Latest Publications

Mita, Kaori & Michiko Iizuka, 2024, Building CoPS Capability for Catching Up During Transitions: The Case of ACWA Power in Saudi Arabia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-015

Morel Berendson, Ricardo, Franziska Gassmann, Bruno Martorano, Nyasha Tirivayi & John Kamau, 2024, The impacts of the Microfinance Multiplied approach on seasonal food insecurity: Evidence from a high-frequency panel survey in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-014

Nomaler, Önder & Bart Verspagen, 2024, The evolution of development with trade in global value chains, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-013

Kalubowila, Palindi, Sinja Buri, Ine Lietaert, Jennifer Denno Cissé, Judy Backhouse, Teresa Janz, Dan Jezreel A. Orendain, Robert Oakes, Rafael Consentino de la Vega, Claudia Fry, Stephan Dietrich & Olasunkanmi Habeeb Okunola, 2024, How Can Urban Governance Better Respond to Climate Risks in the Global South? A Multi-Disciplinary Review, UNU-CRIS, Brugge, Belgium, UNU-CRIS Working Paper No 2024-02, More information

Caldarola, Bernardo & Steve Sorrel, 2024, Does teleworking encourage longer commutes?: Pre-pandemic evidence from the English National Travel Survey, Travel Behaviour and Society, 37, DOI: 10.1016/j.tbs.2024.100822, More information

Caldarola, Bernardo, Aurelio Patelli, Dario Mazzilli, Angelica Sbardella & Lorenzo Napolitano, 2024, Economic complexity and the sustainabilityrntransition: A review of data, methods, and literature, Journal of Physics: Complexity, DOI: 10.1088/2632-072X/ad4f3d, More information

Nii-Aponsah, Hubert, 2024, The Future Quantity and StructuralrnEffects of Contemporary Automation, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University

Gong, Chen, 2024, Understanding the Drivers of Income Inequality in China: A Multilevel Distributional Microsimulation Analysis, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University

Tubbergen, Mathilde Catharina (Martijn), 2024, Leuker kunnen we het niet maken, wel duidelijker: Een onderzoek naar de ervaren procedurele legitimiteit in het Nederlandse asielproces, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University

Röthlisberger, Claudia, 2024, Persistent gender gaps in labour market outcomes: Essays on the contribution of personality traits and social norms and the effectiveness of a policy intervention, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University

König, Philipp, 2024, Towards Collaborative Accountability Changing Patterns of Accountability in International Development Finance, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University

Alvarez-Vanegas, Alejandro, 2024, Moving universities towards Education for SustainablernDevelopment, PhD Dissertation Maastricht University

Asylbek kyzy, Gulzhan, Gary Milante, Zina Nimeh & Kaj Thomsson, 2024, Measuring State Fragility: Challenges and Policy Implications, UNU-MERIT Policy Brief No 01, 2024, More information

Kool, Tamara A. & Zina Nimeh, 2024, Labour market integration for refugees: A social justice framework, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-012

Turkeli, Serdar, 2024, Social and Institutional Innovation, in: Nijkamp P., Haynes K., Kourtit K., Alburz Z. (Ed), The World of Regional Science: The Thematic Encyclopedia of Regional Science, Edward Elgar, UK

Mukherjee, Manisha, Bruno Martorano & Melissa Siegel, 2024, Scorching heat and shrinking horizons: The impact of rising temperatures on marriages and migration in rural India, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-011

Yıldız, Yağmur, Diego Chavarro, Fabiana Visentin & Tommaso Ciarli, 2024, Expanding horizons: The impact of post-doctoral mobility grants on research diversification, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-010

Salama, Diego, 2024, An architecture for peace: deciphering the UN's multidimensional approach to the Israel - Arab Conflict (1967 - 1982), Monograph, Leiden University, More information

Merkle, Ortrun, May 2024, Sextortion, in: de Sousa, L and Coroado, S. (eds), Elgar Encyclopedia of Corruption and Society, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, More information

Radovanovic, Nikola, Emanuele Fabbri, Monika Matusiak, Andrea Conte, Simone Salotti, Mafini Dosso, Hugo Hollanders, Iris Merkelbach, Yannis Tolias, Nicolau Duran Silva, Enric Fuster, Francesco Massucci & Adria Plazas, May 2024, Smart Specialisation in the Western Balkans: potential for knowledge-based economic cooperation, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, More information

Siruno, Lalaine, Arjen Leerkes, Maegan Hendow & Ema Brunovská, 2024, MIrreM Working Paper on Irregular Migration Flows, The working paper provides a methodological assessment of available data on irregular migration flows in Europe and other contexts. It is aimed at the public, including those who may not have a technical understanding of migration statistics. It addresses this research question: How are irregular migration flows measured and estimated in the EU and selected other countries and what can be said about the quality of the available indicators and estimates?, More information

Cherti, Myriam, Lucy Leon, M. Ambrosini, M. Cacciapaglia, Ruth Heylin, Shiva S. Mohan, K. Rakowska & Lalaine Siruno, 2024, Local Level Laws and Policies Addressing Irregular Migration, Local responses to irregular migrants vary widely. Some cities have formal policies regarding irregular migrants and a specific budget allocation for related services. Others make adjustments that are less formal in approach or less coordinated within the agency. Still other cities have yet to develop an approach to the irregular migrant population. Based on data from the City Initiative on Migrants with Irregular Status in Europe (C-MISE) and primary and secondary data collected by MIrreM partners from Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Poland, this working paper aims to provide an analysis Local level responses to address irregular migrants, including innovative practices where they have emerged and ongoing challenges in policy implementation, More information

Ito, Rodrigo, Diego Chavarro, Tommaso Ciarli, Robin Cowan & Fabiana Visentin, 2024, From drains to bridges: The role of internationally mobile PhD students in linking non-mobile with foreign scientists, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-009

Cowan, Robin, Nicolas Jonard & Ruth Samson, 2024, Strategies of search and patenting under different IPR regimes, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-008

Schnepf, Sylke, Louis Volante, Don A. Klinger, Orazio Giancola & Luca Salmieri, Apr 2024, The pandemic, socioeconomic disadvantage, and learning outcomes: cross-national impact analyses of education policy reforms, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, More information

Hillenbrand, Tobias, Bruno Martorano, Laura Metzger & Melissa Siegel, 2024, The power of narratives: How framing refugee migration impacts attitudes and political support towards refugees, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2024-007

Perilla Jimenez, Juan Ricardo & Thomas Ziesemer, 2024, Technology adoption, innovation policy and catching-up, Economic Change and Restructuring, 57: 1-24, DOI:, More information

Yu, Yip Ching & Zina Nimeh, 2024, An unlevel playing field: Immigrant assimilation and welfare utilization, Social Science Research, 120(103008), More information

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:, 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