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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

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

Nillesen, Eleonora & Erwin Bulte, 2014, Natural Resources and Violent Conflict, Annual Review of Resource Economics, 6:69–83, More information

Marotta, Julieta, 2014, Means to improve access to justice and legally empower victims of domestic violence: An empirical legal study on legislation and legal offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-074

Mideros Mora, Andres & C. O'Donoghue, Oct 25, 2014, The effects of social transfers on adults labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador, 4th International Conference on Economics and social Sciences (ICESS-2014), Istanbul 25-26 October 2014. , More information

Mideros Mora, Andres, Oct 24, 2014, The effects of social transfers on human capital accumulation: A cost-effectiveness analysis using a dynamic cohort microsimulation model, European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association, Maastricht 23-24 October 2014, More information

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, Oct 2014, Young Entrepreneurs in Rural Africa: Prevalence, Determinants, Productivity, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8564, More information

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, Oct 2014, Non-Farm Enterprises in Rural Africa: New Empirical Evidence, Policy Research Working Paper No. WPS 7066. Washington, DC: World Bank Group, More information

Cadena Gaitan , Carlos, 2014, Green Politics in Latin American Cities, Sustainable Transport, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Lafond, François, 2014, The evolution of knowledge systems, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Coccia, Mario & Lili Wang, 2014, Path-breaking directions of nanotechnology-based chemotherapy and molecular cancer therapy, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, DOI:10.1016/j.techfore.2014.09.007, More information

Egbetokun, Abiodun, Omolayo Oluwatope, David Adeyeye & Maruf Sanni, 2014, The role of industry and economic context in open innovation: Evidence from Nigeria, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-073

Waidler, Jennifer, Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2014, Do remittances and social assistance have different impacts on expenditure patterns of recipient households? The Moldovan case, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-072

Meijers, Huub, Joan Muysken & Olaf Sleijpen, 2014, The deposit financing gap: Another Dutch disease, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-071

Nomaler, Önder & Bart Verspagen, 2014, Analysing global value chains using input-output economics: Proceed with care, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-070

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, Oct 2014, Labor Productivity in Rural African Enterprises: Empirical Evidence from the LSMS-ISA, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8524, More information

Mideros Mora, Andres, Oct 01, 2014, Régimen del buen vivir y el rol de la protección social no-contributiva para la erradicación de la pobreza. El caso de Ecuador, V Congreso Internacional en Gobierno, Administración y Políticas Públicas GIGAPP-IUIOG. Madrid, 30-31 September and 1 October 2014. , More information

Farla, Kristine, Denis de Crombrugghe & Bart Verspagen, 2014, Institutions, Foreign Direct Investment, and Domestic Investment: Crowding Out or Crowding In?, World Development, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.04.008

Farla, Kristine, 2014, Industrial Policy for Growth, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, DOI:10.1007/s10842-014-0183-3

Farla, Kristine, 2014, Determinants of firms’ investment behaviour: a multilevel approach, Applied Economics, 46(34) 4231-4241. DOI:10.1080/00036846.2014.955167

Foster-McGregor, Neil, A. Isaksen & Florian Kaulich, 2014, Learning by Exporting versus Self-Selection: New evidence for 19 sub-Saharan African Countries, Economics Letters, 125, 212-214, More information

Crespi, Gustavo, Ezequiel Tacsir & Fernando Vargas, 2014, Innovation and productivity in services: Empirical evidence from Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-069