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2021

2021-047 Global dynamics of Gini coefficients of education for 146 countries updated to 1950-2015
Thomas Ziesemer
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2021-046 How education and GDP drive the COVID-19 vaccination campaign
Vu M. Ngo, Klaus F. Zimmermann, Phuc V. Nguyen, Toan L.D. Huynh & Huan H. Nguyen
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2021-045 Is there job polarization in developing economies? A review and outlook
Antonio Soares Martins Neto, Nanditha Mathew, Pierre Mohnen & Tania Treibich
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2021-044 Labour-saving automation and occupational exposure: A text-similarity measure
Fabio Montobbio, Jacopo Staccioli, Maria Enrica Virgillito & Marco Vivarelli
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2021-043 Mobile money adoption and entrepreneurs’ access to trade credit in the informal sector
Godsway Tetteh, Micheline Goedhuys, Maty Konte & Pierre Mohnen
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2021-042 Wage effects of global value chains participation and position: An industry-level analysis
Gideon Ndubuisi & Solomon Owusu
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2021-041 Financial development and small firms’ tax compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa
Racky Balde
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2021-040 Overcoming a legacy of racial discrimination: Competing policy goals in South African academia
Robin Cowan, Mortiz Müller, Alan Kirman & Helena Barnard
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2021-039 The political geography of cities
Richard Bluhm, Christian Lessmann & Paul Schaudt
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2021-038 Demand-led industrialisation policy in a dual-sector small balance of payments constrained economy
Önder Nomaler, Danilo Spinola & Bart Verspagen
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2021-037 Does commonness fill the common fund? Experimental evidence on the role of identity for public good contributions in India
Bruhan Konda, Stephan Dietrich & Eleonora Nillesen
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2021-036 The impact of research independence on PhD students' careers: Large-scale evidence from France
Sofia Patsali, Michele Pezzoni & Fabiana Visentin
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2021-035 Longing for which home: Evidence from global aspirations to stay, return or migrate onwards
Els Bekaert, Amelie Constant, Killian Foubert & Ilse Ruyssen
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2021-034 Economic development, weather shocks and child marriage in South Asia: A machine learning approach
Stephan Dietrich, Aline Meysonnat, Francisco Rosales, Victor Cebotari & Franziska Gassmann
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2021-033 Women's mobile phone access and use: A snapshot of six states in India
Lina Sonne
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2021-032 Political polarization and the impact of internet and social media use in Brazil
Lorena Giuberti Coutinho
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2021-031 Positioning firms along the capabilities ladder
Alex Coad, Nanditha Mathew & Emanuele Pugliese
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2021-030 Social networks and agricultural performance: A multiplex analysis of interactions among Indian rice farmers
Bruhan Konda, Mario Gonzalez Sauri, Robin Cowan, Yashodha Yashodha & Prakashan Chellattan Veettill
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2021-029 Simulating the impact of a raise in education salaries on economic growth in Peru
Luciano Paredes Chervellini & Jo Ritzen
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2021-028 Women's empowerment in Colombia: A multidimensional approach
Esmeralda Rodríguez Guerrero, Zina Nimeh & Andrea Franco-Correa
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2021-027 Religiosity, smoking and other addictive behaviours
Monica Roman, Klaus F. Zimmermann & Aurelian-Petruș Plopeanu
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2021-026 Knowledge transfer activities and conditions for impact in Bulgarian public research institutions: A survey-based diagnostic
Anwar Aridi, Daniel Querejazu & Pluvia Zuniga
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2021-025 The effectiveness of innovation policy and the moderating role of market competition: Evidence from Latin American firms
J. M. Benavente & Pluvia Zuniga
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2021-024 How does market competition affect firm innovation incentives in emerging countries? Evidence from Latin American firms
J. M. Benavente & Pluvia Zuniga
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2021-023 A map of the fractal structure of high-tech dynamics across EU regions
Ariel L. Wirkierman, Tommaso Ciarli & Maria Savona
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2021-022 Powering structural transformation and productivity gains in Africa: The role of global value chains and resource endowments
Solomon Owusu
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2021-021 Supporting academic advising through self-directed, blended learning
Mindel van de Laar, Katerina Triantos & Lutz Krebs
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2021-020 A taxonomy of European innovation clubs
Ariel L. Wirkierman, Tommaso Ciarli & Maria Savona
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2021-019 How different are necessity and opportunity firms? Evidence from a quantile analysis of the Colombian microenterprise sector
Omar Rodriguez
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2021-018 Does entrepreneurship increase the chances of the poor?
Omar Rodriguez
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2021-017 The influence of value-chain governance on innovation performance: A study of Italian suppliers
Emanuele Brancati, Carlo Pietrobelli & Caio Torres Mazzi
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2021-016 Will the AI revolution be labour-friendly? Some micro evidence from the supply side
Giacomo Damioli, Vincent Van Roy, Daniel Vertesy & Marco Vivarelli
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2021-015 Foreign R&D spillovers to the USA and strategic reactions
Thomas Ziesemer
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2021-014 Do pandemics lead to rebellion? Policy responses to COVID-19, inequality, and protests in the USA
Francesco Iacoella, Patricia Justino & Bruno Martorano
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2021-013 How social assistance affects subjective Well-being: Lessons from Kyrgyzstan
Franziska Gassmann, Bruno Martorano & Jennifer Waidler
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2021-012 Do institutions and ideology matter for economic growth in Latin America in the first two decades of the 21st century?
Pamela L. Navarrete Gallo & Jo Ritzen
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2021-011 What makes a productive Ph.D. student?
Alberto Corsini, Michele Pezzoni & Fabiana Visentin
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2021-010 Mobile phones and HIV testing: Multi-country evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
Francesco Iacoella & Nyasha Tirivayi
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2021-009 Attitudes towards inequality in Brazil: An analysis of a highly unequal country
Cintia Denise Granja & Ana Maria Carneiro
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2021-008 COVID-19 policy responses, mobility, and food prices: Evidence from local markets in 47 low to middle income countries
Stephan Dietrich, Valerio Giuffrida, Bruno Martorano & Georg Schmerzeck
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2021-007 Deepening or delinking? Innovative capacity and global value chain participation in the ICT sectors
Rasmus Lema, Carlo Pietrobelli, Roberta Rabellotti & Antonio Vezzani
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2021-006 Macroeconomic stimulus packages and income inequality in developing countries: Lessons from the 2007-9 Great Recession for the Covid-19 crisis in South Africa
Alexis Habiyaremye, Peter Jacobs, Olebogeng Molewa & Pelontle Lekomanyane
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2021-005 Patent landscaping using 'green' technological trajectories
Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen
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2021-004 Democracy and COVID-19 Outcomes
Gokhan Karabulut, Klaus F. Zimmermann, Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin & Asli Cansin Doker
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2021-003 Labour-augmenting technical change data for alternative elasticities of substitution, growth, slowdown, and distribution dynamics
Thomas Ziesemer
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2021-002 Access to social protection for platform and other non-standard workers: A literature review
Tamara A. Kool, Giulio Bordon & Franziska Gassmann
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2021-001 Transformation towards sustainable development goals: Role of innovation ecosystems for inclusive, disruptive advances in five Asian case studies
Michiko Iizuka & Gerald Hane
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