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Wang, Fei, Liqiu Zhao & Zhong Zhao, 2017, China’s family planning policies and their labor market consequences, Journal of Population Economics, January 2017, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 31–68 , More information

Akay, Alpaslan, Amelie Constant, Corrado Giulietti & Martin Guzi, 2017, Ethnic diversity and well-being, Journal of Population Economics, January 2017, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 265–306 , More information

Brown, Alessio J. G. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Three decades of publishing research in population economics, Journal of Population Economics, January 2017, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 11–27 , More information

Meijers, Huub & Joan Muysken, 2016, The impact of quantitative easing in the Netherlands: A stock-flow consistent approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-067

Copp, Derek, 2016, Teaching to the test: a mixed methods study of instructional change from large-scale testing in Canadian schools, Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, Doi: 10.1080/0969594X.2016.1244042, More information

Lada, Farida, 2016, On guarding the welfare of clinical trial subjects while promoting novel drug innovation: A Game Theoretical Approach, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2016, Strong ties, weak ties: Exploring the role of networks in domestic worker migration from Ethiopia to the Middle East, Asian Pacific and Migration Journal, 25​(4): 401-421, More information

Kahanec, Martin & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Post-Enlargement Migration and the Great Recession in the E(M)U: Lessons and policy implications, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-066

Awel, Yesuf, 2016, Essays on insurance demand and impacts, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Mekonnen Melesse, Tigist, 2016, Grow More Food Using Fewer Resources: Agricultural Technology Adoption and Innovation Practices for Inclusive and Sustainable Development, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Adedokun, Ayokunu, 2016, Pathways to Sustainable Peacebuilding in Divided Societies: Lessons and Experiences from Mozambique, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Kobal, Mahmut, 2016, Customs & Excellence: a comparative approach on administrative and regulatory compliance perspectives of the EU-Turkey customs union, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Yitbarek, Eleni Abraham, 2016, Getting ahead or left behind? Essays on poverty dynamics and social mobility in Africa, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Nguyen, Thuy, 2016, Firm-Level Theory and Evidence of Corruption, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Notten, Ad, Jacques Mairesse & Bart Verspagen, 2016, The CDM framework: knowledge recombination from an evolutionary viewpoint, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, On-line first, More information

Martinez, Catalina & Pluvia Zuniga, 2016, Contracting for technology transfer: patent licensing and know-how in Brazil, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-065

Getachew, Yoseph Yilma, 2016, Idiosyncratic and Aggregate Risks, Inequality and Growth, Bulletin of Economic Research, DOI: 10.1111/boer.12096

Getachew, Yoseph Yilma, 2016, Credit constraints, growth and inequality dynamics, Economic Modelling, 54: 364-376

Vivarelli, Marco, 2016, The middle income trap: a way out based on technological and structural change, Economic Change and Restructuring, August 2016, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 159–193 , More information

Meschi, Elena, Erol Taymaz & Marco Vivarelli, 2016, Globalization, technological change and labor demand: a firm-level analysis for Turkey, Review of World Economics, November 2016, Volume 152, Issue 4, pp 655–680 , More information

Popova, Natalia, 2016, Migration in the Periphery of the European Union: Determinants of Successful and Sustainable Labour Market Integration of Return Migrants in Albania, Egypt, Moldova and Tunisia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Colombelli , Alessandra, Jackie Krafft & Marco Vivarelli, 2016, To be born is not enough: the key role of innovative start-ups, Small Business Economics, August 2016, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 277–291 , More information

Krebs, Lutz, 2016, Tilting at windmills or whipping up a storm? Elites and ethno-nationalist conflict during democratisation, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-064

Wong, Pui-hang, 2016, How can political trust be built after civil wars? Evidence from post-conflict Sierra Leone, Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 772-785, More information

Rothier Bautzer, Luiz Henrique, 2016, Organizing concurrent engineering through ICT platforms - Blueprinting Product Lifecycle Management platforms across disciplinary agencies, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Caldron, Paul Henry, 2016, The Tacit Bargain in Short-Term Medical Missions: Why US Physicians Go and What It Costs, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Martina, Richard, 2016, Uncertainty and Resource Constraints in the Small Island Developing States, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Cherrier, Cecile, 2016, The Expansion of Basic Social Protection in Low-income Countries, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Tesfaye, Wondimagegn & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2016, The effect of improved storage innovations on food security and welfare in Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-063

Wehner, Caroline, Trudie Schils & Lex Borghans, Oct 2016, Personality and Mental Health: The Role and Substitution Effect of Emotional Stability and Conscientiousness, IZA Discussion Paper 10337, More information

Confraria, Hugo, Manuel Mira Godinho & Lili Wang, Sep 2016, Determinants of citation impact: A comparative analysis of the Global South versus the Global North, STI Conference 2016. Valencia, September 2016

Constant, Amelie & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Towards a new European refugee policy that works, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-062

Gijsel, Peter, 2016, Transforming distrust into trust - The economic impact of trust building in Rwanda after the genocide in 1994, Paper presented at the International Workshop: Distrust and Conflict Escalation in Organizations and Societies, held in Groningen, January 11-12, 2016, pp. 37

Reinold, Julia, Inez Roosen, Alexander Hoogenboom, Ingrid Westendorp & Katharina Koch, 2016, International Marriage Brokers and Mail Order Brides. Analysing the need for regulation, The study was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality and commissioned, overseen and published by the Policy Department for Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affairs, More information

Domini, Giacomo, 2016, Patents, exhibitions and markets for innovation in the early twentieth century: Evidence from Turin 1911 International Exhibition, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-061

Waidler, Jennifer, 2016, On the fungibility of public and private transfers: A mental accounting approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-060

Zobel, Ann-Kristin, Boris Lokshin & John Hagedoorn, 2016, Formal and informal appropriation mechanisms: the role of openness and innovativeness, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-059

Salama, Diego, Oct 2016, UN Day 2016: New Tools, New Views, But Same Ideals, As we celebrate our 71st anniversary, we must continue to embrace new technologies and solidify internal and external partnerships in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda. Read how UNU-MERIT is contributing to these efforts, More information

Salama, Diego, Oct 2016, António Guterres: An SG for All Seasons?, After months of campaigning the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has elected Mr António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres of Portugal to serve as the ninth UN Secretary-General. Much has been made of his personal qualities and professional qualifications — but what can be said of the election itself? Was the open process a game changer or little more than window dressing?, More information

Tsukada, Raquel, 2016, Essays on Household Production with Labor-Saving Technology, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Notten, Geranda & Rachel Laforest, 2016, Poverty reduction strategies in Canada: A new way to tackle an old problem?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-057

Zuniga, Pluvia, 2016, Innovation system in development: The case of Peru, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-058

Constant, Amelie & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Diaspora Economics: New Perspectives, International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 1110-1135

Loschmann, Craig, 2016, Essays on Conflict-related Migration and Development in the case of Afghanistan, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Goedhuys, Micheline, Pierre Mohnen & Tamer Taha, 2016, Corruption, innovation and firm growth: Firm-level evidence from Egypt and Tunisia, Paper published as: Goedhuys, M., Mohnen, P., & Taha, T. (2016). Corruption, innovation and firm growth: firm-level evidence from Egypt and Tunisia. <em>Eurasian Business Review</em>, 1-24. The final publication is available at Springer via: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40821-016-0062-4, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-056

Ong, Cheng Boon & Nadine Walicki, Nov 2016, Leaving no one behind: internal displacement and the New Urban Agenda, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Geneva, 7, More information

Wiebe, Kirsten & Norihiko Yamano, Aug 2016, Estimating CO2 Emissions Embodied in Final Demand and Trade Using the OECD ICIO 2015: Methodology and Results, OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Papers 2016/5, OECD Publishing, More information

Calza, Elisa & Micheline Goedhuys, 2016, Entrepreneurial heterogeneity and the design of entrepreneurship policies for economic growth and inclusive development, in: Colin C. Williams, Anjula Gurtoo (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies, Routledge, New York and Oxon, 596, More information

Goedhuys, Micheline, Pierre Mohnen & Tamer Taha, 2016, Corruption, innovation and firm growth: firm-level evidence from Egypt and Tunisia, Eurasian Business Review, DOI 10.1007/s40821-016-0062-4, More information

Brown, Alessio J. G. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Three decades of publishing research in population economics, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-055