UNU-MERIT Working Paper Series

Image: Herman Pijpers / UNU-MERIT

Only Working Papers by UNU-MERIT researchers or affiliated researchers are eligible for publication on this website. Before submitting a paper, please read the guide below.

  • Note to Authors

2011

2011-077 Shaping earnings instability: labour market policy and institutional factors
Denisa Maria Sologon & Cathal O'Donoghue
full text | abstract
  
2011-076 Putting agricultural research into use: Lessons from contested visions of innovation
Andy Hall
full text | abstract
  
2011-075 The impact of sectoral heterogeneities in economic growth and catching up: Empirical evidence for Latin American manufacturing industries
Alejandro Lavopa
full text | abstract
  
2011-074 Mobile banking: Innovation for the poor
Tashmia Ismail & Khumbula Masinge
full text | abstract
  
2011-073 Do we need different frameworks to explain infant MNEs from developing countries?
Rajneesh Narula
full text | abstract
  
2011-072 Socio-economic transformations of Sardar Sarovar project-affected indigenous populations and post-colonial development state
Sutapa Chattopadhyay
full text | abstract
  
2011-071 Catching up in the 21st century: Globalization, knowledge & capabilities in Latin America, a case for natural resource based activities
Michiko Iizuka & Luc Soete
full text | abstract
  
2011-070 Earnings Mobility in Europe: 1994-2001 - Do more flexible labour markets experience a higher earnings mobility?
Denisa Maria Sologon & Cathal O'Donoghue
full text | abstract
  
2011-069 Manufacturing and Economic Growth in Developing Countries, 1950-2005
Adam Szirmai & Bart Verspagen
full text | abstract
  
2011-068 Segregation in neighbourhoods and labour market outcomes of immigrants: Evidence from random assignment in the Netherlands
Pascal Beckers & Lex Borghans
full text | abstract
  
2011-067 Neighbourhood spatial order and firm mobility in disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods of the Netherlands
Pascal Beckers & B. Sleutjes
full text | abstract
  
2011-066 Immigrant entrepreneurship on the move: A longitudinal analysis of first and second generation immigrant entrepreneurship in the Netherlands
Pascal Beckers & B. Blumberg
full text | abstract
  
2011-065 Country terms of trade: Trends, unit roots, over-differencing, endogeneity, time dummies, and heterogeneity
Thomas Ziesemer
full text | abstract
  
2011-064 Exploring the role of the neighbourhood in firm relocation: differences between stayers and movers
B. Sleutjes & Pascal Beckers
full text | abstract
  
2011-063 Business spaces between entrepreneurs and opportunities. The impact of the local built environment and zoning regulations on businesses in Dutch cities
Pascal Beckers & R.C. Kloosterman
full text | abstract
  
2011-062 User innovation in the business enterprise sector of Maputo Province in Mozambique
Júlia Eva Baltazar Zita & Avelino Hermíneo Lopes
full text | abstract
  
2011-061 Innovation and firm-level productivity: econometric evidence from Bangladesh and Pakistan
Abdul Waheed
full text | abstract
  
2011-060 The Use and Economic Impacts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
abstract
  
2011-059 The use and economic impacts of ICT at the macro-micro levels in the Arab Gulf countries
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-058 Arab regional systems of innovation: characteristics and implications
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-057 A renaissance for social mobility and its significance for the bridge towards postsecondary education
Jo Ritzen
full text | abstract
  
2011-056 Research, higher education and innovation: redesigning multi-level governance within Europe in a period of crisis
Jo Ritzen & Luc Soete
Published in Notre Europe as 'Research, higher education and innovation: Redesigning European governance in an period of crisis'.
full text | abstract
  
2011-055 The effect of net immigration on economic growth in an ageing economy: transitory and permanent shocks
Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
full text | abstract
  
2011-054 Global Framework for differential pricing of pharmaceuticals
Rutger Daems, Edith Maes & Shyama V. Ramani
full text | abstract
  
2011-053 What Changes Gini Coefficients of Education? On the dynamic interaction between education, its distribution and growth
Thomas Ziesemer
full text | abstract
  
2011-052 Size, competition, and innovative activities: a developing world perspective
Abdul Waheed
full text | abstract
  
2011-051 Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Evidence from African countries
Augustin Kwasi Fosu, Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer
full text | abstract
  
2011-050 Missing the target: Lessons from enabling innovation in South Asia
Sulaiman V. Rasheed, Andy Hall & T.S. Vamsidhar Reddy
full text | abstract
  
2011-049 The internationalization of R&D
Bronwyn Hall
full text | abstract
  
2011-048 Complementarity between in-house R&D and technology purchasing: evidence from Chinese manufacturing firms
Jun Hou & Pierre Mohnen
Published in Oxford Development Studies, Volume 41, Issue 3, 2013.
abstract
  
2011-047 International migration and local employment: analysis of self-selection and earnings in Tajikistan
Aziz Atamanov & M. van den Berg
full text | abstract
  
2011-046 Preferences for conditioning and being conditioned - experimental & survey evidence from Zambia
Esther Schuering
full text | abstract
  
2011-045 New insights on the role of location advantages in international innovation
Rajneesh Narula & Grazia D. Santangelo
Forthcoming in : A. Verbeke and H. Merchant (eds) Edward Elgar Handbook of Research on International Strategic Management, 2012.
full text | abstract
  
2011-044 The power of the strong state: A comparative analysis of the diaspora engagement strategies of India and Ethiopia
Katherine Kuschminder & Metka Hercog
full text | abstract
  
2011-043 Innovation performance and embeddedness in networks: evidence from the Ethiopian footwear cluster
Mulu Gebreeyesus & Pierre Mohnen
full text | abstract
  
2011-042 Protecting vulnerable families in Central Asia: Poverty, vulnerability and the impact of the economic crisis
Franziska Gassmann
This paper was commissioned by the Social and Economic Policy Unit of the UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS)and also appeared as: Innocenti Working Paper No. 2011-05.
full text | abstract
  
2011-041 Engaging the diaspora in India
Metka Hercog & Melissa Siegel
full text | abstract
  
2011-040 Understanding Ethiopian diaspora engagement policy
Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel
full text | abstract
  
2011-039 Understanding the changing role of the Turkish diaspora
Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel
full text | abstract
  
2011-038 The Development of Diaspora Engagement Policies in Burundi and Rwanda
Sonja Fransen & Melissa Siegel
full text | abstract
  
2011-037 Immigration and growth in an ageing economy - version 2
Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
full text | abstract
  
2011-036 Managerial ownership and urban water utilities efficiency in Uganda
Dorcas Mbuvi & Achraf Tarsim
full text | abstract
  
2011-035 Angus Maddison and Development Economics
Adam Szirmai
full text | abstract
  
2011-034 The importance (impact) of knowledge at the macro-micro levels in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-033 Estimating the rate of return to education in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-032 Education, training and skill development policies in Sudan: Macro-micro overview
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-031 Assessment of skill and technology indicators at the macro-micro levels in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-030 Assessment of industrial performance and the relationship between skill, technology and input-output indicators in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-029 Mapping the interdisciplinary nature and co-evolutionary patterns in five nano-industrial sectors
Lili Wang & Ad Notten
full text | abstract
  
2011-028 Innovation and productivity
Bronwyn Hall
full text | abstract
  
2011-027 Innovation pathways and policy challenges at the regional level: smart specialisation
René Wintjes & Hugo Hollanders
full text | abstract
  
2011-026 Technology alliances in emerging economies: Persistence and interrelation in European firms' alliance formation
René Belderbos, Victor Gilsing & Jojo Jacob
full text | abstract
  
2011-025 Innovation and diffusion of clean/green technology: Can patent commons help?
Bronwyn Hall & Christian Helmers
full text | abstract
  
2011-024 The when and where of research in agricultural innovation trajectories: Evidence and implications from RIU's South Asia projects
T.S. Vamsidhar Reddy, Andy Hall & R. Sulaiman
full text | abstract
  
2011-023 Dynamics of biosciences regulation and opportunities for biosciences innovation in Africa: Exploring regulatory policy brokering
Ann Kingiri & Andy Hall
full text | abstract
  
2011-022 Beyond knowledge brokerage: An exploratory study of innovation intermediaries in an evolving smallholder agricultural system in Kenya
Catherine W. Kilelu, Lawrence Klerkx, Cees Leeuwis & Andy Hall
full text | abstract
  
2011-021 Emerging country MNEs and the role of home countries: separating fact from irrational expectations
Rajneesh Narula & Quyen T.K. Nguyen
full text | abstract
  
2011-020 On India's plunge into Nanotechnology: What are good ways to catch-up?
Shyama V. Ramani, Nupur Chowdhury, Roger Coronini & Susan Reid
full text | abstract
  
2011-019 Are health care payments in Albania catastrophic? Evidence form ALSMS 2002, 2005 and 2008
Sonila Tomini & Truman G. Packard
full text | abstract
  
2011-018 The elusive quest for the golden standard: Concepts, policies and practices of accountability in development cooperation
Renée Speijcken & Wieger Bakker
full text | abstract
  
2011-017 Strengthening the roles of political parties in Public Accountability - A case study of a new approach in political party assistance
Renée Speijcken
full text | abstract
  
2011-016 Voluntary agreements and community development as CSR in innovation strategies
Vivekananda Mukherjee & Shyama V. Ramani
full text | abstract
  
2011-015 Promoting return and circular migration of the highly skilled
Metka Hercog & Melissa Siegel
full text | abstract
  
2011-014 A historical perspective on immigration and social protection in the Netherlands
Melissa Siegel & Chris de Neubourg
full text | abstract
  
2011-013 State-led technological development: A case of China's nanotechnology development
Can Huang & Yilin Wu
full text | abstract
  
2011-012 Immigration and growth in an ageing economy
Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
full text | abstract
  
2011-011 Microeconomic analysis of rural nonfarm activities in the Kyrgyz Republic: What determines participation and returns?
Aziz Atamanov & M. van den Berg
full text | abstract
  
2011-010 Absorptive capacity in technological learning in clean development mechanism projects
Asel Doranova, Ionara Costa & Geert Duysters
full text | abstract
  
2011-009 User innovation and the market
Fred Gault
full text | abstract
  
2011-008 Social impacts of the development of science, technology and innovation indicators
Fred Gault
full text | abstract
  
2011-007 Labour market and unemployment in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-006 Assessment of the impacts of oil: Opportunities and challenges for economic development in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
Published as Nour, Samia (2011a), "Assessment of the impacts of oil: Opportunities and challenges for economic development in Sudan," the Journal of African Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 2, No.2, June 2011, pp. 122-148..
full text | abstract
  
2011-005 Assessment of effectiveness of China aid in financing development in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-004 Assessment of gender gap in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
full text | abstract
  
2011-003 Russia's emerging multinational companies amidst the global economic crisis
Sergey Filippov
full text | abstract
  
2011-002 Telemedicine and primary health: The virtual doctor project Zambia
Evans Mupela, Paul Mustard & Huw Jones
full text | abstract
  
2011-001 Mitigating 'anticommons' harms to research in science and technology
Paul A. David
Publication forthcoming in The WIPO Journal: Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues.
full text | abstract