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Celbis, Mehmet Guney & Serdar Turkeli, 2015, Does Too Much Work Hamper Innovation? Evidence for Diminishing Returns of Work Hours for Patent Grants, Journal Global Policy and Governance, Vol 4, No 1, More information

Lema, Rasmus, Michiko Iizuka & Rainer Walz, 2015, Introduction to low-carbon innovation and development: insights and future challenges for research, Innovation and Development, View full text Download full text Open access DOI: 10.1080/2157930X.2015.1065096, More information

Kool, Tamara A. , 2015, Moving beyond the UNSCR 1325 framework: Women as economic participants during and after conflict, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-034

Naudé, Wim, Melissa Siegel & Katrin Marchand, 2015, Migration, entrepreneurship and development: A critical review, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-033

Tregenna, Fiona, 2015, Deindustrialisation, structural change and sustainable economic growth, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-032

Wang, Lili & Mario Coccia, 2015, Analysis of the spatial dynamics of intra- v.s. inter- research collaborations across countries, 15th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics, Istanbul, Turkey, June 29- July 3, 2015

Arora, Ashish, Suma Athreye & Can Huang, 2015, The paradox of openness revisited: Collaborative innovation and patenting by UK innovators, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-031

Dobbelaere, Sabien, Rodolfo Lauterbach & Jacques Mairesse, 2015, Micro-evidence on product and labor market regime differences between Chile and France, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-030

Dobbelaere, Sabien & Jacques Mairesse, 2015, Comparing micro-evidence on rent sharing from three different approaches, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-029

Cette, Gilbert, Jimmy Lopez & Jacques Mairesse, 2015, Product and labour market regulations, production prices, wages and productivity, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-028

Kaplinsky, Raphael, 2015, Technological upgrading in global value chains and clusters and their contribution to sustaining economic growth in low and middle income economies, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-027

Nagler, Paula, 2015, The impact of unemployment insurance savings accounts on subsequent employment quality, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-026

Cebotari, Victor, 2015, The Determinants of National Pride of Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities in Europe, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 21(3), 269-288, DOI: 10.1080/13537113.2015.1063911

Vertesy, Daniel, Jul 2015, The Contours of the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry, in: Eriksson, S. and Steenhuis, H-J (eds), The global commercial aviation industry, Routledge, New York, US; Abingdon, UK, 1-32, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, Julia de Bresser & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Irregular Migration Routes to Europe and Factors Influencing Migrants’ Destination Choices, Commissioned by Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatie Centrum (WODC), More information

Fransen, Sonja, 2015, Remittances, Bonds and Bridges: Remittances and Social Capital in Burundi, The Journal of Development Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2015.1041517, More information

McGregor, Elaine, Katrin Marchand & Melissa Siegel, Jul 2015, Swiss Migration Partnerships: A New Tool for Bilateral Cooperation on Migration?, Do migration partnerships improve policy and institutional coherence? Do they help countries to promote the positive effects that migration can have while addressing its challenges constructively? Do they reflect an even balance of power between partner countries? Are they a potential model for bilateral cooperation on migration? These were some of the questions explored in a recent evaluation of the Swiss migration partnerships by researchers at UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance, 8, More information

Celbis, Mehmet Guney, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2015, Infrastructure and the International Export Performance of Turkish Regions, in: A. A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp (eds), The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions, World Scientific, London, UK, pp. 319 - 350, More information

Sanditov, Bulat, Jojo Jacob, Alex Surpatean, René Wintjes, Simone Sasso & Ad Notten, Feb 2015, Inventory of the patents and publications of FP7 projects in the field of ICT, The inventory includes data on 295 patents and 18,158 publications resulting from FP7 funded projects in the field of ICT (ICT theme within Cooperation Programme and eInfrastructures within Capacities Programme), More information

Broich, Tobias, Adam Szirmai & Kaj Thomsson, 2015, Precolonial centralisation, foreign aid and modern state capacity in Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-025

Foster-McGregor, Neil, Florian Kaulich & Robert Stehrer, 2015, Global Value Chains in Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-024

Iizuka, Michiko, 2015, Diverse and uneven pathways towards transition to low carbon development: the case of solar PV technology in China, Innovation and Development, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2157930X.2015.1049850

Siegel, Melissa, Katrin Marchand & Elaine McGregor, 2015, Independent Evaluation of Swiss Migration Partnerships: Final Report, Deliverable project 'Evaluation of the Swiss Migration Partnerships'

Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2015, Regional policies: convergence, trade and the allocation of public capital, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Cebotari, Victor, 2015, Civic, Ethnic, Hybrid and Atomized Identities in Central and Eastern Europe, Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, (online first) DOI: 10.1080/1070289X.2015

Henning, Florian, 2015, Interoperability governance and standards adoption in government information networks, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Koser, Khalid & Katherine Kuschminder, 2015, Key findings of comparative research on assisted voluntary return and reintegration of migrants, Migration Policy Practice, Vol. V, Number 1, More information

Szirmai, Adam, 2015, Socio-Economic Development, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom, 791 pages, More information

Turkeli, Serdar & René Kemp, 2015, Effective research and innovation (R&I) policy in the EU-28: A causal and configurational analysis of political governance determinants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-023

Hollanders, Hugo, Nordine Es-Sadki & Minna Kanerva, Mar 2015, Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015, Commissioned by the European Commission, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

De Marchi, Valentina, Elisa Giuliani & Roberta Rabellotti, 2015, Local innovation and global value chains in developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-022

Groen, Niels Peter, 2015, The never-ending project: understanding e-government project escalation, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Vanore, Michaella, 2015, The Psychosocial Health of Children 'Left Behind' by Migrant Kin in Moldova and Georgia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Copp, Derek, 2015, Teacher-based reactivity to provincial large-scale assessment in Canada, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Conteh, Ibrahim, 2015, Natural Hazards and Education: The Impact of Floods on Primary School Education in Zambia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Fransen, Sonja, 2015, The economic and social effects of remittances and return migration in conflict-affected areas: The case of Burundi, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Loschmann, Craig, Christopher R. Parsons & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Does Shelter Assistance Reduce Poverty in Afghanistan?, World Development, pp. 305-322, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.05.022, More information

Burlacu, Irina & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2015, Cross-border Social Security Coordination, Mobility of Labour and Pension Outcomes, in: Salagean I., Lomos C. & Hartung A. (Eds.), The young and the elderly at risk: Individual outcomes and contemporary policy challenges in European societies, Intersentia, UK, More information

Ramani, Shyama V. , Ajay Thutupalli, Eduardo Urias & Rushva Parihar, 2015, A refinement of framework model of interlinkages of MNEs in emerging countries for measuring their contribution towards MDGs, for "A Framework Model on MNE’s impact on global development challenges in emerging markets", Grant agreement no: 612889

Ramani, Shyama V. & Rushva Parihar, 2015, Linkages between sanitation, health and poverty reduction, for "A Framework Model on MNE's impact on global development challenges in emerging markets", Grant agreement no: 612889

Confraria, Hugo & Fernando Vargas, Jun 2015, Scientific networks and collaborations with industry in Latin America, European meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE). Maastricht

Opolot, Daniel, 2015, The evolution of beliefs and strategic behaviour, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Ramani, Shyama V. & Eduardo Urias, 2015, Access to critical medicines: When are compulsory licenses effective in price negotiations?, Social Science & Medicine, 135, 75-83, More information

Vanore, Michaella & Melissa Siegel, 2015, The evolution of gendered migration trajectories from Moldova & Georgia, Comparative Migration Studies, Volume 3 Issue 4, More information

Hercog, Metka & Melissa Siegel, 2015, Promoting Circular International Migration of the Highly Skilled, in: Diego Acosta Arcarazo and Anja Wiesbrock (Eds), Global Migration Old Assumptions, New Dynamics, Praeger, USA, More information

Carling, Jørgen, Erlend Paasche & Melissa Siegel, May 2015, Finding Connections: The Nexus between Migration and Corruption, Feature article on MPI website, More information

Hollanders, Hugo, Anthony Arundel & Luca Casali, 2015, How European public sector agencies innovate: The use of bottom-up, policy-dependent and knowledge-scanning innovation methods, Research Policy, Volume 44, Issue 7, More information

Bartekova, Eva & Thomas Ziesemer, 2015, Impact of electricity prices on foreign direct investment: Evidence from the European Union, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-021

Neubourg, Chris, J. Karpati & Victor Cebotari, 2015, Deprivation and poverty among children in Tajikistan: A multiple overlapping deprivation analysis, Country report, UNICEF Tajikistan

Mazzucato, Valentina, Victor Cebotari, A. Veale, A. White, M. Grassi & J. Vivet , 2015, International Parental Migration and the Psychological Well-being of Children in Ghana, Angola, and Nigeria, Social Science and Medicine, 132, 215-224, DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.058