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2008

2008-077 Drivers and Barriers of Innovation Dynamics in Healthcare - Towards a framework for analyzing innovation in Tuberculosis control in India
Nora Engel
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2008-076 Flexibility and innovation in response to emerging infectious diseases: Reactions to multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis in India
Nora Engel
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2008-075 Developing internationally comparable indicators for the commercialization of publicly-funded research
Anthony Arundel & Catalina Bordoy
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2008-074 Normative Power is in the Eye of the Beholder: An Empirical Assessment of Perceptions of EU Identity at the WTO
Elisabeth de Zutter & Francisco Toro
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2008-073 A percolation model of the product lifecycle
Koen Frenken, Gerald Silverberg & Marco Valente
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2008-072 Export Demand Elasticities as Determinants of Growth: Estimates for Mauritius
Alexis Habiyaremye & Thomas Ziesemer
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2008-071 Public Capital and Income Distribution: a Marriage of Hicks & Newman-Read
Yoseph Yilma Getachew
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2008-070 Global Migration of the Highly Skilled: A Tentative and Quantitative Approach
Theo Dunnewijk
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2008-069 Learning Networks Matter: Challenges to Developing Learning-Based Competence in Mango Production and Post-Harvest in Andhra Pradesh, India
Laxmi Prasad Pant, Helen Hambly Odame, Andy Hall & R. Sulaiman
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2008-068 Private Capacity and Public Failure: Contours of Livestock Innovation Response Capacity in Kenya
Ekin Keskin, Mirjam Steglich, Jeroen Dijkman & Andy Hall
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2008-067 EU enlargement and consequences for FDI assisted industrial development
Rajneesh Narula & Christian Bellak
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2008-066 The Heterogeneity of MNC’ Subsidiaries and Technology Spillovers: Explaining positive and negative effects in emerging economies
Anabel Marin & Subash Sasidharan
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2008-065 Formal and informal external linkages and firms’ innovative strategies. A cross-country comparison
Isabel Bodas Freitas, Tommy Clausen, Roberto Fontana & Bart Verspagen
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2008-064 The Innovative Performance of Alliance Block Members: Evidence from the Microelectronics Industry
Geert Duysters, Charmianne Lemmens, Wilko Letterie & Wim Vanhaverbeke
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2008-063 Worker remittances, migration, accumulation and growth in poor developing countries
Thomas Ziesemer
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2008-062 Russia's emerging multinationals: trends and issues
Sergey Filippov
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2008-061 FDI and Innovation as Drivers of Export Behaviour: Firm-level Evidence from East Asia
Ganeshan Wignaraja
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2008-060 Alliance block composition patterns in the microelectronics industry
Geert Duysters & Charmianne Lemmens
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2008-059 When a good science base is not enough to create competitive industries: Lock-in and inertia in Russian systems of innovation
Rajneesh Narula & Irina Jormanainen
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2008-058 Nanotechnology Publications and Patents: A Review of Social Science Studies and Search Strategies
Can Huang, Ad Notten & Nico Rasters
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2008-057 Growth with Endogenous Migration Hump and the Multiple, Dynamically Interacting Effects of Aid in Poor Developing Countries
Thomas Ziesemer
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2008-056 Public Capital, Income Distribution and Growth
Yoseph Yilma Getachew
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2008-055 Europeanisation strategy of Chinese companies: Its perils and promises
Sergey Filippov & Tina Saebi
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2008-054 Internationalization trajectories - a crosscountry comparison: Are large Chinese and Indian companies different?
Fabienne Fortanier & Rob van Tulder
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2008-053 India’s Outward Foreign Direct Investments in Steel Industry in a Chinese Comparative Perspective
Nagesh Kumar & Alka Chadha
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2008-052 Internationalization and Technological Catching Up of Emerging Multinationals: A Case Study of China’s Haier Group
Geert Duysters, Jojo Jacob, Charmianne Lemmens & Jintian Hu
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2008-051 Internationalising to create Firm Specific Advantages: Leapfrogging strategies of U.S. Pharmaceutical firms in the 1930s and 1940s & Indian Pharmaceutical firms in the 1990s and 2000s
Suma Athreye & Andrew Godley
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2008-050 Comparing Chinese and the Indian Software MNCs: Domestic and Export Market Strategies and their Interplay
Jorge Niosi & F. Ted Tschang
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2008-049 The determinants of the outward foreign direct investment of China and India: Whither the home country?
Paz Estrella Tolentino
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2008-048 Agenda Disputes and Strategic Venue Preferences: The Doha Crisis and Europe’s Flight to Regionalism
Francisco Toro
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2008-047 Habit Formation, Information Exchange and the Social Geography of Demand
Zakaria Babutsidze & Robin Cowan
A new version of this paper has been published as "Inertia, Interaction and Clustering in Demand," UNU-MERIT working paper 2009-045.
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2008-046 To Be or Not to Be at the BOP: A One-North-Many-Souths Model with Subsistence and Luxury Goods
Adriaan van Zon & Tobias Schmidt
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2008-045 Intra-firm Technology Transfer and R&D in Foreign Affiliates: Substitutes or Complements? Evidence from Japanese Multinational Firms
René Belderbos, Banri Ito & Ryuhei Wakasugi
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2008-044 The challenge of measuring innovation in emerging economies' firms: A proposal of a new set of indicators on innovation
Luciana Marins
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2008-043 Portrait of an Odd-Eyed Cat: Cultural Crossing as a Trademark for a Dutch-Thai Strategic Alliance
Nantawan Noi Kwanjai & Friso den Hertog
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2008-042 The Impact of Social Capital on Crime: Evidence from the Netherlands
Semih Akçomak & Bas ter Weel
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2008-041 Experimentation with strategy and the evolution of dynamic capability in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector
Dinar Kale, Shyama V. Ramani & Suma Athreye
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2008-040 A multilevel analysis of innovation in developing countries
Martin Srholec
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2008-039 Further results on bias in dynamic unbalanced panel data models with an application to firm R&D investment
Boris Lokshin
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2008-038 The economic impact of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
Théophile T. Azomahou, R. Boucekkine & Bity Diene
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2008-037 Localized Innovation, Localized Diffusion and the Environment: An Analysis of CO2 Emission Reductions by Passenger Cars, 2000-2007
Bart Los & Bart Verspagen
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2008-036 Radical versus non-radical inventions
Wilfred Schoenmakers, Geert Duysters & Wim Vanhaverbeke
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2008-035 Cross-border Investment and Economic Integration: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong SAR
Naubahar Sharif & Can Huang
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2008-034 Wage effects of R&D tax incentives: Evidence from the Netherlands
Boris Lokshin & Pierre Mohnen
This paper has been reviewed and published as WP2012-058.
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2008-033 Local Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation and Economic Performance in Developing Countries: A discussion of alternative specifications
E. Kesidou & Adam Szirmai
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2008-032 Promoting clean technologies: The energy market structure crucially matters
Théophile T. Azomahou, R. Boucekkine & P. Nguyen Van
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2008-031 Changing Configuration of Alternative Energy Systems
Radhika Perrot & Lynn K. Mytelka
This chapter is to be published in: Duysters, G., W.Dolfsma and I.Costa (eds.), Multinationals and Emerging Economies: the Quest for Innovation and Sustainability, Edward Elgar, 2008.
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2008-030 Strategic motivations for Sino-Western alliances: a comparative analysis of Chinese and Western alliance formation drivers
Tina Saebi & Qinqin Dong
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2008-029 Worker remittances and government behaviour in the receiving countries
Thomas Ziesemer
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2008-028 Regional Capital Inputs in Chinese Industry and Manufacturing, 1978-2003
Lili Wang & Adam Szirmai
Joint working paper of UNU-MERIT and the Groningen Growth and Development Centre.
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2008-027 A closer look at the relationship between life expectancy and economic growth
Théophile T. Azomahou, R. Boucekkine & Bity Diene
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2008-026 New Europe's promise for life sciences
Sergey Filippov & Kálmán Kalotay
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2008-025 A percolation model of eco-innovation diffusion: the relationship between diffusion, learning economies and subsidies
Simona Cantono & Gerald Silverberg
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2008-024 Serving low-income markets: Rethinking Multinational Corporations’ Strategies
Shuan SadreGhazi & Geert Duysters
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2008-023 Facing the Trial of Internationalizing Clinical Trials to Developing Countries: With Some Evidence from Mexico
Fernando Santiago-Rodriguez
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2008-022 If the Alliance Fits . . . : Innovation and Network Dynamics
Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard
This paper will appear in J.A.C. Baum and T.J Rowley (eds.), Network Strategy: Advances in Strategic Management, 25. Oxford UK: JAI/Elsevier, 2008. This paper also circulates as a paper in the working paper series of BETA, Université Louis Pasteur, Stras.
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2008-021 The ‘making of’ national giants: technology and governments shaping the international expansion of oil companies from Brazil and China
Flavia Pereira de Carvalho & Andrea Goldstein
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2008-020 Beyond the emission market: Kyoto and the international expansion of waste management firms
Ionara Costa, Asel Doranova & Geert-Jan Eenhoorn
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2008-019 The Innovativeness of Foreign Firms in China
Branka Urem, Ludovico Alcorta & Tongliang An
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2008-018 Multinationals are Multicultural Units: Some Indications from a Cross-Cultural Study
Nantawan Noi Kwanjai & Friso den Hertog
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2008-017 Knowledge Transfers between Canadian Business Enterprises and Universities: Does Distance Matter?
Julio Miguel Rosa & Pierre Mohnen
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2008-016 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Strategies in ICT SMEs in Enlarged Europe (EU25)
Kaushalesh Lal & Theo Dunnewijk
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2008-015 Productivity effects of innovation, stress and social relations
Rifka Weehuizen, Bulat Sanditov & Robin Cowan
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2008-014 Running The Marathon
William Cowan, Robin Cowan & Patrick Llerena
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2008-013 Explaining Success and Failure in Development
Adam Szirmai
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2008-012 Playing in Invisible Markets: Innovations in the Market for Toilets to Harness the Economic Power of the Poor
Shyama V. Ramani
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2008-011 Embedding Research in Society: Development Assistance Options for Supporting Agricultural Innovation in a Global Knowledge Economy
Andy Hall
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2008-010 The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits
Lex Borghans, Angela Lee Duckworth, James J. Heckman & Bas ter Weel
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2008-009 Crafting Firm Competencies to Improve Innovative Performance
Boris Lokshin, Anita van Gils & Eva Bauer
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2008-008 The Voyage of the Beagle in Innovation Systems Land. Explorations on Sectors, Innovation, Heterogeneity and Selection
Martin Srholec & Bart Verspagen
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2008-007 Knowledge-based productivity in ‘low-tech’ industries: evidence from firms in developing countries
Micheline Goedhuys, Norbert Janz & Pierre Mohnen
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2008-006 Financial Constraints and Other Obstacles: Are they a Threat to Innovation Activity?
Pierre Mohnen, Franz Palm, Sybrand Schim van der Loeff & Amaresh Tiwari
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2008-005 Is Inter-Firm Labor Mobility a Channel of Knowledge spillovers? Evidence from a Linked Employer-Employee Panel
Mika Maliranta, Pierre Mohnen & Petri Rouvinen
An identical version has also been published as ETLA Discussion Paper No. 1116..
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2008-004 Reframing technical change: Livestock Fodder Scarcity Revisited as Innovation Capacity Scarcity: Part 3. Tools for Diagnosis and Institutional Change in Innovation Systems
Andy Hall, R. Sulaiman & Peter Bezkorowajnyj
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2008-003 Reframing technical change: Livestock Fodder Scarcity Revisited as Innovation Capacity Scarcity: Part 2. A Framework for Analysis
Andy Hall, R. Sulaiman & Peter Bezkorowajnyj
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2008-002 Reframing technical change: Livestock Fodder Scarcity Revisited as Innovation Capacity Scarcity: Part 1. A Review of Historical and Recent Experiences
Andy Hall, R. Sulaiman, Mona Dhamankar, Peter Bezkorowajnyj & Leela Prasad
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2008-001 Science, Technology and Development: Emerging concepts and visions
Luc Soete
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