Latest Publications


Wako, Hassen, 2018, Foreign direct investment in sub-Saharan Africa: Beyond its growth effect, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-013

Martorano, Bruno, Laura Metzger & Marco Sanfilippo, 2018, Chinese development assistance and household welfare in sub-Saharan Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-012

Beekman, Gonne, Eleonora Nillesen & Maarten Voors, 2018, Sanctioning Regimes and Chief Quality: Evidence from Liberia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-011

Gault, Fred, 2018, Defining and measuring innovation in all sectors of the economy, Research Policy, 47(3): 617-622, More information

Dietrich, Stephan, Gonne Beekman & Eleonora Nillesen, 2018, Market integration and pro-social behaviour in rural Liberia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-010

Leuveld, Koen, Eleonora Nillesen, Janneke Pieters, Martha Ross, Maarten Voors & Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, 2018, Agricultural extension and input subsidies to reduce food insecurity. Evidence from a field experiment in the Congo, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-009

Chowdhury, Shyamal, Matthias Sutter & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2018, Evaluating intergenerational persistence of economic preferences: A large scale experiment with families in Bangladesh, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-008

Nigus, Halefom, Eleonora Nillesen & Pierre Mohnen, 2018, The effect of weather index insurance on social capital: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-007

Tesfaye, Wondimagegn & Nyasha Tirivayi, 2018, The Impacts of Postharvest Storage Innovations on Food Security and Welfare in Ethiopia, Food Policy, 75: 52-67, More information

Tirivayi, Nyasha, Louise Nennen, Wondimagegn Tesfaye & Qiang Ma, 2018, The benefits of collective action: Exploring the role of forest producer organizations in social protection, Forest Policy and Economics, 90: 106-114, More information

Cebotari, Victor, Melissa Siegel & Valentina Mazzucato, 2018, Migration and child health in Moldova and Georgia, Comparative Migration Studies, 6(3), More information

Gebremariam, Gebrelibanos & Wondimagegn Tesfaye, 2018, The heterogeneous effect of shocks on agricultural innovations adoption: Microeconometric evidence from rural Ethiopia, Food Policy, 74: 154-161

Bruni, Vittorio & Ortrun Merkle, 2018, Gendered effects of corruption on the Central Mediterranean route, ECDPM GREAT Insights Magazine, 7(1 (Winter 2018)), More information

Naudé, Wim & Paula Nagler, 2018, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Productivity in Germany, 1871-2015, University of Sussex, UK, SPRU Working Paper Series 2018-02, More information

Dietrich, Stephan & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, Rates of Return to Social Protection: Social Cash Transfers in Uganda, UNU Policy Brief, Number 2, 2018, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, The Economic Impacts of Social Cash Transfers in Integrated and Remote Areas in Uganda, UNU Policy Brief, Number 1, 2018, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Patrick Llewellin & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, The economic impacts of a social pension on recipient households with unequal access to markets in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-006

Gehl Sampath, Padmashree, 2018, Regulating the digital economy: Are we moving towards a 'win-win' or a 'lose-lose'?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-005

Calza, Elisa, Micheline Goedhuys & Neda Trifković, 2018, Drivers of productivity in Vietnamese SMEs: the role of management standards and innovation, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, More information

Laar, Mindel & Oxana Slobozhan, 2018, Turning research ideas into full proposals, EPRM programme related blog, More information

Laar, Mindel & Katerina Triantos, 2018, Knowledge is power when choosing a track: How online tools help students & tutors alike, SURF Project "Smart Choices and Smart Tools" blog, More information

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

Wako, Hassen, 2018, Aid, institutions and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa: Heterogeneous donors and heterogeneous responses, Review of Development Economics, 22(1): 23-44, More information

Angulo-Guerrero, María J., Salvador Pérez-Moreno & Isabel M. Abad-Guerrero, 2017, How economic freedom affects opportunity and necessity entrepreneurship in the OECD countries, Journal of Business Research, 17: 30-37, More information

Luque, Mariano, Salvador Pérez-Moreno, José A. Robles & Beatriz Rodríguez, 2017, Measuring Child and Maternal Health in Developing Countries: A Proposal of New Hybrid MDG Composite Indices, Applied Research in Quality of Life, 12(3): 737-758, More information

Angulo-Guerrero, María J., Salvador Pérez-Moreno & Isabel M. Abad-Guerrero, 2017, Disparities in entrepreneurial activity and attitude across EU countries, European Planning Studies, 25(4): 680-702, More information

Bárcena-Martín, Elena & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2017, Immigrant-native Gap in Poverty: a Cross-national European Perspective, Review of Economics of the Household, 15(4): 1105-1136, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Ghana Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Niger Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Nigeria Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Gambia Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Mauritania Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Chad Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Mali Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Central African Republic Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Sierra Leone Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Côte D'Ivoire Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Burkina Faso Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Senegal Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Guinea Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

Bruni, Vittorio, Katharina Koch, Melissa Siegel & Zachary Strain, 2017, Study on Migration Routes in West and Central Africa, Commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Sep 2017, Re: How do political economy factors explain differences in the integration of social protection programmes in national social and development policies in African countries?, INCLUDE Online discussion, Leiden: INCLUDE Secretariat, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Uganda Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 2017, Sudan Migration Profile, Annex to the Study on Migration Routes in the East and Horn of Africa, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information