Latest Publications


Wehner, Caroline, 2018, Too Scared to Achieve: The Relation between Neuroticism, Conscientiousness and Socioeconomic Outcomes, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Mensah, Emmanuel Buadi & Adam Szirmai, 2018, Africa Sector Database (ASD): Expansion and update, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-020

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova, Iryna Rud & Sonila Tomini, 2018, Professional care delivery or traditional birth attendants? The impact of the type of care utilized by mothers on under-five mortality of their children, BMC Tropical Medicine and Health, 46(8), More information

Mueller, Charlotte, 2018, Migration & knowledge transfer, NVVN Edition Migration and Development, More information

Salama, Diego & Ortrun Merkle, Apr 2018, Bystanders for 7 years – is the UN ready for a peacekeeping mission in Syria?, Strife Series on United Nations Peacekeeping; Strife Blog, More information

Arouri, Hassan, Adel Ben Youssef, Francesco Quatraro & Marco Vivarelli, 2018, Drivers of growth in Tunisia: Young firms vs incumbents, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-019

Merkle, Ortrun, Julia Reinold & Melissa Siegel, 2018, Corruption, Gender and Migration, 2018 Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum, More information

Marotta, Julieta & Agustín Parise, Apr 05, 2018, El aprendizaje basado en problemas (ABP) y su aplicación en un ámbito multicultural, Conference, Faculty of Law, University Buenos Aires, More information

Marotta, Julieta, Apr 2018, Access to Justice: A Driver for the Sustainable Development Goals, M-EPLI blog, the Maastricht European Privata Law Intitute, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Edith Vos & Hannah Grijns, Apr 2018, Why contextualising the transmission channels from social pensions to economic growths matters, UNU-MERIT blog, Maastricht: UNU-MERIT and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Mar 28, 2018, The Constructivism of Welfare Regimes: Understanding the Emergence of Social Protection Policies, Paper presented at Political Studies Association 2018 International Conference, Cardiff, 28 March 2018

Merkle, Ortrun, Mar 27, 2018, Corruption, Gender and Migration: what are we missing?, OECD Global Anti-corrruption & Integrity Forum: Youth ResearchEdge Competition Winner - Research Pitch and Poster Presentation, More information

Volante, Louis, Don A. Klinger & Özge Bilgili (eds.), 2018, Immigrant Student Achievement and Education Policy: Cross-Cultural Approaches, Springer Press, New York, NY, pp. XVII, 214, More information

Cebotari, Victor, 2018, Transnational migration, gender and educational development of children in Tajikistan, Global Networks, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Mar 2018, An interactive and in-depth approach to policy analysis: Analysing social protection policy processes in Zambia, Guest lecture in the Social Protection Specialisation, Maastricht: UNU-MERIT and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University

Ritzen, Jo & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2018, Towards a European full employment policy , UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-018

Vinci, Vincenzo & Keetie Roelen, 2018, Institutional factors and people's preferences in the implementation of social protection: the case of Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-017

Mahé, Clotilde , Wim Naudé & Tilman Brück, Feb 2018, Return migration and self-employment: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan, IZA - Institute of Labor economics, Bonn, Germany, IZA Discussion Paper No. 11332, More information

Justino, Patricia & Bruno Martorano, 2018, Welfare spending and political conflict in Latin America, 1970–2010, World Development, 107: 98-110, More information

Martorano, Bruno, Mar 2018, The relationship between perceptions of inequality and political participation: the case of West Balkans, IDS, Brighton, UK, More information

Martorano, Bruno, 2018, Taxation and inequality in developing countries: Lessons from the recent experience of Latin America, Journal of International Development, 30(2): 256-273, More information

Wako, Hassen, 2018, Economic Globalization, Institutions and Development: Essays on Aid, Foreign Direct Investment and Trade, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Innocenti, Stefania, 2018, On Institutional persistence, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, Testing the Growth Links of Emerging Economies: Croatia in a Growing World Economy, Bulletin of Applied Economics, 5(1): 1-27

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, The Serendipity Theorem for an Endogenous Open Economy Growth Model, Theoretical Economics Letters, 8(4): 720-727

Wang, Lili & Zexia Li, 2018, Knowledge transfer from science to technology – the case of nano medical device technologies, Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, 3:11: doi: 10.3389/frma.2018.00011, More information

Gehl Sampath, Padmashree & Bertha Vallejo, 2018, Global Value Chains and Upgrading: What, When and How?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-016

Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Milena Pavlova, 2018, Community mobilization and maternal Care of Women Living with HIV in poor settings: the case of Mfuwe, Zambia, BMC Health Services Research, 18(155), More information

Butler, Ines, Sebastian Guiñazu, David Giuliodori, Julián Martinez Correa, Alejandro Rodriguez & Ezequiel Tacsir, Jan 2018, Programas de Financiamiento Productivo a pymes, acceso al crédito y desempeño de las firmas: Evidencia de Argentina, CAF-Development Bank Of Latinamerica, Caracas, More information

Calzada Olvera, Beatriz & Neil Foster-McGregor, 2018, What is the potential of natural resource based industrialisation in Latin America? An Input-Output analysis of the extractive sectors, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-015

Ziesemer, Thomas, 2018, Fluctuations in renewable electricity supply: Gains from international trade through infrastructure?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-014

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