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Turkeli, Serdar, Pui-hang Wong & Eleni Abraham Yitbarek, Jun 2020, Multiplex Learning: An Evidence-Based Approach to Design Policy Learning Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa for the SDGs, in: In: Ramutsindela M., Mickler D. (eds), Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals, Springer, Cham, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020, Sustainable Development Goals Series, More information

Turkeli, Serdar & Martine Schophuizen, 2019, Decomposing the Complexity of Value: Integration of Digital Transformation of Education with Circular Economy Transition, Social Sciences, 8(8): (243)-1-22, More information

Hajzeri, Arlinda & Victor Osei Kwadwo (eds.), 2019, Investigating integration of edible plants in urban open spaces: Evaluation of policy challenges and successes of implementation, Land Use Policy, 84: 43-48, More information

Osei Kwadwo, Victor & Obaa Akua Konadu, 2019, Can Ghana Afford the Sustainable Development Goal on Education?, African Education Review, DOI:, More information

Wintjes, René & Hugo Hollanders, 2019, Promoting Innovation, Capabilities and Impact for SMEs in Traditional Industries Calls for Variety in Innovation Support, L'industria, Rivista di economia e politica industriale, 2019(1): 45-74, DOI: 10.1430/94059, More information

Pereira, Mariano & Ezequiel Tacsir, 2019, ¿Quién impulsó la generación de empleo industrial en la Argentina?: Un análisis sobre el rol de la innovación, Revista de la CEPAL, 127: 195-216, More information

Crespi, Gustavo A., Ezequiel Tacsir & Mariano Pereira, 2019, Effects of innovation on employment in Latin America, Industrial and Corporate Change, 28(1): 139-159, DOI:, More information

Merkle, Ortrun & Pui-hang Wong, Dec 2019, It is all about power: Corruption, patriarchy and the political participation of women, in: Konte, Maty & Nyasha Tirivayi (eds.), Women and Sustainable Human Development: Empowering Women in Africa, Palgrave Macmillan, Geneva, More information

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2019, Semi-endogenous growth models with domestic and foreign private and public R&D linked to VECMs, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-025

Haile, Kaleab, Eleonora Nillesen & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2019, Impact of Formal Climate Risk Transfer Mechanisms on Risk-Aversion: Empirical Evidence from Rural Ethiopia, Munich Society for the Promotion of Economic Research - CESifo GmbH, Munich, Germany, More information

Haile, Kaleab, Nyasha Tirivayi & Wondimagegn Tesfaye, 2019, Farmers’ willingness to accept payments for ecosystem services on agricultural land: The case of climate-smart agroforestry in Ethiopia, Ecosystem Services, 39: 100964, DOI:, More information

Nillesen, Eleonora, Michael Grimm, Micheline Goedhuys, Ann-Kristin Reitmann & Aline Meysonnat, Aug 2019, On the Malleability of Implicit Attitudes Towards Women Empowerment: Evidence from Tunisia, Germany, IZA Discussion Paper No. 12471, More information

Mancigotti, Cristina, Jul 2019, On women & power: From surface shine to core strength, How many times have you rolled your eyes when someone said a country is progressive because half the parliament is made up of women? How much can this really tell us about gender equality and women’s participation in any particular country? Why does it even matter?, More information

Konte, Maty & Nyasha Tirivayi (eds.), Dec 2019, Women and Sustainable Human Development:rnEmpowering Women in Africa, Palgrave Macmillan, Geneva, More information

Wang, Lili, Fang Chen & Mark Knell, 2019, Patterns of technology upgrading – the case of biotechnology in China, Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, DOI: 10.1080/19761597.2019.1641417, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Jun 20, 2019, Understanding Social Protection as Technologies of Social Ordering and Reproduction within Contemporary Development, Panel co-convened and chaired, together with María Gabriela Palacio Ludena, Hayley Jones, and Andrew Fischer, at the Development Studies Association 2019 International Conference, Milton Keynes, 20 June 2019

Kuss, Maria Klara, Jun 20, 2019, Implementing social protection in rural Zambia: why the transformative expectations remain unfulfilled, Paper presented at Development Studies Association 2019 International Conference, Milton Keynes, 20 June 2019

Kuss, Maria Klara, Jun 26, 2019, Why does nobody talks about care? A bottom- up perspective on social protection policy processes in Zambia, Paper presented at UNU-Merit Conference 2019, Internal Conference, Maastricht, 26 June 2019

Savut, Ipek Peri, Serdar Turkeli & Yelda Erden-Topal, Jan 2019, Sustainability Transitions and Innovation Review: Turkey, Global Map of Eco-innovation Related Policies, European Commission, Ref. Ares (2019) 572347 - 31/01/2019, More information

Turkeli, Serdar & René Kemp, Jan 2019, How to support eco-innovation in trade policy and in international trade regimes?, Eco-innovation Policy Agendas: Global Knowledge Synthesis of Rationales and Evidence, European Commission Ref. Ares(2019)1009753 - 18/02/2019, More information

Turkeli, Serdar, René Kemp & Jan Janzen, Jan 2019, Scoreboard, Landscape of Eco-innovations, Eco-innovation Policy Agendas: Global Knowledge Synthesis of Rationales and Evidence; European Commission Ref. Ares(2019)571079 - 31/01/2019, More information

Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2019, Has the social justice approach become pervasive as a tool for fighting HIV in women? The case of Zambia, BMC Research Notes, 12(379), More information

Volante, Louis, Don A. Klinger, Melissa Siegel & Leena Yahia, 2019, Policy options for addressing immigrant student achievement gaps, Migration Policy and Practice, Vol. IX(Number 2, April–June 2019d2, April–June 2019?), More information

Rossello, Giulia & Robin Cowan, 2019, Far from random? The role of homophily in student supervision, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-024

Al Raee, Mueid, Denis de Crombrugghe & Jo Ritzen, 2019, No evidence of an oil curse: Natural resource abundance, capital formation and productivity, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-023

Marotta, Julieta, 2019, Nuevas formas de participación democrática en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires ejercidas por las víctimas de violencia doméstica, DFyP, La Ley(5): 8, More information

Le, Nga, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini, 2019, Effects of health insurance on labour supply: Evidence from the Health Care Fund for the Poor in Vietnam, Applied Economics, DOI:

Habiyaremye, Alexis & Evans Mupela, 2019, How effective is local beneficiation policy in enhancing rural income and employment? The case of agro-processing beneficiation in Tzaneen, South Africa, Local Economy, 34(4): 329-345, DOI: 10.1177/0269094219857037, More information

Innocenti, Stefania & Robin Cowan, 2019, Self-efficacy beliefs and Imitation: a two armed bandit experiment, European Economic Review, 113: 156-172, DOI: 10.1016/j.euroecorev.2018.12.009, More information

Vincent, Rose & Isabelle Chatry, Jun 2019, A global view of sub-national governments in Asia: Structure and Finance, in: Kim J. and S. Dougherty, Fiscal Decentralisation and Inclusive Growth in Asia, OECD Publishing, Paris, France

Avenyo, Elvis, Maty Konte & Pierre Mohnen, 2019, The employment impact of product innovations in sub-Saharan Africa: Firm-level evidence, Research Policy, 48(9), More information

van Houte, Marieke & Arjen Leerkes, 2019, Dealing with (non-)deportability: A comparative policy analysis of the post-entry migration enforcement regimes of Western European countries, Report commissioned by the 'Van Zwol committtee', More information

Nuvolari, Alessandro & Emanuele Russo, 2019, Technical progress and structural change: a long-term view, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-022

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2019, Can we have growth when population is stagnant? Testing linear growth rate formulas and their cross-unit cointegration of non-scale endogenous growth models, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-021

Dosi, G., Mariacristina Piva, E. Virgillito & Marco Vivarelli, 2019, Embodied and disembodied technological change: the sectoral patterns of job-creation and job-destruction, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-020

Wang, Lili & Zexia Li, 2019, Knowledge flows from public science to industrial technologies, Journal of Technology Transfer, DOI:10.1007/s10961-019-09738-9, More information

Park, Jinhyuck (Joseph), 2019, Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Cross-border R&D Investments by Multinational Enterprises, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Sasso, Simone & Jo Ritzen, 2019, Sectoral cognitive skills, R&D, and productivity: a cross-country cross-sector analysis, Education Economics, 27(1): 35-51, DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2018.1515309, More information

Avenyo, Elvis, Maty Konte & Pierre Mohnen, 2019, The employment impact of product innovations in sub-Saharan Africa: Firm-level evidence, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-019

Naudé, Wim, Aleksander Surdej & Martin Cameron, 2019, Ready for Industry 4.0? The Case of Central and Eastern Europe, in: Dastbaz, M. and Cochrane, P. (eds), Industry 4.0 and Engineering for the Future, Springer, Heidelberg, Chapter 9

Naudé, Wim & Nicola Dimitri, 2019, The Race for an Artificial General Intelligence: Implications for Public Policy, AI & Society, First Online, DOI: 10.1007/s00146-019-00887-x, More information

Mairesse, Jacques, M. Pezzoniz & Fabiana Visentin, 2019, Impact of family characteristics on the gender publication gap: evidence for physicists in France, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 44(2): 204-220, DOI: 10.1080/03080188.2019.1603884, More information

Salazar, Monica, Charlotte Guillard & Gustavo A. Crespi (eds.), 2019, The Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology: Between Relevant Context and Internationally Comparable Indicators, IDB Discussion papers. Washington DC(623)

Waidler, Jennifer & Stephen Devereux, 2019, Social grants, remittances, and food security: does the source of income matter?, Food Security, DOI: 10.1007/s12571-019-00918-x, More information

Freire Junior, Clovis, 2019, Economic diversification: A model of structural economic dynamics and endogenous technological change, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 49: 13-28, DOI:, More information

Gonzalez Sauri, Mario & Giulia Rossello, 2019, The role of early-career university prestige stratification on the future academic performance of scholars, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-018

de Groot, Richard, 2019, Cash Transfers, Child Nutrition and Intra-Household Dynamics: Unpacking the Causal Mechanisms, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Carrillo Purin, Camilo Nicanor, 2019, Teachers’ in-service training and student achievement: The effect of in-service training of Peruvian teachers on student achievement, PhD dissertation Maastricht University, United Nations University

Lott, Catie, 2019, Diamonds are a Woman’s Best Friend: Broadening Measures of Women’s Access to Formal Political Decision-Making, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Calderon Ramirez, Ana Cristina, 2019, Institutional isomorphism and Policy transfer in Public management reforms: Three stories about public procurement agencification in Latin Americ, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University