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Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, Oct 2014, Young Entrepreneurs in Rural Africa: Prevalence, Determinants, Productivity, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8564, More information

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, Oct 2014, Non-Farm Enterprises in Rural Africa: New Empirical Evidence, Policy Research Working Paper No. WPS 7066. Washington, DC: World Bank Group, More information

Cadena Gaitan , Carlos, 2014, Green Politics in Latin American Cities, Sustainable Transport, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Lafond, François, 2014, The evolution of knowledge systems, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Coccia, Mario & Lili Wang, 2014, Path-breaking directions of nanotechnology-based chemotherapy and molecular cancer therapy, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, DOI:10.1016/j.techfore.2014.09.007, More information

Egbetokun, Abiodun, Omolayo Oluwatope, David Adeyeye & Maruf Sanni, 2014, The role of industry and economic context in open innovation: Evidence from Nigeria, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-073

Waidler, Jennifer, Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Do remittances and social assistance have different impacts on expenditure patterns of recipient households? The Moldovan case, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-072

Meijers, Huub, Joan Muysken & Olaf Sleijpen, 2014, The deposit financing gap: Another Dutch disease, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-071

Nomaler, Önder & Bart Verspagen, 2014, Analysing global value chains using input-output economics: Proceed with care, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-070

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, Oct 2014, Labor Productivity in Rural African Enterprises: Empirical Evidence from the LSMS-ISA, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8524, More information

Mideros Mora, Andres, Oct 01, 2014, Régimen del buen vivir y el rol de la protección social no-contributiva para la erradicación de la pobreza. El caso de Ecuador, V Congreso Internacional en Gobierno, Administración y Políticas Públicas GIGAPP-IUIOG. Madrid, 30-31 September and 1 October 2014. , More information

Farla, Kristine, Denis de Crombrugghe & Bart Verspagen, 2014, Institutions, Foreign Direct Investment, and Domestic Investment: Crowding Out or Crowding In?, World Development, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.04.008

Farla, Kristine, 2014, Industrial Policy for Growth, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, DOI:10.1007/s10842-014-0183-3

Farla, Kristine, 2014, Determinants of firms’ investment behaviour: a multilevel approach, Applied Economics, 46(34) 4231-4241. DOI:10.1080/00036846.2014.955167

Foster-McGregor, Neil, A. Isaksen & Florian Kaulich, 2014, Learning by Exporting versus Self-Selection: New evidence for 19 sub-Saharan African Countries, Economics Letters, 125, 212-214, More information

Crespi, Gustavo, Ezequiel Tacsir & Fernando Vargas, 2014, Innovation and productivity in services: Empirical evidence from Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-069

Houte, Marieke, Melissa Siegel & Tine Davids, 2014, Return to Afghanistan: Migration as Reinforcement of Socio-Economic Stratification, in: P. J. Boyle and A. M. Findlay (eds), Population, Space and Place, Wiley, NJ, USA, More information

Fauchart, E. & Robin Cowan, 2014, Weak links and the management of reputational interdependencies, Strategic Management Journal, 35(4): 532-549

Baum, Joel, Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2014, Does evidence of network effects on firm performance in pooled cross-section support prescriptions for network strategy?, Strategic Management Journal, Vol 35(5): 652–667

Babutsidze, Zakaria & Robin Cowan, 2014, Showing or telling? Local interaction and organization of behavior, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, vol. 9(2): 151-181

Franco-Correa, Andrea, 2014, An individual-centered approach to multidimensional poverty: The cases of Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-068

Palsson, Gisli, Bronislaw Szerszynski, Sverker Sörlin, John Marks, Bernard Avril, Carole Crumley, Heide Hackmann, Poul Holm, John Ingram, Alan Kirman, Mercedes Pardo Buendía & Rifka Weehuizen, 2014, Reconceptualizing the ‘Anthropos’ in the Anthropocene: Integrating the social sciences and humanities in global environmental change research, Environmental Science & Policy, Volume 28, April 2013, Pages 3-13

Lokkerbol, Joran, Dirk Adema, Pim Cuijpers, Charles F. Reynolds III, Richard Schulz, Rifka Weehuizen & Filip Smit, 2014, Improving the Cost-Effectiveness of a Healthcare System for Depressive Disorders by Implementing Telemedicine: A Health Economic Modeling Study, The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Volume 22, Issue 3, March 2014, Pages 253-262

Tirivayi, Nyasha, 2014, Widowhood and barriers to seeking health care in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-067

Tirivayi, Nyasha, Henriette Maasen van den Brink & Wim Groot, 2014, Size and economies of scale in higher education and the implications for mergers, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-066

Tirivayi, Nyasha & Wim Groot, 2014, The impact of food transfers for people living with HIV/AIDS: Evidence from Zambia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-065

Tirivayi, Nyasha, 2014, Giving in South Africa: Determining the influence of altruism, inequality aversion and social capital, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-064

Mideros Mora, Andres & C. O'Donoghue, 2014, The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-063

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2014, Female Return Migration and Reintegration in Ethiopia, PhD dissertation, Maastricht University, More information

Narula, Rajneesh, 2014, The viability of sustained growth by India's MNEs: India's dual economy and constraints from location assets, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-062

Collinson, Simon C. & Rajneesh Narula, 2014, Asset recombination in international partnerships as a source of improved innovation capabilities in China, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-061

Lafond, François, 2014, The size of patent categories: USPTO 1976-2006, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-060

Hall, Bronwyn & Vania Sena, 2014, Appropriability mechanisms, innovation and productivity: Evidence from the UK, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-059

Narula, Rajneesh & Andrea Martinez-Noya, 2014, International R&D alliances by firms: Origins and development, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-058

Kwasi Fosu, Augustin, Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer, 2014, Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Fresh evidence from African countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-057

Bartekova, Eva, Sep 05, 2014, The Role of Rare Earths Supply Risk in Low Carbon Technologies Innovation, ERES 2014 - First European Rare Earth Resources Conference, 4-7 September 2014, Milos - Greece, More information

Arias Ortiz, Elena, Gustavo Crespi, Alejandro Rasteletti & Fernando Vargas, 2014, Productivity in services in Latin America and the Caribbean, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-056

Gault, Fred, 2014, Where are innovation indicators, and their applications, going?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-055

Iizuka, Michiko & Ajay Thutupalli, 2014, Globalization, the rise of biotechnology and catching up in agricultural innovation: The case of Bt technology in India, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-054

Guney Celbis, Mehmet & Serdar Turkeli, 2014, Does too much work hamper innovation? Evidence for diminishing returns of work hours for patent grants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-053

Bresson, G., J.-M. Etienne & Pierre Mohnen, 2014, How important is innovation? A Bayesian factor-augmented productivity model on panel data, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-052

Loschmann, Craig, Melissa Siegel & Christopher R. Parsons, 2014, Does shelter assistance reduce poverty in Afghanistan?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-051

Ramani, Shyama V. & Vivekananda Mukherjee, 2014, Can breakthrough innovations serve the poor (bop) and create reputational (CSR) value? Indian case studies, Technovation, 34, 295-304

Ramani, Shyama V. , S.E. Reid & Jorge Niosi, 2014, Bionetworks vs nanonetworks: A comparison of diffusion rates of emerging technologies, International Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 13, Nos. 1/2/3, 90-104

Ramani, Shyama V. (ed.), 2014, Nanotechnology and Development: What’s in it for Emerging Countries?, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, More information

Ramani, Shyama V. (ed.), 2014, Innovation in India: Combining Economic Growth with Inclusive Development, Cambridge University Press, UK, More information

Sonne, Lina, 2014, Mapping regional social enterprise ecosystems in India: Framework and indicators, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-050

Broich, Tobias & Adam Szirmai, 2014, China's economic embrace of Africa - An international comparative perspective, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-049

Escobar, D. A., Carlos Cadena Gaitan & F. J. Garcia, 2014, Accessibility analysis as an urban planning tool: Gas station location, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-048

Wang, Lili, Jojo Jacob & Zibiao Li, Jun 16, 2014, Funding for some, spills for others: Explaining the emergence of nanotechnology in Chinese regions, DRUID 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 16-18, 2014., More information