Speakers: MPP specialisations representatives and students, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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20 Exploring the state of science and the role of science policies in the era of digitalisation through a new initiative: the OECD International Survey of Scientific Authors
Dr. Fernando Galindo-Rueda, OECD
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
24 Regional Diversity of Development in India: Agglomeration, Skills and Access to Finance
Prof. Dr. Krishnan Narayanan, IIT Bombay
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
26-27 'Reach & Turn' Science Reporting Workshop, Ghana
UN Communications Teams, UNU-INRA, UNU-MERIT, UNIC
category: workshop
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26 From commodity-based to knowledge-based economics: Why and how evolutionary economics matters
Prof. Kurt Dopfer, Department of Economics of University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: Room A0.24 (SBE, TS 53)
time: 12:00
abstract



02 The impact of expanding access to early childhood education services in rural Indonesia
Prof. Dr. Menno Pradhan , Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
06 UNU Action Debate: ‘High Time for UN Reform?’ High-Level Reflections Ahead of the ‘Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape’
, UNU-MERIT and Global Challenges Foundation
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 18:30 - 21:00
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13 Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy 2016: The region amid the tensions of globalization.
Nanno Mulder, CEPAL - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
14 Migration Issues: The Canadian Experience
Canadian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sabine Nölke,
category: public lecture
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
15 Why is productivity growth so low (in the 'Second Machine Age')?
Alfred Kleinknecht , Emeritus Professor of Economics
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: Room A0.24 (SBE, TS 53)
time: 12:00 - 13h30
abstract
15 Using integration policy indexes to measure policy determinants and outcomes: The do's and don'ts for researchers
Thomas Huddleston, Migration Policy Group
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
18 Master's Open Day
category: Open day
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 16:00
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22 Migration to the US from Mexico: The Experiences of a Mexican Diplomat
Mexican Ambassador to the Netherlands, Eduardo Ibarrola Nicolin,
category: public lecture
venue: Conference room 0.16/0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
23 Knowledge recombination, firm networks and diffusion of ideas
Ivan Savin, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology & Université de Strasbourg
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
28-29 International Comparison of Knowledge Transfer Policies and Practices
category: workshop
venue: UNU-MERIT
abstract
29 Mainstreaming integration governance: A critical analysis
Dr. Peter Scholten, Erasmus University Rotterdam
category: Migration seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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30 How politics shapes development and why this matters: the role of incentives, ideas and coalitions
Prof. Sam Hickey, Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre & Global Development Institute, University of Manchester
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract



02 A Bayesian measure of poverty in the Developing World
Prof. Michel Lubrano, Le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
07 Yo!Fest 2017
YouthUP! workshops - Yo!Fest 2017, European Youth Forum
category: Project workshop (closed)
venue: UNU-MERIT (all meeting rooms)
time: 09:00 - 17:00
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07 Yo!Talks
Prof. Shyama V. Ramani, UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: Lumiere Cinema,Bassin 88, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 16:00
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09 Fixing the puzzle of patent value indicators: citations received and Bayesian learning in a real option model of patent renewals.
Marc Baudry, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
09-10 Future Force Conference
category: Conference
venue: World Forum, The Hague
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15 Social Media & Migration: The Connected Migrant
Saskia Kok, University of Amsterdam
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
16 The Effect of Abortion Legalization on Fertility, Marriage, and Long-term Outcomes for Women
Prof. Judit Val Castelló, Center for Research in Health and Economics (CRES), Universitat Pompeu Fabra
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
23 Development perspectives of Sub-Saharan Africa under climate policies
Gregor Schwerhoff, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
23 Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of Victims of Domestic Violence through Legal Organisations in the City of Buenos Aires: A Qualitative Empirical Legal Study
Julieta Marotta, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
25 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT
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12 Direct and Cross Scheme Effects in a Research and Development Subsidy Program.
Cindy Lopes-Bento, Maastricht University, SBE
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
12 On the Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty as a Policy Tool: Empirical Applications to Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
Andrea Franco Correa, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
17 Identity and anonymity: victims and perpetrators in human rights reports
Barbara De Cock (Université catholique de Louvain) and Daniel Michaud Maturana (Zuyd University of Applied Sciences),
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
18 Blade Runner economics: Will innovation lead the economic recovery?
Daniele Archibugi, Italian National Research Council (CNR-IRPPS) and University of London, Birkbeck CollegeItalian National Research Council (CNR-IRPPS) in Rome, and Professor of Innovation, Governance and Public Policy at the University of London, Birkbeck College
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 14:00
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18 Refugee Integration and Social Media: A Local and Experiential Perspective
Dr. Amanda Alencar, Department of Media & Communication, Erasmus University
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16/0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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19 The demand for, and impact of, workplace based access to malaria care. Experimental evidence from Nigeria
Dr. Pieter Serneels, University of East Anglia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
26 Spillover effects of international standards: Working conditions in the Vietnamese SMEs
Neda Trifkovic, UNU-WIDER
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract



01 Labour Immigration Policies in High-Income Countries: Variations Across Political Regimes and Varieties of Capitalism
Dr. Martin Ruhs, Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
02 The effect of residential segregation on fertility of socially-excluded and marginalized ethnic Roma minorities
Dr. Marianna Battaglia, University of Alicante
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 0.16/0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07 Reversing the curse? What are the pathways and pitfalls for innovation in the mining sector in developing countries?
category: workshop
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 09:00 - 13:00
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08 Macroeconomic Effects of Disruptions in Global Food Commodity Markets: Evidence for the United States
Gert Peersman, Ghent university, Belgium
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: room H0.06 (School of Business and Economics, Tongersestraat 53).
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
12 Redistributive Innovation Policy, Inequality and Growth
Yoseph Getachew & Parantap Basu, University of Pretoria
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
12-16 Reach & Turn: Science Reporting Workshop
category: workshop
venue: Ciudad del Saber, Panama City
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13 Firm-Level Theory and Evidence of Corruption
Thuy Nguyen, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:45 - 14:15
abstract
13 Getting ahead or left behind? Essays on poverty dynamics and social mobility in Africa
Eleni Yitbarek, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15
abstract
13 Visit Standing Committee for Equality at UNU-MERIT
Standing Committee for Equality, Council of European Municipalities and Regions
category: misc
venue: Conference room (0.16 &0.17)
time: 10:15 - 11:30
abstract
14 Why do people (want to) migrate? Seeking new answers to an old question
Prof. Jørgen Carling, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
category: Migration seminar
venue: 0.16/0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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19 Customs & Excellence: a comparative approach on administrative and regulatory compliance perspectives of the EU-Turkey customs union
Mahmut Kobal, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
20 Pathways to Sustainable Peacebuilding in Divided Societies: Lessons and Experiences from Mozambique
Ayokunu Adedokun, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 11:45 - 13:15
abstract
20 Grow More Food Using Fewer Resources: Agricultural Technology Adoption and Innovation Practices for Inclusive and Sustainable Development
Tigist Mekonnen Melesse, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 13:45 - 15:15
abstract
20 Insurance for Growth: Empirical Essays on Insurance Demand and Impacts in Africa
Yesuf Awel, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15
abstract



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
abstract
07 Innovation and Productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean: Opportunities and Challenges
Matteo Grazzi, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Rooms 1.24 & 1.23
time: 11:00 - 12:00
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10 World Science Day for Peace & Development: ‘Pop Up Muse’
category: workshop
venue: UN Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
time: 13:45 - 19:00
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10 The Globalisation of Academic Mobility
Dr. Mathias Czaika, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
15 Essays on Household Production with Labour-Saving Technology
Raquel Tsukada, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
16 Top-Down vs Bottom-Up: Reconciling the Effects of Tax and Transfer Shocks on Output
Sebastian Gechert, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Düsseldorf, Germany.
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: room C-1.05 (School of Business and Economics, Tongersestraat 53).
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
17 Heterogeneous Firms and International Trade: The Role of Productivity and Financial Fragility
Giorgio Ricchiuti, University of Florence
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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19-20 Pathways to SDG6: Macro to Micro Perspectives
category: External event
venue: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
time: 09:00 - 19:00
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21 Did polls really fail in the US elections?
Eduardo Gamarra, Green School of Public and International Affairs
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room 0.16-0.17
time: 14:00 - 15:00
abstract
21 In and Out of Poverty
Kenroy Roach, PhD fellow
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room 0.16-0.17
time: 17:30 - 19:00
abstract
22 Uncertainty and Resource Constraints in the Small Island Developing States: Essays in Entrepreneurial Cognition
Richard Martina, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
22 The Expansion of Basic Social Protection in Low-income Countries: An analysis of foreign aid actors' role in the emergence of social transfers in sub-Saharan Africa
Cecile Cherrier, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
23 The Tacit Bargain in Short-Term Medical Missions: Why US Physicians Go and What It Costs
Paul Henry Caldron, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
23 When policy innovations meet administrative traditions: the case of climate change adaptation
Robbert Biesbroek, Wageningen University & Research
category: PhD seminar
venue: 2.22
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
24 Organizing concurrent engineering through ICT platforms - Blueprinting Product Lifecycle Management platforms across disciplinary agencies
Luiz Rothier Bautzer, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
24 Measuring innovation in the public sector
Carter Bloch, Aarhus University
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room 0.16-0.17
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
24 Researching the role of education and youth in sustainable peacebuilding
Dr. Mieke Lopes Cardozo,
category: PhD seminar
time: 15:00 - 16:00
abstract
24 Migration in the Periphery of the European Union
Natalia Popova, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
25 'UNU Jargon Buster': Valorisation Session
category: public lecture
venue: UNU-MERIT, Rooms 1.23-1.24
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract | More information



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
abstract
08 Master's Open Day
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT
time: 10:00 - 16:00
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12 Investigating the Role of Policies in Refugees’ Economic Integration: Potentials and Challenges of Qualitative Comparative Analysis
Ms. Asya Pisarevskaya , University of Milan/University of Turin
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 1.23
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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12 Fiscal Transfers and Regional Economic Growth
Prof.dr. Herbert Dawid, University of Bielefeld, Germany
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: room A0.23 (School of Business and Economics, Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
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
abstract
14 Tracking Technical Emergence: Can we predict the future?
Nils C. Newman , Search Technology, USA
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19-21 New Perspectives on Transnational Living
category: Course
venue: Room 0.16-0.17, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
abstract
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
abstract
21 Well being, transnational practices, and development: the case of Sub-Saharan highly-skilled migrant women in Europe
Dr. Camilla Spadavecchia ,
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25 Foreign capital and structural multipolarity: why development does not happen
Rajneesh Narula, University of Reading
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
27 Would you rebel ? An inquiry among high-risk youth in eastern DRC
Marijke Verpoorten, University of Antwerp
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract



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
abstract
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
abstract | More information
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
abstract
19-21 OECD Blue Sky Forum on Science and Innovation Indicators
category: External event
venue: Ghent, Belgium
abstract | More information
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
abstract
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
abstract
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: 12:15 - 13:15
abstract



08-19 Designing and Implementing Social Transfer Programmes (Cape Town)
category: workshop
venue: Cape Town, South Africa
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01 The role of macroeconomic policies in firms' investments
Francesca Guadagno, UNU-MERIT / Unctad, Genève
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Room D0.03, SBE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:15
abstract
12-15 Measuring return and reintegration outcomes
category: Conference
venue: Poznan, Poland
abstract



06 Let's get real! How do we walk the talk to make STI work for SDGs?
Prof. Shyama V. Ramani et al., UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: Conference Room A in the UN Conference Building, NYC, USA
time: 18:15 - 19:30
abstract | More information
09 Money left on the table: large bank failures during the crisis
Jaap Bos, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 14:30 - 15:30
abstract
12-15 Personalised health care: From research to impact
category: Conference
venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal, Canada
abstract | More information
14 Mail-Order Brides in the European Union
Laura Barry, Manouk Media
category: External event
venue: Law Faculty, Bouillonstraat 1-3, Feestzaal (B 1.113)
time: 15:30 - 17:30
abstract
15 Displacement and the Elderly: An Age-Sensitive Approach to Durable Solutions
Ana Mosneaga (UNU-IAS) & Michaella Vanore (MGSoG/UNU-MERIT),
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16-17 9th Conference on Model-based Evidence on Innovation and DEvelopment (MEIDE)
category: Conference
venue: Moscow, Russia
abstract | More information
16 Sourcing from Conflict Regions: Policies to Improve Transparency in International Supply Chains
Oliver Lorz , RWTH Aachen University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16 Prejudice and the Securitization of Migration as Global Security Threats
Dr. Valeria Bello, UNU-GCM
category: Migration seminar
venue: Lecture Hall 1.23
time: 16:00 - 16:45
abstract
20 Cash for care? Social protection for children’s care and wellbeing
Keetie Roelen, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.17, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
20 Multilevel Governance … or government?
Natalia Timus, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.16, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
20 CANCELLED: When policy innovations meet administrative traditions: the case of climate change adaptation
Robbert Biesbroek, Wageningen University
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.16, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 15:45
abstract
21 Gender, Diversity & Political Representation
Karen Celis, RHEA
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.16, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 16:00
abstract
22 On guarding the welfare of clinical trial subjects while promoting novel drug innovation: A Game Theoretical Approach
Farida Lada, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
22 Peak Trade? An Anatomy of the Recent Global Trade Slowdown
Bart Los , University of Groningen
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.17, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
22 Creating Alignment between Host Community Preferences and Sponsor Practices on Short-Term Volunteer Health Trips
Judith Lasker, Lehigh University
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.16, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
23 CANCELLED: Book Launch: International Migration: A Very Short Introduction, 2nd Edition
Prof. Khalid Koser, UNU-MERIT
category: Migration seminar
time: 16:30 - 18:00
abstract
24 Rural livelihoods, location and vulnerable environments: Approaches to migration in mountain areas of Latin America
Andrea Milan, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:45 - 16:15
abstract | More information
27 Multi-Problem Challenges for a Renewable Future: Empirical Studies on Competitive Disadvantages from Electricity Price Differentials and Mineral Supply Risk in an Open Economy World
Eva Bartekova, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract



12 Do Funding Sources Complement? The Case of UK Cancer Research
Daniele Rotolo, SPRU, University of Sussex
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 The Effects of Productivity and Benefits on Unemployment: Breaking the Link
Alessio J. G. Brown , UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 Working as a research-based consultant in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation policies
Pim den Hertog, Dialogic innovatie & interactie
category: public lecture
venue: Room 1.23
time: 16:00 - 18:00
abstract
23 The relationship between immigrant political participation in receiving societies and transnational political engagement with countries of origin
Dr. Ali Chaudhary , Wolfson College, University of Oxford
category: Migration seminar
venue: 0.16/0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
26 Innovation in Low Income Countries
Xiaolan Fu, University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
30 Journeys to Europe: the role of policy in migrant decision-making
Dr. Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
category: Migration seminar
venue: 1.23
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



01 Migration Policies and Practices in the Americas
Melissa Siegel (moderator), UNU-MERIT
category: Policy seminar
venue: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, The Hague
time: 09:00 - 13:00
abstract | More information
02-03 WUN Migration Conference 2016
category: Conference
venue: SBE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 08:30 - 15:30
abstract | More information
04 WUN Community of Learning for African PhD fellows (COLA)
Mindel van de Laar, UNU-MERIT
category: Conference
venue: SBE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 08:30 - 18:00
abstract | More information
07 Innovation for Remaking the Planet: Some Economics of Geoengineering R&D
Timo Goeschl, Heidelberg University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07-08 Science and development: Growth, expansion and role of the university system in South Africa
category: workshop
venue: Morgenhof Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa
abstract
12 Migration from the Mexican State Perspective
Ambassador Eduardo Ibarrola-Nicolín, Government of Mexico
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room (R. 0.16/0.17) -- Open to all.
time: 16:00 - 18:00
abstract | More information
12 Inaugural lecture: The Three Tenors of Development Economics Meets an Entrepreneur
Wim Naudé, MSM / SBE / UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract | More information
14 Social Protection as Development Policy: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
François-Xavier Merrien, University of Lausanne
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
14 The Enterpreneurial State: Who made your phone smart?
Mariana Mazzucato, University of Sussex / UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: SBE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 19:00 - 21:00
abstract | More information
15-16 Board meeting UNU-MERIT
category: misc
time: 09:00 - 17:00
15 Inauguration ceremony new premises UNU-MERIT
category: misc
time: 17:00 - 21:00
19 Essays on the Role of Knowledge, R&D, and Technology-Based Firms in the Evolution of Socio-Techno-Economic System
Muhammad Shafique, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract | More information
19 Entrepreneurial traits and innovation: Evidence from Chile
Jocelyn Olivari Narea, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract | More information
19 "The downside of entrepreneurial orientation: Linking innovativeness, risk-taking, and proactiveness to business discontinuation"
Prof. Dr. Werner Bönte, University of Wuppertal (Germany)
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room A1.23 (TS 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
20 Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration
Dr. Isabel Ruiz, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
21 Lifting the Veil on Patents and Inventions: Implications for Strategy Research
Paola Criscuolo , Imperial College Business School
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
26 Migrants as Agents of Change: Social Remittances in an Enlarged European Union
Prof. Izabela Grabowska , entre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw/University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
28 International emigration and the labour market outcomes of women staying behind in Morocco
Anda David, French Development Agency
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information



03 Dust Exposure and Infant Mortality in West Africa
James Fenske, University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
04 Introduction to UNIX
Charlotte Guillard, UNU-MERIT
category: METECH Seminar
time: 14:00 - 16:00
abstract
07 The Costs and Benefits of Deep Trade Agreements - The case of TTIP
Neil Foster-McGregor, UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: Karl Dittrichzaal, Student Services Centre - Bonnefantenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 19:30 - 21:30
abstract | More information
07-08 Indonesia High-Level Policy Dialogue 2016
Prof. Adam Szirmai, UNU-MERIT
category: Policy seminar
venue: Jakarta, Indonesia
abstract | More information
10 Technological pathways to low carbon: Differences between Europe and emerging Asia and implications for competitiveness
Tilman Altenburg, German Development Institute (DIE)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
16 The Dutch and (Future) EU Multilayered Regulation of the Admission of TCN Entrepreneurs
Dr. Tesseltje de Lange , University of Amsterdam
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Is a mashup superior to a dashboard? Reflections on the policy relevance of multiple deprivation measures
Charles Meth, University of Cape Town
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 Migrant integration policies and student achievement across Europe: An analysis and synthesis of the literature
Louis Volante, Brock University
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 0.16
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
21 Changes in the Global Aid Landscape
Adam Szirmai, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: External event
venue: Karl Dittrichzaal, Student Services Centre - Bonnefantenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 19:30 - 21:30
abstract | More information
24 Manufacturing development and the importance in economic development in a long-term perspective
Nobuya Haraguchi, UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
31 The return of the prodigy son: do return migrants make better leaders?
Marion Mercier, IRES – Université Catholique de Louvain
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



00 Researching the role of education and youth in sustainable peacebuilding
Mieke Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam
category: PhD seminar
venue: conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 15:00 - 16:00
abstract
00 Getting Ahead or left behind? Essays on Poverty Dynamics and Social Mobility in Africa
Eleni Yitbarek, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15
03 Governance of Innovation Policy: Empirical studies on applied political economy by multi-method analysis
Serdar Turkeli, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
04 Parental job loss and child health: evidence from China
Janneke Pieters , Wageningen University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Room 1.23
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
11 Appropriate Technology, Human Capital, and Development Accounting
Beatrice Farkas, DIW Berlin
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16 Government of the People?: Right-wing Populism and Immigration Policy
Mr. Adrian Shin, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 India Research Workshop
Prof. Shyama V. Ramani, UNU-MERIT
category: workshop
venue: Indian Institute of Science
time: 10:00 - 13:00
abstract | More information
18 Migrant subjectivities and crisis narratives in the Euro-Mediterranean region
Michael Collyer , University of Sussex
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
20 Master's Open Day
, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: misc
venue: Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 16:00
abstract | More information
22 Introduction to Economic Globalisation
Bart Verspagen, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: External event
venue: Karl Dittrichzaal, Student Services Centre - Bonnefantenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 19:30 - 21:30
abstract | More information
22 Studium Generale: Migration and Violent Extremism - Current Affairs
Khalid Koser, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 20:00 - 22:00
abstract | More information
23 Founder Inventors and their Investors: Implications for Firm Survival and Growth
Elisabeth Mueller, German Graduate School of Management and Law
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
24 When Strengthening Environmental Regulation Reduces Green Innovation: Theory and Evidence from the Auto Industry
Matthieu Glachant, CERNA, MINES ParisTech
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room H0.06 (SBE, Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 12:00
abstract
24 A migration agenda for the private sector
Prof. Dr. Khalid Koser , Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 1.23/1.24
time: 13:00 - 14:00
25 Do acquisitions boost patents? An empirical analysis on Chinese and Indian Multinationals investing in Europe, Japan and USA
Roberta Rabellotti, Università di Pavia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 NASPAA Student Climate Change Simulation competition
, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, the Netherlands
time: 08:00 - 18:00
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13-14 S&T and Innovation Indicators in Peripheries
Dr. Lili Wang et al, UNU-MERIT
category: workshop
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room (R. 0.16/0.17)
time: 12:30
abstract | More information
14 Why Do We Need Theory and Metrics of Technology Upgrading?
Slavo Radosevic, University College of London
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
20 A Life Course Perspective on the Citizenship Premium: the Case of the Netherlands
Floris Peters , Maastricht University/Statistics Netherlands
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16/0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
21 Discovering Preferences: An experiment and a Bayesian representation
Prof. Louis Lévy-Garboua, Pantheon-Sorbonne University and Paris School of Economics
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25-28 DEIP Panama Workshop
, UNU-MERIT
category: workshop
venue: SENACYT, Panama City
abstract | More information
26 Spillover effects of international standards: Working conditions in the Vietnamese SMEs
Neda Trifkovic, UNU-WIDER
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
28 Permeability of Firm Boundaries: Open innovation and governance of contractual relations​
John Hagedoorn, UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



03 Unrest, Risk, and Macroeconomic Activity
Lance Kent , College of William and Mary, Virginia, US
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
09 Academic Publishing in Public Administration and Policy Journals
Prof. David Van Slyke, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
category: public lecture
venue: Room 0.16, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 16:00
abstract
09 Prospects for Sustainability in Urban Water Management - The Need for a Geographical Transitions
Prof. Bernhard Truffer, Eawag-ESS (Switzerland) and Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room C -1.09 (SBE / TS 43)
time: 12:00
abstract
09 The power of women entrepreneurs and their social impact
Prof. Dr. Josette Dijkhuizen,
category: Migration seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
10 North-South FDI and Bilateral Investment Treaties
Neil Foster-McGregor, UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
16 On Synergies between Environmental Technological and Organizational Innovations
Effie Kesidou, Leeds University Business School
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16 Looking for the right path. Technology Dynamics, Inventive Strategies and Catching-up in the Semiconductor Industry
GiorgioTriulzi, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 09:45 - 11:15
abstract | More information
16 Knowledge flows and networks in the ICT sector: The case of Pakistan
Baseer Qazi, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15
abstract | More information
17 Towards an Economics of Wellbeing. What would economics look like if it were focused on human wellbeing
Dr Nicky Pouw, University of Amsterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 UNIDO Seminar “Partner for Prosperity”
category: External event
venue: United Nations University HQ, Tokyo, 5F, Elizabeth Rose Hall
time: 13:30 - 19:30
abstract | More information
21 Dissecting Aggregate Productivity: International Integration and Growth with Heterogeneous Firms
Hibret Maemir, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15



04 Technology Paradigm Shifts in Agriculture: Drivers of Sustainability and Catch up
Ajay Thutupalli, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
05 Through the Looking-Glass of the Readmission System
Jean-Pierre Cassarino, Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain (IRMC, Tunisia)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
10 The UNU ‘Jargon Buster’ Launch
Howard Hudson, Dr Michaella Vanore, UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: United Nations Regional Information Centre, Brussels
time: 11:30 - 12:30
abstract | More information
12 The Triple Challenge for Europe: The Economy, Climate Change and Governance
Ben Martin, SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16 The landscape of evaluation in the UN: Commonalities, opportunities and challenges
Jos Vaessen,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 1.23
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
16 Is Schumpeter Still a Useful Guiding Light for Global Innovation and Growth Research?
Gerald Silverberg, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: Room 0.16, Boschstraat 24
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
16 International Education Surveys and the Challenges of Education Governance within the European Union
Louis Volante, Brock University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 0.16
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
17 Civil Conflict and Education: How Does Exposure to Civil Conflict Affect Human Capital Accumulation? Evidence from Standardized Exit Exams in Colombia
Silvia Consuelo Gómez Soler, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
19 Humanitarian security practices
Fabrice Weissman,
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 2.24
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
19 Risk preferences across the life course
Bart Goldsteyn, SBE, Maastricht University
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 2.24
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
19 Family dynamics, gender and return migration: a look beyond assumptions of solidarities
Stephanie Condon, National Demographic Studies Institute (INED) Paris, France
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 0.16
time: 15:15 - 16:15
abstract
20 Borders, independence and post-colonial ties: the role of the state in Caribbean migration
Simona Vezzoli, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
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25 Macro and Micro Perspectives on Sustainable Development: Threats and Opportunities
category: Research tutorial
venue: Room 1.23, UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:15
abstract | More information
25 Obstacles to naturalization in the Netherlands: a case study of ‘Ranov Licensees’
Dr. Djamila Schans, WODC, Ministry of Security and Justice
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
26-27 2nd International Conference on "Sustainable Development in Africa"
category: Conference
venue: Dakar, Senegal
abstract | More information
26 Creative destruction or mere niche support? Innovation policy mixes for sustainability transitions
Florian Kern, SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information



01 Intermediation and Innovation: Changing Dynamics and Future Perspectives
Jeremy Howells, University of Southampton
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16-0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07 Does FDI impact on technology choices of firms? An analysis of Indian manufacturing
Dr. Saikat Sinha Roy , Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, India
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room A0.23 (SBE - TS53)
time: 12:00
abstract
08 Understanding the current refugee/migrant crisis in Europe
Zina Nimeh, Maurice Boon, Katherine Kuschminder, Mohamed Nour Khatib, Melissa Siegel,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 14:30
abstract
09 Occupational Choice in the Developing World
Paula Nagler, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
12 Which Way is Germany? Debate about the European Refugee Crisis
category: External event
venue: Boekhandel Dominicanen, Dominicanerkerkstraat 1, Maastricht
time: 20:00 - 21:30
abstract | More information
15 Recommending research collaborations. The potential and limits of link prediction techniques
Raf Guns, University of Antwerp
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18-22 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies (DEIP)
category: Course
venue: Tehran, Iran
abstract
21 The Challenges of Harmonising Legal Migration
Dr. Ágnes Töttős , Ministry of Interior, Hungary; European Migration Network NFP Hungary
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
22 Does the Elimination of Export Share Requirements Matter for Export Performance? Evidence from the Dominican Republic
Alejandro Riaño , University of Nottingham
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
28 Improving access to HIV/AIDS treatment in Brazil: When are compulsory licenses effective in price negotiations?
Eduardo Urias, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
29 "R&D, Scale Effects and Spillovers: New Insights from Emerging Countries"
Kul Luintel, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
30 The Inter-American Development Bank and the issue of Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America
Nicola Magri, Inter-American Development Bank
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information



02-03 EPIP 10: Intellectual Property in the Creative Economy
category: Conference
venue: University of Glasgow, UK
abstract | More information
03 When Geography Matters for Growth: Market Inefficiencies and Public Policy Implications
Dr. Montmartin, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Student
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
09 The Adding-up problem & Wage-productivity dynamics in exports of developing countries facing the middle-income trap
Keun Lee, Seoul National University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 15:30
abstract
09 Why have so few countries industrialised?
Francesca Guadagno, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
09 Determinants of Professional Commitment to Environmental Sustainability
Jasmin Kientzel, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
17 Foundations for a new Microeconomics?
Brendan Markey-Towler, Queensland University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
19 Public lecture: Who is a migrant?
Dr. Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG
category: public lecture
venue: Bureau Europa, Boschstraat 9, Maastricht
time: 13:00 - 14:30
abstract | More information
24 Sanctioning regimes and chief quality Evidence from a lab-in-the-field-experiment in Liberia
Eleonora Nillesen , UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
24 Research pitches
, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, room 0.16
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
28 Valorisation for PhD students
Ermo Daniels, Maastricht Universit, Department of Knowledge Engineering
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Room 1.16 – 1.17, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 12:00
abstract
30 Disasters, displacement and livelihoods: The case of Japan’s Fukushima evacuees
Dr. Ana Mosneaga, UNU-IAS
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 0.16-0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



02 Open, social and inclusive innovation — weaving the strands together for greater impact
Prof. Jeremy Millard, Danish Technological Institute and Brunel University (London)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27-07 Designing and Implementing Social Transfer Programmes
category: Course
venue: Cape Town, South Africa
abstract | More information



01-03 EMAEE 2015 Conference: Globalisation, Innovation and Economic Change
category: Conference
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
abstract | More information
03 The evolution of beliefs and strategic behaviour
Daniel Opolot, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
03 How to Prepare a Presentation
Robin Cowan, UNU-MERIT
category: METECH Seminar
venue: 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
03 Stigma, Coercive Isomorphism and Pakistani Migrant Organizations in London, Toronto and New York City
Ali Chaudhary , University of California, Davis/International Migration Institute
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
15 The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
Stylianos Michalopoulos, Harvard University/Brown University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
15 CHANGED: Seminar Khalid Koser -> Koko Warner
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 14:45
abstract | More information
15 International Migration
Ronald Skeldon, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:45 - 17:30
abstract
15 Where the rain falls: Evidence from 8 countries on how vulnerable households use migration to manage the risk of rainfall variability and food insecurity
Koko Warner, United Nations University
category: PhD seminar
time: 14:00 - 14:45
abstract | More information
16 The economic and social effects of remittances and return migration in conflict-affected areas: The case of Burundi
Sonja Fransen, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
16 The European Union´s Health Mandate - will it stay?
Helmut Brand,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:30 - 10:15
16 CANCELLED: Researching the Political Representation of Women from Marginalized Groups
Melanie Hughes,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Board Room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:30 - 12:00
abstract
16 Lunch seminar: Lessons from international peacekeeping in countries in civil war
Jan Pronk, ISS
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 14:00
abstract
16 Natural Hazards and Education: The Impact of Floods on Primary School Education in Zambia
Ibrahim Conteh, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
17 Family-Member Migration and the Psychosocial Health Outcomes of Children in Moldova and Georgia
Michaella Vanore, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
17 International organisations and global education governance
Louis Volante, Brock University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:15 - 12:00
abstract
17 Teacher-based reactivity to provincial large-scale assessment in Canada
Derek Copp, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
17 Why most patents are invalid – Extent, reasons, and potential remedies of patent invalidity
Dr. Joachim Henkel , Technische Universität München
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A0.23 (TS53)
time: 12:00
abstract | More information
18 Age and Poverty
Armando Barientos, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, UK
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract
18 A co-evolutionary approach to transformative change in health care - The case of active ageing and amtient assisted living technologies
Markus Bugge,
category: PhD seminar
venue: Board Room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract
18 The never-ending project; understanding E-government Project Escalation
Niels Groen,
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
24 Living up to standards: Interoperability governance and standards adoption in government information networks
Florian Henning, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
25 Regional policies: convergence, trade and the allocation of public capital
Mehmet Guney Celbis, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
26 Searching for the Sources of Inequality
Chris de Neubourg, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
category: public lecture
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract



07 The arrival of the new
Prof. Luigi Marengo, LUISS-Rome
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
12 Growth and Innovation in the Presence of Knowledge and R&D Accumulation Dynamics
Michael Verba, UNU-MERIT
category: Research tutorial
venue: Board Room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:00
abstract
21 Contract Enforcement and Investment: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
Diego Aboal, CINVE, Montevideo, Uruguay
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
26 Displacement, refugees and the new world disorder
Ewen MacLeod, UNHCR
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
27 Sustainability: The concept and sustainable development policies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Théophile Azomahou, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University
category: External event
venue: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), Avenue Abdoulaye Fadiga, Dakar, Senegal
time: 15:00 - 17:00
abstract | More information
28 Transnational Civic Engagement? Return to Somalia from Norway and the USA
Prof. Cindy Horst, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



08 Why Diaspora Matters: New Trajectories in Diaspora Engagement and Research
Dr. Martin Russell, Diaspora Matters
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
09 Drivers of Entrepreneurship and Post-entry Performance of Newborn Firms in Developing Countries
Prof. Vivarelli, Catholic University of Milano
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
14 Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
Julieta Marotta & George Okongo, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 13:30 - 15:00
abstract
23 Heterogeneity in Chinese Enterprise Patent Behaviors and Optimal Standardization Policy
Dr. Mao Hao, Max-Plank institute for innovation and competition and The State Intellectual Property Office of China
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
29 Introduction to Programming in Stata
Charlotte Guillard, UNU-MERIT
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Board Room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 17:00
abstract
30 Technology and Human Development - A capability approach
Ilse Oosterlaken, VU University Amsterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



05 Firm R&D Investment and Export Market Exposure
Van Anh Vuong, University of Cologne
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
12 Structural transformation and economic development. Can development traps be avoided?
Alejandro Lavopa, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
19 5th Research Tutorial Poverty, Public Policy and Inclusive Innovation
Shyama Ramani, Elvis Avenyo and Omar Rodríguez Torres,
category: Research tutorial
venue: Conference room
time: 14:00 - 16:30
abstract
19 Group lending or Individual lending? Evidence from an RCT in Mongolia
Britta Augsburg , Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
20 Using Surveys for Academic Research
Anthony Arundel, UNU-MERIT
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, Conference Room
time: 13:00 - 15:00
abstract
25 Market imperfections, skills and total factor productivity: Firm-level evidence on Belgium and the Netherlands
Dr. Mark Vancauteren , Department of Economics, Hasselt University, Belgium
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room C-1.07 (TS53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract | More information
26 Growth Dynamics and Development: Essays in Applied Econometrics and Political Economy
Richard Bluhm, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
26 Does electrification spur the fertility transition? Evidence from Indonesia
Michael Grimm, University of Passau
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



04 Work-Family Reconciliation and Use of Parental Leave in Luxembourg. Empirical Analysis of Administrative Records
Nevena Zhelyazkova, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
05 Characterizing the Highly Cited Papers by means of the H-index
Prof. Enrique Herrera-Viedma , University of Granada
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
10-12 8th Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation and Development (MEIDE)
category: Conference
venue: New Delhi, India
abstract | More information
11 The Effectiveness of Migration Policies: New Evidence from the DEMIG Project
Dr. Hein de Haas, University of Oxford, International Migration Institute
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
12 African state formation and the historical evolution of fiscal systems
Prof. Ewout Frankema, Wageningen University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 Understanding E-Government Project Escalation
Niels Groen, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 09:30 - 11:00
24 Advanced Microsoft Excel: Tricks to Make your Life Easier and your Files Nicer
Alejandro Lavopa,
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Board room
time: 15:00 - 17:00
abstract
25 Realities and illusions of human migration: a geographical perspective
Dr. Ronald Skeldon, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract | More information
25 Key Findings from Comparative Research on the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Migrants
Prof. Dr. Khalid Koser , Geneva Centre for Security Policy
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
25 Urban water management reform: The case of China
Jinjin Zhao, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
26 Why Horizontal Inequalities are Unjust, and how to Correct Them.
Prof. Frances Stewart, University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 Attracting the Highly Skilled
category: Migration seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 17:00
abstract
28 Transnational Civic Engagement? Return to Somalia from Norway and the USA
Cindy Horst, Peace Research Institute Oslo
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



08 Household out-of-pocket expenses on health: does disease type matter?
Dr. Fleur Wouterse, IFPRI
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
15 The Dynamics of Grassroots-led Development: What Works? Case studies from Egypt
dr. Solava Ibrahim, University of Manchester and University of Cambridge
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: conference room
time: 12:45 - 13:45
abstract
22 Rural Development, Community Participation and Leadership: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Liberia
Gonne Beekman, Wageningen University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 Advanced Microsoft Excel: Tricks to Make your Life Easier and your Files Nicer
Alejandro Lavopa,
category: METECH Seminar
venue: Board room
time: 15:00 - 17:00
abstract



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
abstract | More information
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
03-05 DEIP Dominican Republic
category: workshop
venue: Santo Domingo
abstract | More information
04 CANCELLED: 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
11 CANCELLED- Contract Enforcement and Investment: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
Diego Aboal, Centre for Economic Research (CINVE-Uruguay)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Exploring the Benefits and Potential of City-to-City Partnerships in Integration Governance
Dr. Özge Bilgili, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 The Impact of Brands on Innovation and Firm Performance – Empirical Evidence from Germany
Dirk Crass,
category: PhD defence
venue: room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 15:45 - 17:15
abstract



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
abstract | More information
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
abstract | More information
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
abstract | More information



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
abstract
02 Staff Research Pitching Sessions
category: Academic research seminar
time: 10:00 - 12:00
abstract
06-10 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Nairobi, Kenya
abstract | More information
07 BOP Symposium: Innovating Business Model for the BOP
category: External event
venue: Tokyo, Japan
time: 13:00 - 18:00
abstract | More information
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
abstract
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
abstract
11 Master's Open Day
Dr Lutz Krebs et al, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: misc
abstract | More information
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
abstract
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
abstract | More information
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
abstract
17 The Evolution of Knowledge Systems
François Lafond , UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00
abstract | More information
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
abstract | More information
23-24 European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association
category: Conference
venue: MsM
abstract | More information
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
abstract
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
abstract
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
abstract
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
abstract
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
abstract



04-05 EPIP 9: Improving Innovation Systems
category: External event
venue: Brussels, Belgium
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04 Cloud Computing
Sachin Badkas, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: METECH Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
10 Exploring the Relation Between the Degree of Novelty of Innovations and User–Producer Interaction Across Different Income Regions
Cristina Chaminade, CIRCLE, Lund University
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A0.23 (TS 53)
time: 13:30 - 15:00
abstract | More information
10 Female Return Migration and Reintegration in Ethiopia
Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract | More information
11 What Innovation Policies Does China Need to Catch-up with the Most Advanced Countries in the World? Outlining a Research Agenda
Prof. Johann Peter Murmann , UNSW Australia Business School
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
15-05 Research Methods and Skills
category: Course
venue: MSM, Maastricht / Online
abstract | More information
17 Migration and School Performance of Children Who Stay Behind in Moldova and Georgia
Dr. Victor Cebotari,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Board Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 When is Migration a Security Issue? Inaugural Lecture
Khalid Koser, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract | More information
18 Staff Research Pitching Sessions
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 11:00
abstract
24 Innovations in Delivery Platforms: A Case study of Indian Health Care Reform
Arijita Dutta, University of Calcutta, India
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25 The additionality effects of R&D tax credits across sectors: A cross-country microeconometric analysis
Prof. Fulvio Castellacci, TIK Centre, University of Oslo
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Rooom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25 Staff Research Pitching Sessions
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 12:00
abstract



04-14 Summer School on Discovering Econometrics with ‘R’
category: Course
venue: SBE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
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14-18 Summer School: Impact Assessment for Human Capital
category: Course
venue: UNU-MERIT
abstract | More information
17 RIM Plus Workshop "Supporting advanced manufacturing activities at the regional level"
category: workshop
venue: Brussels, Belgium
time: 09:00 - 16:00
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21-22 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy (DEIP): Germany
category: Training seminar
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24 Dynamics of Science and Technology Catch-Up by Developed and Emerging Economies: A Composite Analysis Combining Scientific Publications and Patenting Data
Dr. Chan-Yuan Wong, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 14:00 - 15:00
abstract



04 Organic Nanomaterials: Materials of Wonder
category: External event
venue: Hasselt University, campus Diepenbeek, Building D (auditorium H2) – Agoralaan, Diepenbeek
time: 13:30
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05 The Structure and Comparative Advantages of China’s Scientific Research - Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives
Dr. Lili Wang, UNU-Merit
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
10 Introduction to STATA
Michael Verba, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Evaluation of Meal and Deworming Programs for Primary Schools in Rural Senegal
Fatoumata Lamarana Diallo,
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract | More information
17 Catching Up or Breaking Out? Capability Development Strategy of Latecomer Firms and Nations
Prof. Wong Poh Kam, National University of Singapore
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: 4th Floor Grote Gracth Building
time: 15:30 - 16:30
abstract | More information
17 New governance under limited statehood: The case of local government reform in Kosovo
Ilire Agimi, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
17 The Design of Centralized Public Procurement Strategies: Demand Aggregation Techiques and Tenders Evaluation
Gian Luigi Albano, Consip
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 17:00 - 18:00
abstract
19 Analytical Challenges for Measuring Multidimensional Poverty and Well-being
category: workshop
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 17:00
abstract | More information
23-04 Designing and Implementing Social Protection Programmes in Africa
category: Course
venue: Mombasa, Kenya
abstract | More information
25 Processes of ageing among firms
Dr Alex Coad, Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: D0.03 (TS53)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25 Highly skilled migration and new destination countries: How government policies shape destination choices
Metka Hercog, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
26 Can Remittances influence the Tenure and Quality of Housing in Uganda?
Margaret Agaba Rugadya, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
27 Inaugural Lecture, Prof. Hein de Haas
Prof. Hein de Haas, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: public lecture
venue: University Aula, 4-6 Minderbroedersberg, Maastricht
time: 14:30 - 15:30
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27 Promoting Innovation in Latin America: What Countries Have Learned (and What They Have Not) in Designing and Implementing Innovation and Intellectual Property Policies
Annalisa Primi, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30



08 Rethinking the Role of the State and Innovation in Economic Growth: How East Asia May Have Misled Us On Both Issues
Professor Samuel Cohn , Texas A and M University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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14 "Learning by Doing and Learning from Others: Human Capital and Technical Change in Agriculture"
KIT Discussion Group, UNU-MERIT & SBE
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT BOARD Room, 1st Floor
time: 15:30
abstract
20 One Europe or Several? Causes and Consequences of the European Stagnation
Professor Jan Fagerberg, Center for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK), University of Oslo
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 14:00 - 15:00
abstract | More information
21 Report Launch: Migrant and Refugee Integration in Global Cities: The Role of Cities and Businesses
category: External event
time: 14:00 - 17:00
abstract | More information
21 Developing EU immigration and asylum policy: thinking laterally and adding value
Elizabeth Collett, Migration Policy Institute Europe
category: Migration seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22 Peace and Conflict in Transitioning Societies
category: Research tutorial
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
27 Poverty, PP & Inclusive Innovation Group - Research Tutorial Session
category: Research tutorial
venue: Conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 16:15
abstract
28 THE NEW CONTEXT FOR DEVELOPMENT AROUND NATURAL RESOURCES: An opportunity for Latin America (and other resource rich countries)?
Prof. Carlota Perez, Centennial Professor of International Development at the London School of Economics (LSE), U.K.; Professor of Technology and Development at the Nurkse Institute, Technological University of Tallinn, Estonia; Research Affiliate at CFAP/CERF, Cambridge Fina
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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01 External knowledge and innovation – some evidence from pooled cross sections of Nigerian firms
Abiodun Egbetokun, UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
03 "Entrepreneurship & Innovation"
Knowledge, Innovation & Technology Discussion Group, UNU-MERIT & SBE
category: workshop
venue: UNU-MERIT: Conference Room
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
08 Moving towards symbolic religiosity? An exploration of generational changes in levels and forms of religiosity in the Turkish and Moroccan origin population in Western Europe.
Evelyn Ersanilli, IMI, Oxford University
category: Migration seminar
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
10 Agricultural extension as an escape from the poverty trap : Evidence from the Peruvian Highlands
Isabelle Bonjean, University of Namur
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16 Migration and Development in the Asia-Pacific- An Australian Perspective
Graeme Hugo, Australian Population and Migration Research Centre, University of Adelaide
category: Migration seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Making the ends meet: The Word and Action in the Office of Ukraine’s 1994-1999 President
Valery Shyrokov, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Research tutorial
venue: Board room, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:30 - 11:15
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24 The economics of identity
Prof. Alan Kirman, Aix-Marseille Université
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
30 Industrial policy for technological infrastructure development: Intermediate institutions, collective productivity and inter-sectoral learning
Antonio Andreoni, Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation, University of Cambridge
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A0.24 (TS53)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract



06 Contracting for technology transfer: patents, know-how and IP bundles
Dr. Catalina Martinez, Institute of Public Goods and Policies of the Spanish Research Council (CSIC-IPP)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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10 "The Origins of Endogenous Growth Theory"
Knowledge, Innovation & Technology Discussion Group, UNU-MERIT & SBE
category: workshop
venue: SBE TS53 room E1.04
time: 14:00
abstract
12 Blogging / Online Communications Workshop
Howard Hudson / Sueli Brodin, UNU-MERIT
category: workshop
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
13 Informality and Innovation
Professor Pedro Mendi , Navarra Center for International Development (NCID)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 "Successes in social protection: what lessons can be learned?"
Professor Giorgia Giovannetti , University of Florence
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 Refugee Diasporas as development actors
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UM Campus, Avenue de l’Armée / Legerlaan 10, 1040 Brussels
time: 09:30 - 13:00
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19 Rejected asylum seekers and voluntary return migration
Arjen Leerkes, Erasumus University Rotterdam
category: Migration seminar
venue: UNU-Merit Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 Discriminating Ontology: Looking for Meaning in ‘Policy’ and ‘Governance’
Sachin Kumar BADKAS, UNU-MERIT and MGSoG
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
31 The Dynamics of Economic and Cultural Development
Prof. C. Hidalgo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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00 "Learning by Doing and Learning from Others: Human Capital and Technical Change in Agriculture"
Knowledge, Innovation & Technology Discussion Group, UNU-MERIT & SBE
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT BOARD Room, 1st Floor
time: 15:30
abstract
06 Structural asymmetries at the roots of the eurozone crisis. Implications for EU industrial policies from a post-Keynesian perspective.
Dr. Alberto Botta, University of Pavia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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13 Measuring Intergenerational Justice in Aging Societies
Dr Pieter Vanhuysse, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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20 TBD
Prof. dr. Luc Soete, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
22 Master's Open Day
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 17:00
abstract | More information
25 Africa: A Fast Growing Continent - Debate Café
category: External event
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 20:00 - 22:00
abstract | More information
26 Industrial and Innovation Policy for the Medium to Long-Term
Alan Hughes, Judge Business School , University of Cambridge
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: TS53, room A0.23
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
26 African migration at the fringes of Europe: Migration strategies and transnational social networks
Marieke Wissink, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-Merit Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 The Everyday Integration of Migrants in the Absence of Policy: some African examples
Dr. Oliver Bakewell, International Migration Institute
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



09 Migration and the post-2015 development agenda
Professor Ronald Skeldon, University of Sussex/Graduate School of Governance
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
14 ORGANEXT Cluster Meeting: Organic Solar Cells
category: Conference
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 17:00
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16 Political versus Economic Institutions in the Growth Process
Dr. Maty Konte, UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22-24 IS Academy Migration and Development: Final Conference
category: Conference
venue: MSM, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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29 The impact of differential social security systems and taxation on the welfare of frontier workers in the EU
Irina Burlacu, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
30 Educational Diversity and Knowledge Transfers via Inter-Firm Labor Mobility
Marianna Marino, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



02 Workshop on Institutions, Governance and Economic Development
category: workshop
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 17:30
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03 Research elevator pitches
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
05 Difference in the rates of return to R&D for European and US young leading R&D firms.
Professor. Michele Cincera, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
05 Social assistance and activation in the pursuit of happiness: Shedding new light on old policy solutions to social exclusion
Marina Petrovic , Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
11 Do Liberal Citizenship Policies Decrease the Citizenship Premium? Assessing the Relation between Naturalization and Employment among Male Immigrants in 16 European Destination Countries?
Maarten Vink and Jaap Dronkers , Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
11 The family innovator's dilemma: How family influence affects the adoption of discontinuous technologies by incumbent firms
Nadine Kammerlander, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) - Center for Family Business
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A1.23 (Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
16 Empirical Studies on Institutions, Policies and Economic Development
Kristine Farla,
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
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16 The Impact of African Science: A Bibliometric Analysis
Manuel Mira Godinho, ISEG (School of Economics and Management) of the Technical University of Lisbon
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 14:30 - 15:30
abstract
17 Changing leadership in computer and information services: The emergence of India as the current world leader in computer and information services
Sunil Mani, Centre for Development Studies (India)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 15:30 - 16:30
abstract
18 What we talk about when we talk about Brazilian multinational, an investigation on Brazilian FDI, economic structure, innovation and the relationship between them
Flavia Pereira de Carvalho, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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18 Information Sharing through Informal Interaction in Low-tech Clusters
Anant Kamath, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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06 5th Charles Cooper memorial lecture: Dynamic Capability - The Concept and How It Helps Us Understand Economic Change
Sidney G. Winter, Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management, Emeritus, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
category: public lecture
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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07-08 7th Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies (MEIDE)
category: Conference
venue: Santiago de Chile
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11 Patterns of governance in the modern state: towards hybridity?
Professor John Loughlin , Von Hügel Institute (VHI), St Edmund's College and University of Cambridge
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
12 Research elevator pitches
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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14 The Unintended Consequences of Decentralization in Colombia
Dr. Mario Chacón, NYU Abu Dhabi
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 GPAC² Keynote speech: Ethical issues in late-phase clinical trials
Dr. Rose Bernabe,
category: PhD seminar
time: 11:00 - 12:00
18 GPAC² Keynote speech: Immigration, Brain-Drain, and the Diaspora from LDCs
Prof. Tatiana Wah, Earth Institute, Columbia University
category: PhD seminar
time: 09:30 - 10:30
abstract
19 Research elevator pitches
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 GPAC² Keynote speech: The Culture of Markets: the political economy of climate governance to offer.
Dr. Janelle Knox-Hayes, Georgia Institute of Technology
category: PhD seminar
time: 15:30 - 16:30
abstract
19 GPAC² Keynote speech: A Theory of Governance
Prof. Mark Bevir, Center for British Studies, University of California, Berkeley
category: PhD seminar
time: 10:00 - 11:15
abstract
20 UPDATE: GPAC² keynote speech: The Role of Individuals as Agents influencing Global Social Policy and Governance
Prof. Bob Deacon, International Social Policy, University of Sheffield, UK
category: PhD seminar
time: 11:30 - 12:30
abstract
20 “Plant Productivity Dynamics and Private and Public R&D Spillovers: Technological, Geographic and Relational Proximity”
René Belderbos, KU Leuven, Maastricht University (O&S) and UNU-Merit
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A0.24 (TS53)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
21 GPAC² keynote speech: Development and the Role of Pockets of Effectiveness
Wil Hout, International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam
category: PhD seminar
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
21 Assessing Governance Assessments; The Case of Mozambique Governance Assessments in the Context of Aid Effectiveness Discourse
Laura Torvinen, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
25-26 IS Academy Migration and Development: Civil society days
category: External event
venue: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
time: 09:00 - 17:00
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25-26 Sustainable Growth and Development in Africa
category: External event
venue: Dakar, Senegal
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27 The Self Reliance of Self-Settled versus Settlement Refugees in Uganda
Ayla Bonfiglio , UNU Merit/ MGSOG
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 On the Origins of the Worldwide Surge in Patenting: An Industry Perspective on the R&D-Patent Relationship
Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Université Libre de Bruxelles - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A1.23 (TS53)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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03 The impact of innovation support programmes on SME innovation in traditional manufacturing industries: an evaluation for seven EU regions
Professor Geoff Pugh, Staffordshire University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
08 Striking Syria
Lutz F. Krebs, Zina Nimeh, et al, Studium Generale
category: External event
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 20:00 - 22:00
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09 Entrepreneurial Clusters and thevCo-agglomeration of Related Industries: Spinoffs in Portuguese Plastics and Molds
Rui Baptista, Brunel Business School
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room A1.23 (Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
10 The Arc of Institutional Change in the Long Shadow of Elites: Essays on Institutions, Human Capital and Ethnicity in Developing Countries
Biniam Bedasso, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
10 What do we know about the impact of social protection programmes on the decision to migrate?
Dr Jessica Hagen-Zanker, ODI
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
10 Research elevator pitches
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract
11 Complementarity in Innovation and Development: A Cross-country Comparison
Jun Hou, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
12 Master's Open Day
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 16:00
abstract | More information
16 Monitoring social media for local governance of migrant integration
Rianne Dekker, Erasmus University Rotterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Investment liberalisation, technology take-off and export market entry: Does foreign ownership structure matter?
Prof. Sourafel Girma, University of Nottingham
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22 Conference Day on Poverty, Migration and Social Protection
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 17:00
abstract
23 In Intrapreneurs We Trust
Erik Stam, Utrecht University School of Economics (USE)
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A1.23 (TS53)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
25 Building the links between funding and quality in higher education: India’s challenge
Prof. Darleen Opfer, RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh.
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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30 UNU-MERIT / MGSoG Research elevator pitches
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplei 19
time: 10:45 - 11:40
abstract
31 International Coordination and the Effectiveness of Aid
Professor Arne Bigsten , Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development, University of Gothenburg
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
31 UNU-MERIT / MGSoG Research elevator pitches
category: misc
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract



04 TEDx Maastricht: How can you make sure that 2.4 billion people have access to a working toilet?
Dr. Shyama Ramani, UNU-MERIT
category: External event
venue: Vrijthof Theatre, Maastricht
time: 14:30 - 15:00
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05-06 8th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association: The Frontiers of IP
category: Conference
venue: Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France
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05 Room to Move: Why Some Industries Drive the Trade-Specialization Nexus and Others Do Not
Jaap W.B. Bos, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
12 Lost (in) dimensions: Consolidating progress in multidimensional poverty research
Professor de Neubourg , UNICEF’s Office of Research Innocenti in Florence
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 Navigating a River by its Bends. A comparison of returnees’ contributions to the transformation of Cambodia
Dr. Gea Wijers, Erasmus University College in Rotterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-Merit Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 Industry- and firm-specific factors of innovation novelty
Ana Paula Faria, School of Economics and Management at the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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26 Burden or relief? Fiscal impacts of recent Ukrainian migration to Poland
Dr. Paweł Kaczmarczyk , University of Warsaw
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
30-04 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
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08-19 Summer Course: Impact assessment of education policies, an international perspective
category: Training seminar
venue: Maastricht
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03-14 Short course - Politics, Public Policy and Social Reform: The Case of the Arab Spring Countries
category: Course
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
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06 Development, Capabilities and Policy
Martin Srholec, CERGE-EI, Prague and CIRCLE, Lund University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07 The effects of migration on children and the elderly left behind in Moldova and Georgia
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
More information
10 Asylum and migration in the Aegean Region: Why Turkey and Greece failed to protect
Orçun Ulusoy,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Board Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
11 Childhoods embargoed: constructing and reconstructing multidimensional child poverty in Iran
Sepideh Yousefzadeh, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract | More information
12 Intellectual Property Protection and Technology Licensing: The Case of Developing Countries
Prof. Sunil Kanwar, Delhi School of Economics
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A1.22 (Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract | More information
12 Revolution and Dignity: Reflections on the Transition in Egypt
Dr. Heba Raouf Ezzat, Dr. Saleh Ahmed, Dr. Zina Nimeh (Chair), Universities of Cairo and Maastricht
category: public lecture
venue: UCM Lecture Hall
time: 18:30
abstract | More information
13 Rivalry and the Rules in Collective Problem‐Solving: Learning more about Open Innovation processes from the microeconomics of computer programing contests
Paul A. David, Stanford University and UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:15 - 13:15
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17-18 Econometric Evaluation of Treatment Effects
Arnaud Dupuy,
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:30 - 12:30
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19 e-Governance
Magnus Mahrnig,
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, conference room
time: 14:00 - 16:00
abstract | More information
19 Afghan Return Migrants’ Identification with the Conflict and Their Potential to be Agents of Change in the (Post-) Conflict Society of Return
Marieke van Houte,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Electronic Governance for Sustainable Development — Conceptual Framework and State of Research
Tomasz Janowski, United Nations University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Geographic Information Systems
Dr. Stuart Green,
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, board room
time: 11:00 - 12:30
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24-28 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries: The Caribbean Context (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Bridgetown, Barbados
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27 Antipoverty Transfers in Developing Countries: A quiet revolution?
Armando Barrientos, Brooks World Poverty Institute
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



02 Cross-border acquisitions of science-based firms: their effect on innovation in the acquired firm and the local science and technology system
Professor Marcela Miozzo , University of Manchester
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
08 Do International Remittances Stimulate Private Transfers? Panel Data Evidence from Ethiopia
Lisa Andersson, University of Gothenburg
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
15 Wrongfully forgotten or simply trivial? A comparative analysis of higher education attainment among foreign born populations in Europe
Dr. Cécile Hoareau/Ms. Paulina Pankowska, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
16 Returns to Specialization and Economic Growth with Human Capital Accumulation
Prof. Alberto Bucci, University of Milan
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
17 Impacts of Government Incentives to R&D. Innovation and Productivity: A Microeconometric Analysis of the Québec Case
Rufin Baghana,
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
22 Open Workshop for Online (Senior) Communities
, Collaborative Creativity Group, UNU-MERIT
category: workshop
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, conference room
time: 10:00 - 16:00
abstract | More information
23 The distribution of individual income gains and losses in Russia 2000-2009
Philippe van Kerm, CEPS/INSTEAD (Luxembourg)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
23 Investing in Early Childhood Care and Education: The Impact of Quality on Inequality
Robert Bauchmüller, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 14:00 - 15:30
29 International Policy Debate on Remittances, Entrepreneurship and Development
category: External event
venue: MSM, Endepolsdomein 150, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 18:00
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30-31 International Workshop: Migrants: Transnational Entrepreneurs or Entrepreneurial Refugees?
category: External event
venue: MSM, Endepolsdomein 150, Maastricht
abstract | More information
30 Poverty as capability deprivation: multidimensionality and the role of freedom in poverty measurement
Ortrud Leßmann ,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



05 Human Trafficking in Turkey: Challenges of the Victim-Identification Process
Ms. Eleni Diker , International Organisation for Migration, Istanbul
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Board Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
08-09 Call for papers: Complexities and Challenges in Afghan Migration - Research and Policy Event
category: External event
venue: Brussels
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10 Global collaboration and spillovers in MNE patenting from emerging economies: Evidence from India and China
Suma Athreye, Brunel University - UK
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: C-1.07 (Tongersestraat 53)
time: 13:30 - 15:00
abstract
10 Migration of Adult Children and Elderly Left Behind
Tobias Stöhr , Kiel Institute for the World Economy
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
11 Slicing Up Global Value Chains
Marcel Timmer, University of Groningen
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 14:00
abstract
18 Adoption of improved cooking stoves and socio-economic impacts. Evidence from Burkina Faso using a quasi-experimental design
Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm, University of Passau
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



01 Unified yet separated: Empirical study on the impact of hierarchical positions within communities of learning
Martin Rehm, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 10:00 - 11:30
02 Master's Open Day
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 10:00 - 15:30
abstract
04 Base of the Pyramid (BoP) Symposium: Matching Technology and BOP Wants: From Good Intentions to Mutual Value Creation
category: External event
venue: Tokyo
time: 15:00 - 17:45
abstract | More information
07 Corruption and economic activity: Micro level evidence from rural Liberia
Prof. Dr. Erwin Bulte, Wageningen University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
14 [CANCELLED] "The International Dimension of Open Innovation: evidence from intra- and international university-industry linkage from China"
Prof. Xiaolan Fu , Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: CANCELLED
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Forced Up or Down? The Impact of Forced Migration on Social Status
Carlos Vargas-Silva , Centre on Migration, Policy, & Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:15 - 13:15
abstract
21 How far from the tree does the (good) apple fall? Spin-out generation and the survival of high-tech firms
Roberto Fontana, Pavia University & CRIOS-Bocconi University
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room H0.06 (Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:15 - 13:45
abstract



14 “Is Evolutionary Economics in Crisis?: A Bibliometric Analysis”
Geoffrey Hodgson, University of Hertfordshire
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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20 Innovation, Exports and Productivity: Learning and Self selection in Chile
José Miguel Benavente, Business School, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Santiago, Chile.
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: A1.22 (Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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20 The Globalization of Migration: Has the world really become more migratory?
Dr. Hein de Haas , International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
21 Disentangling income inequality and the redistributive effect of taxes and transfers in 20 LIS countries over time
Koen Caminada , Leiden University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
28 High-Tech activities in emerging countries: A network Perspective of the Argentinean Biotech Activity
Lilia Stubrin, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
28 Technological regimes and demand structure in the evolution of the pharmaceutical industry. A History Friendly Model
Luigi Orsenigo, IUSS (University Institute for Advanced Studies), Pavia, Italy
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Room A1.23 (Tongersestraat 53)
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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31 From Necessities to Imaginary Worlds: Structural Change, Product Quality and Economic Development
Pier Paolo Saviotti, INRA-GAEL, Université Pierre Mendès-France
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



04 METECH Seminar: Introduction to iGraph (R-based package for network analysis)
François Lafond, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Board room (1st floor)
time: 16:15 - 18:15
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04 Innovation in manufacturing from product variety and labor productivity growth to economic development in Chile
Rodolfo I. Lauterbach Junneman, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 10:00 - 11:30
05 3rd RIM workshop: Achievements and outlook on RIM, a tool for policy learning
category: External event
venue: Brussels
time: 09:15 - 16:00
abstract | More information
11 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
Kristine Farla, Mahmut Kobal and Zijun Jiang, Conference room
category: misc
venue: Confernce room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
12 Intellectual Property, Innovation and R&D in the Global Environment
Ben Wang, Unilever Research and Development Center in Shanghai
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
13 Financialized commodity markets volatility: An Edgeworth-Keynesian appraisal
Prof. Bertrand Munier, IAE - University of Paris 1
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
14 Energy Poverty and Rural Energy Markets in Pakistan
Bilal Mirza, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, k. 1.169
time: 13:00 - 14:30
abstract
17 Innovation Impact: Mini Symposium
Professor Carlo Pietrobelli, Dr. Gustavo Crespi, Dr. Almamy Konte, Inter-American Development Bank / African Observatory for Science, Technology and Innovation
category: Conference
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT
time: 14:00 - 17:00
abstract
17 Labour Migration in the Post-2015 Development Framework & Possible Contributions of the European Union
Ms. Anna Knoll & Dr. James Mackie, European Centre for Development Policy Management
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Boardroom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 Natural Resources, Innovation and Export Growth; the wine industry in Chile and Argentina
Fulvia Farinelli , UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, k. 1.169
time: 10:15 - 11:45
18 Innovation determinants and innovation as a determinant: evidence from developing countries
Abdul Waheed , UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, k. 1.169
time: 15:45 - 17:15
19 Enterprise software and video games: an Empirical analysis
Benjamin Engelstätter, SBE
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, k. 1.169
time: 12:45 - 14:15



08 A quality index for patent systems
Prof. Dr. Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Université Libre de Bruxelles
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
13 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
Michaella Vanore, Andrea Franco, Jinjin Zhao, Kapoenstraat 2, room 1.034
category: misc
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, room 1.034
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
15 CANCELLED
Dr. Saeed Parto,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 METECH Seminar: Survey and Interview Design
Prof. Anthony Arundel , UNU-MERIT and University of Tasmania
category: Training seminar
venue: School of Business and Economics, room A0.23
time: 14:00 - 17:00
abstract
21-23 6th Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies (MEIDE)
category: Conference
venue: Cape Town, South Africa
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21 How to edit your dissertation using Latex
Andrea Franco, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, conference room
time: 09:00 - 10:00
21 How to compose a good literature review
Ad Notten, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, conference room
time: 13:30 - 14:30
22 Structural Impediments for Innovation - The Effect of Hierarchies on Knowledge Flows
Prof. Markus Reitzig, University of Vienna
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22 Life Satisfaction of Turkish and Moroccan Immigrants in the Netherlands
Dr. Özge Gökdemir, SBE, Istanbul University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Boardroom
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22 Policy aspects of the migration and development debate"
Prof. Ronald Skeldon,
category: public lecture
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 09:30 - 10:30
22 Master class ethics
Prof. Maarten Verkerk ,
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, conference room
time: 14:00 - 16:00
abstract
28 METECH Seminar: Introduction to Programming and Statistical Analysis with R (Participants strongly encouraged to bring own laptop with R installed)
Nevena Zhelyazkova, UNU-Maastricht
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 13:00 - 15:30
abstract
28 Innovation Studies: Some emerging challenges
Ben Martin , SPRU. University of Sussex
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Tongersestraat 53 (School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University) Room:A1.22
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
28 The COST Framework, Science & Technology Policy, and Innovation in Europe
Matteo Razzanelli, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract | More information
29 Social impacts and feedback loops: a new framework for evaluating social protection
Dr. Stephen Devereux and Dr. Keetie Roelen,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



05 Essays on the Distributional Impact of Public Policies, Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Evaluation
Lina Salanauskaite, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
09 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
Judith Flory, Tatevik Poghosyan and Oxana Slobhozan,
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
09 What Makes Chinese Firms Productive? - Learning from Indigenous and Foreign Sources of Knowledge
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Mueller, Mr. Philipp Boeing, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
11 SWITCHING THE LIGHTS OFF: THE IMPACT OF ENERGY TARIFF INCREASES ON HOUSEHOLDS IN THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
Dr. Franziska Gassmann , UNU-MERIT/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
13 Master's Open Day MGSoG
, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 10:00 - 14:45
abstract | More information
17 International Mobility Decisions for Graduates in Science and Engineering: The Case-study of India
Metka Hercog, Center for Cooperation and Development, EPFL
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
18 Social Capital in the Netherlands and beyond
Prof. Dr. Hans Schmeets, Statistics Netherlands and Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 Utility reforms and performance of the Urban Water Sector in Africa
Dorcas, Mbuvi, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 10:00 - 11:30
25-26 Workshop on Migrant Integration, Transnationalism and Return
category: External event
venue: Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
abstract
25 CANCELLED
Prof. Dr. Martin Srholec,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



06 What role for the European Union in an era of fiscal austerity? Adjustment to the recession in the European Higher Education Area
Dr. Cecile Hoareau, UNU-MERIT/School of Governance
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07 The Development Style of Open Source Software (a figuration of Open Innovation), and the Methodology of Estimating the Productivity of Business Enterprises
Prof. Tetsuo Noda, Prof. Terutaka Tansho, Prof. Liming Cai, Prof. Masayuki Hatta, Shimane University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07 Inaugural lecture: 'Het kind van de rekening' (in Dutch)
Dr. Bas ter Weel, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:15 - 17:30
abstract
11 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
Luciana Cingolani, Ozge Bilgili, Hamton Wong, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: 2nd Floor KK (Above Conference Room)
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
13 Patent Rights, Product Market Reforms, and Innovation
Prof. Dr. Susanne Prantl, University of Cologne
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 Worker Remittances, Migration, Accumulation, and Growth in Poor Developing Countries: Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effects
Dr. Thomas Ziesemer, UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room Kaizer Karelplein 19
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
20 The Law and Economics of the EU Pre-Commercial Procurement of Innovation
Prof. Dr. Nicola Dimitri, University of Siena and Maastricht School of Management
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25 Sealing the deal in the market for technology
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Webster, University of Melbourne and Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia
category: METEOR-UNU-MERIT joint seminar
venue: Tongersestraat 53 (School of Business and Economics Maastricht University). Room A0.23.
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
27-28 7th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association: IP in motion. Opening up IP?
category: Conference
venue: University of Leuven, Belgium
abstract | More information
27 Voting and Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Mozambique
Prof. Dr. Marcel Fafchamps, Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



05 Is the new politics of development transforming the governance agenda? Insights from Uganda
Samuel Hickey, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
05 To condition or not - is that the question? An analysis of the effectiveness of ex-ante and ex-post conditionality in social cash transfer programs.
Esther Schuering , Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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07 Conditions for the most robust multidimensional poverty comparisons using counting measures
Dr. Gaston Yalonetzky , Leeds University - OPHI
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
08 Can the University save Europe? Inaugural lecture Prof. Dr. Ir. Jo Ritzen
Prof. Dr. Ir. Jo Ritzen, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University
category: public lecture
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract
12 Research Tutorials
Salih Cevikarslan and Nevena Zhelyazkova, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG
category: misc
venue: 4th floor Grote Gracht building
time: 14:30 - 17:00
15 Quantitative assessment of sustainable development and growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Kirsten Svenja Wiebe, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract | More information
18 Changing gender relations in the EU: reflections on differences that matter
Mieke Verloo, Institute for Gender Studies
category: public lecture
venue: Board Room
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
18 Gender quota in the labor market
Klarita Gerxhani, University of Amsterdam
category: public lecture
venue: Board Room
time: 14:30 - 15:30
abstract
18 African women in the Economics profession
Elizabeth Asiedu, University of Kansas
category: public lecture
venue: Board Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
19 The Anti-Politics of Development: donor agencies and the political economy of governance
Wil Hout , ISS
category: public lecture
venue: Conference Room
time: 11:30 - 12:30
abstract
19 Parliaments, governments, and EU affairs: lessons for the EU candidate countries
Tapio Raunio , University of Tampere
category: public lecture
venue: Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
19 Migration Seminar: Migration, Immobility and Displacement Outcomes Following Extreme Events
Prof. Richard Black, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT building
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Strong Organisations in Weak States
Joe Abah, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract | More information
20 METECH seminar: Principal Components and Factor Models using Matlab
Dr. Marco Capasso, UNU-MERIT and School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University
category: Training seminar
venue: 4th floor, UNU-MERIT
time: 10:30 - 12:30
abstract
20 Migration seminar: The Effects of Transnational Child Raising Arrangements on the Wellbeing of Ghanaian Migrant Parents in The Netherlands
Dr. Bilisuma Dito, FASOS, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT building
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
21 Territorial Governance and Planning in the new Egypt – from centralized dictatorship to decentralization?
Professor John Loughlin , St Edmund’s College University of Cambridge
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
21 Governance in unstable regions -I
Forbes Davidson and Paul Rabé, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies -Rotterdam
category: public lecture
venue: Conference Room
time: 10:15 - 11:30
abstract
21 [CANCELLED] Governance in unstable regions -II
Georg Frerks, Wageningen University
category: public lecture
venue: Conference Room
time: 15:15 - 16:15
abstract
22-23 Empower European Universities - The State of Universities for Progress
category: Conference
venue: Parkhotel Valkenburg, Maastricht area
time: 09:30
abstract | More information
28 Social citizenship rights: Inequality and exclusion
Zina Nimeh, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
28 Will strong families return? Family welfare and the incomplete gender revolution
Prof. Gosta Esping-Andersen , Universitat Pompeu Fabra
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 10:00 - 11:00
abstract
28 Fixed cost, variable cost and the markup
Prof. Dr. Bertrand Koebel, University of Strasbourg
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
29 Light and shade of multidimensional indexes: how methodological choices impact on empirical results.
Dr. Enrica Chiappero Martinetti, University of Pavia
category: Conference
venue: Conference Room
time: 10:30 - 11:30
abstract



01 Evaluating the Pro-Poorness of Income Transfers: Does the Choice of Poverty Indicator Influence the Assessment?-
Dr. Geranda Notten, University of Ottawa
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
02 MIGRATION SEMINAR: Remittances and Household Welfare in rural Ethiopia
Lisa Andersson, Department of Economics, Gothenburg University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
03 How Exports Matter: Trade Patterns over Development Stages
Mark Sanders, Utrecht University School of Economics -
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
08 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
Serdar Turkeli, Jun Hou & Francesca Guadagno, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
10 Conflict Resolution, Public Goods and Patent Thickets 
Prof. Dr. Georg von Graevenitz, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
24 Trade Facilitation
Dr. Andrew Grainger, Nottingham University Business School
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: 4th Floor GG
time: 12:30 - 01:30
abstract
29 METECH seminar: Introduction to econometric methodologies using Matlab
Dr. Marco Capasso, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: SBE, Room C -1.07 (below the Mensa)
time: 14:30 - 16:45
abstract
31 The Risks of Innovation: Are Innovating Firms Less Likely to Die?
Dr. Caroline Paunov, OECD
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 01:30
abstract



05 The use of public incentives in the promotion of private R&D activities
Ester Martínez-Ros, Universidad Carlos III
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
10 Research Turorials ESPP yr2-3-4
3 PhD fellows, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
11 METECH seminar: Introduction to reference management software (Zotero, Mendeley and Endnote)
Sachin Badkas and Florian Henning, MGSoG/UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room
time: 14:30 - 16:00
abstract
11 MIGRATION SEMINAR: Unpacking the postcolonial link in migration research and migration policies
Simona Vezzoli, International Migration Institute (IMI), Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
11 Entrepreneurial opportunities in peripheral versus core Regions in Chile
José Ernesto Amorós, Economics and Business School, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Room 225, Maastricht School of Management, Endepolsdomein 150, Maastricht, The Netherlands
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
12 Unleashing Explorative Potential: Spin-Outs as Linking Contexts of Inventors’ Communities
Prof. Dr. Stefano Breschi, Università Commerciale L. Bocconi
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 Continuity or rupture of change? Trends in democracy and peace in recent African elections
Judith Vorrath, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 Organizational strategies, firms' performance and spatial spillovers: The Canadian case in research and development
Julio Miguel Rosa,
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00
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20 Global governance system - A Chinese perspective
Prof. Dr. Lan Xue , School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
category: Conference
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
23 METECH seminar: Introduction to Latex
Daniel Opolot, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: PhD fellows' room located above UNU-MERIT conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
26 Global protection of intellectual property rights and local promotion of public health in the South.
Samira Guennif, Centre d’économie de l’Université Paris Nord (CEPN)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 01:30
abstract



01 "The emergence of knowledge intensive natural resource based sectors: implications for developing countries"
Fulvia Farinelli, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 01:30
abstract
03 Master's Open Day
, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: misc
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 10:00 - 14:45
abstract | More information
05-09 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in a Developing Country Context (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Woraburi Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand
abstract | More information
08 Small Worlds in Networks of Inventors and the Role of Science: An Analysis of France.
prof. Francesco Lissoni, University of Brescia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
08 The APE-INV open-source database on patent data.
prof. Francesco Lissoni, University of Brescia
category: misc
venue: Board Room
time: 14:00 - 14:30
abstract
13 Research tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
2 PhD fellows, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: 4th Floor Grote Gracht building
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
21 MIGRATION SEMINAR: The link between the high wage gains from international migration and the vulnerability of migrant flows to shocks at destination
David McKenzie, World Bank (Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22 Energy security today and tomorrow: definitions, measurements, policy implications
Aleh Cherp, Central European University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
23-24 Vibrant Europe Forum - Europe for People
category: Conference
venue: Vaeshartelt Castle, Weert 9, Maastricht
abstract | More information
29 The Rise of China and The Reshaping of the Global Resource Sector
Prof. Dr. Raphael Kaplinsky, The Open University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



02 Endogenous (In)Formal Institutions
Carmine Guerriero , University of Amsterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
05 Essays on the Distributional Impact of Public Policies, Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Evaluation
Lina Salanauskaite, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 10:00 - 11:30
08 Youth in Unrest - The Voice of Occupy: Did Western Capitalism Fail?
category: External event
venue: Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
time: 19:30 - 22:00
abstract | More information
09 Are patent law firms intermediaries of knowledge spillovers?
Dr. Stefan Wagner, European School of Management and Technology
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
14 Research tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
3 PhD Fellows, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
14 MsM – MGSoG Joint Seminar on R&D INCENTIVES FOR NEGLECTED DISEASES
Nicola Dimitri, University of Siena, Italy, and external research fellow, MsM
category: External event
venue: Room 225, Maastricht School of Management, Endepolsdomein 150, Maastricht,
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
15 Youth in Unrest: The Destiny of Middle East: Youth Fighting for Liberty
category: External event
venue: Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
time: 19:30 - 22:00
abstract | More information
16 "Warfare experience during ontogeny increases egalitarian and parochial motivations"
Michal Bauer, CERGE-EI and Charles University, Prague
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
16 Joint MSM/MGSOG Seminar: Egypt in the Reform Crisis: Political Upheaval without Economic Concept
Juliane Brach, Department of Economics, Copenhagen University, Denmark and GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies, Hamburg, Germany
category: External event
venue: Room 225, Maastricht School of Management, Endepolsdomein 150, Maastricht
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
17 MIGRATION SEMINAR: Borders Beyond Control? The Role of States and Policies in Migration Processes
dr Hein de Haas, International Migration Institute (IMI), Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



12 Joint MSM-MGSOG-UNU Merit Seminar: The EU's Legislative Effort Against Climate Change
Mario Negre, External Policy Department of the of the European Parliament, Brussels
category: External event
venue: 4th Floor Seminar Room (Grote Gracht)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
3 PhD fellows, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: conference room
time: 15.00 - 17:00
abstract
19 Joint MSM-MGSOG-UNU Merit Seminar: A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence and Development
Patricia Justino, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: 4th Floor Seminar Room (Grote Gracht)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
26 A G2 for science, the rise of China in science: implications for Europe
Prof Dr. Reinhilde Veugelers, KULeuven
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27 MIGRATION SEMINAR: Where Next for Migration and Development?
Prof. Dr. Ronald Skeldon, University of Sussex
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 13:15 - 14:15
abstract



01 Charting Nanotechnology and its Subdomains
Scott Cunningham, Delft University of Technology
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
01 Metech (Methodological and Technical) seminar on igraph
François Lafond, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room
time: 14:30 - 18:00
abstract
08 Joint MSM-MGSOG-UNU Merit Seminar: The Delicate Art of Regulating the Development of Generation from Renewables
Caterina Miriello, Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy and until 2010 Visiting scholar at the Energy Markets Group, London Business School.
category: External event
venue: Room 225, Maastricht School of Management, 150 Endepolsdomein, Maastricht, The Netherlands
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
13 Research Tutorials December 2011
Oxana Slobhozan, Bianca Buligescu and Jasmin Kientzel, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
14 Migration Seminar - Fourfold Labour Migration. On the Differential Attachments of Migrants from Central and Eastern Europe
Prof. Dr. Godfried Engbersen, Faculty of the Social Sciences, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
21 Legitimacy of 'Humanitarian Military Intervention'
Lenka Eisenhamerova, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
22 Dynamic Microsimulation for Public Policy Analysis
Jinjing Li, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract



01 Research tutorial 2
, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 11:00 - 14:00
02 Joint MSM-MGSOG-UNU Merit Seminar: Foreign Direct Investment And Entrepreneurial Activity In Host Countries.
Utz Weitzel, Nijmegen School of Management
category: External event
venue: Room 225, Maastricht School of Management, 150 Endepolsdomein, Maastricht, The Netherlands, www.msm.nl
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
03 Informal Payments for health care services in Albania
Sonila Tomini, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
03 “And Who Listens to the Poor?” Shocks, stresses and safety nets in India and Pakistan
Karishma Huda, BRAC Development Institute
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
08 Research Tutorials November 2011 Chair: Serdar Turkeli
Florian Henning, Zina Nimeh and Alejandro Lavopa, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Board Room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
10 Changes in Industrial Leadership and Catch-Up by Latecomers: Toward a Theory of Catch-up Cycle from the Case in the World Steel Industry
Keun Lee , Seoul National University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
10 Maastricht Reflections on Innovation - Tans Lecture
Prof. Dr. Luc Soete, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: public lecture
venue: Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
time: 20:00 - 22:00
abstract | More information
15-17 GLOBELICS 2011
category: External event
venue: Buenos Aires, Argentina
abstract | More information
17 Incarcerated Connection: A New Focus on Child Rights
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 18:00
abstract | More information
17 Joint MSM-MGSOG-UNU Merit Seminar: The Economics of Procurement
Nicola Dimitri, University of Siena, Italy, and external research fellow, MsM
category: External event
venue: Room 225, Maastricht School of Management, 150 Endepolsdomein, Maastricht, The Netherlands
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract | More information
22 Innovation Strategies: Components, Co-ordination and Governance
Fred Gault, UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
22-23 Empower European Universities Conference
category: External event
venue: Maastricht
time: 12:30
abstract | More information
24 Promoting democracy, development or governance in Kosovo? the EU’s intervention in comparative perspective
Adam Fagan , Queen Mary, University of London
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract



06 The Dutch consolidation package in a comparative perspective
Dirk Kraan, OECD
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 01:30
abstract
11 The introduction, evolution and end of colonial extractive institutions in the Netherlands Indies, 1830 - 1942
Thee Kian Wie, Indonesian Institute of Sciences
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
12 MIGRATION SEMINAR. The role of third countries in EU migration policy: the Mobility Partnerships
Natasja Reslow, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
18 Patent Citations and Knowledge Spillovers: An Analysis of Chinese Patents Registered in the US
Yanrui Wu, University of Western Australia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
20 A General Model for Productivity Research
Bert M. Balk, Erasmus University Rotterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Fourth Floor, Grote Gracht Building (Phd Students Classroom)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
24 “Making Globalization Socially Sustainable” and “Trade and Employment: From Myths to Facts - ILO-EC publication”
Marion Jansen, ILO
category: misc
venue: Room H0.06, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University
time: 12:15 - 13:30
abstract
25 Implementing and fine-tuning business R&D policies in developing countries
Jorge Niosi, UQAM, Canada Research Chair in Technology Management
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Room C -1.09, School of Business and Economics
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
31-04 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in a Developing Country Context (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Putrajaya, Malaysia
abstract | More information



08 Rural nonfarm Employment and International Migration as Alternatives to Agricultural Employment: The case of Kyrgyzstan
Aziz Atamanov , Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00
abstract
12-16 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Bogota, Columbia
abstract | More information
15 Analysing the role of conditional dissociation in the evolution of cooperation, using agent-based modeling and evolutionary game theory
Luis Izquierdo, Universidad de Burgos
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
16 Poverty Alleviation: Aid and Social Pensions
Frieda Vandeninden, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
21 The External Dimension of the EU's Migration Policy - In What Respect Nationality Continues to Matter
Katharina Eisele, Law Faculty, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract | More information
22 Regions at Risk – Predicting Conflict Zones in African Civil Wars
Sebastian Schutte , International Conflict Research Group at ETH Zurich
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 01:30
abstract
27 Technological Change and Skill Development: The case of Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour , Khartoum University; Visiting research fellow at UNU-MERIT
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
30 Interrupted Innovation: Emerging economies in the structure of the global aerospace industry
Daniel Vertesy, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract



07 The Welfare Effects of Integrating AIDS Treatment with Food Transfers: Evidence from Zambia
Nyasha Tirivayi, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
07 Improving Educational Quality through Enhancing Community Participation: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment in Indonesia
Menno Pradhan, Amsterdam Institute for International Development (AIID), Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU Merit Conference Room (Keizer Karelplein 19)
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract



09 Frequently Asked Questions: Public Policy and Private Business in Developing Countries
Wim Naudé, Maastricht School of Management
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
12 Research Tutorials ESPP yr2-3-4
3 PhD fellows, MGSOG/UNU-MERIT
category: misc
venue: Conference room
time: 14:30 - 17:00
abstract
15 The Role of the Diaspora in Knowledge Transfer and Capacity Building in Post-Conflict Settings: The Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals to Afghanistan
Katie Kuschminder, MGSoG / UNU-Merit
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU Merit Conference Room (Keizer Karelplein 19)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Who's left behind? Social dimensions of health transition and utilization of medical care in Poland
Agnieszka Sowa, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
22 Successfully managing alliance portfolios: An alliance capability view
Tina Saebi, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
23 Size, competition, and innovative activities: a developing world perspective
Abdul Waheed, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
27-28 Fifth Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies (MEIDE)
category: External event
venue: San José, Costa Rica
abstract | More information



03 Warfare, Taxation, and Political Change: Evidence from the Italian Risorgimento.
Mark Dincecco, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Tuscany
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
12 Scientific Uncertainty and Fabricated Uncertainty
Claude Henry, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
19 The Craft of Openness: Absorptive Capacity at the Individual Level and Innovation
Ammon Salter, Imperial College Business School, UK
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 14:00 - 15:00
abstract
19 Social Remittances Revisited
Peggy Levitt , Wellesley College and Harvard University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
23 Sustainable urban futures: Towards the Integrated Planning of the Urban and the Rural
Hans van Ginkel,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
25 Metech (Methodological and Technical) seminar on R
Kirsten Wiebe, UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: Conference room
time: 14:00 - 18:00
abstract | More information
25 Private methods to evaluate public projects. Accounting and financial approaches to assess macroeconomic perspectives of public-private partnerships
Emmanouil Sfakianakis , Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
28 Maastricht Graduate School of Governance Alumni Day
category: External event
time: 11:00 - 19:30
abstract
30 Metech (Methodological and Technical) seminar on STATA
Kristine Farla, Nevena Zhelyazkova, Michael Verba, MGSoG and UNU-MERIT
category: Training seminar
venue: Room H0.04, SBE, Tongersestraat 53
time: 14:00 - 17:30
abstract



01 Multilevel analysis of the determinants of innovative entrepreneurship across Europe
Bulat Sanditov, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
06-08 DIME Final conference
category: Conference
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
abstract | More information
11 Growth, development and new technologies in the ICT era
Mario Cimoli, ECLAC
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
14 Will Fukushima halt the “nuclear renaissance”? Tentative analysis of media debates in Finland, France and the UK
Markku Lehtonen, The Sussex Energy Group
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:30 - 02:00
abstract
20 Tuberculosis in India - A case of innovation and control
Nora Engel, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
21 Comparing (Supra-national) Regional Governance: Methodological Aspects
Philippe De Lombaerde, United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies in Bruges
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract
27 Migration seminar: a presentation on emigration policies
Simona Vezzoli , Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 13:00 - 14:00
abstract



02 To (un)know him is to love him: can we derive universal properties of the innovation process?
Gerald Silverberg, UNU-MERIT and IIASA
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
03 Large-scale risks and technological change: What about limited liability?
Sandrine Spaeter, BETA, University of Strasbourg
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
14-16 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Jakarta, Indonesia
abstract | More information
17 Seminar on the Middle East
Mohammad Javad Akbarein, Freelance journalist and political analyst
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30
abstract
18 Inaugural Lecture Jacques Mairesse
category: public lecture
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:30
abstract
23 Migration seminar: The Development Impact of a Best Practice Seasonal Worker Policy
David McKenzie, World Bank, BREAD, CReAM and IZA
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Board room, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 13:30 - 14:30
abstract
24 A Note on the Survival of Small Nations: A Dynamics View
Bentent Zou, Université du Luxembourg
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
31 Connectivity and growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: The role of communication satellites
Evans Mupela, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:00 - 17:30
31 Tajikistan and the IMF: Some Lessons for Development Policy
Luc Moers , Visiting Scholar at the University of Guelph (Department of Economics)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30
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03 Heterogeneous Effects of International Migration and Remittances on Crop Income: Evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic
Aziz Atamanov, Maastricht University, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
09 Innovation in Finance to Finance Innovation: Supporting pro-poor entrepreneur-based innovation
Lina Sonne, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
10 EU-US productivity gap: new insights based on recent corporate data
Raquel Ortega-Argilés, IN+ Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
17 Cross cultural intelligence amid intricate cultural webs – A tale of the UnDutchables in the land of 1001 smiles
Nantawan Kwanjai, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
17 Political Economy of Innovation and Sustainable Development: Evolutionary and Kaleckian Themes
Jerry Courvisanos, Centre for Regional Innovation and Competitiveness (CRIC), University of Ballarat, Australia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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22 Emerging Corporate Social Responsibility policies and innovation: Indian perspectives
Subhasis Ray, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT New student class room (Fourth Floor)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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26 Open Day Master's programme
, UNU-MERIT / MGSoG
category: misc
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 14:45
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19 Local space and economic success: The role of spatial segregation of migrants in the Netherlands
Pascal Beckers, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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20 The social division of Belgian pension protection
Prof. Jos Berghman, Centre for Sociological Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 12:30
abstract
24 Cycles of creation and destruction of production and technological capabilities in Latin America
Jorge Katz, Intelis, University of Chile
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference Room
time: 11:00 - 12:30
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26 Constraints to Family Educational Investment in Developing Countries: Using the Asian Financial Crisis in Indonesia as a Natural Experiment
Treena Wu, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 12:30
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26 Impact Evaluation of a Job-Training Programme for Disadvantaged Youths: The Case of Projoven
Henry Espinoza , Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
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27 Economic Development As An Evolutionary Process
Professor Richard R. Nelson, Columbia University
category: public lecture
venue: Maastricht University, Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 18:00
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01 Essays on Economies with Heterogenous Interacting Consumers
Zakaria Babutsidze, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
02 On the embeddedness of entrepreneurial decisions
Uwe Cantner, Friedrich Schiller University Jena and University of Southern Denmark/Odense
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12.30 - 13.30
02 Between family and friends - Understanding the interdependence of private transfers
Florian Tomini, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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06-10 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in an Emerging Economy Context (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Gebze, Turkey
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10 Workshop on patenting in China
category: Conference
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, conference room
time: 08:30 - 17:30
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15 Across the threshold: Reconceptualising the position of states, communities and individuals in processes of migration and transnationalism
Lothar Smith, Nijmegen Centre for Border Research, Radboud University Nijmegen
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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15 Conceptual and policy debates on Afghan migration
Nassim Majidi, Sciences-Po
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:00
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15 New Advances in Migration Impact Assessment
Prof. Peter Nijkamp, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009
time: 15:30
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21 Human resources management practices and learning for innovation in developing countries: pharmaceutical firms in Mexico
Fernando Santiago Rodriguez, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract



04 A Schumpeterian model of growth and inequality
Hélène Latzer, Université de Strasbourg (BETA) and Université Catholique de Louvain la Neuve
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
04 The social division of Belgian pension protection
Prof. Jos Berghman, Centre for Sociological Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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12 Inaugural speech René Kemp
category: public lecture
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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18 Researching African Statehood Dynamics: Negotiability and its Limits
Prof. Martin Doornbos, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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24 Conflicting Demands in Ethnically Diverse Societies: Ethnopolitical Contention and Identity Values in Europe
Victor Cebotari, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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24 Defining, Measuring and Adressing Vulnerability: The Case of Post-Conflict Environment
Maha Ahmed, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
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25 Measuring entrepreneurship across countries
Claude Marcotte, Concordia University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
25 Competing and Complimentary Perspectives on the EU as a Crisis Management Actor
Dennis Gyllensporre, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
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30 On the Universality of Music
Ramin Sadighi and Sohrab Mahdavi , Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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04-15 DIMETIC
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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08 Business subsidies in Finland: the dynamics of application and acceptance stages
Heli Koski, The Research institute of Finish Economy
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT New student class room (Fourth Floor)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
14 Competition and innovation: together a tricky rollercoaster for productivity
Henry van der Wiel, CPB The Netherlands
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT New student class room (Fourth Floor)
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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14 A Formal Theory of the Semi-Private American Welfare State
Kaj Thomsson, Economics Department, Maastricht University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009
time: 12:30
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21 The Making of Policy: Institutionalized or Not?
Carlos Scartascini, Lead Research Economist, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington D.C.
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht, room 0.009
time: 12:30 - 13:30
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26 Distributional Assessment of Emerging Technologies
Susan E. Cozzens, Georgia Tech
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
26 Policy Workshop: REGIONAL INNOVATION MONITOR – Launch and Networking Event
category: External event
venue: Regional Office of Silesia (Casa de Asturias Building), Rue Saint Laurent 36/38, 1000 Brussels
time: 09:00 - 18:00
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16-17 R&D, science, innovation and intellectual property - International Conference in Honour of Jacques Mairesse
category: Conference
venue: ENSAE, Paris
time: 08:45 - 17:30
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20-21 5th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association
category: Conference
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
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22 PhD defence Bertha Vallejo
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
22 PhD defence Donatus Kosi Ayitey
category: PhD defence
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
27-01 Workshop on `The Economics of Knowledge and Innovation’ / Atelier de formation en `Economie de la Connaissance et de l’Innovation’
category: Training seminar
venue: Dakar, Senegal
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27-01 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in a Developing Country Context (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Dakar, Senegal
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30 The Small World of Standard Setting in Wireless Telecommunications
Dr Aija Leiponen, Imperial College, London
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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03 New Approaches to Analyse Determinants of National Innovation Systems in Emerging and Developing Countries
Gerd Meier zu Köcker and Lysann Müller, Institute for Innovation and Technology, iit Berlin; VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik, Berlin
category: Policy seminar
time: 15:00 - 16:00
abstract
10 Innovation and productivity of Dutch fi…rms:A panel data analysis-M. Vancauteren, P. Kort, B. Melenberg and J. Plasmans
Mark Vancauteren, University of Hasselt
category: Academic research seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:30
abstract
14-15 ICPC Nanonet Workshop 2010 Beijing – live webcast
category: External event
venue: Beijing, China
time: 08:45
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06 Measuring and Monitoring Innovation
Pierre Therrien, OECD
category: Academic research seminar
time: 15:00 - 16:30
abstract
20 Efficient development policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: An optimum portfolio approach
Kirsten Wiebe and Adriaan van Zon, UNU MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
time: 15:00 - 16:30
abstract
27-28 Fourth Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies
category: External event
venue: Tartu, Estonia
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01 An analysis of the determinants of starting an R&D project
Sabien. D. Dobbelaere, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen en Bedrijfskunde (FEWEB)
category: Academic research seminar
venue: unu-merit conference room
time: 14:30 - 16:00
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15 A Capability Approach to Entrepreneurship
Wim Naude, UNU-WIDER
category: Academic research seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
22 Enterprise Systems and Innovations
Benjamin Engelstätter, Centre for European Economic Research
category: Academic research seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
29 Multinational enterprises, development and globalisation:Some clarifications and a research agenda
Rajneesh Narula, Reading University Business School, UK
category: Academic research seminar
time: 11:00 - 12:00
abstract



08-09 User and User‐Driven Innovation: Status, Prospects and Implications
category: External event
venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
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22-26 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
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21 Technology transfer and learning under the Kyoto regime
Asel Doranova, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula of Maastricht University Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00
abstract
21 Multinational Subsidiary Evolution: Corporate Change in New EU Member States
Sergey Filippov, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula of Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
28 The economics of free/libre/open source software
Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, UNU-Merit
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, UNU-Merit, Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht
time: 16:00
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07-12 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Islamabad, Pakistan
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20 Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry
Mark Schankerman, The London School of Economics and Political Science
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room, Keizer Karlplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:30 - 16:30
abstract



06-08 GLOBELICS 2009: Inclusive Growth, Innovation and Technological Change: education, social capital and sustainable development
category: External event
venue: Dakar, Senegal
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12-23 DIMETIC
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
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21 Crises and Economic Development: the Indonesian Experience
Prof. Hal Hill, Australian National University
category: Policy seminar
venue: 4th floor offices, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract | More information
22-23 Pathways to industrialization in the 21st century: New challenges and emerging paradigms
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 09:00 - 18:30
abstract
26-30 DEIP El Salvador
category: Training seminar
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29-30 Measuring Innovation: New Evidence in Support of Innovation Policy
category: Project workshop (closed)
venue: Birkbeck, University of London
time: 13:00
abstract



30 Estimating the Patent Premium: Evidence from the Australian Inventor Survey
Paul Jensen, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia, University of Melbourne
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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03-06 Workshop on Evaluation Methods for Development Programmes
category: External event
venue: CRES, Dakar, Senegal
time: 09:00 - 17:30
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03 The Mexican NIS: Institutions, policies and performance. To what extent are the innovation policy models of the OECD useful?
Dr. Gabriela Dutrenit, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City / UNU-MERIT
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
18 Learning in the Management of Agricultural Research and Innovation: The Mexican Produce Foundations
Jose Alexandre Vera Cruz, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City / UNU-MERIT
category: Policy seminar
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
24 Third annual Charles Cooper-lecture: Science and technology in South Africa – Past performance and future prospects
Prof. David Kaplan, University of Cape Town
category: public lecture
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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06 How and when can subsidies be effectively used to induce entry into R&D? Micro-Dynamic evidence from Spain.
Pere Arque, University of Barcelona
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room.
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
10-12 Third Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation and Development - MEIDE
category: Conference
venue: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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13 System building for better policy alignment in the South: the case of salmon farming industry in Chile
Michiko Iizuka, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room.
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
27 Commercializing Academic Research: The Quality of Faculty Patenting
Dirk Czarnitzki, Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract



08 CANCELLED! - Economic Development in Eastern Germany: History, Expectations, and Public Policy
Thomas Steger, University of Leipzig
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room.
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
14 Terms, Images and Realities: The Future of Urbanization
Hans van Ginkel,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room, Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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20 Will Science and Research Survive in Times of Economic Crisis’
Dr. Janez Potočnik, EU Science and Research-Commissioner
category: public lecture
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 17:45 - 18:30
abstract
23 Rethinking Innovation and Development: A Critical Review of Recent Trends in international IP Policy Reforms
Sisule F. Musungu, IQsensato, Geneva
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, conference room
time: 14:00
abstract
28 DIME-RAL 2 conference: Eco-Innovations and Global Sustainable Development
category: Conference
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 18:00
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11 A Look Inside the Forge: Developer Productivity in Open Source Projects
Jan Eilhard, CERNA, Mines Paristech, Paris
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room.
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
12 Embodied Technological Change and Patterns of Investment in Austrian Manufacturing
Sandra Leitner, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 14:00 - 15:30
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20 Mentaal kapitaal
category: External event
venue: Sociëteit De Witte, the Hague, the Netherlands
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26 The Optimal Prevention of Epidemics
Hippolyte d'Albis, Toulouse School of Economics
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
30-03 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy: Evaluating the Impacts of Science, Technology and Innovation Programs
category: Training seminar
venue: Montevideo, Uruguay
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00 Charles Cooper-lecture: Science and technology in South Africa – Past performance and future prospects
David Kaplan, University of Cape Town
category: public lecture
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
02-07 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: New Dehli, India
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11 Building and Blocking: The Two Faces of Technology acquisition
Katrin Hussinger, Maastricht University, KU Leuven, ZEW Mannheim.
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room.
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
12 The Role of Demand in Technical Change
Abraham Garcia,
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 12:00 - 13:30
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12 The Impact of Social Capital on Economic and Social Outcomes
Semih Akçomak,
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 14:00 - 15:30
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12 Knowledge Flows and Social Capital: A Network Perspective on Rural Innovation
Saurabh Arora,
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, the Netherlands
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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17 The Challenges of Disseminating a New Rice Variety in Guinea, Benin and Sierra Leone
Daniel N Dalohoun, West Africa Rural Innovations Policy Studies Hub, United Nations University MERIT/INRA
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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21 Non-R&D innovation of manufacturing firms: theory and evidence from the third European Community Innovation Survey
Can Huang, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
27 Market Transitions, Policy Frames and Responses Within: Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals through a Transnational Lens
Harilal M.S., Centre for Development Studies, India
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU MERIT Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
29 CANCELLED! Migration creation and diversion in the European Union: is Central and Eastern Europe a “natural” member of the Single Market for labour?
Dr. Helena Marques, Manchester Business School, UK
category: Policy seminar
abstract
30 Human capital accumulation, fiscal policy and endogenous growth
Mbaye Diene, CRES, University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar
category: Academic research seminar
time: 12:30
abstract



03 Innovation persistency
Mikko Pohjola, CRE, Turku School of Economics
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
10-11 The 5th International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM2008)
UNU-MERIT, supported by Wuhan University of Technology (China) and Yamaguchi University (Japan)
category: Conference
venue: Kasteel Vaeshartelt (Weert 9, 6222PG, Maastricht)
time: 08:00 - 22:00
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18 Can we evaluate a whole innovation system? The OECD South Africa System Review
Erik Arnold, Technopolis Ltd., Brighton UK
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, 4th floor
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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05 Assessing the Assignation of Public Subsities: Do the Experts Choose the Most Efficient R&D Projects
José García-Quevedo, Economic Institute of Barcelona, University of Barcelona
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT Conference room, 4th floor, Keizer Karlplein 19
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
10-14 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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25 The West and the Rest in the World Economy:1000-2030 Maddisonian and Malthusian Interpretations by Angus Maddison
Angus Maddison, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room, 4th floor, UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
27 Trying to meet the challenge of health innovation for neglected diseases: New players in an old game or a new game and some different players?
Prof. Joanna Chataway, The Open University, UK
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, 4th floor
time: 14:00
abstract
27 Medicines for diseases of the developing world: Innovation and Economic Policy
Rutger Daems,
category: PhD defence
time: 16:00
abstract



02 Creativity and motivation in consumption
Marina Bianchi, Department of Economic Sciences, University of Cassino,
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
06-17 DIMETIC
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00 - 17:45
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16 Estimation of Purchasing Power Parities for Regional and Global Poverty Measurement
Prasada Rao, University of Queensland, School of Economics, Centre for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Auditorium 0.009, Maastricht School of Governance, Kapoenstraat 2, 6211 KW Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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23 The Micro-foundations of Social Contracts, Civil Conflicts, and International Peace-Making
Prof. Mansoob Murshed, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, 4th Floor, UNU-MERIT
time: 16:00 - 17:15
abstract
30-31 Entrepreneurship, Technological Innovation, and Development
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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01 Symposium 'India leads in brain circulation’
category: External event
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4 - 6, Maastricht
time: 09:30 - 13:00
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04 Village-Wide Effects of Agricultural Biotechnology:The Case of Bt Cotton in India
Subramanian Arjunan, Georg-August-University of Goettingen
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT conference room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
05-06 The Internationalisation of Chinese and Indian firms: Trends, Motivations and Strategy
category: Conference
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 13:30 - 13:00
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09 The Challenges of Governance Structure, Trade Disputes and Natural Environment to China's Growth
Wing Thye Woo, University of California Davis
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Auditorium 0.009, Maastricht School of Governance, Kapoenstraat 2, 6211 KW Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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18 Training in Times of Change
Roberto Zachmann, International Labour Organization
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Conference room, 4th floor
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
26 The Internationalisation of Chinese and Indian firms: Policy implications of the new globalisation from the South
category: Conference
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 09:00
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28 Blurred boundaries between firms, and new boundaries within (large multinational) firms: the impact of decentralized networks for innovation
John Cantwell, Rutgers University
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer karelplein 19, conference room, 4th floor
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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10-12 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: The Royal Scientific Society, Amman, Jordan
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10 Closing Symposium Strategic Innovation
category: External event
venue: Eurotel, Koning Albertlaan 264, Lanaken, Belgium
time: 15:30 - 19:00
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13 Internationalization of Indian Enterprises: Patterns, Strategies, Ownership Advantages and Implications
Dr Nagesh Kumar, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer karelplein 19, conference room, 4th floor
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
13 Closing Symposium Strategic Innovation
category: External event
venue: Fortunato, Milaanstraat 120, Sittard, the Netherlands
time: 15:30 - 19:
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16 Improving the European Innovation Scoreboard methodology
category: External event
venue: Centre Albert Borschette -Room 4C, rue Froissart, 36, 1040 Brussels
time: 09:15 - 16:30
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19 Transformations in China
Angus Maddison, UNU-MERIT
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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27 Mental Capital: the economic significance of mental health
Rifka Weekhuizen, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00



06 Linking up eGovernment: Building a Digital Europe
category: External event
venue: Brussels
time: 09:00 - 17:00
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08 Global Income Inequality
Branko Milanovic, World Bank
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: School of Governance, seminar room 009
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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13 Spatial Industrial Complexes: Accessibility, Fuzzy Logic Approach and Regional Policies
Rodrigo SIMÕES, Centre for Economic and Regional Development (Cedeplar) at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-Merit, conference room, 4th floor
time: 16:00
abstract
29 The Economics of Management in a large UK retail organizations
Nick Zubanov, The Netherlands' Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
category: Academic research seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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03 Cointegrated VAR Analyses of a Hybrid DSGE and SVAR Model
Xuxin Mao, Institute of Mathematical Economics (IMW) , Bielefeld University, Germany
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 16:00
abstract
10 Research Collaboration in Nanotech Research: A Case Study of China
Li Tang, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology
category: Academic research seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
14 The Relevance, Types and Practices of Foresight in Decision-Making
Attila Havas, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference room 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
17 A multilevel analysis of innovation in developing countries
Martin Srholec, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK). University of Oslo
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
21-23 Second Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies
category: External event
venue: Beijing, China
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24 Sustainable Energy Development under Uncertainty
Sabine Fuss, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:00
29 Pathways out of Poverty for the 21st Century: The timing of Free Trade.
Erik Reinert, Tallinn University of Technology, NORISS, Norwegian Institute of Strategic Studies, Other Canon Foundation
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Kapoenstraat 2, Seminar room 09
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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06 Human Capital Intensity in R&D-performing Firms Located in Portugal: Do Foreign Multinationals Matter?
Ana Teresa Tavares, University of Porto (CEMPRE, Faculty of Economics)
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
11 Russia and the EU: Strategic Partners or Competing Neighbours
Maastricht Debate,
category: External event
venue: Venue: the Auditorium Faculty of Economics (Tongersestraat 53), Auditorium
time: 19:30 - 21:30
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13 The technological niche and organizational growth and survival: a logical formalization and empirical analysis in the biopharmaceutical industry
Ad van den Oord, Eindhoven Technical Universtity
category: Academic research seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
18 Is the world flat? Globalizing Japan's innovation system
Atsushi Sunami, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
20 Prize or Patent? Innovative Ideas for Funding Medical Drug Development and Access
Panel Discussion,
category: External event
venue: Conference Room 7, UN Headquarters, New York
time: 15:00 - 17:30
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04 Towards a European Strategy in Support of Innovation in Services
category: External event
venue: Berlaymont Building, Room: Jean Rey, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200, Brussels
time: 09:15 - 17:00
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12 Challenges to Science and Technology and Innovation Policy in the Adjustment of Development Goals in China
Shulin Gu, Tsinghua University, China
category: misc
venue: Conference Room, 4th Floor, UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
13 Playing in invisible markets: Innovating to harness the economic power of the poor
Dr. Shyama Ramani,
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Maastricht University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tongersestraat 53
time: 19:30 - 21:30
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14-15 International Workshop of the Catch Up Group on Sectoral Innovation Systems
, Catch Up Project
category: Project workshop (closed)
venue: UNU-MERIT
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15 Explaining Success and Failure in Development
Professor Adam Szirmai, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6
time: 16:30 - 18:00
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19 The Politics of Climate Change
Maastricht Debate,
category: External event
venue: Aula, Faculty of Economics, Maastricht University, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht.
time: 19:30 - 21:30
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21 Breaking path dependence in the energy sector – the need for technology-specific policies
Staffan Jacobsson, Chalmers University of Technology , Sweden
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room of the UNU-MERIT, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
25 Regional Foreign Participation and Externalities: New empirical evidence from Mexican Regions
Jacob A. Jordaan, Free University of Amsterdam
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room, 4th floor, UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht '
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
28 Anthropogenics: a science of adaptive behaviour?
Niels Roling, Wageningen University
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract



15 New Technology Promotion and Self Organising Systems of Innovation: the Case of NERICA in West Africa
Dr. Daniel N. Dalohoun, United Nations University MERIT/INRA, University of Ghana
category: Academic research seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Confernece room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:00 - 16:00
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17 Approach for analysing capabilities in latecomer software companies
Rousseva Rossitza, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
22 ICT and Innovation: Evolving Opportunities
Thomas Andersson, Jonkoping University, Sweden
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 14:30 - 16:00
abstract
28-29 Medical innovation prizes as a mechanism to promote innovation and access
category: External event
venue: Bouillonstraat 1-3, Maastricht
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31 Towards a Taxonomy of National Innovation Systems
Manuel Mira Godinho, School of Economics and Management, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Conference Room
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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05 ICIM 2007
category: External event
venue: Yamaguchi, Japan
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06 Networks of Civil Society Organizations: The case of women’s groups in Turkey
Müge Ozman, Bureau d'Économie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA), Université Louis-Pasteur
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
13 Linking Agricultural Growth and Social Protection: Evidence from Malawi, Ethiopia and Bangladesh
Rachel Slater, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: MGSoG, Kapoenstraat 2, room: 0.009
time: 16:00
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07-08 3rd International Conference on Services and Innovation: Services Innovation - Driving Growth, Driving Profit
category: External event
venue: The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland
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07 Re-inventing the Wheel? – Transferring Best Practices in eGovernment
category: External event
venue: Beaulieu 25, Brussels, Room O/S 1
time: 09:30 - 04:30
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08 Geoengineering and Economic Growth: Making Climate Change Irrelevant or Buying Time?
Sjak Smulders, Department of Economics and CentER, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
15 The impact of related variety on regional growth in Italy in the period 1995-2003
Ron Boschma, Department of Economic Geography, Faculty of GeoSciences, Utrecht University
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
19 Politics, Investor Protection and Competition
Enrico Perotti, University of Amsterdam and UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Conference room, 4th floor, UNU-MERIT, Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:00
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27 Multinationals and Emerging Economies: The Quest for Innovation and Sustainability
category: Project workshop (closed)
venue: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Tongersestraat 53), Room C-107
time: 09:00 - 18:00
abstract
29 Dialogues at the Interface: from North -South transfer to global exchange in development policy
Louk de la Rive Box, International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference Room, 4th floor, Keizer Karelplein 19
time: 16:00
abstract



04 Measuring the Foreign Activities of Multinational Enterprises: The Country-Specific Mismatch between Foreign Direct Investment Data and Actual Economic Activity
Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Nijmegen School of Management
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
08 Is Culture an Obstacle to African Economic Development?
Jean-Philippe Platteau, Centre for Research on the Economics of Development (CRED), University of Namur
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Kiezer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
15 Climate Change Policy as Post-Political Populism
Erik Swyngedouw, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Faculty of Economics, Aula, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
time: 11:00
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17 Reconciling Environmental Conservation with Economic Prosperity; the feasibility of Double Dividens in the Short and Long run
Tobias Kronenberg,
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:00 - 13:30
17 Assessing the impact of foreign direct investment in Transition Economies
Victoria Kravtsova,
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
18 The role of leaders in microfinance groups: experimental study on the role of social structure based on empirical evidence
Jana Vyrastekova, Department of Economics, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
22-26 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
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23-24 Turning knowledge into practice: Getting more out of public investment in innovation
category: External event
venue: Berlin, Germany
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24 Supporting and Monitoring Trade Liberalization: EPAs and the Development Agenda
Francesco Rampa, ECDPM
category: Policy seminar
venue: Faculty of Economics, Tongersestraat 53, C-103; Colloquiumruimte 1
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract



03 Building a Foundation for Sustainable Electronic Governance - From Experience, To Lessons, to a Framework
Dr. Tomasz Janowski, UNU-IIST, Macao
category: Academic research seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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06 Rethinking Development Assistance
David Ellerman, University of California at Riverside
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: MGSoG, Kapoenstraat 2, Maastricht
time: 16:00
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13 Out of the Energy Labyrinth
Carole Nakhle, Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC), University of Surrey
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
18 Semiconductors: Explaining Variations in Catch-up Strategies in Malaysia, China, Taiwan and Korea
Rajah Rasiah, University of Malaya
category: Policy seminar
venue: Conference room, 4th Floor, Keizer Karelplein
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
20 Technological Change during the Ancient Regime
Alessandro Nuvolari, TU/e, ECIS (Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies)
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
20-23 Globelics 2007
category: External event
venue: Saratov, Russia
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20-21 EPIP Conference 2007
, CIRCLE/Lund University, Sweden
category: External event
venue: Lund University, Sweden
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26-27 High Level Workshop on “Dialogues for a Sustainable Development - EU and China”
, Co-organized by organised by the Institute for Strategic and International Studies (Lisbon), with the collaboration of the Institute of European Studies (Free University of Brussels), the UNU-MERIT (Maastricht), the European Institute for Security Studies
category: External event
venue: Centre Culturel Gulbenkian, Paris



27 OECD/MOST (Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology) Conference on China's National Innovation System and Policy
category: External event
venue: Beijing, China



04 Investment in Process Innovation: Technological Obsolescence in Australian Manufacturing
Jerry Courvisanos, School of Business, University of Ballarat, Australia
category: Academic research seminar
time: 12:30
abstract
19 China and India as emerging economic and political superpowers? Impacts on the Global Governance architecture
Dirk Messner, Director, German Development Institute –GDI-, Bonn, Germany
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Carl Dittrich Zaal, Student Service Centre, Bonnefantenstraat 2
time: 16:00
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01 Disarmament, Peace and Conflict Prevention - UNU-MERIT Conference in honour of Ramesh Thakur
category: Conference
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 18:00
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03 Treatment of (energy price) uncertainties in energy systems models
Volker Krey, Programme Group Systems Analysis and Technology Evaluation (STE), Research Centre, Julich
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
04 Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Alternatives in the Energy and Transport Sectors - Policy Issues for Developing Countries
category: External event
venue: UN, New York, Conference Room B
time: 13:15 - 14:45
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09 Capital goods import and manufacturing skills upgrading in developing countries: evidence from the manufacturing sector in Botswana
Alexis Habiyaremye, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Seminar Room, 4th floor
time: 16:00
abstract
24 Joint UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Seminar Series

This seminar has been cancelled. We regret any inconvenience caused.
Arie Halachmi,
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar

30 Cognition, Culture and Management Research
Mark Peterson, Florida Atlantic University
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 15:00
abstract
31-01 Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies
category: Conference
venue: Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
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05 Memberships and the Dynamics of Human Capital
Giulio Zanella, University of Siena, Department of Economics
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
12 Increasing returns to scale and urban characteristics: bridging firms and regions
Gustavo Britto, Land Economy Department, Darwin College, University of Cambridge
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
17 Structural Change and Economic Development
Jose Antonio Ocampo, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), United Nations
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Feestsalon, Bouillonstraat 3 (Faculty of Law), 6200 MD Maastricht
time: 16:00
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25 Social capital and social dysfunction: Evidence from Dutch Municipalities
Semih Akcomak, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Seminar Room, 4th floor
time: 16:00
abstract
26 Different Energy Visions and Implications
Christoph W. Frei, Director, Energy, World Economic Forum; Adjunct Professor, International Energy Policy & Strategy, EPFL, Switzerland
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, Conference Room, 4th floor
time: 16:00
abstract



01 Academics in Networks of Inventors: An Exploration of KEINS Database
Bulat Sanditov, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
07 Habit Formation, Information Exchange and Geography of Demand
Zakaria Babutsidze, UNU-MERIT and Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: PhD seminar
venue: FDEWB, Tongersestraat 53, Room A 0.23
time: 16:00 - choos
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12 Innovation Policy and Innovation in China: towards an Innovative Country
Jun Jin, Research Center for Science, Technology, and Education Policy, Zhejiang University
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 12:00
abstract
15 Which Inequality? The Inequality of Resources Versus the Inequality of Rewards
Ed Hopkins, University of Edinburgh
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract



00 t.b.a.
Szirmai, Eddy, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
01 Sub-currents in the Innovations River -Explaining Innovativeness using New Product Announcements
Wilfred Dolfsma, Utrecht School of Economics and UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
07 Consumption smoothing strategies in Russia: An empirical investigation
Geranda Notten, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
category: PhD seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract
15 Human Capital, Dynamic Preference and Endogenous Transition form Primitive Agriculture to Industrial Mass Production: Three Stages of Economic Development
Rudrani Bhattacharya, Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute
category: Academic research seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht
time: 16:00
abstract



10 Enhancing ICT Use for Agricultural Innovation Systems
Dr. Tugrul Temel,
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, 12:00 hours
abstract
11 Structural Holes, Innovation and the Distribution of Ideas
Robin Cowan, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
15 Renewable Energy Development in China: Integrated Technology and Social Impact Assessment
Dr. Lin Gan, Center for International Climate and Enviromental Research, Oslo
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, 12:00 hours
abstract
19 1st Charles Cooper annual memorial lecture - The Challenge of the Asian Drivers: From Industrial to Innovation Policy
Professor Raphie Kaplinsky,
category: public lecture
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht
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25 HIPCs, Development Assistance and Children: Child Survival Imperatives in Aid Programmes
Jay Chaubey, Ph.D., Senior Policy Advisor, Division of Policy and Planning, UNICEF, New York
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, conference room, 16h00
abstract
30 Energy Consumption, Technological Progress and Economic Policy
Prof. Théophile Azomahou, Université Louis Pasteur , Strasbourg
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, Conference Room, 12:00 hours
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04-07 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Latin America - Indicators of Progress
category: Training seminar
abstract
05 The Role of Noncognitive Skills in Explaining Cognitive Test Scores
Bas ter Weel, Department of Economics and MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
13 The Emerging High Tech Competitors from Asia, Contrasts between the Innovative activities of China and India
Prof. Sunil Mani, Centre for Development Studies, India
category: Policy seminar
venue: Keizer Karelplein 19, Maastricht, 16h00
abstract
14 Dynamics of new techonology diffusion - A study of the Indian automotive industry
Mamata Parhi, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, 12h00
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14 Social structures and the innovation process. Their role in the demand of firms and consumers
Andreas Reinstaller, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, 14h00
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14 Essays on social learning and imitation
Bulat Sanditov, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht, 16h00
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18 The determinants of remittances: A comparison between Albania and Moldova
Jessica Hagen-Zanker (with Melissa Siegel), MGSoG
category: PhD seminar
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07 International Differences in the Family Gap in Pay: The Role of Labor Market Institutions
Daniel Fernandez Kranz, Saint Louis University Madrid
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
08 Buzz Without Being There? Communities of Practice in Context
Meric Gertler, University of Toronto
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, 16:00 hours
abstract
09-10 Bringing the economy forward – innovation policy in Canada and the Netherlands
category: Conference
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht
abstract
14 Introducing Regulation in the Measurement of Efficiency, with an Application to the Canadian Air Carriers Industry
Stéphane Vigeant, University of Lille
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
21 The Intergenerational Transmission of Risk and Trust Attitudes
Uwe Sunde, IZA, Bonn
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
28 What Drives Productivity in Tanzanian Manufacturing Firms: Technology or Institutions?
Micheline Goedhuys, UNU-MERIT
category: Academic research seminar
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28 OSS Impact International Workshop
category: Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS)
venue: Eurovillage (Room London), 80 Boulevard Charlemagne - 1000 Brussels
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02 Global Inequality and Global Macroeconomics
Prof. James Galbraith, Senior Scholar with the Levy Economics Institute, University of Texas
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht
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03 Social Capital, Innovation and Growth: Evidence from Europe
Semih Akcomak, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
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09-20 DIMETIC European Summer School
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands
abstract
10 Information Technology and Inequality: Evidence from British Establishments
Alex Whalley, University of California at Merced
category: Academic research seminar
17 Two-hour workshop on growth dynamics
Timo Trimborn & Karl-Josef Koch, University of Hamburg
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
23-27 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands
abstract
24 Training and Retirement Behavior in the Perspective of the Firm
Raymond Montizaan, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
26 Innovation Systems and Development: The Journey of a Beleaguered Nile Perch Fishery in Uganda
Rose Kiggundu, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Minderbroedersberg, Maastricht
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31 Does Antidumping Use Contribute to Trade Liberalization? An empirical Analysis
Maurizio Zanardi, CentER, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
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05 The Value of Science: Changing Conceptions of Scientific Productivity, 1869-circa 1970.
Benoit Godin, Canadian Science and Innovation Indicators Consortium
category: Academic research seminar
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07-08 Policy, Law and Economics of Intellectual Property - 1st Annual Conference of the EPIP Association
category: External event
venue: Munich, Germany
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07 The Linear Model of Innovation: The Historical Construction of an Analytical Framework
Benoît Godin, Canadian Science and Innovation Indicators Consortium
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, 16:00 hrs
abstract
19 University IPRs and Knowledge Transfer. Is the IPR Ownership Model More Efficient?
Bart Verspagen, ECIS, Eindhoven University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
26 On the Persistence of Inequality in the Distribution of Abilities and Income
Adriaan van Zon, Department of Economics and MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
28 The impact of Free/Libre Open Source Software on innovation and competitiveness of the European Union
category: Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS)
venue: Brussels, Belgium
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28-29 [Call for papers] Barriers to Entry and to Expansion in the Developing World: the Role of Institutional Constraints
category: External event
venue: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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06 Occupational Differences in Unemployment Rates in the United States: Hysteresis or Structural?
Bertrand Candelon, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
27 Foreign Ownership, Technological Capability and Exports: Evidence from Sri Lankan Enterprises
Dr.Ganesh Wignaraja, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht
abstract
28 Half way there: the long walk to freedom and economic justice in South Africa
Francis Wilson, Saldru, School of Economics, University of Cape Town
category: misc
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
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29 The Evolution of Research Collaboration in South Africa
Tom Pogue, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
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30 PhD presentations
category: PhD seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, 10h00
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02 The Pharmacia Story of Entrepreneurship and as a Creative Technical University
Gunnar Eliasson, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
category: Academic research seminar
02-05 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Port Louis, Mauritius
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09 Formulation of Technical, Economic and Environmental Efficiency Measures that are Consistent with the Materials Balance Condition
Tim Coelli, Department of Economics, University of Queensland
category: Academic research seminar
15-17 FM10 Openness: Code, science and content­ - Making collaborative creativity sustainable
category: External event
venue: University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
abstract
16 Qualification and Education Mismatches: Consequences for Workers
Lourdes Badillo-Amador, Technical University of Cartagena
category: Academic research seminar
19 Foreign Direct Investment, Spillovers and Innovation: The Case of the Kenyan Manufacturing Industry
Geoffrey Gachino, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: 12:00, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
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22-24 International Seminar Celso Furtado: Industrial Policy and the Challenges for Competitiveness
category: External event
venue: Sao Paolo, Brazil
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23 Different but Equal: Total Work, Gender and Social Norms in EU and US Time Use
Daniel Hamermesh, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin
category: Academic research seminar
30 Exit in Globalising Industries: The Role of International Sourcing
Leo Sleuwaegen, Department of Applied Economics, Catholic University Leuven
category: Academic research seminar
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04 The Gender Gap and the Sectoral Divide: The Case of Germany 2003
Joan Muysken, Department of economics
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
06 Trade Liberalization, Productivity and Employment- A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries in the 1980s and 1990s
Dr. Deb Kusum Das, University of Delhi, Ramjas College, Department of Economics,
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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11 [canceled]
Mika Maliranta, ETLA, Finland
category: Academic research seminar
13 Research Symposium: Access to Knowledge Issues in Medicine & Open Source
Various speakers, Co-organized by UNU-MERIT and the UNU Office at the United Nations, New York, USA
category: External event
venue: UN, New York, USA
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25 Performance Pay and Multi-Dimensional Sorting – Productivity, Preferences and Gender
Thomas Dohmen, IZA, Bonn
category: Academic research seminar
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26-28 International Workshop - Free/Libre/Open Source Software: Worldwide impact study
category: External event
venue: Brussels, Belgium
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28 Development Economics PhD Seminar
category: PhD seminar
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
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06 Wage Bargaining, Unemployment and Happiness
Tobias Kronenberg, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
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07 Determinants of Firm Sponsored Training Activities - An International Comparison Based on the Second Continuing Vocational Training Survey
Ralf Mytzek, WZB
category: Academic research seminar
07-08 Science and Technology for Development - L20
category: Conference
venue: Maastricht, the Netherlands
abstract
09 Destination-Language Proficiency in Cross-National Perspective: A Study of Immigrant Groups in Nine Western Countries
Frank van Tubergen, Department of Economics, Utrecht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
14 Identifying Behaviour in a Multiproduct Oligopoly: Incumbents' Reaction to Tariffs Dismantling
Jordi Jaumandreu, Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
21 Happiness and Loss Aversion: When Social Participation Dominates Comparison
Maarten Vendrik, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
23 Global and Local Elites Join Hands: Development and Diffusion of Genetically Modified Bt Cotton Technology in Gujarat, India
Esha Shah, Centre for Interdisciplinairy Studies in Environment and Development - ISEC Campus, Bangalore, India
category: Policy seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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27-31 Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)
category: Training seminar
venue: Abuja, Nigeria
abstract
28 The Private Value of Software Patents
Bronwyn Hall, MERIT and Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley
category: Academic research seminar
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07 A Wage Curve for Germany - New Evidence from the GSOEP
Christoph Hilbert, WZB
category: Academic research seminar
09 Human Capital, Infrastructure and Export Diversification in Sub-Saharan African Countries
Alexis Habiyaremye, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD seminar
abstract
14 Cross-Sectional Heterogeneity in Price-Cost Margins and the Extent of Rent Sharing at the Sector and Firm Level in France
Sabien Dobbelaere, Department of Economics, University of Ghent
category: Academic research seminar
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16 Beyond technological determinism: Lower technological intensity and innovation in developing country firms
Helena Barnard, Rutgers Business School, The State University of New Jersey
category: PhD seminar
abstract
23-24 Systematic Workshop on Sectoral Innovation Systems
category: misc
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht,
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20 Workshop on FLOSS and Open Standards for Public Administrations
category: Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS)
venue: Cologne, Germany
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26 UNU-MERIT Mini Conference/Debate in honour of Keith Pavitt
category: misc
venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht
abstract
26 The Distribution of Job Satisfaction among Young European Graduates: Does the Choice of Study Field Matter?
Jose-Gines Mora, CEGES, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
category: Academic research seminar



06-00 Modelling Dynamic Incentives and Making Cheaper Peanuts
Tim Barmby, Department of Economics, University of Aberdeen
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
13-00 The Optimal Patent Length
Paul Schure, Department of Economics, University of Victoria
category: Academic research seminar



01-00 Measuring Educational Efficiency at Student Level with Parametric Stochastic Distance Functions: An Application to Spanish PISA Results
Sergio Perelman, Department of Ecnomics, University of Liege
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
08-00 Earnings Inequality and Reoganization: A Field Experiment
Gerard Pfann, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
15-00 The Dynamics of the Innovation Process in Dutch Manufacturing: A Panel Data Analysis
Wladimir Raymond, Department of Quantitative Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
22-00 Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from European Countries
François Rycx, Department of Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
29-00 Yeasty investment and mushroom productivity growth: An industry perspective on European and American performance, 1987-2003
Marcel Timmer, Department of Economics, University of Groningen
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



04-00 Outsourcing and offshoring of business services: how important is ICT?
Rachel Griffith, Department of Economics, University College London
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
11-00 Are courses chosen to reduce skill deficiencies? An experimental approach
Bart Golsteyn, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
18-00 The Baby Boom and World War II: The Role of Labor Market Experience
Moshe Hazan, Department of Economics, Hebrew University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
25-00 Poverty and Consumption Insurance in Russia
Geranda Notten, School of Governance, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar



06-00 On Manipulation in Information Aggregation Markets
Martin Strobel, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
13-00 The Role of Self-Assessment in Measuring Skills
Jim Allen, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
21-00 Simultaneous Estimation of Income and Price Elasticities of Export Demand, Scale Economies and Total Factor Productivity Growth for Brazil
Thomas Ziesemer, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
27-00 Individual Risk Attitudes: New Evidence from a Large, Representative, Experimentally-Validated Survey
David Huffman, IZA, Bonn
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



03-00 Interfirm R&D Partnering in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Since 1975: Trends, Patterns, and Networks
John Hagedoorn, Department of Organisation and Strategy, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
10-00 Educational Self-Selection and Tasks Assignment
Arnaud Dupuy, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
17-00 Foreign and Domestic R&D Investment
René Belderbos, Department of Applied Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
24-00 Overeducation and Cognitive Decline
Andries de Grip, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
31-00 Evolution of Preferences, Demand, and Growth Through Product Innovation
Abraham Garcia-Torres, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



05-00 Education and Training in a Model of Endogenous Growth with Creative Destruction
Adriaan van Zon, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
07-00 The Circulation of Ideas: Firms versus Markets
NOTE: THU, 4PM Enrico Perotti, Department of Economics, University of Amsterdam
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
12-00 Misrepresentation and Fudge - The OECD NAIRU Consensus
Joan Muysken, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
19-00 Endogenous Growth and Changing Sectoral Composition in Advanced Economies
Giulia Felice, Department of Economics, University of Pavia
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
26-00 The Literacy Hour
Stephen Machin, Department of Economics, University College London
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



01-00 Educational Opportunities and the Role of Institutions: An International Comparison
Andreas Ammermuller, ZEW, Mannheim
category: Academic research seminar
08-00 Technological Base and the Evolution of Complex Learning Networks: An Agent-Based Simulation
Adam Tatarynowicz, Department of Business Administration, University of St. Gallen
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
15-00 The Relationship Between Labour Market Integration and Family Formation Among Tertiary Education Graduates in Europe
Maarten Wolbers, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
22-00 Innovation Propensity and Unobserved Firm-Heterogeneity: Estimating a Varying-Coefficients Binary Choice Model Using the Generalized Maximum Entropy Method
Marc Tiri, Limburg University Center, Diepenbeek
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
29-00 The World Technology Frontier
Francesco Caselli, Department of Economics, Harvard University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



15-00 Jobs for Young University Graduates: Is It Worth Having a Degree?
Ana Rute Cardoso, IZA, Bonn
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
22-00 14h00 - 17h30: Workshop on Innovation
Organiser: Pierre Mohnen, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



07-00 Uncertain Technological Change
Paul de Hek, Department of Economics, Erasmus University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



02-00 How Changes in Benefits Entitlement Affect Jobfinding: Lessons from the Slovenian "Experiment"
Jan van Ours, Department of Economics, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
09-00 Natural Resources, Innovation, and Growth
Elissaios Papyrakis, Institute for Environmental Studies, Free University Amsterdam
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
16-00 Student Time Allocations and Learning Environment
Christoph Meng, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
23-00 R&D Depreciation, Stocks, User Costs and Productivity Growth for US Knowledge Intensive Industries
Theofanis P. Mamuneas, University of Cyprus
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
30-00 Explaining the Occupational Structure of Dutch Sectors of Industry, 1988-2002
Frank Cörvers, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



05-00 Creative Careers: The Life Cycles of Nobel Laureates in Economics
Bruce A. Weinberg, Department of Economics, Ohio State University, Columbus
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
12-00 Spatial Proximity and Complementarities in the Trading of Tacit Knowledge
Nesli Aydogan, Department of S&O, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
19-00 The Relationship Between Geographical Mobility and Education-Job Mismatches
Maud Hensen, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
26-00 [canceled] Market Structure and Technology Diffusion Incentives under Alternative Environmental Policy Schemes
Frans de Vries, Department of Economics, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



07-00 People People
Bas ter Weel, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
14-00 Dynamics of Trust within Communities of Practice: Goodwill, Reputation and Social Norms
Paul Muller, BETA, University of Strassbourg
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
21-00 Schooling Inequality and Growth
Bas Straathof, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
28-00 Competitive First Degree Price Discrimination and Quality Selection
David Encaoua, Department of Economics, University of Paris I
category: Academic research seminar



02-00 The evolution of R&D alliances relevance
Julia Stradi, Université Paris 1, Paris, France
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
03-00 IT diffusion and new industry and labour market dynamics
2 Day MERIT Workshop (3-4 June 2004), Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
10-00 The mystery of monogamy
Omer Moav, Department of Economics, Hebrew University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



11-00 Explaining development patterns through interactions between local and international systems
Tommaso Ciarli, Department of Economics, University of Ferrara
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
18-00 An assessment of the Israeli innovation networks: The experience of the Magnet program
Devrim Göktepe, Division of Innovation, Lund University, Sweden
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
25-00 Patterns of growth of technology based on SMEs in Europe
Paola Giuri, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



06-00 Entry deterrence and multidimensional competition in the satellite pay-TV market
Nicola Matteucci, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
13-00 Economic performance, human cooperation, and the major histocompatibility complex
Lex Borghans, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
20-00 ICT revolution, globalisation, and informational lock-in
Bulat Sanditov, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
27-00 Shifts and twists in the relative productivity of skilled labor: Reconciling accelerated SBTC witht the producitivty slowdown
Arnaud Dupuy, ROA, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



02-00 Licensing of university innovations: The role of a technology transfer office
Reinhilde Veugelers, Department of Applied Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
09-00 The effects of education on health
Wim Groot, Department of Economics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
16-00 Are skill requirements in the workplace rising? Distinguishing between skill-biased technological change and over-education
Alexandra Spitz, ZEW, Mannheim
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
23-00 Consumer behaviour: Utility maximization and a quest for novelty
Abraham Garcia Torres, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
31-00 Cartel stability with time-dependent detection probabilities
Jeroen Hinloopen, University of Amsterdam
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



03-00 Increasing returns and the variety of traded goods: Evidence for the OECD, 1961-2000
Bas Straathof, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
10-00 Productivity, innovation and ICT in old and new Europe
Bart van Ark, Department of Economics, University of Groningen
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
17-00 On the nature of education and training as drivers of growth
Roberto Antonietti, Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



00 Schooling Inequality and Growth
Bas Straathof, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar



02-00 Does learning lead to coordination on market clearing institutions?
Georg Kirchsteiger, Department of Economics, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
09-00 The evolution of R&D networks
Lorenzo Zirulia, Department of Economics, Bocconi University, Italy
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
16-00 The curse of natural resources in the transition economies
Tobias Kronenberg, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



04-00 Debreu’s coefficient of resource utilization, the Solow residual, and TFP: The connection by Leontief preferences
Thijs ten Raa, CentER, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
11-00 Property crime with private protection: A market-for-offenses approach
Louis Hotte, Department of Economics, University de Namur
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
18-00 The determinants of R&D financing constraints: Evidence from Belgian Companies
Michele Cincera, Department of Economics, University of Brussels
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



07-00 The role of the information sector in India: a critical assessment
Debesh Chakraborty, Department of Economics, Jadavpen University, India
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
14-00 Peer enforcement by ostracism in common pool resource management: An experimental analysis
Daan van Soest, CentER, Tilburg University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
21-00 A note on self-employment rates and job generation in metropolitan areas
Martin Carree, Department of Organization and Strategy, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
28-00 ICT and network effects
Huub Meijers, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar



16-00 Changing places: networks and job markets in open science
Robin Cowan, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
23-00 How to sow and reap as you go: a simple model of cyclical endogenous growth
Emmanuelle Fortune, MERIT, Maastricht University
category: Academic research seminar
30-00 On reputation, leadership and communities of practice
Paul Muller, University Louis Pasteur, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, Strasbourg:
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



17-00 Open source software development and innovation
Thierry Warin, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont & CIRANO
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
26-00 Marriage and career: the dynamic decisions of young men
Eric D. Gould, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (NOTE: 16.00 hrs., Room 0.089 TS53, in association with METEOR)
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



06-00 Information technology and the value of skills: A systematically varying parameter model applied to 64 European regions
Bas ter Weel, MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
13-00 Economic activity and institutions: Taking stock
Saeed Parto, MERIT, Maastricht , the Netherlands
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
20-00 Productivity effects of organizational change: Microeconometric evidence
Irene Bertschek, ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
26-00 Welfare to temporary work: Implications for labor market outcomes
Kenneth R. Troske, University of Missouri, Columbia MO, United States
category: Academic research seminar
abstract



01-00 What determines technological hits? Geography and firm competencies in biotechnology vs. “traditional” chemicals
Myriam Mariani, MERIT and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
08-00 Firm Level Innovation and Productivity- Is there a Common Story Across Countries?
Bettina Peters, ZEW, Mannheim, Germany
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
08-00 Spillovers reconsidered: How optimal R&D subsidies depend on the spillover process
Georg von Graevenitz, University College London, United Kingdom
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
08-00 Technology, entrepreneurship, and inequality
Alfonso Gambardella, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
15-00 Social norms and income distribution in conspicuous consumption: on the diffusion of consumer good innovationinvaders
Andreas Reinstaller, MERIT, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
22-00 The empirical economic growth literature: Robustness, significance and size
Henri de Groot, Free University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
category: Academic research seminar
abstract
29-00 Breadth and depth of search on a technology landscape
Karén Hovhannisian, Visiting Researcher MERIT, the Netherlands
category: Academic research seminar
abstract