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2016

2016-072 An econometric investigation of the productivity gender gap in Mexican research, and a simulation study of the effects on scientific performance of policy scenarios to promote gender equality
Lorena Rivera Leon, Jacques Mairesse & Robin Cowan
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2016-071 Skills and entrepreneurship: Are return migrants 'Jacks-of-all-trades'?
Clotilde Mahé
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2016-070 Offshoring medium-skill tasks, low-skill unemployment and the skill-wage structure
Ehsan Vallizadeh, Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
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2016-069 Glass ceiling effect in urban China: Wage inequality of rural-urban migrants during 2002-2007
Zhaopeng Qu & Zhong Zhao
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2016-068 Capacity building using PhD education in Africa
Mindel van de Laar, Shivani Achrekar, Lucy L. Larbi & Friederike Rühmann
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2016-067 The impact of quantitative easing in the Netherlands: A stock-flow consistent approach
Huub Meijers & Joan Muysken
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2016-066 Post-Enlargement Migration and the Great Recession in the E(M)U: Lessons and policy implications
Martin Kahanec & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-065 Contracting for technology transfer: patent licensing and know-how in Brazil
Catalina Martinez & Pluvia Zuniga
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2016-064 Tilting at windmills or whipping up a storm? Elites and ethno-nationalist conflict during democratisation
Lutz Krebs
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2016-063 The effect of improved storage innovations on food security and welfare in Ethiopia
Wondimagegn Tesfaye & Nyasha Tirivayi
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2016-062 Towards a new European refugee policy that works
Amelie Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-061 Patents, exhibitions and markets for innovation in the early twentieth century: Evidence from Turin 1911 International Exhibition
Giacomo Domini
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2016-060 On the fungibility of public and private transfers: A mental accounting approach
Jennifer Waidler
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2016-059 Formal and informal appropriation mechanisms: the role of openness and innovativeness
Ann-Kristin Zobel, Boris Lokshin & John Hagedoorn
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2016-058 Innovation system in development: The case of Peru
Pluvia Zuniga
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2016-057 Poverty reduction strategies in Canada: A new way to tackle an old problem?
Geranda Notten & Rachel Laforest
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2016-056 Corruption, innovation and firm growth: Firm-level evidence from Egypt and Tunisia
Micheline Goedhuys, Pierre Mohnen & Tamer Taha
Paper published as: Goedhuys, M., Mohnen, P., & Taha, T. (2016). Corruption, innovation and firm growth: firm-level evidence from Egypt and Tunisia. Eurasian Business Review, 1-24. The final publication is available at Springer via: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40821-016-0062-4.
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2016-055 Three decades of publishing research in population economics
Alessio J. G. Brown & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-054 Trade liberalisation and child labour in China
Liqiu Zhao, Fei Wang & Zhong Zhao
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2016-053 Fueling conflict? (De)escalation and bilateral aid
Richard Bluhm, Martin Gassebner, Sarah Langlotz & Paul Schaudt
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2016-052 The invisible hand of informal (educational) communication!? Social capital considerations on Twitter conversations among teachers
Martin Rehm & Ad Notten
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2016-051 A 'healthy immigrant effect' or a 'sick immigrant effect'? Selection and policies matter
Amelie Constant, Teresa García-Muñoz, Shoshana Neuman & Tzahi Neuman
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2016-050 Reservation wages of first- and second-generation migrants
Amelie Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-049 Demographic dynamics and long-run development: Insights for the secular stagnation debate
Matteo Cervellati, Uwe Sunde & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-048 River deep, mountain high: Of long-run knowledge trajectories within and between innovation clusters
Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen
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2016-047 The impact of household labor-saving technologies along the family life cycle
Raquel Tsukada & Arnaud Dupuy
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2016-046 The impact of piped water supply on household welfare
Raquel Tsukada & Degol Hailu
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2016-045 The impact of rainwater harvesting on household labor supply
Raquel Tsukada & Christian Lehmann
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2016-044 Gini coefficients of education for 146 countries, 1950-2010
Thomas Ziesemer
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2016-043 Entrepreneurial heterogeneity and the design of entrepreneurship policies for economic growth and inclusive development
Elisa Calza & Micheline Goedhuys
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2016-042 Diaspora economics: New perspectives
Amelie Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann
Published in International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 1110-1135.
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2016-041 The chips are down: The influence of family on children's trust formation
Corrado Giulietti, Enrico Rettore & Sara Tonini
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2016-040 Natural disasters and human mobility
Linguère Mously Mbaye & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-039 How do collaboration and investments in knowledge management affect process innovation in services?
Mona Ashok, Rajneesh Narula & Andrea Martinez-Noya
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2016-038 Home sweet home? Macroeconomic conditions in home countries and the well-being of migrants
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier Bargain & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-037 Arsenic contamination of drinking water and mental health
Shyamal Chowdhury, Annabelle Krause & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-036 Child labour in China
Can Tang, Liqiu Zhao & Zhong Zhao
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2016-035 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Did they change social reality?
Janyl Moldalieva, Arip Muttaqien, Choolwe Muzyamba, Davina Osei, Eli Stoykova & Nga Le Thi Quynh
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2016-034 The role of innovation and management practices in determining firm productivity in developing economies
Wiebke Bartz, Pierre Mohnen & Helena Schweiger
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2016-033 Social welfare benefits and their impacts on labour market participation among men and women in Mongolia
Franziska Gassmann, Daphne François & Lorena Zardo Trindade
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2016-032 The effects of productivity and benefits on unemployment: Breaking the link
Alessio J. G. Brown, Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl & Dennis J. Snower
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2016-031 The determinants of industrialisation in developing countries, 1960-2005
Francesca Guadagno
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2016-030 The effect of means-tested social transfers on labour supply: heads versus spouses - An empirical analysis of work disincentives in the Kyrgyz Republic
Franziska Gassmann & Lorena Zardo Trindade
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2016-029 Determinants of citation impact: A comparative analysis of the Global South versus the Global North
Hugo Confraria, Manuel Mira Godinho & Lili Wang
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2016-028 Mimetic behaviour and institutional persistence: A two-armed bandit experiment
Stefania Innocenti & Robin Cowan
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2016-027 The affordability of the Sustainable Development Goals: A myth or reality?
Patima Chongcharoentanawat, Kaleab Haile, Bart Kleine Deters, Tamara A. Kool & Victor Osei Kwadwo
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2016-026 Globalisation, technology and the labour market: A microeconometric analysis for Turkey
Elena Meschi, Erol Taymaz & Marco Vivarelli
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2016-025 Fading hope and the rise in inequality in the United States
Jo Ritzen & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-024 Including excluded groups: The slow racial transformation of the South African university system
Helena Barnard, Robin Cowan, Alan Kirman & Moritz Müller
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2016-023 A new indicator for innovation clusters
George Christopoulos & René Wintjes
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2016-022 Public policy and mental health: What we can learn from the HIV movement
David Scheerer, Zina Nimeh & Stefan Weinmann
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2016-021 International standards certification, institutional voids and exports from developing country firms
Micheline Goedhuys & Leo Sleuwaegen
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2016-020 Multinational enterprises and economic development in host countries: What we know and what we don't know
Rajneesh Narula & André Pineli
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2016-019 The impact of ex-ante subsidies to researchers on researchers' productivity: Evidence from a developing country
Diego Aboal & Ezequiel Tacsir
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2016-018 Migration, occupation and education: Evidence from Ghana
Clotilde Mahé & Wim Naudé
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2016-017 Technological Innovation Systems and the wider context: A framework for developing countries
Hans-Erik Edsand
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2016-016 Structural transformation in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS)
Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai & Nobuya Haraguchi
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2016-015 Structural decompositions of energy consumption, energy intensity, emissions and emission intensity - A sectoral perspective: empirical evidence from WIOD over 1995 to 2009
Sheng Zhong
UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series 11/2015.
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2016-014 The dynamics of vehicle energy efficiency: Evidence from the Massachusetts Vehicle Census
Sheng Zhong
UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series 7/2016.
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2016-013 The role of technological trajectories in catching-up-based development: An application to energy efficiency technologies
Sheng Zhong & Bart Verspagen
UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series 6/2016.
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2016-012 Management standard certification and firm productivity: micro-evidence from Africa
Micheline Goedhuys & Pierre Mohnen
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2016-011 Inclusive labour market: A role for a job guarantee scheme
Saskia Klosse & Joan Muysken
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2016-010 On the optimum timing of the global carbon-transition under conditions of extreme weather-related damages: further green paradoxical results
Adriaan van Zon
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2016-009 Aid, institutions and economic growth: Heterogeneous parameters and heterogeneous donors
Hassen Wako
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2016-008 Determinants of innovation in Croatian SMEs: Comparison of service and manufacturing firms
Ljiljana Bozic & Pierre Mohnen
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2016-007 Rejected Afghan asylum seekers in the Netherlands: Migration experiences, current situations and future aspirations
Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel
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2016-006 On the value of foreign PhDs in the developing world: Training versus selection effects
Helena Barnard, Robin Cowan & Moritz Müller
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2016-005 Critical raw material strategies in different world regions
Eva Bartekova & René Kemp
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2016-004 A semi-endogenous growth model for developing countries with public factors, imported capital goods, and limited export demand
Jan Simon Hallonsten & Thomas Ziesemer
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2016-003 Institutional factors and people's preferences in social protection
Franziska Gassmann, Pierre Mohnen & Vincenzo Vinci
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2016-002 New variables for vocational secondary schooling: Patterns around the world from 1950-2010
Alison Cathles
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2016-001 Mexican manufacturing and its integration into global value chains
Juan Carlos Castillo & Adam Szirmai
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