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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

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

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, More information

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, More information

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, More information

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