Latest Publications

Bluhm, Richard, 2015, Growth Dynamics and Development: Essays in Applied Econometrics and Political Economy, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Kuss, Maria Klara, 2015, The Prospects and Politics of Social Protection Reform in Zambia, IDS Working Paper, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) Scholarship

Goedhuys, Micheline & Leo Sleuwaegen, 2015, Human capital, innovation and the distribution of firm growth rates, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-013

Aboal, Diego & Ezequiel Tacsir, 2015, Innovation and productivity in services and manufacturing: The role of ICT investment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-012

Wang, Lili & Mario Coccia, 2015, Evolutionary convergence of the patterns of international research collaborations across scientific fields, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-011

Lavopa, Alejandro, 2015, Structural transformation and economic development. Can development traps be avoided?, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Arundel, Anthony & Nuttaneeya (Ann) Torugsa, 2015, The nature and incidence of workgroup innovation in the Australian public sector: Evidence from the 2011 State of the Service survey, Australian Journal of Public Administration, doi:10.1111/1467-8500.12095, 2015, More information

Falvey, Rod & Neil Foster-McGregor, 2015, North-South FDI and Bilateral Investment Treaties, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-010

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2015, Information and Communication Technology in Sudan: An Economic Analysis of Impact and Use in Universities, Springer International Publishing, AG, Cham, Switzerland, Springer Series Contributions to Economics, 374 p, More information

Crescenzi, Riccardo, Carlo Pietrobelli & Roberta Rabellotti, 2015, The location strategies of multinationals from emerging countries in the EU regions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-009

Konte, Maty, 2015, The effects of remittances on support for democracy in Africa: Are remittances a curse or a blessing?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-008

Cevikarslan, Salih, 2015, Research joint ventures in an R&D driven market with evolving consumer preferences: An evolutionary multi-agent based modelling approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-007

Zhao, Jinjin, 2015, Urban water management reform: The case of China, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Chattopadhyay, Sutapa, 2015, Review Essay of Silvia Federici's 'Revolution at Point Zero'. PM Press. Capitalism Nature Socialism, Taylor and Francis group, Capitalism, Nature, Socialism,, More information

Rodriguez, Omar, 2015, Entrepreneurship and its analysis in Colombia: A contextualized literature review, Cuadernos de Economía, 34(66)

Azomahou, Théophile T. & Eleni Abraham Yitbarek, 2015, Poverty persistence and informal risk management: Micro evidence from urban Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-006

Awel, Yesuf & Théophile T. Azomahou, 2015, Risk preference or financial literacy? Behavioural experiment on index insurance demand, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-005

Zhelyazkova, Nevena, 2015, Work-Family Reconciliation and Use of Parental Leave in Luxembourg. Empirical Analysis of Administrative Records, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Vallizadeh, Ehsan, Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Offshoring of medium-skill jobs, polarization, and productivity effect: Implications for wages and low-skill unemployment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-004

Ruiz, Isabel, Melissa Siegel & Carlos Vargas-Silva, 2015, Forced Up or Down? The Impact of Forced Migration on Social Status, Journal of Refugee Studies, doi: 10.1093/jrs/feu035, More information

Guney Celbis, Mehmet, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2015, Infrastructure and Trade: A Meta-Analysis, Region, Volume 1, Number 1, 2014, 25-65, More information

Bluhm, Richard & Kaj Thomsson, 2015, Ethnic divisions, political institutions and the duration of declines: A political economy theory of delayed recovery, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-003

Iizuka, Michiko & Jorge Katz, 2015, Globalization, Sustainability and the Role of Institutions: the case of the Chilean salmon industry, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, DOI:10.1111/tesg.12132, More information

Iizuka, Michiko, Philippe Mawoko & Fred Gault, Jan 2015, Innovation for Development in Southern and Eastern Africa: Challenges for Promoting ST&I Policy, After three decades of trial and error, innovation policy is now taking off in Africa. The brief covers a brief background of ST&I policy in Africa, common profiles of 11 Southern and Eastern African countries and challenges and potential research areas., 8, More information

Koser, Khalid & Katherine Kuschminder, 2015, Comparative Research on the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Migrants, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Geneva, Switzerland, More information

Nseluke, Mutinta Hambayi, Wim Groot & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2015, The effect of supplementation with locally available foods on stunting. A review of theory and evidence, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-002

Raymond, Wladimir & Tatiana Plotnikova, 2015, How does firms' perceived competition affect technological innovation in Luxembourg?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-001

Loschmann, Craig & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Revisiting the Motivations behind Remittance Behavior: Evidence of Debt-Financed Migration from Afghanistan, migration letters, Vol 12, No 1, More information

Wong, Chan-Yuan & Lili Wang, 2015, Trajectories of science and technology and their co-evolution in BRICS: Insights from publication and patent analysis, Journal of Informetrics, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.90-101, More information

Schultze-Kraft, M., M. Rew & Maria Klara Kuss, 2014, How does state fragility affect rural development? Evidence from Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yemen, Nepal and Bolivia, Eschborn: German Development Cooperation GIZ (Research Assistant), More information

Schultze-Kraft, M., M. Rew & Maria Klara Kuss, 2014, What works for rural development in fragile states? Evidence from Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yemen, Nepal and Bolivia, Eschborn: German Development Cooperation GIZ, More information

Wang, Lili, Nov 2014, Mapping the research collaboration between China and EU 27, Conference of Future perspectives on innovation and governance in development, Maastricht, The Netherlands, November 26-28, 2014

Wang, Lili, Jojo Jacob & Zibiao Li, Sep 2014, Funding for some, spills for others – explaining the emergence of nanotechnology in Chinese regions, The 19th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI), Leiden, The Netherlands, September 3-5, 2014.(Proceedings of Science and Technology Indicators (STI) conference, pp.658-672)

Wang, Lili, Jojo Jacob & Zibiao Li, Jul 2014, Explaining the emergence of nanotechnology in Chinese regions, The 15th International Conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS), Jena, Germany, July 27-30, 2014

Arundel, Anthony & Nuttaneeya (Ann) Torugsa, 2014, Complexity of Innovation in the public sector: A workgroup-level analysis of related factors and outcomes, Public Management Review, DOI:10.1080/14719037.2014.984626, 2014, More information

Es-Sadki, Nordine, Anthony Arundel & Franz (FHNW) Barjak, 2014, The effectiveness of policies for formal knowledge transfer from European universities and public research institutes to firms, Research Evaluation, Volume 24, Issue 1, More information

Ramani, Shyama V. , Ajay Thutupalli, Tamas Medovarszki, Sutapa Chattopadhyay & Veena Ravichandran, 2014, Women in the informal economy: Experiments in Governance from Emerging countries, in: Handbook on Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries, Routledge, New Delhi

Chattopadhyay, Sutapa, 2014, ‘Post-colonial Development State, Primitive Accumulation of Nature and Social transformation of ousted Adivasis in the Narmada valley’, Capitalism Nature Socialism, Taylor and Francis group, DOI: 10.1080/10455752.2014.966314, More information

Tacsir, Ezequiel & Ricardo Monge-Gonzalez, Dec 2014, Policy Coordination: From FDI to a Broader Framework to Promote Innovation—The Case of Costa Rica, in: Dutrenit, G. and Crespi, G. A. (eds), Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Development.The Latin American Experience, Springer, London, UK, 203-224, More information

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