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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 1, 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

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 17(2), More information

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

Es-Sadki, Nordine & Anthony Arundel, 2015, The impact of the regional environment on the knowledge transfer outcomes of public research organisations: preliminary results for Europe, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-017

Pietrobelli, Carlo & Fernanda Puppato, 2015, Technology foresight and industrial strategy in developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-016

Marchand, Katrin, Sarah Langley & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Diaspora engagement in development: An analysis of the engagement of the Nigerian diaspora in Germany and the potentials for cooperation, Study commissioned by GIZ on the engagement of two African diaspora groups in Germany

Bonfiglio, Ayla, Elaine McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Diaspora engagement in development: An analysis of the engagement of the Kenyan diaspora in Germany and the potentials for cooperation, Study commissioned by GIZ on the engagement of two African diaspora groups in Germany

Marin, Anabel & Lilia Stubrin, 2015, Innovation in natural resources: New opportunities and new challenges. The case of the Argentinian seed industry, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-015

Freeman, Ian, Tamara A. Kool, Charles Low, Sam Salsal & Emilia Toczydlowska (eds.), 2015, Inside the Black Box: Contributions to the discussion on official development assistance, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-014

Bluhm, Richard, 2015, Growth Dynamics and Development: Essays in Applied Econometrics and Political Economy, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, 2015, The Prospects and Politics of Social Protection Reform in Zambia, IDS Working Paper 453, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) Scholarship, More information

Goedhuys, Micheline & Leo Sleuwaegen, 2015, Human capital, innovation and the distribution of firm growth rates, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-013

Aboal, Diego & Ezequiel Tacsir, 2015, Innovation and productivity in services and manufacturing: The role of ICT investment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-012

Wang, Lili & Mario Coccia, 2015, Evolutionary convergence of the patterns of international research collaborations across scientific fields, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-011

Lavopa, Alejandro, 2015, Structural transformation and economic development. Can development traps be avoided?, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Arundel, Anthony & Nuttaneeya (Ann) Torugsa, 2015, The nature and incidence of workgroup innovation in the Australian public sector: Evidence from the 2011 State of the Service survey, Australian Journal of Public Administration, doi:10.1111/1467-8500.12095, 2015, More information

Falvey, Rod & Neil Foster-McGregor, 2015, North-South FDI and Bilateral Investment Treaties, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-010

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2015, Information and Communication Technology in Sudan: An Economic Analysis of Impact and Use in Universities, Springer International Publishing, AG, Cham, Switzerland, Springer Series Contributions to Economics, 374 p, More information

Crescenzi, Riccardo, Carlo Pietrobelli & Roberta Rabellotti, 2015, The location strategies of multinationals from emerging countries in the EU regions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-009

Konte, Maty, 2015, The effects of remittances on support for democracy in Africa: Are remittances a curse or a blessing?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-008

Cevikarslan, Salih, 2015, Research joint ventures in an R&D driven market with evolving consumer preferences: An evolutionary multi-agent based modelling approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-007

Zhao, Jinjin, 2015, Urban water management reform: The case of China, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Chattopadhyay, Sutapa, 2015, Review Essay of Silvia Federici's 'Revolution at Point Zero'. PM Press. Capitalism Nature Socialism, Taylor and Francis group, Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/10455752.2015.1005989, More information

Rodriguez, Omar, 2015, Entrepreneurship and its analysis in Colombia: A contextualized literature review, Cuadernos de Economía, 34(66)

Azomahou, Théophile T. & Eleni Abraham Yitbarek, 2015, Poverty persistence and informal risk management: Micro evidence from urban Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-006

Awel, Yesuf & Théophile T. Azomahou, 2015, Risk preference or financial literacy? Behavioural experiment on index insurance demand, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-005

Zhelyazkova, Nevena, 2015, Work-Family Reconciliation and Use of Parental Leave in Luxembourg. Empirical Analysis of Administrative Records, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Vallizadeh, Ehsan, Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Offshoring of medium-skill jobs, polarization, and productivity effect: Implications for wages and low-skill unemployment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-004

Ruiz, Isabel, Melissa Siegel & Carlos Vargas-Silva, 2015, Forced Up or Down? The Impact of Forced Migration on Social Status, Journal of Refugee Studies, doi: 10.1093/jrs/feu035, More information

Guney Celbis, Mehmet, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2015, Infrastructure and Trade: A Meta-Analysis, Region, Volume 1, Number 1, 2014, 25-65, More information

Bluhm, Richard & Kaj Thomsson, 2015, Ethnic divisions, political institutions and the duration of declines: A political economy theory of delayed recovery, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-003

Iizuka, Michiko & Jorge Katz, 2015, Globalization, Sustainability and the Role of Institutions: the case of the Chilean salmon industry, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, DOI:10.1111/tesg.12132, More information

Iizuka, Michiko, Philippe Mawoko & Fred Gault, Jan 2015, Innovation for Development in Southern and Eastern Africa: Challenges for Promoting ST&I Policy, After three decades of trial and error, innovation policy is now taking off in Africa. The brief covers a brief background of ST&I policy in Africa, common profiles of 11 Southern and Eastern African countries and challenges and potential research areas., 8, More information