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2019

2019-047 The impact of mission-oriented R&D on domestic and foreign private and public R&D, total factor productivity and GDP
Thomas Ziesemer
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2019-046 Credit constraints and trade performance: Does trust-based social capital matter?
Gideon Ndubuisi & Maty Konte
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2019-045 The effect of public funding on scientific performance: A comparison between China and the EU
Lili Wang, Xianwen Wang, Fredrik Piro & Niels J. Philipsen
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2019-044 Women's political and reproductive health empowerment in Africa: A literature review
Maty Konte, Victor Osei Kwadwo & Tatenda Zinyemba
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2019-043 Remittances and Bribery in Africa
Maty Konte & Gideon Ndubuisi
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2019-042 Corruption and tax morale in Africa
Amadou Boly, Maty Konte & Abebe Shimeles
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2019-041 Mining and quality of public services: The role of local governance and decentralisation
Maty Konte & Rose Vincent
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2019-040 Return, circular, and onward migration decisions in a knowledge society
Amelie Constant
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2019-039 The future of work and its implications for social protection and the welfare state
Franziska Gassmann & Bruno Martorano
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2019-038 Regulation and innovation under Industry 4.0: Case of medical/healthcare robot, HAL by Cyberdyne
Michiko Iizuka & Yoko Ikeda
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2019-037 Does it pay to do novel science? The selectivity patterns in science funding
Charles Ayoubi, Michele Pezzoni & Fabiana Visentin
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2019-036 The effects of R&D subsidies and publicly performed R&D on business R&D: A survey
Thomas Ziesemer
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2019-035 A comment on the multifaceted relationship between multinational enterprises and within-country inequality
Rajneesh Narula & Khadija van der Straaten
Forthcoming, Critical Perspectives on International Business, 2019.
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2019-034 Enforcing higher labour standards within developing country value chains: Consequences for MNEs and informal actors in a dual economy
Rajneesh Narula
Forthcoming, Journal of International Business Studies Vol 50, 2019.
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2019-033 The Potential for innovation in mining value chains. Evidence from Latin America
Michiko Iizuka, Carlo Pietrobelli & Fernando Vargas
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2019-032 Testing the employment and skill impact of new technologies: A survey and some methodological issues
Laura Barbieri, Chiara Mussida, Mariacristina Piva & Marco Vivarelli
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2019-031 Modern industrial policy in Latin America: Lessons from cluster development policies
Carlo Pietrobelli
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2019-030 The decline in entrepreneurship in the West: Is complexity ossifying the economy?
Wim Naudé
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2019-029 Japan's productivity and GDP growth: The role of GBAORD, public and foreign R&D
Thomas Ziesemer
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2019-028 Imported intermediates, technological capabilities and exports: Evidence from Brazilian firm-level data
Caio Torres Mazzi & Neil Foster-McGregor
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2019-027 Measuring attitudes on gender equality and domestic violence in the Arab context - The role of framing, priming and interviewer effects
Ann-Kristin Reitmann, Micheline Goedhuys, Michael Grimm & Eleonora Nillesen
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2019-026 Characterizing growth instability: new evidence on unit roots and structural breaks in long run time series
Emanuele Russo, Neil Foster-McGregor & Bart Verspagen
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2019-025 Semi-endogenous growth models with domestic and foreign private and public R&D linked to VECMs
Thomas Ziesemer
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2019-024 Far from random? The role of homophily in student supervision
Giulia Rossello & Robin Cowan
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2019-023 No evidence of an oil curse: Natural resource abundance, capital formation and productivity
Mueid Al Raee, Denis de Crombrugghe & Jo Ritzen
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2019-022 Technical progress and structural change: a long-term view
Alessandro Nuvolari & Emanuele Russo
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2019-021 Can we have growth when population is stagnant? Testing linear growth rate formulas and their cross-unit cointegration of non-scale endogenous growth models
Thomas Ziesemer
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2019-020 Embodied and disembodied technological change: the sectoral patterns of job-creation and job-destruction
G. Dosi, Mariacristina Piva, E. Virgillito & Marco Vivarelli
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2019-019 The employment impact of product innovations in sub-Saharan Africa: Firm-level evidence
Elvis Avenyo, Maty Konte & Pierre Mohnen
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2019-018 The role of early-career university prestige stratification on the future academic performance of scholars
Mario Gonzalez Sauri & Giulia Rossello
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2019-017 Domestic intellectual property rights protection and exports: Accessing the credit channel
Gideon Ndubuisi
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2019-016 R&D, innovation and productivity
Pierre Mohnen
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2019-015 How has globalisation affected the economic growth, structural change and poverty reduction linkages? Insights from international comparisons
Aradhna Aggarwal
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2019-014 Brazilian exporters and the rise of Global Value Chains: an empirical assessment
Caio Torres Mazzi
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2019-013 What a firm produces matters: diversification, coherence and performance of Indian manufacturing firms
G. Dosi, Nanditha Mathew & Emanuele Pugliese
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2019-012 The breadth of preferential trade agreements and the margins of exports
Rod Falvey & Neil Foster-McGregor
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2019-011 Job automation risk, economic structure and trade: a European perspective
Neil Foster-McGregor, Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen
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2019-010 Migration of higher education students from the North Africa region
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2019-009 Knowledge economy and economic development in the Arab region
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2019-008 Health insurance and self-employment transitions in Vietnam
Nga Leopold, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini
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2019-007 The impact of a mathematics computer-assisted learning platform on students' mathematics test scores
Marcelo Perera & Diego Aboal
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2019-006 The middle-technology trap: The case of the automotive industry in Turkey
Semih Akçomak & Serkan Bürken
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2019-005 The race against the robots and the fallacy of the giant cheesecake: Immediate and imagined impacts of artificial intelligence
Wim Naudé
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2019-004 FDI, multinationals and structural change in developing countries
André Pineli, Rajneesh Narula & René Belderbos
Forthcoming in: Alcorta, L.,Szirmai, A., Verpagen, B. And Foster-McGregor, N. (eds) 'New Perspectives on Structural Change: Causes and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy', Oxford University Press, 2020 .
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2019-003 What gains and distributional implications result from trade liberalization?
Maria Bas & Caroline Paunov
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2019-002 Do young innovative companies create more jobs? Evidence from Pakistani textile firms
Waqar Wadho, Micheline Goedhuys & Azam Chaudhry
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2019-001 From "destructive creation" to "creative destruction": Rethinking Science, Technology and innovation in a global context
Luc Soete
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