Latest Publications

Vertesy, Daniel, Jul 2015, The Contours of the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry, in: Eriksson, S. and Steenhuis, H-J (eds), The global commercial aviation industry, Routledge, New York, US; Abingdon, UK, 1-32, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, Julia de Bresser & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Irregular Migration Routes to Europe and Factors Influencing Migrants’ Destination Choices, Commissioned by Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatie Centrum (WODC), More information

Fransen, Sonja, 2015, Remittances, Bonds and Bridges: Remittances and Social Capital in Burundi, The Journal of Development Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2015.1041517, More information

McGregor, Elaine, Katrin Marchand & Melissa Siegel, Jul 2015, Swiss Migration Partnerships: A New Tool for Bilateral Cooperation on Migration?, Do migration partnerships improve policy and institutional coherence? Do they help countries to promote the positive effects that migration can have while addressing its challenges constructively? Do they reflect an even balance of power between partner countries? Are they a potential model for bilateral cooperation on migration? These were some of the questions explored in a recent evaluation of the Swiss migration partnerships by researchers at UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance, 8, More information

Celbis, Mehmet Guney, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2015, Infrastructure and the International Export Performance of Turkish Regions, in: A. A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp (eds), The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions, World Scientific, London, UK, pp. 319 - 350, More information

Sanditov, Bulat, Jojo Jacob, Alex Surpatean, René Wintjes, Simone Sasso & Ad Notten, Feb 2015, Inventory of the patents and publications of FP7 projects in the field of ICT, The inventory includes data on 295 patents and 18,158 publications resulting from FP7 funded projects in the field of ICT (ICT theme within Cooperation Programme and eInfrastructures within Capacities Programme), More information

Broich, Tobias, Adam Szirmai & Kaj Thomsson, 2015, Precolonial centralisation, foreign aid and modern state capacity in Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-025

Foster-McGregor, Neil, Florian Kaulich & Robert Stehrer, 2015, Global Value Chains in Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-024

Iizuka, Michiko, 2015, Diverse and uneven pathways towards transition to low carbon development: the case of solar PV technology in China, Innovation and Development,

Siegel, Melissa, Katrin Marchand & Elaine McGregor, 2015, Independent Evaluation of Swiss Migration Partnerships: Final Report, Deliverable project 'Evaluation of the Swiss Migration Partnerships'

Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2015, Regional policies: convergence, trade and the allocation of public capital, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Cebotari, Victor, 2015, Civic, Ethnic, Hybrid and Atomized Identities in Central and Eastern Europe, Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, (online first) DOI: 10.1080/1070289X.2015

Henning, Florian, 2015, Interoperability governance and standards adoption in government information networks, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Koser, Khalid & Katherine Kuschminder, 2015, Key findings of comparative research on assisted voluntary return and reintegration of migrants, Migration Policy Practice, Vol. V, Number 1, More information

Szirmai, Adam, 2015, Socio-Economic Development, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom, 791 pages, More information

Turkeli, Serdar & René Kemp, 2015, Effective research and innovation (R&I) policy in the EU-28: A causal and configurational analysis of political governance determinants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-023

Hollanders, Hugo, Nordine Es-Sadki & Minna Kanerva, Mar 2015, Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015, Commissioned by the European Commission, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

De Marchi, Valentina, Elisa Giuliani & Roberta Rabellotti, 2015, Local innovation and global value chains in developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-022

Groen, Niels Peter, 2015, The never-ending project: understanding e-government project escalation, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Vanore, Michaella, 2015, The Psychosocial Health of Children 'Left Behind' by Migrant Kin in Moldova and Georgia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Copp, Derek, 2015, Teacher-based reactivity to provincial large-scale assessment in Canada, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Conteh, Ibrahim, 2015, Natural Hazards and Education: The Impact of Floods on Primary School Education in Zambia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Fransen, Sonja, 2015, The economic and social effects of remittances and return migration in conflict-affected areas: The case of Burundi, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Loschmann, Craig, Christopher R. Parsons & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Does Shelter Assistance Reduce Poverty in Afghanistan?, World Development, pp. 305-322, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.05.022, More information

Burlacu, Irina & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2015, Cross-border Social Security Coordination, Mobility of Labour and Pension Outcomes, in: Salagean I., Lomos C. & Hartung A. (Eds.), The young and the elderly at risk: Individual outcomes and contemporary policy challenges in European societies, Intersentia, UK, More information

Ramani, Shyama V. , Ajay Thutupalli, Eduardo Urias & Rushva Parihar, 2015, A refinement of framework model of interlinkages of MNEs in emerging countries for measuring their contribution towards MDGs, for "A Framework Model on MNE’s impact on global development challenges in emerging markets", Grant agreement no: 612889

Ramani, Shyama V. & Rushva Parihar, 2015, Linkages between sanitation, health and poverty reduction, for "A Framework Model on MNE's impact on global development challenges in emerging markets", Grant agreement no: 612889

Confraria, Hugo & Fernando Vargas, Jun 2015, Scientific networks and collaborations with industry in Latin America, European meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE). Maastricht

Opolot, Daniel, 2015, The evolution of beliefs and strategic behaviour, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Ramani, Shyama V. & Eduardo Urias, 2015, Access to critical medicines: When are compulsory licenses effective in price negotiations?, Social Science & Medicine, 135, 75-83, More information

Vanore, Michaella & Melissa Siegel, 2015, The evolution of gendered migration trajectories from Moldova & Georgia, Comparative Migration Studies, Volume 3 Issue 4, More information

Hercog, Metka & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Promoting Circular International Migration of the Highly Skilled, in: Diego Acosta Arcarazo and Anja Wiesbrock (Eds), Global Migration Old Assumptions, New Dynamics, Praeger, USA, More information

Carling, Jørgen, Erlend Paasche & Melissa Siegel, May 2015, Finding Connections: The Nexus between Migration and Corruption, Feature article on MPI website, More information

Hollanders, Hugo, Anthony Arundel & Luca Casali, 2015, How European public sector agencies innovate: The use of bottom-up, policy-dependent and knowledge-scanning innovation methods, Research Policy, Volume 44, Issue 7, More information

Bartekova, Eva & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Impact of electricity prices on foreign direct investment: Evidence from the European Union, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-021

Neubourg, Chris, J. Karpati & Victor Cebotari, 2015, Deprivation and poverty among children in Tajikistan: A multiple overlapping deprivation analysis, Country report, UNICEF Tajikistan

Mazzucato, Valentina, Victor Cebotari, A. Veale, A. White, M. Grassi & J. Vivet , 2015, International Parental Migration and the Psychological Well-being of Children in Ghana, Angola, and Nigeria, Social Science and Medicine, 132, 215-224, DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.058

Edle von Gaessler, Anne & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Optimal education in times of ageing: The dependency ratio in the Uzawa-Lucas growth model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-020

Beekman, Gonne, Marcel Gatto & Eleonora Nillesen, 2015, Family Networks and Income Hiding: Evidence from Lab-in-the-Field Experiments in Rural Liberia, Journal of African Economies, doi: 10.1093/jae/ejv008, More information

Diene, Mbaye, Bity Diene & Théophile T. Azomahou, 2015, Human capital productivity, endogenous growth and welfare: The role of uncertainty, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming

Azomahou, Théophile T., R. Boucekkine & Bity Diene, 2015, AIDS and development: An inquiry into their economic channels, The Journal of African Development, Forthcoming, Vol

Azomahou, Théophile T., R. Boucekkine, Pierre Mohnen & Bart Verspagen, 2015, Inroduction to the Macroeconomic Dynamics special issue on Technology aspects in the process of development, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming

Meshkovska, Biljana, Melissa Siegel, Sarah E. Stutterheim & Arjan E. R. Bos, 2015, Female Sex Trafficking: Conceptual Issues, Current Debates, and Future Directions, Journal of Sex Research, Volume 52, Issue 4, More information

Goedhuys, Micheline & Martin Srholec, 2015, Technological capabilities, institutions and firm productivity, a multilevel study, European Journal of Development Research, 27(2), More information

Bilgili, Özge, Thomas Huddleston & Anne-Linde Joki, 2015, The Dynamics between Integration Policies and Outcomes: a Synthesis of the Literature, This paper has been published in the framework of the project 'Integration Policies: Who benefits? The development and use of indicators in integration debates', directed by the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs and the Migration Policy Group, More information

Bilgili, Özge & Ilire Agimi, 2015, Supporting Immigrant Integration in Europe: What Role for Origin Countries' Subnational Authorities?, This report is part of the INTERACT research project, led by the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute. INTERACT is implemented by a consortium built by the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the Migration Policy Institute Europe, More information

Tequame, Miron & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2015, Higher education and fertility: Evidence from a natural experiment in Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-019

Hollanders, Hugo & Dominique Foray, 2015, An assessment of the Innovation Union Scoreboard as a tool to analyse national innovation capacities: The case of Switzerland, Research Evaluation, (2015) 24 (2): 213-228, More information

Tirivayi, Nyasha & John R Koethe, 2015, HIV disease severity and employment outcomes in affected households in Zambia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-018

Bhupatiraju, Samyukta, 2015, The Geographic Dimensions of Growth and Development, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information