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Zimmermann, Klaus F., Apr 16, 2016, Diaspora Economics: Global Challenges and Perspectives, Symposium on “The Economics of Skin Tone, Gender, Ethnicity, and Diaspora“ at Middlebury College, More information

Kahanec, Martin & Klaus F. Zimmermann (eds.), 2016, Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession, Springer, Heidelberg, 478 p, More information

Iizuka, Michiko, Pedro Roje & Valentina Vera, 2016, The Development of Salmon Aquaculture in Chile into an Internationally Competitive Industry: 1985–2007, in: Hosono, Akio, Iizuka, Michiko, Katz, Jorge (Eds.), Chile’s Salmon Industry Policy Challenges in Managing Public Goods, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp.75-107, More information

Iizuka, Michiko & Juan Pablo Zanlungo, 2016, Environmental Collapse and Institutional Restructuring: The Sanitary Crisis in the Chilean Salmon Industry, in: Hosono, Akio, Iizuka, Michiko, Katz, Jorge (Eds.), Chile’s Salmon Industry Policy Challenges in Managing Public Goods, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp109-135, More information

Iizuka, Michiko, Apr 2016, Transformation of Institutions: Crisis and Change in Institutions for Chilean Salmon Industry, in: Hosono, Akio, Iizuka, Michiko, Katz, Jorge (eds), Chile’s Salmon Industry:Policy Challenges in Managing Public Goods, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 137-174, More information

Gassmann, Franziska, Nyasha Tirivayi, Stephan Dietrich & Hanna Röth, Jan 2016, Estimation of Rates of Return (ROR) on Social Protection Investments in Lesotho, This report was written on behalf of UNICEF Lesotho (LRPS-KMA-2015-9118790) as part of a project funded by the European Union with technical support provided by UNICEF and implemented under the guidance of the Ministry of Social Development, 66, More information

Olivari Narea, Jocelyn, 2016, Entrepreneurial traits and innovation: Evidence from Chile, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Shafique, Muhammad, 2016, Essays on the Role of Knowledge, R&D, and Technology-Based Firms in the Evolution of Socio-Techno-Economic System, PhD disseration Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Hosono, Akio, Michiko Iizuka & Jorge Katz (eds.), Apr 2016, Chile’s Salmon Industry Policy Challenges in Managing Public Goods, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 210pages, More information

Aboal, Diego & Ezequiel Tacsir, 2016, The impact of ex-ante subsidies to researchers on researcher's productivity: Evidence from a developing country, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-019

Waidler, Jennifer, Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2016, Do remittances and social assistance have different impacts on expenditure patterns of recipient households? The Moldovan Case, Migration and Development, DOI:10.1080/21632324.2016.1159887, More information

Bluhm, Richard, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai, 2016, The Dynamics of Stagnation: A Panel Analysis of the Onset and Continuation of Stagnation, Macro-Economic Dynamics, 20 (8), More information

Confraria, Hugo, Apr 08, 2016, Determinants of citation impact in Africa, Workshop "Science and development: Growth, expansion and role of the university system in South Africa”, Stellenbosch, April 2016

Bigsten, Arne, Mulu Gebreeyesus & Mans Soderbom, 2016, Tariffs and Firm Performance in Ethiopia, The Journal of Development Studies, DOI:10.1080/00220388.2016.1139691, More information

Mahé, Clotilde & Wim Naudé, 2016, Migration, occupation and education: Evidence from Ghana, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-018

Konte, Maty, 2016, The effects of remittances on support for democracy in Africa: Are remittances a curse or a blessing?, Journal of Comparative Economics, Available online March 2016, More information

Edsand, Hans-Erik, 2016, Technological Innovation Systems and the wider context: A framework for developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-017

Naudé, Wim, Adam Szirmai & Nobuya Haraguchi, 2016, Structural transformation in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-016

Bilgili, Özge, 2016, A new strategy: Coherent and complementary integration and development policies, Migration Policy Practice, Vol. VI, Number 1

Fransen, Sonja & Melissa Siegel, 2016, Diaspora Engagement Policies after Conflict: Burundi and Rwanda, in: D. Besharov and M. Lopez (Eds.), Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy, Oxford University Press, Boston

Zhong, Sheng, 2016, Structural decompositions of energy consumption, energy intensity, emissions and emission intensity - A sectoral perspective: empirical evidence from WIOD over 1995 to 2009, UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series 11/2015, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-015

Zhong, Sheng, 2016, The dynamics of vehicle energy efficiency: Evidence from the Massachusetts Vehicle Census, UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series 7/2016, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-014

Zhong, Sheng & Bart Verspagen, 2016, The role of technological trajectories in catching-up-based development: An application to energy efficiency technologies, UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series 6/2016, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-013

Gómez Soler, Silvia Consuelo, 2016, Educational achievement at schools: Assessing the effect of the civil conflict using a pseudo-panel of schools, International Journal of Educational Development, Volume 49, July 2016, Pages 91–106, More information

Bilgili, Özge & Silja Weyel, 2016, Diaspora Engagement Policies: A Comparison between the Turkish and Moroccan Case, in: D. Besharov and M. Lopez (Eds.), Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy, Oxford University Press, Boston

Sturge, Georgina, Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel, 2016, Migrants’ capacity as actors of development: do skills matter for economic and social remittances?, Global Networks, DOI: 10.1111/glob.12117

Goedhuys, Micheline & Pierre Mohnen, 2016, Management standard certification and firm productivity: micro-evidence from Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-012

McGregor, Elaine, 2016, Movement: A Global Civil Society Report on Progress and Impact for Migrants’ Rights and Development, Commissioned by the Migration and Development Civil Society Network (MADE), More information

Sanditov, Bulat & Saurabh Arora, 2016, Social network and private provision of public goods, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 26(1): 195-218, More information

Klosse, Saskia & Joan Muysken, 2016, Inclusive labour market: A role for a job guarantee scheme, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-011

Nour, Samia S. O. M., Mar 2016, Economic Systems of Innovation in the Arab Region, Palgrave Macmillan US, New York, 304, More information

Stel, Nora & Wim Naudé, 2016, Business in Genocide, in: Anderton, C.H. and Brauer, J. (eds), Economic Aspects of Genocides, Mass Atrocities, and their Prevention, Oxford University Press, Oxford, Chapter 25: pp. 591-621

Stel, Nora & Wim Naudé, 2016, Public-Private Entanglement: Entrepreneurship in Lebanon’s Hybrid Political Order, The Journal of Development Studies, 52(2): 254-268

Naudé, Wim, Thomas Gries & Stefan Jungblut , 2016, The Entrepreneurship Beveridge Curve, International Journal of Economic Theory, 12 (2): 1-11. June

Nkechi, S. Owoo & Wim Naudé, 2016, Spatial Proximity and Firm Performance: Evidence from Non-Farm Rural Enterprises in Ethiopia and Nigeria, Regional Studies, Published online: 24 Feb 2016, DOI:10.1080/00343404.2015.1131896

Zon, Adriaan, 2016, On the optimum timing of the global carbon-transition under conditions of extreme weather-related damages: further green paradoxical results, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-010

Wako, Hassen, 2016, Aid, institutions and economic growth: Heterogeneous parameters and heterogeneous donors, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-009

Azomahou, Théophile T., R. Boucekkine & Bity Diene, 2016, HIV/AIDS and Development: A Reappraisal of the Productivity and Factor Accumulation Effects, American Economic Review, vol. 106(5), forthcoming

Tirivayi, Nyasha & John. R. Koethe, 2016, The economic benefits of high CD4 counts among people living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia, Journal of Public Health, 38, Available online, More information

Tirivayi, Nyasha, 2016, Widowhood and Access to Health Care: a Population Based Study in Uganda, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27 (2), forthcoming

Bozic, Ljiljana & Pierre Mohnen, 2016, Determinants of innovation in Croatian SMEs: Comparison of service and manufacturing firms, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-008

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, pp. 31-60, More information

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