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Crespi, Gustavo, Ezequiel Tacsir & Fernando Vargas, 2014, Innovation dynamics and productivity: Evidence for Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-092

Gassmann, Franziska & Raquel Tsukada, 2014, Switching off or switching source: energy consumption and household response to higher energy prices in the Kyrgyz Republic, Central Asian Survey, 33 (4), 531-549, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, Georgina Sturge & Nora Ragab, Nov 2014, Contributions and barriers to knowledge transfer: The experience of returning experts, CIM Paper Series No. 7, More information

Kleine Deters, Bart & Zina Nimeh, 2014, Diverse we stand: Horizontal inequality and ethno-communal conflict in Indonesia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-091

Coccia, Mario, 2014, Lab-oriented radical innovations as drivers of paradigm shifts in science, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-090

Coccia, Mario, 2014, Technology & environment: Some possible damaging effects of technological change in advanced and opulent societies, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-089

Coccia, Mario, 2014, Temperate climate - Innovative outputs nexus, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-088

Coccia, Mario, 2014, Leadership-driven innovation & evolution of societies, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-087

Bhupatiraju, Samyukta, 2014, The geographic dimensions of institutions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-086

Bhupatiraju, Samyukta, 2014, Multi-level determinants of inward FDI ownership, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-085

Beekman, Gonne, Erwin Bulte & Eleonora Nillesen, 2014, Corruption and Economic Activity: Micro Level Evidence from Rural Liberia, Journal of Public Economics, 115 pp. 37-47

Nillesen, Eleonora & Erwin Bulte, 2014, Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: An Overview of the Literature, Annual Review of Resource Economics, 6 (1) pp. 69-83

Paunov, Caroline & Valentina Rollo, 2014, Has the internet fostered inclusive innovation in the developing world?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-084

Wong, Pui-hang, 2014, How can political trust be built after civil wars? Lessons from post-conflict Sierra Leone, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-083

David, Paul A., 2014, The Republic of Open Science: The institution’s historical origins and prospects for continued vitality, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-082

Labeaga Azcona , José M. , Ester Martínez-Ros & Pierre Mohnen, 2014, Tax incentives and firm size: effects on private R&D investment in Spain, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-081

Foster-McGregor, Neil, Johannes Pöschl & Robert Stehrer, 2014, International R&D spillovers and business service innovation, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-080

Göllner, Sebastian & Zina Nimeh, 2014, Obesity of women in Jordan - Prevalence and associated factors: Making a case for a comprehensive obesity policy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-079

Nimeh, Zina & Robert Bauchmüller, Feb 2014, School Enrolment and Child Labour, in: Caroline Sarojini Hart, Mario Biggeri, Bernhard Babic (eds), Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond, Bloomsbury, London, UK, More information

Guney Celbis, Mehmet & Denis de Crombrugghe, 2014, Can internet infrastructure help reduce regional disparities? Evidence from Turkey, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-078

Brown, Richard, Jørgen Carling, Sonja Fransen & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Measuring remittances through surveys: Methodological and conceptual issues for survey designers and data analysts, Demographic Research, Vol 31, Article 41, pages 1243-1274, More information

Bilgili, Özge & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Policy Perspectives of Turkey towards Return Migration: From Permissive Indifference to Selective Difference, Migration Letters, Vol. 11, No. 2

Houte, Marieke, Melissa Siegel & Tine Davids, 2014, Return to Afghanistan: Migration as Reinforcement of Socio-Economic Stratification, Population, Space and Place, DOI: 10.1002/psp.1876, Wiley, NJ, USA , More information

Paunov, Caroline, 2014, Democratizing intellectual property systems: How corruption hinders equal opportunities for firms, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-077

Lavopa, Alejandro & Adam Szirmai, 2014, Structural modernization and development traps: An empirical approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-076

Bilgili, Özge, 2014, Simultaneity in transnational migration research: Links between migrants' host and home country orientation, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Badkas, Sachin, 2014, Metachoice and Metadat Innovating with Environmental Policy Analusis in Europe, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Houte, Marieke, 2014, Moving back or moving forward? Return migration after conflict, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Krieger, Yulia, 2014, Reshaping the big agenda: Transnational politics and domestic resistance: Financial crisis and social protection reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / UNU-MERIT

Mejia Guinand, Luis, 2014, The Changing Role of the Central Planning Offices in Latin America, A Comparative Historical Analysis Perspective (1950-2013), PhD dissertation Maastricht University / UNU-MERIT

Burlacu, Irina, 2014, An Evaluation of Tax-Benefit Systems Impact on the Welfare of Frontier Workers. The Case of Luxembourg and Belgium, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Buil, Carla & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Destination Europe: Afghan Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Borders, in: Spyros Spyrou, Miranda Christou (eds), Children and Borders, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, More information

Ong, Cheng Boon, 2014, Ethnic segregation in housing, schools and neigbourhoods in the Netherlands, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / UNU-MERIT

Burlacu, Irina, Cathal O'Donoghue & Denisa Maria Sologon, 2014, Hypothetical Models, in: Cathal O’Donoghue (ed.), Handbook of Microsimulation Modelling (Contributions to Economic Analysis, Volume 293), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK, pp.23 - 46

Li, Jinjing & Denisa Maria Sologon, 2014, A Continuous Labour Supply Model in Microsimulation: A Life-Cycle Modelling Approach with Heterogeneity and Uncertainty Extension, PLoS ONE, 9(11): e111903. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111903, More information

Azomahou, Théophile T., T. Mishra & Mamata Parhi, 2014, Economic growth under stochastic population and pollution shocks, The Manchester School, Forthcoming, More information

Azomahou, Théophile T., Micheline Goedhuys & P. Nguyen Van, 2014, A structural nonparametric reappraisal of the CO2 emissions-income relationship, Revue Economique, Forthcoming

Marotta, Julieta & Agustín Parise, 2014, Argentina - On Codes, Marriage, and Access to Justice: Recent Developments in the Law of Argentina, Journal of Civil Law Studies (JCLS), Vol. 7, More information

Konte, Maty, 2014, Do remittances not promote growth? A bias-adjusted three-step mixture-of-regressions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-075

Slobozhan, Oxana, 2014, Global Governance in the Management of Natural Resources: The case of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Confraria, Hugo & Manuel Mira Godinho, 2014, The impact of African science: a bibliometric analysis, Scientometrics, DOI 10.1007/s11192-014-1463-8, More information

Tomini, Sonila, Michaella Vanore, Sepideh Yousefzadeh & Franziska Gassmann, Sep 2014, Situation Analysis of Children with Disabilities for the Development of an Inclusive Society in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Report commissioned by UNICEF, More information

Henning, Florian, Tomasz Janowski & Elsa Estevez, Oct 29, 2014, Developing M-Governance Strategy for Vanuatu and Commonwealth m-Governance Toolkit - Project Presentation and State of the Art Analysis, ICEGOV 2014 Conference, 27-30 October 2014, Guimaraes (Portugal)

Henning, Florian, Tomasz Janowski & Elsa Estevez, Sep 10, 2014, Towards a Conceptual Framework for Mobile Governance for Sustainable Development (MGOV4SD): Reviewing the Literature and State of the Art in an Emerging Field, 2014 EGPA Annual Conference, 8 - 12 September 2014, Speyer (Germany)

Henning, Florian & Tomasz Janowski, Apr 2014, Mobile Governance for Small Island Developing States - Strategy Knowledge Base, Co-funded by Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC) and UNU. Coordinated by Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), carried out by UNU in cooperation with Vanuatu OGCIO, More information

Henning, Florian, Tomasz Janowski, Saleem Zoughbi & Elsa Estevez, Apr 2014, Mobile Governance for Vanuatu – Strategy and Implementation Plan, Co-funded by Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC) and UNU. Coordinated by Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), carried out by UNU in cooperation with Vanuatu OGCIO, More information

Anlló, Guillermo, Gustavo Crespi, Gustavo Lugones, Diana Suárez, Ezequiel Tacsir & Fernando Vargas, 2014, Manual para la implementacion de encuestas de innovacion, El presente manual se ha elaborado con el objetivo de aumentar la disponibilidad y el grado de comparación de las estadísticas e indicadores de innovación en las empresas, en los países de la región, 80, More information

Crespi, Gustavo A., Elena Arias Ortiz, Ezequiel Tacsir, Fernando Vargas & Pluvia Zuniga, 2014, Innovation for economic performance: the case of Latin American firms, Eurasian Business Review, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 31-50, More information

Cingolani, Luciana, 2014, Bureaucracies for Development: Oxymoron or Reality? Studies on State Capacity in challenging governance contexts, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Caniëls, Marjolein, K.E.M. De Stobbeleir & I. De Clippeleer, 2014, The antecedents of creativity revisited: A process perspective, Creativity and Innovation Management, 23(2), 96-110. DOI: 10.1111/caim.12051