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

Houte, Marieke, Melissa Siegel & Tine Davids, 2014, Return to Afghanistan: Migration as Reinforcement of Socio-Economic Stratification, in: P. J. Boyle and A. M. Findlay (eds), Population, Space and Place, Wiley, NJ, USA, More information

Fauchart, E. & Robin Cowan, 2014, Weak links and the management of reputational interdependencies, Strategic Management Journal, 35(4): 532-549

Baum, Joel, Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2014, Does evidence of network effects on firm performance in pooled cross-section support prescriptions for network strategy?, Strategic Management Journal, Vol 35(5): 652–667

Babutsidze, Zakaria & Robin Cowan, 2014, Showing or telling? Local interaction and organization of behavior, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, vol. 9(2): 151-181

Franco-Correa, Andrea, 2014, An individual-centered approach to multidimensional poverty: The cases of Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-068

Palsson, Gisli, Bronislaw Szerszynski, Sverker Sörlin, John Marks, Bernard Avril, Carole Crumley, Heide Hackmann, Poul Holm, John Ingram, Alan Kirman, Mercedes Pardo Buendía & Rifka Weehuizen, 2014, Reconceptualizing the ‘Anthropos’ in the Anthropocene: Integrating the social sciences and humanities in global environmental change research, Environmental Science & Policy, Volume 28, April 2013, Pages 3-13

Lokkerbol, Joran, Dirk Adema, Pim Cuijpers, Charles F. Reynolds III, Richard Schulz, Rifka Weehuizen & Filip Smit, 2014, Improving the Cost-Effectiveness of a Healthcare System for Depressive Disorders by Implementing Telemedicine: A Health Economic Modeling Study, The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Volume 22, Issue 3, March 2014, Pages 253-262

Tirivayi, Nyasha, 2014, Widowhood and barriers to seeking health care in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-067

Tirivayi, Nyasha, Henriette Maasen van den Brink & Wim Groot, 2014, Size and economies of scale in higher education and the implications for mergers, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-066

Tirivayi, Nyasha & Wim Groot, 2014, The impact of food transfers for people living with HIV/AIDS: Evidence from Zambia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-065

Tirivayi, Nyasha, 2014, Giving in South Africa: Determining the influence of altruism, inequality aversion and social capital, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-064

Mideros Mora, Andres & C. O'Donoghue, 2014, The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-063

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2014, Female Return Migration and Reintegration in Ethiopia, PhD dissertation, Maastricht University, More information

Narula, Rajneesh, 2014, The viability of sustained growth by India's MNEs: India's dual economy and constraints from location assets, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-062

Collinson, Simon C. & Rajneesh Narula, 2014, Asset recombination in international partnerships as a source of improved innovation capabilities in China, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-061

Lafond, François, 2014, The size of patent categories: USPTO 1976-2006, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-060

Hall, Bronwyn & Vania Sena, 2014, Appropriability mechanisms, innovation and productivity: Evidence from the UK, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-059

Narula, Rajneesh & Andrea Martinez-Noya, 2014, International R&D alliances by firms: Origins and development, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-058

Kwasi Fosu, Augustin, Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer, 2014, Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Fresh evidence from African countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-057

Bartekova, Eva, Sep 05, 2014, The Role of Rare Earths Supply Risk in Low Carbon Technologies Innovation, ERES 2014 - First European Rare Earth Resources Conference, 4-7 September 2014, Milos - Greece, More information

Arias Ortiz, Elena, Gustavo Crespi, Alejandro Rasteletti & Fernando Vargas, 2014, Productivity in services in Latin America and the Caribbean, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-056

Gault, Fred, 2014, Where are innovation indicators, and their applications, going?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-055

Iizuka, Michiko & Ajay Thutupalli, 2014, Globalization, the rise of biotechnology and catching up in agricultural innovation: The case of Bt technology in India, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-054

Guney Celbis, Mehmet & Serdar Turkeli, 2014, Does too much work hamper innovation? Evidence for diminishing returns of work hours for patent grants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-053

Bresson, G., J.-M. Etienne & Pierre Mohnen, 2014, How important is innovation? A Bayesian factor-augmented productivity model on panel data, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-052

Loschmann, Craig, Melissa Siegel & Christopher R. Parsons, 2014, Does shelter assistance reduce poverty in Afghanistan?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-051

Ramani, Shyama V. & Vivekananda Mukherjee, 2014, Can breakthrough innovations serve the poor (bop) and create reputational (CSR) value? Indian case studies, Technovation, 34, 295-304

Ramani, Shyama V. , S.E. Reid & Jorge Niosi, 2014, Bionetworks vs nanonetworks: A comparison of diffusion rates of emerging technologies, International Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 13, Nos. 1/2/3, 90-104

Ramani, Shyama V. (ed.), 2014, Nanotechnology and Development: What’s in it for Emerging Countries?, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, More information

Ramani, Shyama V. (ed.), 2014, Innovation in India: Combining Economic Growth with Inclusive Development, Cambridge University Press, UK, More information

Sonne, Lina, 2014, Mapping regional social enterprise ecosystems in India: Framework and indicators, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-050

Broich, Tobias & Adam Szirmai, 2014, China's economic embrace of Africa - An international comparative perspective, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-049

Escobar, D. A., Carlos Cadena Gaitan & F. J. Garcia, 2014, Accessibility analysis as an urban planning tool: Gas station location, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-048

Wang, Lili, Jojo Jacob & Zibiao Li, Jun 16, 2014, Funding for some, spills for others: Explaining the emergence of nanotechnology in Chinese regions, DRUID 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 16-18, 2014., More information

Foster-McGregor, Neil, 2014, Intellectual Property Rights and the Margins of International Trade, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 23/1, 1-30

Meijers, Huub, Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen, 2014, Demand, credit and macroeconomic dynamics: A microsimulation model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-047

Foster-McGregor, Neil, A. Isaksen & Florian Kaulich, 2014, Outward Foreign Direct Investment, Exporting and Firm-Level Performance in sub-Saharan Africa, Journal of Development Studies, 50/2, 244-257

Foster-McGregor, Neil, A. Isaksen & Florian Kaulich, 2014, Importing, Exporting and Performance in sub-Saharan African Manufacturing Firms, Review of World Economics, 150/2, 309-336

Vertesy, Daniel, 2014, Successive leadership changes in the regional jet industry, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-046

Rugadya, Margaret, 2014, Can Remittances influence the Tenure and Quality of Housing in Uganda?, PhD Dissertation, Maastricht University, More information

Hercog, Metka, 2014, Highly skilled migration and new destination countries: How government policies shape destination choices, PhD Dissertation, Maastricht University, More information

Agimi, Ilire, 2014, New governance under limited statehood: The case of local government reform in Kosovo, PhD dissertation, Maastricht University, More information

Diallo, Fatoumata, 2014, Evaluation of Meal and Deworming Programs for Primary Schools in Rural Senegal, PhD Dissertation, Maastricht University, More information

Naudé, Wim, Feb 2014, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, in: Bruce Currie-Alder, Ravi Kanbur, David M. Malone, and Rohinton Medhora, International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects, OUP, Oxford, 976, More information

Wong, Pui-hang, 2014, Insurgents in motion: Counterinsurgency and insurgency relocation in Iraq, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-045

Fransen, Sonja & Katherine Kuschminder, 2014, Lessons Learned from Refugee Settlement Policies in Africa: A Case Study on Burundi's Rural Integrated Villages Approach, Refugee Survey Quarterly, Volume 33(1), pp. 59-67, More information

Fransen, Sonja & Valentina Mazzucato, 2014, Remittances and Household Wealth After Conflict: A Case Study on Urban Burundi, World Development, Volume 60, pp. 57-68, More information

Bas, Maria & Caroline Paunov, 2014, The unequal effect of India's industrial liberalization on firms' decision to innovate: Do business conditions matter?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-044

Bartekova, Eva, 2014, An introduction to the economics of rare earths, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-043