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Fagerberg, Jan & Bart Verspagen, 2014, One Europe or several? Causes and consequences of the European stagnation, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-025

Al Raee, Mueid, Elvis Amoateng, Elvis Avenyo, Youssef Beshay, Mira Bierbaum, Charlotte Keijser & Rashmi Sinha, 2014, Millennium Development Goals: Tool or token of global social governance?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-024

Kuschminder, Katherine & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Migration & development: A world in motion - Ethiopia country report, IS Academy Migration and Development survey Ethiopia

Iizuka, Michiko, 2014, Innovation Systems Framework: Still Useful for New Challenges?, The Ritsumeikan Economic Review, Volume 62 No. 5&6 83-98

Zhelyazkova, Nevena, 2014, Parental leave take up and return to work of mothers in Luxembourg: An application of the model of nested dichotomies, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-023

Zhelyazkova, Nevena, 2014, Discovering and explaining work-family strategies of parents in Luxembourg, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-022

Guney Celbis, Mehmet, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2014, Infrastructure and the international export performance of Turkish regions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-021

Guney Celbis, Mehmet, Denis de Crombrugghe & Joan Muysken, 2014, Public investment and regional politics: The case of Turkey, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-020

Loschmann, Craig & Melissa Siegel, 2014, The influence of vulnerability on migration intentions in Afghanistan, Migration and Development, DOI: 10.1080/21632324.2014.885259, More information

Ashok, Mona, Rajneesh Narula & Andrea Martinez-Noya, 2014, End-user collaboration for process innovation in services: The role of internal resources, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-019

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2014, The impact of ICT in public and private universities in Sudan, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-018

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2014, Overview of knowledge transfer in MENA countries - The case of Egypt, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-017

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2014, Structure of labour market and unemployment in Sudan, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-016

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2014, Education, training and skill development policies in Arab Gulf countries: Macro-micro overview, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-015

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2014, Assessment of effectiveness of Chinese aid in competence building and financing development in Sudan, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-014

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, 2014, Non-Farm Entrepreneurship in Rural Africa: Patterns and Determinants, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8008, More information

Czarnitzki, Dirk, Bronwyn Hall & Hanna Hottenrott, 2014, Patents as quality signals? The implications for financing constraints on R&D, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-013

Triulzi, Giorgio, 2014, Technology life cycle and specialization patterns of latecomer countries. The case of the semiconductor industry, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-012

Sturge, Georgina, Elaine McGregor & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Watching a World in Motion: Reflections on the IS Academy Project, IS Academy Policy Brief No.19, More information

Ong, Cheng Boon, 2014, Tipping points? Ethnic composition change in Dutch big city neighbourhoods, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-011

García-Peñalosa, Cecilia & Maty Konte, 2014, Why are women less democratic than men? Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries?, Forthcoming World Development, ??

Konte, Maty, 2014, Gender difference in support for democracy in sub-Saharan Africa: Do social institutions matter?, WIDER Working Paper WP/2014/044 Gender difference in support for democracy in sub-Saharan Africa: Do social institutions matter?, More information

Emmanuel, Flachaire, Cecilia García-Peñalosa & Maty Konte, 2014, Political versus Economic Institutions in the Growth Process, Journal of Comparative Economics, Volume 42, Issue 1, February 2014, Pages 212–229, More information

García-Peñalosa, Cecilia & Maty Konte, 2014, Why are women less democratic than men? Evidence from Sub-Saharan African countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-010

Konte, Maty, 2014, Gender difference in support for democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Do social institutions matter?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-009

Ong, Cheng Boon & Kristof de Witte, 2014, School choice, segregation, and forced school closure, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-008

Gebreeyesus, Mulu, 2014, Firms' adoption of international standards: Evidence from the Ethiopian floriculture sector, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-007

Bluhm, Richard, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai, 2014, Poor trends - The pace of poverty reduction after the Millennium Development Agenda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-006

Fusco, Alessio, Philippe Van Kerm, Aigul Alieva, Luna Bellani, Fanny Etienne-Robert, Anne-Catherine Guio, Iryna Kyzyma, Kristell Leduc, Philippe Liegeois, Maria Noel Pi Alperin, Anne Reinstadler, Eva Sierminska, Denisa Maria Sologon, Patrick Thill, Marie Valentova & Bogdan Voicu, 2014, Luxembourg: Has Inequality Grown Enough to Matter?, in: Nolan Brian, Salverda Wiemer, Checchi Daniele et al. (Eds.), Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries Experiences, Oxford University Press, UK, 784 p

Sologon, Denisa Maria & C. O'Donoghue, 2014, Shaping Earnings Insecurity: Labor Market Policy and Institutional Factors, Review of Income and Wealth, doi: 10.1111/roiw.12105

Coccia, Mario & Lili Wang, 2014, Path-breaking directions of nanotechnology-based chemotherapy and molecular cancer therapy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-005

Andersson, Lisa, 2014, Migration, remittances and household welfare in Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-004

Kuusisto, Jari, Mervi Niemi & Fred Gault, 2014, User innovators and their influence on innovation activities of firms in Finland, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-003

Freire Junior, Clovis, 2014, Methodology to Identify Opportunities for Development-Oriented Quality Innovation: Application in the Case of Least Developed Countries, in: Latif Al-Hakim and Chen Jin, eds, Quality Innovation: Knowledge, Theory, and Practices, IGI Global, USA, More information

Iizuka, Michiko, 2014, Diverse and uneven pathways towards transition to low carbon development: The case of diffusion of solar PV technology in China, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-002

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2014, Shattered Dreams and Return of Vulnerability: Challenges of Ethiopian Female Migration to the Middle East, IS Academy Policy Brief No. 18, More information

Capasso, Marco, Tania Treibich & Bart Verspagen, 2014, The medium-term effect of R&D on firm growth, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-001

Castles, Stephen, Hein de Haas & Mark J. Miller, 2014, The Age of Migration, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire and London, The Age of Migration, More information

Soete, Luc, 2014, Research and Innovation for Sustainable Development, in: J-C. Bolay, S. Hostettler and E. Hazboun (eds), Technologies for Sustainable Development. A Way to Reduce Poverty?, Springer International Publishing, Heidelberg, 239-244

Triulzi, Giorgio, Andreas Pyka & Ramon Scholz, 2014, R&D and Knowledge Dynamics in University-Industry Relationships in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals: an Agent-Based Model, Int. J. Biotechnology, Vol. 13, Nos. 1/2/3, 2014, More information

Nagler, Paula, 2013, How Unemployment Insurance Savings Accounts Affect Employment Duration: Evidence from Chile, IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2:9, More information

Besharov, Douglas J., Mark H. Lopez & Melissa Siegel, 2013, International Conference News: Trends in Migration and Migration Policy, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Volume 32, Issue 3, pages 655–660, More information

García-Peñalosa, Cecilia & Maty Konte, Dec 2013, Why are women less democratic than men? Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries, CESIFO WORKING PAPER NO. 4524, More information

Konte, Maty, 2013, A Curse or a Blessing? Natural Resources in a Multiple Growth Regime Analysis, Applied Economics, Vol. 45.2013, 26 (1.9.), p. 3760-3769, More information

Petrovic, Marina, 2013, Social assistance and activation in the pursuit of happiness: shedding new light on old policy solutions to social exclusion, MGSoG Dissertation Series, More information

Timuş, Natalia , 2013, Democracy for export: the Europeanisation of electoral laws in the East European neighbourhood, East European Politics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 289–304, More information

Kanerva, Minna, 2013, Meat consumption in Europe: From past trends to a more sustainable future?, Paper and presentation at ERSCP-EMSU conference in Istanbul, 4-7 June

Kanerva, Minna, 2013, Meat consumption in Europe: Issues, trends and debates, artec-paper No. 187, More information

Freire Junior, Clovis, 2013, Strategies for Structural Transformation in South Asian Countries, Seoul Journal of Economics 26, No. 3 2013: 311-336, More information

Dekker, Bram & Melissa Siegel, 2013, Transnationalism and integration: Complements or Substitutes?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-071