Latest Publications


Waidler, Jennifer, Michaella Vanore, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2016, Does it matter where the children are? The wellbeing of elderly people 'left behind' by migrant children in Moldova, Ageing and Society, DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X15001385, More information

Azomahou, Théophile T. & Fatoumata Diallo, 2016, Home vs. School De-worming and Meal Programs: Evidence from Rural Senegal, The Journal of African Development, vol. 18 #1

Kaulich, Florian & Anders Isaksson, 2016, Importing, Productivity and Absorptive Capacity in Sub-Saharan Manufacturing Firms, Open Economies Review, 27(1), 87-117

Kuschminder, Katherine & Melissa Siegel, 2016, Rejected Afghan asylum seekers in the Netherlands: Migration experiences, current situations and future aspirations, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-007

Barnard, Helena, Robin Cowan & Moritz Müller, 2016, On the value of foreign PhDs in the developing world: Training versus selection effects, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-006

Bartekova, Eva & René Kemp, 2016, Critical raw material strategies in different world regions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-005

Turkeli, Serdar, 2016, Governance of Innovation Policy: Empirical studies on applied political economy by multi-method analysis, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Hallonsten, Jan Simon & Thomas Ziesemer, 2016, A semi-endogenous growth model for developing countries with public factors, imported capital goods, and limited export demand, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-004

Gassmann, Franziska, Pierre Mohnen & Vincenzo Vinci, 2016, Institutional factors and people's preferences in social protection, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-003

Vargas, Fernando, Jan 2016, Programas públicos de apoyo a la innovación en servicios. Lecciones desde Finlandia, This paper (in Spanish) describes the Serve programme, designed and implemented by TEKES, a pioneer experience in supporting innovation in services. Main results and lessons learned are discussed., More information

Thutupalli, Ajay & Michiko Iizuka, 2016, Catching-up in agricultural innovation: the case of Bacillus thuringiensis cotton in India, Industrial and Corporate Change, first published online, doi:10.1093/icc/dtv055

Rehm, Martin, Regina H Mulder, W. Gijselaers & M. Segers, 2016, The impact of hierarchical positions on the type of communication within online Communities of Learning, Computers in Human Behavior, 58, More information

Cathles, Alison, 2016, New variables for vocational secondary schooling: Patterns around the world from 1950-2010, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-002

Castillo, Juan Carlos & Adam Szirmai, 2016, Mexican manufacturing and its integration into global value chains, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-001

Wang, Lili, 2016, The structure and comparative advantages of China’s scientific research: quantitative and qualitative perspectives, Scientometrics, Vol.106, pp.435-452, More information

Diene, Mbaye, Bity Diene & Théophile T. Azomahou, 2016, Human capital productivity, endogenous growth and welfare: The role of uncertainty, Macroeconomic Dynamics, doi:10.1017/S1365100515000309

Azomahou, Théophile T., R. Boucekkine, Pierre Mohnen & Bart Verspagen, 2016, Inroduction to the Macroeconomic Dynamics special issue on Technology aspects in the process of development, Macroeconomic Dynamics, doi:10.1017/S1365100515000310

Azomahou, Théophile T., Micheline Goedhuys & P. Nguyen Van, 2016, A structural nonparametric reappraisal of the CO2 emissions-income relationship, Revue Economique, vol. 71, pp. 167-174, More information

Ong, Cheng Boon & Céline Peyron Bista, Nov 2015, The state of social protection in ASEAN at the dawn of integration, International Labour Organization, Bangkok, 150, More information

Ong, Cheng Boon, 2015, Tipping points in Dutch big city neighbourhoods, Urban Studies, DOI: 10.1177/0042098015619867, More information

Kaulich, Florian & Anders Isaksson, 2015, Foreign Ownership and Performance in sub-Saharan Manufacturing and Services Firms, Journal of International Development, 27, 1197-1222

Kaulich, Florian & Anders Isaksson, 2015, Foreign Ownership and Labour in Sub-Saharan African Firms, African Development Review, 27(2), 130-144

Poeschl, Johannes, 2015, Offshoring, Inshoring and Labour Market Volatility, Asian Economic Journal, 29(2), 145-163

Kaulich, Florian & Anders Isaksson, 2015, Importing, Exporting and the Productivity of Services Firms in Sub-Saharan Africa, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 24(4), 499-522

Naudé, Wim, Adam Szirmai & Nobuya Haraguchi, 2015, Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS, Oxford University Press, Oxford, More information

Ritzen, Jo, Caroline Wehner & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2015, Euroskepticism, Income Inequality and Financial Expectations, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, DOI: 10.1515/bejeap-2015-0052, More information

Radicic, Dragana, Geoffrey Pugh, Hugo Hollanders, René Wintjes & Jon Fairburn, 2015, The impact of innovation support programs on small and medium enterprises innovation in traditional manufacturing industries: An evaluation for seven European Union regions, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 0(0) 1–28, More information

Gassmann, Franziska & L. Zardo Trindade, 2015, Analysis of potential work disincentive effects of the Monthly Benefit for Poor Families in the Kyrgyz Republic, Report #99776-KG, World Bank, Washington DC. (also available in Russian), More information

Gassmann, Franziska, D. François & L. Zardo Trindade, 2015, Improving labor market outcomes for poor and vulnerable groups in Mongolia, Report #102320-MN, World Bank, Washington DC, More information

Ramani, Shyama V. & Ajay Thutupalli, 2015, Emergence of controversy in technology transitions: Green Revolution and Bt cotton in India, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 100, Pages 198–212

Rehm, Martin & Ad Notten, Nov 06, 2015, What are They Tweeting About? Analyzing the Cognitive Dimension of Twitter Conversation among Teachers, AECT 2015, Indianapolis, USA, 3 – 7 November, 2015

Kerres, Michael & Martin Rehm, 2015, Soziales Lernen im Internet – Plattformen für das Teilen von Wissen in informellen und formellen Lernkontexten, HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, pp. 1-13, More information

Rehm, Martin, W. Gijselaers & M. Segers, 2015, The Impact of Hierarchical Positions on Communities of Learning, International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 10(2), pp. 117-138

Rehm, Martin & Mindel van de Laar, 2015, The Potential of Communities of Learning for Dual Career PhD Programs – A Case Study, in: A. Dailey-Hebert & K. S. Dennis, Transformative Perspectives and Processes in Higher Education, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp 155-177

Watzek, Verena, Regina H Mulder & Martin Rehm, Aug 28, 2015, Analysis of Emotional Communication Processes among Working Professionals within Communities of Learning, EARLI 2015, Limassol, Cyprus, 25 – 29 August, 2015

Rehm, Martin, Tobias Hölterhof & Michael Kerres, Aug 27, 2015, EduTags – How do Teachers share Resources using a Collaborative Tagging System?, EARLI 2015, Limassol, Cyprus, 25 – 29 August, 2015

Rehm, Martin, Ad Notten & Michael Kerres, Aug 26, 2015, Tweeting Teachers – Does Social Capital play a Role in Twitter Conversations among Teachers?, EARLI 2015, Limassol, Cyprus, 25 – 29 August, 2015

Hölterhof, Tobias & Martin Rehm, Jun 25, 2015, Sharing Resources to Improve (Teaching) Practice – Do Collaborative Tagging System contribute a Network of Practice among Teachers?, XXXV. Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Brighton, UK, 23 – 28 June, 2015

Rehm, Martin, Ad Notten & Michael Kerres, Jun 24, 2015, The Creation and Distribution of Social Capital in Twitter Conversations among Teachers – A Longitudinal Ego-Network Approach, XXXV. Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Brighton, UK, 23 – 28 June, 2015

Mazzucato, Valentina & Victor Cebotari, 2015, Psychological well-being of Ghanaian children in transnational families, Population, Space and Place, (online first) DOI: 10.1002/psp.2004

Vanore, Michaella, Nora Ragab & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Diaspora and peace: What role for development cooperation, Background paper, More information

Cebotari, Victor & Valentina Mazzucato, 2015, Educational performance of children of migrant parents in Ghana, Nigeria and Angola, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, (online first) DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1125777

Kügemann, Martin, 2015, Financial analysis of a biochemical cellulosic ethanol plant and the impact of potential regulatory measures, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-057

Clevers, Marijn & Zina Nimeh, 2015, Pharaohs of the deep state: Social capital in an obstinate regime, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-056

Bilgili, Özge, 2015, Economic Integration to Send Money Back Home?, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, Volume 13, Issue 4, More information

Burlacu, Irina & Chris de Neubourg, 2015, “Social assistance programmes, an overview on the European Union schemes for nationals, intra-EU mobile citizens and third country nationals”, The paper reviews main means-tested benefits or social assistance currently existing in the European Union, with particular focus on the treatment of married and cohabiting couples, as well as domestic versus mobile EU citizens

Burlacu, Irina & Chris de Neubourg, 2015, “Social assistance programmes, an overview on the European Union schemes for nationals, intra-EU mobile citizens and third country nationals”, The paper reviews main means-tested benefits or social assistance currently existing in the European Union, with particular focus on the treatment of married and cohabiting couples, as well as domestic versus mobile EU citizens.

Engelhardt, Achim, Andreas Fischlin, Ilona Kick-busch, Melissa Siegel & Pierre Walther, 2015, Evaluation of SDC’s Global Programmes Climate Change; Water Initiatives; Food Security; Migration and Development and Health, Commissioned by SDC, More information

Bilgili, Özge & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Migration and Development: A World in Motion - The Netherlands Country Profile, IS Academy Survey The Netherlands, More information

Weyel, Silja , Craig Loschmann & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Migration and Development: A World in Motion - Morocco Country Report, IS Academy survey Morocco, More information