Latest Publications


Kuss, Maria Klara, Franziska Gassmann & Firminus Mugumya, 2018, The relevance of local structures for economic multiplier effects of social pensions in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-004

Rõigas, K., Pierre Mohnen & U. Varblane, 2018, Which firms use universities as cooperation partners? – A comparative view in Europe, International Journal of Technology Management, 76(1/2): 32-57, More information

Porcile, Gabriel & Danilo Sartorello Spinola, 2018, Natural, effective and BOP-constrained rates of growth: Adjustment mechanisms and closure equations, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-003

Sartorello Spinola, Danilo, 2018, Instability constraints and development traps: An empirical analysis of growth cycles and economic volatility in Latin America, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-002

Tirivayi, Nyasha & Wim Groot, 2018, Does integrating AIDS treatment with food assistance affect labor supply? Evidence from Zambia, Economics and Human Biology, 28: 79-91, More information

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, The serendipity theorem for an endogenous open economy growth model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-001

Nagler, Paula & Wim Naudé, 2018, Nonfarm Enterprises in Rural Africa, in: Christiaensen, L. and Demery, L. eds, Agriculture in Africa: Telling Myths from Facts, The World Bank, Washington DC, Chapter 9: pp.75-84

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, The Dynamics of Income Inequality in a Dualistic Economy:Malawi over 1990-2011, in: Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat and Pedro Conceição, Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences, UNDP, New York, US

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Building an Integrated Inequality Dataset and the ‘Seven Sins’ of Inequality Measurement in sub-Saharan Africa, in: Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat and Pedro Conceição, Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences, UNDP, New York, US

Hariharan, SV, P Abdul Kareem, Rameshwar Tandon & Thomas Ziesemer (eds.), Jan 2017, Climate Justice and Policy, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 231, More information

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Inequality and Growth in an Agricultural-led Development Model: The case of Ethiopia over 1995-2011, in: Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat and Pedro Conceição, Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences, UNDP, New York, US, More information

Kahanec, Martin, Martin Suster & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Adjustments in EU labor markets and the Euro area during the Great Recession: a foreword, International Journal of Manpower, 38(7): 910-912, More information

Simionescu, Mihaela & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Big Data and Unemployment Analysis, Journal of Renmin University of China, 31(6): 2-11, More information

Zimmermann, Klaus F., 2017, Refugee and Migrant Labor Market Integration: Europe in Need of a New Policy Agenda, in: Bauböck, R. and Tripkovic, M. (Eds.), The integration of migrants and refugees An EUI forum on migration, citizenship and demography, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence, 88 - 100, More information

Ritzen, Jo & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, A Vibrant European Model, in: Jo Ritzen (Ed.), A Second Chance for Europe. Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union, Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg, 59-112, More information

Ritzen, Jo & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Halting Support for the EU, in: Jo Ritzen (Ed.), A Second Chance for Europe. Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union, Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg, 27-57, More information

Constant, Amelie, Annabell Krause, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Reservation Wages of First- and Second-Generation Migrants, Applied Economics Letters, 24(13): 945-949, More information

Krause, Annabell, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, European Labor Market Integration: What the Experts Think, International Journal of Manpower, 38(7): 954-974, More information

Mohnen, Pierre, Nov 2017, Effectiveness of direct and indirect R&D support, Actes du 22e Congrès des Économistes, Editions de l’Université Ouverte, 149-170

van Leeuwen, G. & Pierre Mohnen, 2017, Revisiting the Porter hypothesis: An empirical analysis of green innovation in the Netherlands, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 26(1/2): 63-77, More information

Lööf, Hans, Jacques Mairesse & Pierre Mohnen, 2017, CDM: 20 years after, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 26(1/2): 1-5, More information

Mohnen, Pierre, 2017, Effectiveness of public support for R&D and entrepreneurship. Comment on "The effect of R&D subsidies and tax incentives on employment: an evaluation for small firms in France" and "Do public subsidies have an impact on start-ups survival rates? An assessment for four cohorts of firms set up by previously unemployed entrepreneurs in France", Economie et Statistique / Economics and Statistics, 493: 43-48, More information

Fu, Xiaolan, Pierre Mohnen & Giacomo Zanello, 2017, Innovation and productivity in formal and informal firms in Ghana, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, in press

Schee genannt Halfmann, Sebastian, 2017, Personalized Medicine: What’s in it for Rare Diseases?, in: Posada de la Paz M., Taruscio D., Groft S. (eds), Rare Diseases Epidemiology: Update and Overview. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol 1031, Springer, Cham, 387-404, More information

Palacios, Juan Carlos, Carolina Patiño, Drichelmo Tamayo, Natalia Garzón, Carla Castillo, Elizabeth Feijoó, Carmen Granda, Erika Pesantez, David Puebla & Ana Rivadeneira, 2017, Labor and Business Outlook of Ecuador 2017 (written in Spanish), Report for the laboratory of labor and business dynamics of the National Institute of Statistics of Ecuador, More information

Palacios, Juan Carlos & Eduardo Cabezas, 2017, Analysis of the Ecuadorean Economy 2007-2014. (Written in Spanish). Working paper No 137, Central Bank of Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, More information

Belderbos, René, Nov 26, 2017, Academic Research and the Location of Foreign R&D Investments: Quality, Basicness, and Research versus Development, invited speaker, NISTEP seminar, Tokyo

Pietrobelli, Carlo & Cornelia Staritz, 2017, Cadenas Globales de Valor y Políticas de Desarrollo, Desarrollo Económico, 56(220), More information

Montalbano, Pierluigi, Silvia Nenci & Carlo Pietrobelli, 2017, Opening and Linking up: Firms, Global Value Chains and Productivity in Latin America, Small Business Economics, More information

Belderbos, René, Feb 08, 2017, Academic Research and the Location of Foreign R&D Investments: Quality, Basicness, and Research versus Development , invited speaker, NISTEP Workshop, Tokyo

Belderbos, René, Oct 2017, Phone Home?: Headquarters’ R&D Involvement in Foreign University Collaboration , KIIS Workshop, University of Valencia

Staritz, Cornelia & Carlo Pietrobelli, 2017, Upgrading, Interactive Learning, and Innovation Systems in Value Chain Interventions, European Journal of Development Research, More information

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Building an Integrated Inequality Dataset and the ‘Seven Sins’ of Inequality Measurement in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDP Africa Policy Notes 2016-02, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa, More information

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, The Dynamics of Income Inequality in a Dualistic Economy: Malawi over 1990-2011, UNDP, New York, More information

Brand, Angela & Nikolaos Evangelatos, 2017, European healthcare systems readiness to shift from ‘one-size fits all’ to personalized medicine, Personalized Medicine, 14(1): 63-74

Martorano, Bruno, Marco Sanfilippo & Nobuya Haraguchi, 2017, What factors drive successful industrialization? Evidence and implications for developing countries, ISID Working Papers | UNIDO, Vienna, More information

Justino, Patricia & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Welfare Spending and Political Conflict, HiCN Working Papers 256, Households in Conflict Network., Brighton, UK, More information

Roelen, Keetie, Stephen Devereux, Abdul Gafaru Abdulai, Bruno Martorano, Tia Palermo & L. Peter Ragno, 2017, How to make ‘cash plus’ in social protection work: linking services and sectors, Innocenti Working Paper 2017-10, UNICEF Office of Research, Florence, Italy, More information

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, The dynamics of income inequality in a dualistic economy - Malawi, UNDP Africa Policy Notes 2017-01, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa, New York

Martorano, Bruno, 2017, The relationship between perceptions of inequality and political participation: the case of West Balkans, IDS Working Paper, Brighton, UK

Iizuka, Michiko, 2017, Using Innovation Indicators for SDG: Identifying the Challenges, This work was submitted to UNESCO based on the presentation made at the 'High-level International Forum: UNESCO Mexico-Government of the State of Guanajuato, Innovation for Sustainable Development' on September 11-15, 2017, 24(pp)

Belderbos, René, Bart Leten & Shinya Suzuki, 2017, The Location of Multinational firms’ R&D Activities abroad: Host Country University Research and R&D Heterogeneity, Advances in Strategic Management(36): 127-162, More information

Belderbos, René, Marcelina Grabowska, Stijn Kelchtermans, Bart Leten & Nazlihan Ugur, 2017, On the Use of Computer-Aided Text Analysis in International Business Research: Global Mindset and Firm Performance, Global Strategy Journal, 7(3): 312–331, More information

Belderbos, René, Helen Du & Anthony Goerzen, 2017, Global Cities, Connectivity, and the Location Choice of MNC Regional Headquarters, Journal of Management Studies, 54(8): 1271–1302, More information

Belderbos, René, Jojo Jacob & Boris Lokshin, 2017, CVC Investments and Technological Performance: Geographic Diversity and the Interplay with Technology Alliances, Journal of Business Venturing, 33(1): 20–34, More information

McDowall, Will, Yong Geng, Beijia Huang, Eva Bartekova, Raimund Bleischwitz, Serdar Turkeli, René Kemp & Teresa Domenech, 2017, Circular Economy Policies in China and Europe, Journal of Industrial Ecology, 21(3): 651-661, More information

Gassmann, Franziska & Jennifer Waidler, Oct 12, 2017, For Better or Worse: Aspirations and Expectations of Central Asia’s Youth, 3rd Annual LIK Conference, Bishkek, 12-13 October, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Apr 2017, Social Protection in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Positioning FAO in Social Protection for Food Security, Nutrition and Rural Development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Bishkek, 25-26 April, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Jul 2017, The potential contribution of Social Protection to “end poverty in all its forms everywhere”, APPAM Conference “Public Policy and Governance Beyond Borders”, Brussels, 13-14 July, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Jul 2017, Contrary to expectations: The well-being of children and elderly left behind by migrant family members, 9th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe, Tutzing, 10-12 July, 2017