Latest Publications


Wintjes, R & S Alijani, Jan 2017, Interplay of Technological and Social Innovation, SIMPACT Working Paper nr 3; SIMPACT is a research project funded under the EU 7th Framework Programme, More information

Mbuvi, Dorcas, Christine Gutekunst, Eleonora Nillesen, Théophile T. Azomahou & Bart Verspagen (eds.), Apr 2017, Microfinance and improved sanitation: Findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Busia and Bungoma, Kenya, Funded through the Sustainable Water Fund by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), 77

Laar, Mindel, Apr 2017, Minority Report #1: APPAM Conference 2017, Blog with APPAM UNU-MERIT minority Scholarship recipient, More information

Laar, Mindel & Paul Henry Caldron, Jan 2017, The Many Sides of Doctorhood, Alumni watch Blog with GPAC2 alumnus Paul Caldron, More information

Laar, Mindel & Brenda Yamba, Jan 2017, Dear World Economic Forum: Everyone Needs High Quality Education, Dual Focus Blog with GPAC2 fellow Brenda Yamba, More information

Laar, Mindel & Janyl Moldalieva, Jan 2017, A Minority Scholarship for Governance: How What and Why, Blog with Janyl Moldalieva on the benefits of a minority scholarship to visit the APPAM conference, More information

Laar, Mindel & Gloria Bernal, Jan 2017, Comlombian PhD Fellow Wins Prestigious Dutch Scholarship, Dual Focus Blog with GPAC2 PhD fellow Gloria Bernal, More information

Cathles, Alison & Jo Ritzen, 2017, Money Counts, But so Does Timing: Public Investment and Adult Competencies , IZA Discussion Paper No. 10565, More information

Verspagen, Bart, Apr 2017, What Lies Beyond the Poverty Line: Real Hope or Harsh Reality?, blog UNU-MERIT, More information

Haaland, Kirsten, Nordine Es-Sadki & Bart Verspagen, Mar 2017, D3.3 Agenda of capacity buildings activities, SmartEIZ – H2020-TWINN-2015 Strengthening scientific and research capacity of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb as a cornerstone for Croatian socioeconomic growth through the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategy

Haaland, Kirsten, Nordine Es-Sadki & Bart Verspagen, Feb 2017, D3.2 Framework of the training activities, SmartEIZ – H2020-TWINN-2015, Strengthening scientific and research capacity of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb as a cornerstone for Croatian socioeconomic growth through the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategy

Haaland, Kirsten, Nordine Es-Sadki & Bart Verspagen, Jan 2017, A list of best practices, approaches and methods in management of innovation and technology transfer, SmartEIZ – H2020-TWINN-2015 Strengthening scientific and research capacity of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb as a cornerstone for Croatian socioeconomic growth through the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategy, More information

Ritzen, Jo & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Fading Hope and the Rise in Inequality in the United States, Eurasian Business Review, 2017 forthcoming

McGregor, Elaine, Mar 28, 2017, Intergovernmental Organizations, Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals , The Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium held its 'From Evidence to Policy' conference at the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on 28th and 29th March 2017., More information

Torugsa, A. & Anthony Arundel, 2017, Rethinking the effect of risk aversion on the benefits of service innovations in public administration agencies, Research Policy, vol. 46, pp. 900-910

Azomahou, Théophile T., J. El Ouardighi, P. Nguyen Van & T.K.C. Pham, 2017, Testing convergence of European regions: A semiparametric approach , Economic Modelling , 28: 1202-1210, More information

Verspagen, Bart, Apr 2017, participation in Expert Group Meeting IDR 2018, UNIDO, Vienna Austria

Cowan, Robin & Helena Barnard, Apr 2017, On the social value of a foreign PhD: Spillovers in knowledge and networks, Workshop on Academic Science in South Africa” CREST and STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, April 2016

Cowan, Robin & Lorena Rivera Leon, Apr 2017, 3. Formation and persistence of research communities in Middle Income Countries: the case of South Africa, Workshop on Academic Science in South Africa” CREST and STIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa, April 2016

Cowan, Robin, Dec 2017, Networks and Innovation: Recent developments, Keynote Address: International Conference: “What’s new in the economics of innovation? Theory, empirics and public policy”, Keynote address on the issue of recent developments in network analysis and innovation

Mairesse, Jacques & Lorena Rivera Leon, 2017, Gender Gaps and Scientific Productivity in Middle-Income Countries: Evidence from Mexico, Inter-American Development Bank working Paper, More information

Wong, Pui-hang, Apr 2017, Explaining dropout from reintegration programme in Liberia, Symposium, Research School on Peace and Conflict, Oslo, 20-21 April, 2017

Wong, Pui-hang, Feb 2017, Sons of Iraq: Mosul will only recover if we heed the lessons of the US invasion, The Conversation, More information

Belderbos, René, H. DU & D. Somers, Mar 08, 2017, Global Cities as Innovation Hubs: Connectivity and The Location of Foreign R&D Investments by Multinational Firms, IRIMA Conference, JRC of the European Commission

Belderbos, René, N. Braito & J. Wang, Feb 09, 2017, Scientific Research and the Location of Foreign R&D Investments: Quality, Basicness, and Research versus Development, lecture at the National Institute for Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Tokyo, Japan

Belderbos, René, Bart Leten, B. van Looy & A. Geerts, 2017, Does Spatial Ambidexterity Pay Off? On the benefits of geographic proximity between technology exploitation and exploration, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 2017

Belderbos, René, Bart Leten & Shinya Suzuki, 2017, Scientific Research, Firm Heterogeneity and Foreign R&D Locations of Multinational Firms, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 36, 127-162

Belderbos, René, Shinya Suzuki & H. U. Kwon, 2017, The Location of Multinational firms’ R&D Activities abroad: Host Country University Research and R&D Heterogeneity, Advances in Strategic Management, 36, 127-162

Al Raee, Mueid, Jo Ritzen & Denis de Crombrugghe, 2017, Innovation policy & labour productivity growth: Education, research & development, government effectiveness and business policy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-019

Merkle, Ortrun & Diego Salama, Feb 10, 2017, Operation Peace: Challenges to Peacekeeping in the 21st Century, Organizer of the Breakout session: “Operation Peace: Challenges to Peacekeeping in the 21st Century” at the Future Force Conference 2017; Organized by the Dutch Ministry of Defense;, More information

Marchand, Katrin, Apr 10, 2017, Exploring the Labour Market Outcomes of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda, MACIMIDE Workshop 2017 Maastricht

Marchand, Katrin, Mar 29, 2017, Exploring the Labour Market Activities of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda, Migrating out of Poverty: From Evidence to Policy 28-29 March, 2017 at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS in London

Kool, Tamara A. , 2017, Moving to Planet 50-50: a realisable goal or a myth?, WO=MEN, Blog, More information


Edsand, Hans-Erik (ed.), 2017, Identifying barriers to wind energy diffusion in Colombia: A function analysis of the technological innovation system and the wider context, Technology in Society, Volume 49, May 2017, Pages 1–15, More information

Nour, Samia S. O. M. & Nicholas Ozor, Mar 2017, Africa Capacity Report 2017: Building Capacity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Africa’s Transformation, Published by ACBF, with financial support from the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Two international experts in the field of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) (Dr. Nicholas Ozor and Prof. Samia Nour) prepared the various chapters of the report. Dr. Ozor is the author of chapters 2, 4 and 6 and Prof. Nour is the author of chapters 1, 3 and 5. The report was launched on 28th of March 2017 in Dakar, Senegal, during a meeting of Ministers of Finance and Economic Planning as part of Africa Development Week, organised annually by the AUC and UNECA. The report was also launched in nine other cities in Africa and in Stockholm, Sweden, 224, More information

McGregor, Elaine, Mar 2017, MOVEMENT: A Global Civil Society Report on Progress and Impact on Migrants’ Rights and Development: 2nd edition: 2017 , This publication has been commissioned by the International Catholic Migration Commission Europe (ICMC Europe) with financial assistance from the European Union as part of the activities for the Migration and Development Civil Society (MADE) Network programme, 84, More information

Natorski, Michal, 2017, The EU and crisis in Ukraine: policy continuity in times of disorder?, in: Dimitirs Bouris and Tobias Schumacher, The Revised European Neighbourhood Policy. Continuity and Change in EU Foreign Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 177-196

Natorski, Michal, 2017, Power relations in practice of the EU inter-organizational relations in the neighbourhood, in: Sieglinde Gstöhl and Simon Schunz, Theorizing the European Neighbourhood Policy, Routledge, London and New York, 164-184

Szirmai, Adam, Mar 2017, How to Escape Middle Income Traps, Webinar for Young Scholars Initiative (YSI)

Szirmai, Adam, Mar 2017, Evaluating innovation policies, Lecture for International Seminar on Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies, Pune, India 20-24 March 2017

Szirmai, Adam, Mar 2017, Education and the innovation system at DEIP Seminar India 20-24 March 2017, Pune, Lecture for International Workshop Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy, Pune, India, 20-24 March

Cathles, Alison & Adam Szirmai, Apr 01, 2017, 'Breaking Apart Human Capital: The Role of Vocational Education in Economic Growth', Conference of Midwest Economic Association, Cincinatti, 31 March -2 April, 2017.

Wang, Lili, Huub Meijers & Adam Szirmai, 2017, Technological Spillovers and Industrial Growth in Chinese Regions’, Industrial and Corporate Change, 2017; Vol. 26, No.2, pp: 233-257

Gault, Fred, Feb 02, 2017, Measuring Innovation, Structural Change and Inclusion, IDS-SPRU Workshop, Innovation pathways to inclusive structural change. February 2, 2017, London

Gault, Fred, Feb 13, 2017, Why broaden the definition of innovation?, Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area, Session 2: Advances in Measurement of Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Policy Implications and Potential for Progress. March 13-14, 2017, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, More information

Lööf, Hans, Jacques Mairesse & Pierre Mohnen (eds.), 2017, Special issue "CDM 15 years after", Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Guest editor, 26(1/2)

Natorski, Michal & Karolina Pomorska, 2017, Trust and decision-making in times of crisis: the EU’s response to the events in Ukraine, Journal of Common Market Studies, 55(1): 54-70, More information

Leeuwen, George & Pierre Mohnen, 2017, Revisiting the Porter hypothesis: An empirical analysis of green innovation in the Netherlands, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 26(1/2), 63-77

Lööf, Hans, Jacques Mairesse & Pierre Mohnen, 2017, CDM: 20 years after, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 26(1/2), 1-5