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Mukherjee, Manisha & Sonja Fransen, 2024, Exploring migration decision-making and agricultural adaptation in the context of climate change: A systematic review, World Development, 179, More information

Tubbergen, Mathilde Catharina (Martijn), 2024, Een onderzoek naar de ervaren procedurele legitimiteit in het Nederlandse asielproces, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Widiputera , Ferdi , 2024, Diversity in Higher Education: Insights and Implications, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Delera, Michele , 2024, Essays on Global Value Chains, Technology Diffusion and the Enviornment, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Gisbert Marti, Oriol , 2024, Essays on the Structure of Supply and Demand, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Misuraca, Roberta & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2024, Migration and Consumption, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-006

Mori, Giulia, 2024, The Impact of Covid-19 on NGOs’ Provision of Primary Healthcare and Its Utilisation by Irregular Migrants in Italy, IMI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, IMI Working Paper Series, 180, More information

Hollanders, Hugo, Haya Al-Ajlani, Antonio Bubbico, Vladimir Cvijanović, Carmen Hoya, Sokhna Mariama Bousso Lo, Adrian Mencia, Marta Mirambell Huguet, Lucía Nájera, Inês Pacheco, Carmen Perez, Helena Vanzeller Novo & Hannah Wille, Mar 2024, ERA dashboard 2023, Within the framework of the ERA monitoring mechanism (EMM) this ERA Dashboard encompasses a set of indicators aiming to monitor the progress of EU Member States and Associated Countries towards the ERA priorities. The quantitative data is complemented by qualitative information compiled using mainly the OECD STIP Survey 2023 as well as national documents to accommodate the different individual national circumstances, More information

Hollanders, Hugo & Aishe Khalilova, Mar 2024, ERA scoreboard 2023, This report provides the results of the 2023 edition of the ERA Scoreboard. The ERA Scoreboard is one of the components of the new ERA Monitoring Mechanism, covering 18 indicators, including two general indicators measuring progress in the European Research & Innovation (R&I) system and 16 specific indicators, one for each Pact for R&I priority, More information

Jaccoud, Florencia , Fabien Petit, Tommaso Ciarli & Maria Savona, Mar 2024, Automation and Employment over the Technology Life Cycle: Evidence from European Regions, Munich Society for the Promotion of Economic Research - CESifo GmbH, Munich, CESifo Working Papers, More information

Merkle, Ortrun & Matthew Price, Feb 2024, Gender and corruption in the access to natural resources: Preliminary findings, Publisher: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The publication aims at uncovering the nexus between gender and corruption in natural resource management by focusing on women’s access to water, land, forestry and extractives. The preliminary findings of this research highlight the vital role natural resources play in the economic empowerment of women as well as the pervasive impact that corruption has on the environment. It finally brings to the attention of policy makers in the OSCE area essential data and recommendations for boosting gender-responsive policies in natural resources and women’s access, More information

Memon, Rashid, Melissa Siegel & Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, 2024, How do social remittances affect development? MIGNEX Policy Brief. Oslo: Peace Research Institute Oslo, MIGNEX Policy Brief. Oslo: Peace Research Institute Oslo, More information

Acheampong, Alex O, Eric Evans Osei Opoku & Godsway Tetteh, 2024, Unveiling the effect of income inequality on safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH): Does financial inclusion matter?, World Development, 178, More information

Carling, Jørgen, Mathias Czaika, Carlos Vargas-Silva & Melissa Siegel, 2024, Effects of involuntary immobility on development, MIGNEX Background Paper. Oslo: Peace Research Institute Oslo, More information

Radovanovic, Nikola, Hugo Hollanders, Yannis Tolias, Patrice Dos Santos & Manuel Laranja, Feb 2024, Identification of the Smart Specialisation priority domains of Tunisia, JRC Technical Report, More information

Hollanders, Hugo, Yannis Tolias, Nikola Radovanovic, Manuel Gonzalez Evangelista, Emanuele Fabbri, Elisa Gerussi, Simone Sasso & Michal Miedzinski, Feb 2024, Measuring territorial innovation strengths, JRC Science for Policy Report, More information

Valverde, Jorge & Alejandro Micco, 2024, Green window of opportunity through global value chains of critical minerals: An empirical test for refining copper and lithium industries, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-005

Prytkova, Ekaterina, Fabien Petit, Deyu Li, Sugat Chaturvedi & Tommaso Ciarli, Apr 2024, The Employment Impact of Emerging Digital Technologies, Munich Society for the Promotion of Economic Research - CESifo GmbH, Munich, CESifo Working Paper, More information

Baum, Christopher F, Hans Lööf, Andreas Stephan & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2024, Estimating the wage premia of refugee immigrants: Lessons from Sweden, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-004

Goedhuys, Micheline, Michael Grimm, Aline Meysonnat, Eleonora Nillesen & Ann-Kristin Reitmann, 2024, Measuring youth empowerment: An application toTunisia, Journal of International Development, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jid.3886, More information

Laar, Mindel, Julieta Marotta & Lisa de Graaf, 2024, Higher Educational Systems and E-resilience, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-003

Marotta, Julieta & Laura Lora, Jan 2024, May I Access My Right to be Heard?, Children's Rights research blog series, More information

Marotta, Julieta & Mindel van de Laar, Feb 2024, The Unknowing Force of Education: Lessons from the Pandemic, More information

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2024, Evidence on an endogenous growth model with public R&D, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-002

Wu, Lichao, Lili Wang, Niels J. Philipsen & Xinyi Fang, 2024, The impact of eco-innovation on environmental performance in different regional settings: new evidence from Chinese cities, Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-023-04280-z, More information

Piro, Fredrik, Marco Seeber & Lili Wang, 2024, Regional and sectoral variations in the ability to attract funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program and Horizon 2020, Scientometrics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-024-04942-3, More information

Mazzeo Ortolani, Giovanna , Aregawi G. Gebremariam & Federico Biagi, 2024, Old-age workers transition into retirement and risk of poverty, evidence from 25 European Union countries using SHARE data, More information

, Feb 2024, Connecting the Dots: The Role of Internationally Mobile Scientists in Linking Nonmobile with Foreign Scientists

Ito, Rodrigo, Diego Chavarro, Tommaso Ciarli, Robin Cowan & Fabiana Visentin, Feb 2024, Connecting the Dots: The Role of Internationally Mobile Scientists in Linking Nonmobile Scientists With Foreign Scientists, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, IDB Working Paper Series 1544, More information

Patsali, Sofia, Pezzoni Michele & Fabiana Visentin, 2024, Research independence: Drivers and impact on PhD students’ careers, Studies in Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2024.2314584, More information

Morel Berendson, Ricardo, 2024, Beyond money metrics: Essays on Multidimensional Poverty, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Salguero-Huaman, Jacqueline, 2024, Making trade work for gender equality: Essays on the trade and gender nexus in developing countries, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Soares Martins Neto, Antonio, 2024, Essays on Technology Adoption and the Labour Market, PhD dissertation Maastricht University

Collazos Ortiz, Maria, 2024, On the political economy of resource rents distribution: insights from a developing and decentralized country, PhD dissertation Maastricht University, More information

Lema, Rasmus & Carlota Perez, 2024, The green transformation as a new direction for techno-economic development, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-001

Silva Vargas, Mariajose, 2024, Beyond Boundaries: Integrating Refugees and Consolidating Farmland. Essays in experimental and development economics, PhD dissertation Maastricht University, More information

Volante, Louis & Paola Mattei, 2024, The politicization of PISA in evidence-based policy discourses, Policy Futures in Education, More information

Huang, Guogui, Fei Guo, Lucy Taksa, Zhiming Cheng, Massimiliano Tani, Lihua Liu, Klaus F. Zimmermann, Marika Franklin & S. Sandun Malpriya Silva, 2024, Changing impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy 2019–2023 and its decomposition: Findings from 27 countries, SSM - Population Health, 25(3), DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2023.101568

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2024, Mission-oriented R&D and growth of Japanrn1988–2016: a comparison with private and public R&D, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 33(2): 218-247, DOI: doi.org/10.1080/10438599.2022.2164493

Bruder, Maximilian & Thomas Baar, 2024, Innovation in humanitarian assistance—a systematic literature review, Journal of International Humanitarian Action, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s41018-023-00144-3, More information

Confraria, Hugo, Tommaso Ciarli & Ed Noyons, 2024, Countries' research priorities in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals, Research Policy, 53(3), DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2023.104950, More information

Es-Sadki, Nordine, Aishe Khalilova & Hugo Hollanders, Jan 2024, European Innovation Scoreboard – Identification and treatment of outliers, Report commissioned by European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, More information

Tomai, Maria, Shyama V. Ramani & Georgios Papachristos, 2024, How Can We Design Policy Better? Frameworks and Approaches for Sustainability Transitions, Sustainability, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su16020690, More information

Angulo-Guerrero, María J., Elena Bárcena-Martín, Samuel Medina-Claros & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2024, Labor Market Regulation and Gendered Entrepreneurship: A Cross-national Perspective, Small Business Economics, Online, DOI: 10.1007/s11187-023-00776-0, More information

Bárcena-Martín, Elena, María C. Blanco-Arana & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2024, Evaluating the Effectiveness of Social Transfer Policies on Poverty for Children with Previous Experience in Poverty, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Online, DOI: 10.1007/s10834-023-09939-3, More information

Wollburg, Philip, Yannick Valentin Markhof, Thomas Bentze & Giulia Ponzini, Jan 2024, The Impacts of Disasters on African Agriculture: New Evidence from Micro-Data, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 10660, Washington, D.C, More information

Wong, Pui-hang & Russell TN Wong, 2024, Strategic Complementarity and the Rise of Polarization: Theory and Evidence, Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, 5 - 7 Jan 2024, More information

Collazos Ortiz, Maria & Pui-hang Wong, 2024, The effects of resource rents and elections on human capital investment in Colombia, Resources Policy, 89, DOI: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2023.104578, More information

Wong, Pui-hang, Ortrun Merkle & Melissa Siegel, 2024, Remittance Receivers as Targets for Corruption in Latin America, Journal of Development Studies, 60(2): 324-343, DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2023.2265526, More information

Campi, Mercedes, Marco Dueñas & Tommaso Ciarli, 2024, Do creative industries enhance employment growth? Regional evidence from Colombia, Regional Studies, 58(3): 425-441, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2023.2210620, More information


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