Latest Publications

Vincent, Rose, 2023, Vertical taxing rights and tax compliance norms, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 205: 443-467, DOI:

Mesfin, Hiwot, Francesco Cecchi, Eleonora Nillesen & Nyasha Tirivayi (eds.), 2023, Overconfidence, Trust, and Information-seeking among Smallholder Farmers: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia, Economic Development and Cultural Change, DOI:

Pasetti, Francesco & Elaine Lebon-McGregor, Jan 2023, Measuring Good Migration Governance with an Indicator Approach, ADMIGOV D7.4, More information

Pietrobelli, Carlo & Cecilia Seri, 2023, Reshoring, nearshoring and developing countries: Readiness and implications for Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2023-003

Torres Chedraui, Ana Maria & Pui-hang Wong, 2023, A stranger at home? A multilevel analysis of anti-Muslim sentiment in Western European societies, Ethnicities, DOI: 10.1177/14687968221149, More information

Nomaler, Önder, Danilo Spinola & Bart Verspagen, 2023, Demand-led industrialisation policy in a dual-sector small open economy, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2023-002

Granja, Cintia Denise , Fabiana Visentin & Ana Maria Carneiro, 2023, Can international mobility shape students' attitudes toward inequality? The Brazilian case, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2023-001

Otioma, Chuks, 2023, Information and Communications Technology Capabilities, Innovation and Economic Performance in Africa: The Role of Framework Conditions, Entrepreneurial Activity and Firm Learning, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Gysan, Sophie, 2023, Strategy Implementation and Decision Making in the Broader MNC Network, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Dubow, Talitha, 2023, Decision-making of irregularised migrants throughout the migration trajectory, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Ansyari, Fauzan, 2023, Teacher professional development interventions to promote data use in education, PhD dissertation Maastricht University, More information

Fraikin, Anne-Lore & Alessio J. G. Brown, 2022, The old-age pension household replacement rate in Belgium, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 23, DOI:

Marchand, Katrin, Ortrun Merkle, Lalaine Siruno, Mohammad Khalaf & Alice Antoniou, Oct 2022, Identifying Employment-Specific Risks Facing Migrant Workers in the Cleaning Services, Logistics and Private Security Sectors from Asian Nations in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic, The study commissioned by IOM looks into both enduring systemic issues and COVID-induced risks, including the lack of oversight due to contractual arrangements and unforeseen changes to the working arrangements, as contributing factors. With the identified risks, the research then provides tailored and direct recommendations for governments, brands, and employers to protect migrant workers in the cleaning services, logistics, and private security sectors, More information

Xu, Xun (ed.), 2022, Technical efficiencies and technical change gaps in Africa: application of DEA on African sectors input-output frameworks, International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences (IJIDS), 14(2), DOI:, More information

Lebon-McGregor, Elaine & Francesco Pasetti, Dec 2022, Measuring Good Migration Governance with an Indicator Approach, AdMiGov Policy Brief, More information

Müller-Funk, Lea & Sonja Fransen, 2022, “I Will Return Strong”: The Role of Life Aspirations in Refugees’ Return Aspirations, International Migration Review, Online, DOI: 10.1177/01979183221131554, More information

Merkle, Ortrun, Dec 2022, Expert Speaker in the Panel: Beyond Gender Mainstreaming: Why We Need a Feminist Approach to Fighng, Panel at the 20th International Anti-Corruption Conference}, December 6-10,2022, Washington, DC, More information

Siruno, Lalaine, Mohammad Khalaf, Elaine Lebon-McGregor, Ortrun Merkle & Lana Eekelschot, Jun 2022, Case Studies Illustrating How Fair and Ethical Recruitment Considerations Can Be Integrated in the Procurement of Labour Recruiters’ Services, The study commissioned by IOM seeks to provide practical guidance and additional resources for business enterprises employing migrant workers that will help them to improve procurement practices and fully integrate human rights principles and ethical standards in their supply chain management programmes, More information

Guangyao, Zhang, Yu Geng, Lili Wang & Xianwen Wang, Sep 09, 2022, What do academic employers want from candidates? A multi-disciplinary research, 26th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (STI 2022), Granada, Spain, More information

Geng, Yu, Renmeng Cao, Xiaopu Han, Wencan Tian, Zhang Guangyao & Xianwen Wang, 2022, Scientists are working overtime: when do scientists download scientific papers?, Scientometrics, 127: 6413-6429, DOI: 10.1007/s11192-022-04524-1, More information

Zheng, Dongying, Muhanmmad Khan, Zhang Guangyao, Kedong Song, Lixia Wang, Chong Qiao & Fuli Kang, 2022, A bibliometric analysis of the research on preeclampsia in the first two decades of the twenty-first century, Journal of Hypertension, 40(6): 1126-1164, DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000003114, More information

Guangyao, Zhang, Licheng Wang, Weixi Xie, Furong Shang, Xinlu Xia, Chunlin Jiang & Xianwen Wang, 2022, “This article is interesting, however”: exploring the language use in the peer review comment of articles published in the BMJ, Aslib Journal of Information Management, 74(3): 399-416, DOI: 10.1108/AJIM-06-2021-0172, More information

Iacoella, Francesco, Nyasha Tirivayi & Franziska Gassmann, 2022, Impact of mobile phones on HIV public stigma: a cross-sectional and pseudo-panel analysis from Ghana, BMJ Open, 12(e062594), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062594, More information

Marotta, Julieta & A Parise, 2022, El aprendizaje basado en problemas (ABP) en la educación jurídica y su aplicación en un ámbito multicultural, Revista Academia, 19(38), More information

Janz, Teresa, Britta Augsburg, Franziska Gassmann & Zina Nimeh, 2022, Leaving no one behind: Urban poverty traps in Sub-Saharan Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-041

Pezzoni, Michele & Fabiana Visentin, 2022, Gender bias in team formation: The case of the European Science Foundation's grants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-040

Habiyaremye, Alexis, 2022, Patent protection, access to Covid vaccines and the right to healthcare versus corporate profits, The Daily Maverick, 23.10.2022, More information

Habiyaremye, Alexis, Thomas Habanabakize & Chijioke Nwosu, 2022, Bridging the labour market skills gap to tackle youth unemployment in South Africa, Eonomic and Labour Relations Review, Online, DOI: 10.1177/10353046221138400, More information

Habiyaremye, Alexis, 2022, Fast-Tracking the SADC Integration Agenda to Unlock Regional Collaboration Gains along Growth Corridors in Southern Africa, Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, 59, More information

Pialli, Guido, 2022, Essays on Technological Change and Income Distribution, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Nov 2022, Community Mobilization as a tool against sexual and gender-based violence in SADC region, Maastricht University, Maastricht, More information

Mukherjee, Manisha, 2022, Climate change and migration: Reviewing the role of access to agricultural adaptation measures, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-039

Volante, Louis, Camila Lara, Don A. Klinger & Melissa Siegel, 2022, Academic resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic: a triarchic analysis of education policy developments across Canada, Canadian Journal of Education, More information

Palacios, Juan Carlos, Denis de Crombrugghe & Franziska Gassmann, 2022, Money is not enough: Unintended negative effects of cash transfer design, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-038

Perdana, Ari , Kostas Matakos, Dimitrios Minos & Elizabeth Radin, 2022, “Dragon boating” alone? Community ties and systemic income shocks, Journal of International Development, 34(1): 1-27, DOI:, More information

Hollanders, Hugo, Eloi Bigas, Nicandro Bovenzi, Enric Fuster, Francesco Massucci, Monika Matusiak & Ramojus Reimeris, Nov 2022, Smart Specialisation in the Eastern Partnership countries, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, More information

Hollanders, Hugo, Emanuele Fabbri, Elisa Gerussi & Isida Sinjari, Nov 2022, The identification of Smart Specialisation priority domains in Albania. A mapping exercise, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, More information

Montobbio, Fabio, Jacopo Staccioli, Maria Enrica Virgillito & Marco Vivarelli, 2022, The empirics of technology, employment and occupations: Lessons learned and challenges ahead, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-037

Bodas Freitas, Isabel, Jojo Jacob, Lili Wang & Zibiao Li, 2022, Energy use and exporting: an analysis of Chinese firms, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, DOI: 10.1007/s00191-022-00796-1, More information

Cleton, Laura, 2022, “We have nothing to hide”: Legitimacy narratives, researcher positionality and the ethics of accessing the Dutch deportation apparatus, International Migration, DOI:

Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2022, Community Mobilization as a tool against sexual and gender-based violence in SADC region, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-036

Merkle, Ortrun, Talitha Dubow & Vuk Raicevic, 2022, Towards inclusion of LGBTI+ refugees in service provision in the Western Balkans, Study commissioned by: Regional Project on Preventing and Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), More information

Nimeh, Zina, Giulio Bordon, Mitja Del Bono & Guido Heins, 2022, Global Solidarity Funding for Social Protection: Two country case studies, Study commissioned by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Bonn, Germany, More information

Lebon-McGregor, Elaine, Marie Godin, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert, Julia Schweers, Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn & Niels Ike, Oct 2022, Comparative experiences of third-country cooperation, MIGNEX Background Paper, More information

Colnot, L & Emanuela Sirtori, 2022, Identifying regional transformations: the impacts of megatrends, CSIL, Milan, Italy, CSIL Working paper 1/2020, More information

Caputo, A, D Scalera & Emanuela Sirtori, 2022, Firm cross-sectoral linkages and regional networks in Europe. An analysis on the biopharmaceutical industry (2000-2016), l’Industria. Rivista di Economia e Politica Industriale, 172022: 5-36, DOI: 10.1430/103955, More information

Meijers, Huub & Joan Muysken, 2022, The macroeconomic implications of financialisation on the wealth distribution - a stock-flow consistent approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2022-035

Kubbe, Ina & Ortrun Merkle (eds.), Oct 2022, Norms, Gender and Corruption: Understanding the Nexus, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, More information

Ciarli, Tommaso (ed.), Oct 2022, Changing Directions: Steering science, technology and innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals, STRINGS, SPRU, University of Sussex, Brighton, More information

Bartzokas, Anthony, Oct 2022, Green finance: market adaptation and green innovation, In this presentation, we discuss the relative importance of green finance in developing countries and the potential role of green finance in the promotion of green innovation. Key points: The bulk of green finance in developing countries is driven by scale and remains highly concentrated in terms of sectors and geographies. The impact of Development Finance Institutions and international climate mitigation initiatives remains systemic for the diffusion of green finance products. Green finance has a role to play but a broader policy mix is needed for the timely development of green innovation, More information