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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

Turkeli, Serdar, Pui-hang Wong & Eleni Abraham Yitbarek, Jun 2019, 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

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

Tomai, Maria, 2019, ‘Squaring up for a Circular Economy’ at the 2019 Global Festival of Action, UNU-MERIT, More information

Le, Nga, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini, 2019, Effects of health insurance on labour supply: A systematic review, International Journal of Manpower, DOI: 10.1108/IJM-02-2018-0038

Wadho, Waqar, Micheline Goedhuys & Azam Chaudhry, 2019, Young innovative companies and employment creation, evidence from the Pakistani textiles sector, World Development, 117: 139-152, DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2019.01.002, More information

Castellani, Davide, Mariacristina Piva, Torben Schubert & Marco Vivarelli, 2019, R&D and productivity in the US and the EU: Sectoral specificities and differences in the crisis, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 138: 279-291, DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2018.10.001, More information

Hundera, M., Geert Duysters, Wim Naudé & Josette Dijkhuizen, 2019, How do female entrepreneurs in developing countries cope with role conflict?, International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, DOI: 10.1108/IJGE-12-2018-0138, More information

O'Donoghue, Cathal, A. Chyzheuskaya, E. Grealis, K. Kilcline, W. Finnegan, J. Goggins, S. Hynes & M. Ryan, 2019, Measuring GHG emissions across the agri-food sector value chain: The development of a bioeconomy input-output model, International Journal on Food System Dynamics, 10(1): 55-85, DOI: 10.18461/ijfsd.v10i1.04, More information

Haastrup, Toni, Julian Bergmann, Richard Whitman, Arne Niemann, Laura Davis, Michal Natorski & Solveig Richter, Apr 2019, Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU's International Mediation Role, Building on research findings produced by the UACES-funded EU as Inter-national Mediator research network, this policy brief reflects on the EU’s experiences in international mediation and provides concrete policy recom-mendations that could feed into a strategic update of the 2009 Concept

Ferguson, Neil T.N., Eleonora Nillesen & Tilman Brück, 2019, Can employment build peace? A pseudo-meta-analysis of employment programmes in Africa, Economics Letters, 180: 99-101, DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2019.03.033, More information

Habiyaremye, Alexis, Glenda Kruss & Irma Booyens, 2019, Innovation for inclusive rural transformation: the role of the state, Innovation and Development, Online, DOI: 10.1080/2157930X.2019.1596368, More information

Ndubuisi, Gideon, 2019, Domestic intellectual property rights protection and exports: Accessing the credit channel, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-017

Mohnen, Pierre, 2019, R&D, innovation and productivity, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-016

Kuschminder, Katherine & Jennifer Waidler, 2019, At Europe’s frontline: factors determining migrants decision making for onwards migration from Greece and Turkey, Migration and Development, More information

Dubow, Talitha, Katrin Marchand & Melissa Siegel, Apr 2019, Evidence of the Determinants of Migration in the EU, H2020 REMINDER Working Paper, More information

Aggarwal, Aradhna, 2019, How has globalisation affected the economic growth, structural change and poverty reduction linkages? Insights from international comparisons, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-015

Ramani, Shyama V. , 2019, On consortium driven sanitation interventions to end open defecation: insights from an Indian village study, Innovation and Development, More information

Natorski, Michal, Mar 27, 2019, Follow the multilateral script: International Organizations and the socio-economic reforms after domestic upheavals, International Studies Association 60th Annual Convention, Toronto (Canada)

Natorski, Michal & Israel Solorio, 2019, Public policies and the diffusion of the wind power technology in LAC countries: A comparison between Brazil, Mexico, and Chile, Research report commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank (Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division)

Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2019, Local people’s views on the evidence-based skilled-maternal-care in Mfuwe, Zambia: a qualitative study, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(135), More information

Torres Mazzi, Caio, 2019, Brazilian exporters and the rise of Global Value Chains: an empirical assessment, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-014

Dosi, G., Nanditha Mathew & Emanuele Pugliese, 2019, What a firm produces matters: diversification, coherence and performance of Indian manufacturing firms, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-013

Giulietti, Corrado, Mirco Tonin & Michael Vlassopoulos, 2019, Racial Discrimination in Local Public Services: A Field Experiment in the United States, Journal of the European Economic Association, 17(1): 165-204, DOI: 10.1093/jeea/jvx045, More information

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Apr 2019, Gaps and Challenges of Migration Policy Advice: The German Experience, in: Ruhs, M., Palme, J. and Tamas, K, Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration, Oxford University Press, UK, More information

Kleine Deters, Bart, Apr 03, 2019, Does the right to education lead to better education outcomes?, Presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, at Leeds, UK

Mueller, Charlotte, Apr 2019, ‘We, not they’ – Changing the narrative & strengthening local research for the SDGs across Africa, UNU-MERIT Blog, More information

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova & Sonila Tomini, 2019, Factors associated with choice of antenatal, delivery and postnatal services between HIV positive and HIV negative women in Zambia, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(127), More information