Latest Publications


Kuschminder, Katherine, 2017, Interrogating the Relationship between Remigration and Sustainable Return, International Migration, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, Aug 2017, Reintegration Strategies: Conceptualizing How Return Migrants Reintegrate, Springer, London, More information

Iizuka, Michiko, Fernando Vargas & Jakob Baumann, 2017, Financial mechanism to invest in knowledge from natural resource revenues: Experiences from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Peru, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-042

Narula, Rajneesh, 2017, Multinational firms and the extractive sectors in the 21st century: Can they drive development?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-041

Kemp, René, Eva Bartekova & Serdar Turkeli, 2017, The innovation trajectory of eco-cement in the Netherlands: a co-evolution analysis, International Economics and Economic Policy, 14(3): 409–429, More information

Dietrich, Stephan, Daniele Malerba, Armando Barrientos & Franziska Gassmann, 2017, Rates of return to antipoverty transfers in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-040

Brown, Alessio J. G. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Jagdhunde der Globalisierung, Personalführung, 2017(7-8): 32-37, More information

Akay, Alpaslan, Olivier Bargain & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Home Sweet Home? Macroeconomic Conditions in Home Countries and the Well-Being of Migrants, Journal of Human Resources, 52(2): 351-373, More information

Mahé, Clotilde , 2017, Occupational choice of return migrants: Is there a 'Jack-of-all-trades' effect?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-039

Iizuka, Michiko, 2017, Using innovation indicators for SDG: identifying the Challenge, This presentation is made at High-Level International Forum on Innovation for Sustainable Development hosted by State of Guanafato, Mexico and UNESCO office in Mexico between 11-15th September, 2017, pp. 16

Merkle, Ortrun, Julia Reinold & Melissa Siegel, Sep 2017, A Gender Perspective on Corruption Encountered during Forced and Irregular Migration, comissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), More information

Falvey, Rod & Neil Foster-McGregor, 2017, On the relationship between the breadth of PTAs and trade flows, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-038

Parihar, Rushva & Dorcas Mbuvi (eds.), Aug 2017, Sanitation wins must not become safe water losses, Development & Society, Our World: United Nations University, Sanitation legislation & key multilevel stakeholders must safeguard human and environmental health in order not to solve a problem today only to create a much more complex disaster in the near future across low and middle income countries (LMICs), More information

Wang, Lili, Xianwen Wang & Fredrik Piro, Sep 2017, Scientific research and funding networks between China and the European Union, 22th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, 6-8 September, 2017, Paris, France

Iizuka, Michiko & Hans-Erik Edsand, 2017, Scientific support to the analysis of technological innovation systems in India for Wind energy, Photovoltaic, and Light Emitting Diodes, This report is submitted to Fraunhofer Institue for System and Innovation (ISI) as a part of contract research, 55pages

Peyron Bista, Céline & Cheng Boon Ong, Aug 2017, Case studies and exercises on unemployment protection: Based on the fictional country of Coresia, International Labour Organization, Bangkok, 101, More information

Guns, Raf & Lili Wang, 2017, Detecting the emergence of new scientific collaboration links in Africa: A comparison of expected and realized collaboration intensities, Journal of Informetrics, 11(3): 892-903, More information

Freire Junior, Clovis, 2017, Promoting structural transformation: Strategic diversification vs laissez-faire approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-037

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2017, Testing linear growth rate formulas of non-scale endogenous growth models, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-036

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Catherine Campbell & Elena Broaddus, Jan 05, 2017, You cannot eat rights: a qualitative study of views by Zambian HIV-vulnerable women, youth and MSM on human rights as public health tools, Knowledge Platform on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV, University of Amsterdam, More information

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Jun 30, 2017, Evidence-based policy practice has become pervasive and counterproductive in the global HIV response, 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 The Centre for African Studies Basel, University of Basel, Switzerland, More information

Dawid, Herbert, Gabriele Pellegrino & Marco Vivarelli, 2017, Is the demand-pull driver equally crucial for product vs process innovation?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-035

Martorano, Bruno, 2017, Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in Latin America over the period 1990 - 2015, Review of Development Economics, More information

Martorano, Bruno, Donghyun Park & Marco Sanfilippo, 2017, Catching-up, structural transformation, and inequality: industry-level evidence from Asia”, Industrial and Corporate Change, 26(4): 555-570, More information

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Milena Pavlova, 2017, The role of Community Mobilization in maternal care provision for women in sub-Saharan Africa- A systematic review of studies using an experimental design, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17(274), More information

Wang, Lili, Xianwen Wang & Niels J. Philipsen, 2017, Network structure of scientific collaborations between China and the EU member states, Scientometrics, DOI: 10.1007/s11192-017-2488-6, More information

Verba, Michael, 2017, Innovation and Knowledge Dynamics; Essays on the Knowledge Economy, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Vanore, Michaella, Melissa Siegel, Franziska Gassmann & Jennifer Waidler, 2017, Adult Child Migration and Elderly Multidimensional Well-Being: Comparative Analysis Between Moldova and Georgia, Research on Aging: 1-24

Jun, Bogang, Mary Kaltenberg & Won-Sik Hwang, 2017, How inequality hurts growth: Revisiting the Galor-Zeira model through a Korean case, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-034

Bilgili, Özge, Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Return migrants’ perceptions of living conditions in Ethiopia: A gendered analysis, Migration Studies(mnx050), More information

Freire Junior, Clovis, 2017, Economic diversification: Explaining the pattern of diversification in the global economy and its implications for fostering diversification in poorer countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-033

Iizuka, Michiko & Hugo Hollanders, 2017, The need to customise innovation indicators in developing countries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-032

Mahé, Clotilde , 2017, Husbands' return migration and wives' occupational choices, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-031

Vezzoli, Simona, Ayla Bonfiglio & Hein de Haas, Apr 2017, Global migration futures: Exploring the future of international migration with a scenario methodology, This paper presents the Global Migration Futures (GMF) Scenario Methodology developed at the University of Oxford’s International Migration Institute (IMI). The GMF Scenario Methodology integrates insights from migration theory with techniques from the Intuitive Logics School of scenario planning to enable the simultaneous and systematic examination of relatively certain and uncertain migration determinants, their future evolution as well as their implications for population mobility. In addition, this paper discusses the key insights gained through the application of the GMF Scenario Methodology in different world regions as well as its main limitations, More information

Iizuka, Michiko & Mulu Gebreeyesus, 2017, ‘Discovery’ of non-traditional agricultural exports in Latin America: diverging pathways through learning and innovation, Innovation and Development

Hooijen, Inge, Christoph Meng, Julia Reinold & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Competition for talent: retaining graduates in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, European Planning Studies, More information

Merkle, Ortrun & Diego Salama, Jul 2017, U.N. Peacekeeping Cuts Could be a Disaster for Women and Girls, NewsDeeply Women & Girls, OpEd, More information

Koser, Khalid & R. Omidvar, Jan 2017, Three hopeful trends for the future of welcoming migrants and refugees, World Economic Forum blog, More information

Koser, Khalid , Jan 2017, For refugees, 2016 was a year of contradictions, World Economic Forum blog, More information

Volante, Louis, Don A. Klinger, Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel, 2017, The immigrant (dis)advantage: Addressing student achievement gaps, Education Canada, More information

Koser, Khalid & R. Omidvar, Jan 2017, It’s time to restate the business case for migration, World Economic Forum blog, More information

Koser, Khalid , 2017, Five things you need to know about the world’s refugee crisis, World Economic Forum blog, More information

Montalbano, Pierluigi, Silvia Nenci & Carlo Pietrobelli, 2017, Opening and linking up: Firms, global value chains and productivity in Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-030

Volante, Louis, Don A. Klinger, Melissa Siegel & Özge Bilgili, 2017, Immigrant youth help to build nations, The Conversation(June 30), More information

Wong, Pui-hang, 2017, The Hearts and Minds in Conflict and Peace: The Economics of Counterinsurgency and the Psychology of Reconstruction, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Dietrich, Stephan, Daniele Malerba, Armando Barrientos, Franziska Gassmann, Pierre Mohnen, Nyasha Tirivayi, Susan Kavuma & Fred Matovu, 2017, Social protection investments, human capital, and income growth: Simulating the returns to social cash transfers in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-029

Hollanders, Hugo & Nordine Es-Sadki, Jun 2017, Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2017, Commissioned by the European Commission, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, 88, More information

Hollanders, Hugo & Nordine Es-Sadki, Jun 2017, European Innovation Scoreboard 2017, Commissioned by the European Commission, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, 102, More information

Merkle, Ortrun, Julia Reinold & Melissa Siegel, Jun 2017, A Study on the Link between Corruption and the Causes of Migration and Forced Displacement, comissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), More information

Rivera Leon, Lorena (ed.), Mar 2017, El mito de que las mujeres investigadoras le fallan a la ciencia, Puntos sobre la i: un blog del Banco Interamericano del Desarrollo para conversar sobre innovación en América Latina y el Caribe, More information