Latest Publications


Castillo, Juan Carlos & G.J. De Vries, 2018, The Domestic Content of Mexico's Maquiladora Exports: A Long-Run Perspective, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 27(2): 200-219, More information

Naudé, Wim, 2018, Structural transformation in Africa: New technologies, resurgent entrepreneurship and the revival of manufacturing, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-045

Gault, Fred & Magnus Hakvåg, 2018, Co-operation between the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the Definition of Innovation for Innovation Management and Statistical Measurement, OECD, Paris, More information

Meshkovska, Biljana, Oct 2018, Sex work and trafficking: relationship, persisting stigma and a look toward the future, VN Forum, 2017-2 Migration and Development, More information

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, Can we have growth when population is stagnant? Testing linear growth rate formulas of non-scale endogenous growth models, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-044

Huang, Beijia, Yanxi Chen, Will McDowall, Serdar Turkeli, Raimund Bleischwitz & Yong Geng, 2018, Embodied GHG emissions of building materials in Shanghai, Journal of Cleaner Production, 210: 777-785, More information

Triantos, Katerina, Oct 2018, Mygration Story: Escaping conflict, embracing education — but never forgetting our roots, Mygration Series, More information

Triantos, Katerina & Mindel van de Laar, Jan 2018, Knowledge is power when choosing a track: How online tools help students & tutors alike, A blog about the open, online education project SMART Choices and SMART Tools, More information

Triantos, Katerina, Nov 2018, A long and winding road? Driving long-term value through open education, A blog about the open, online education project SMART Choices and SMART Tools, More information

Volante, Louis & John Jerrim, 2018, Education does not always equal social mobility, The Conversation(November 12), More information

Chongcharoentanawat, Patima, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen, 2018, Thailand's vocational training and upward mobility: Impact Heterogeneity and Policy Implications, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-043

Ritzen, Jo, 2018, Making ideas work for society: University cooperation in knowledge transfer, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-042

Dietrich, Stephan, Aline Meysonnat, Victor Cebotari, Julia Reinold, Franziska Gassmann, Inez Roosen & Neil Foster-McGregor, 2018, Key Drivers of the Changing Prevalence of Child Marriage in Three Countries in South Asia, UNICEF, Kathmandu, Nepal, More information

Qazi, A. Baseer, 2018, Stacked Microstrip Array Antenna with Fractal Patches for Satellite Applications, 17th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS 2018) June 6-8, 2018, Singapore

Wadud, Z., K. Ullah, S. Hussain, X. Yang & A. Baseer Qazi, 2018, DOW-PR DOlphin and Whale Pods Routing protocol for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks (UWSNs), MDPI Sensors Online, 18(5): 1529, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Nov 02, 2018, The deep politics of social protection: Understanding the transformative implications of SCTs for the perceptions of social justice, Paper presented at the 16th Development Dialogue 2018 International Conference, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, 2 November 2018, awarded with ISS Conference Participation Grant

Bluhm, Richard & Melanie Krause, 2018, Top Lights: Bright cities and their contribution to economic development, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-041

Le, Nga T. Q. , Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini, 2018, Health insurance and patient satisfaction: Evidence from the poorest regions of Vietnam, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-040

Le, Nga T. Q. , Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini, 2018, Health insurance and self-employment transitions in Vietnam: A multinomial analysis, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-039

Wako, Hassen, Théophile T. Azomahou & Hibret Maemir, Oct 2018, Contractual Frictions and the Margins of Trade, The World Bank Group, Policy Research Working Paper WPS8631, Washington, DC, More information

Heuser, Silke, 2018, The Effectiveness of Environmental Policies on Reducing Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Merkle, Ortrun, Oct 25, 2018, "Corruption during migration - the role of sextortion"in the workshop "The Battle Inside the War - What Stands between Women in Conflict Situations and Help?", 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, More information

Marchand, Katrin, 2018, Essays on Forced Migration and Labour Market Participation in Developing Countries, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Randolph, L. Bruno, Nauro F. Campos & Saul Estrin, 2018, Taking Stock of Firm-level and Country-level Benefits from Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Business Review, 26(2): 126-144, More information

Bruszt, Laszlo & Nauro F. Campos, 2018, Economic integration and state capacity, Journal of Institutional Economics: 1-20, More information

Campos, Nauro F. , Fabrizio Coricelli & Luigi Morettie, 2018, Institutional integration and economic growth in Europe, Journal of Monetary Economics, In press, More information

Lema, Rasmus, Carlo Pietrobelli & Roberta Rabellotti, 2018, Innovation in Global Value Chains, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-038

Lal, Kaushalesh, 2018, New Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education in India: Adoption and Consequences, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 10(1): 1-14

Lal, Kaushalesh, 2018, Adoption of Digital Technologies in Tertiary Education: Evidence from India, Journal of Educational Technology System, 47(1): 128-147

Vivarelli, Marco, 2018, Globalisation, structural change and innovation in emerging economies: The impact on employment and skills, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-037

Zhong, Sheng, 2018, Structural Decompositions of Energy Consumption between 1995 and 2009: Evidence from WIOD, Energy Policy, 122: 655-667

Narula, Rajneesh & André Pineli, 2018, Improving the developmental impact of multinational enterprises: Policy and research challenges, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-036

Piva, Mariacristina & Marco Vivarelli, 2018, Technological Change and Employment: Is Europe Ready for the Challenge?, Eurasian Business Review, 8: 13-32

Piva, Mariacristina, Massimiliano Tani & Marco Vivarelli, 2018, Knowledge Diffusion and Productivity, Journal of Population Economics, 31: 1321-1338

Dastbaz, Mohammad, Wim Naudé & Jamileh Manoochehri (eds.), 2018, Smart Futures, Challenges of Urbanisation, and Social Sustainability, Springer, Heidelberg, 283 p, More information

Hessels, Jolanda & Wim Naudé, 2018, The Intersection of the Fields of Entrepreneurship and Development Economics: A Review Towards a New View, Journal of Economic Surveys, More information

Habiyaremye, Alexis, 2018, Regional Integration and Knowledge Flows: Effect on Manufacturing Productivity in Southern Africa, in: Oloruntoba S., Muchie M. (eds), Innovation, Regional Integration, and Development in Africa. Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development, Springer, Cham, More information

Habiyaremye, Alexis, 2018, Enhancing productive capabilities through intra-regional trade and cross-border investments in Southern Africa, Development Southern Africa, More information

Bodas Freitas, Isabel & Roberto Fontana, 2018, Formalized problem-solving practices and the effects of collaboration with suppliers on a firm’s product innovation performance, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(4): 565-587, More information

Vinci, Vincenzo, 2018, The Relevance of Institutions and People’s Preferences for Social Protection, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Merkle, Ortrun, 2018, The Myth of Gender Neutral Power: Corruption and Gender Norms, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Van Roy, Vincent, Daniel Vertesy & Marco Vivarelli, 2018, Technology and employment: Mass unemployment or job creation? Empirical evidence from European patenting firms, Research Policy, 47(9): 1762-1776, More information

Turkeli, Serdar & René Kemp, Sep 2018, Changing Patterns in Eco-Innovation Research: A Bibliometric Analysis, in: In: Horbach J., Reif C. (eds), New Developments in Eco-Innovation Research, Springer, Cham, 13-54, More information

Bluhm, Richard, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai, 2018, Poverty Accounting, European Economic Review, 104: 237–2

Lavopa, Alejandro & Adam Szirmai, 2018, Structural Modernization and Underdevelopment Traps. An Empirical Approach, World Development, 112: 59–73

Gault, Fred, 2018, Measuring the Economic and Social Impact of Innovation for Sustainable Development, in: Nuria Sanz and Carlos Tejada (eds), Innovación para el Dessarrollo Sostenible, Gobierno del Estado de Guanajuato en colaboración con la Oficina de la UNESCO en México, México, 173-180, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, Aug 2018, Deciding Which Road to Take: Insights into How Migrants and Refugees in Greece Plan Onward Movement, Migration Policy Institute Issue Brief, More information

Narula, Rajneesh, 2018, Multinational firms and the extractive sectors in the 21st century: can they drive development?, Journal of World Business, 53: 85-91

Noya, Andrea & Rajneesh Narula, 2018, What more can we learn from R&D alliances? A review and research agenda, Business Research Quarterly, 21: 195-212

Marchand, Katrin & Josette Dijkhuizen, 2018, Entrepreneurship as a Tool for a New Beginning - Entrepreneurship Training for Refugees in a New Homeland, in: Nikolaos Apostolopoulos, Haya Al-Dajani, Diane Holt, Paul Jones, Robert Newbery (eds.), Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, 135-150, More information


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