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2010

2010-066 Business groups, foreign direct investment, and capital goods trade: The import behavior of Japanese affiliates
René Belderbos, Ryuhei Wakasugi & Jianglei Zou
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2010-065 Higher education and science policies in the Arab region: National, regional and global processes
Samia S. O. M. Nour
Published as Nour, Samia (2011b), "National, Regional and Global Perspectives of Higher Education and Science Policies in the Arab Region" Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, Minerva, Springer, Germany, December 2011, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp.
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2010-064 The incidence and transfer of knowledge in the Arab countries
Samia S. O. M. Nour
Summary of the UNU-MERIT Working paper 2010-64, forthcoming as Nour, Samia (2012) "The Incidence and Transfer of Knowledge within the Arab Societies," Paper accepted for publication (published online: 11 January 2012) and forthcoming in the Journal of .
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2010-063 The impact of ICT in the transformation and production of knowledge in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2010-062 Assessment of science and technology indicators in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2010-061 Natural resource industries, 'tragedy of the commons' and the case of Chilean salmon farming
Michiko Iizuka & Jorge Katz
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2010-060 Measuring and interpreting trends in the division of labour in the Netherlands
Semih Akçomak, Lex Borghans & Bas ter Weel
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2010-059 Interrupted innovation: Innovation system dynamics in latecomer aerospace industries
Daniel Vertesy & Adam Szirmai
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2010-058 Making your own future. Expectations and occupation choice
Ezequiel Tacsir
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2010-057 The bumpy road of technology partnerships: Understanding causes and consequences of partnership mal-functioning
Boris Lokshin, John Hagedoorn & Wilko Letterie
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2010-056 A note on testing for complementarity and substitutability in the case of multiple practices
M. Carree, Boris Lokshin & René Belderbos
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2010-055 Public R&D subsidies and productivity: Evidence from firm-level data in Quebec
Rufin Baghana
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2010-054 New Organisational and Institutional Vehicles for Managing Innovation in South Asia: Opportunities for Using Research for Technical Change and Social Gain
T.S. Vamsidhar Reddy, Andy Hall & R. Sulaiman
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2010-053 Determinants of PRO-industry interactions in pharmaceutical R&D: the case of Mexico
Fernando Santiago-Rodriguez & Gabriela Dutrenit
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2010-052 Innovation strategy, firm survival and relocation: The case of Hong Kong-owned manufacturing in Guangdon province, China
Naubahar Sharif & Can Huang
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2010-051 Global excellence at the expense of local relevance, or a bridge between two worlds? Research in science and technology in the developing world
Helena Barnard, Robin Cowan & Moritz Müller
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2010-050 Efficient Development Portfolio Design for Sub Saharan Africa
Adriaan van Zon & Kirsten Wiebe
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2010-049 Bridging the financing gap for pro-poor innovation: Towards a framework
Lina Sonne
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2010-048 The R&D activity of multinational enterprises in peripheral economies: evidence from the EU new member states
Rajneesh Narula & José Guimón
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2010-047 Localisation strategies of firms in wind energy technology development
Radhika Perrot & Sergey Filippov
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2010-046 The role of patent protection in (clean/green) technology transfer
Bronwyn Hall & Christian Helmers
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2010-045 The global institutional frameworks and the diffusion of renewable energy technologies in the BRICS countries
Isabel Bodas Freitas, Eva Dantas & Michiko Iizuka
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2010-044 Research Into Use: Investigating the Relationship between Agricultural Research and Innovation
Andy Hall, Jeroen Dijkman & R. Sulaiman
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2010-043 Assessing Innovations in International Research and Development Practice
Laxmi Prasad Pant
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2010-042 Bottom-up, Bottom-line: Development-Relevant Enterprises in East Africa and their Significance for Agricultural Innovation
Andy Hall, N. Clark & Andy Frost
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2010-041 Analysing multidimensional poverty in Guinea: A fuzzy set approach
Fatoumata Diallo
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2010-040 How effective are level-based R&D tax credits? Evidence from the Netherlands
Boris Lokshin & Pierre Mohnen
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2010-039 India’s Rural Financial System: Does it Support Pro-Poor Innovation?
Lina Sonne
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2010-038 Financing pro-poor entrepreneur-based innovation: A review of existing literature
Lina Sonne
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2010-037 Pro-Poor, Entrepreneur-Based Innovation and it’s Role in Rural Development
Lina Sonne
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2010-036 Entrepreneurship Development and the Role of Economic Transition in Entrepreneurial Activities in China
Ying Zhang & Geert Duysters
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2010-035 Product, process and organizational innovation: drivers, complementarity and productivity effects
Michael Polder, George van Leeuwen, Pierre Mohnen & Wladimir Raymond
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2010-034 Impact of government support on R&D and innovation
Abraham Garcia & Pierre Mohnen
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2010-033 Economic restructuring and total factor productivity growth: Tunisia over the period 1983-2001
Sofiane Ghali & Pierre Mohnen
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2010-032 Brazilian aerospace manufacturing in comparative perspective: A Brazil/USA comparison of output and productivity
Daniel Vertesy & Adam Szirmai
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2010-031 Keeping the eclectic paradigm simple: a brief commentary and implications for ownership advantages
Rajneesh Narula
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2010-030 Entrepreneurship and the national system of innovation - What is missing in Turkey?
Elif Bascavusoglu-Moreau
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2010-029 Convergence of European regions: a reappraisal
Théophile T. Azomahou, J. El Ouardighi, P. Nguyen Van & Thi Kim Cuong Pham
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2010-028 Sure bet or scientometric mirage? An assessment of Chinese progress in nanotechnology
Can Huang & Yilin Wu
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2010-027 How firms innovate: R&D, non-R&D, and technology adoption
Can Huang, Anthony Arundel & Hugo Hollanders
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2010-026 CSR and market changing product innovations: Indian case studies
Shyama V. Ramani & Vivekananda Mukherjee
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2010-025 Discovery of the flower industry in Ethiopia: experimentation and coordination
Mulu Gebreeyesus & Michiko Iizuka
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2010-024 Towards a new measurement of energy poverty: A cross-community analysis of rural Pakistan
Bilal Mirza & Adam Szirmai
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2010-023 Using innovation surveys for econometric analysis
Jacques Mairesse & Pierre Mohnen
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2010-022 From trends in commodities and manufactures to country terms of trade
Thomas Ziesemer
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2010-021 Much ado about nothing, or sirens of a brave new world? MNE activity from developing countries and its significance for development
Rajneesh Narula
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2010-020 Below the Radar: What does Innovation in Emerging Economies have to offer other Low Income Economies?
Raphael Kaplinsky, Joanna Chataway, N. Clark, Rebecca Hanlin, Dinar Kale, Lois Muraguri, Theo Papaioannou, Peter Robbins & Watu Wamae
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2010-019 Catching up in pharmaceuticals: a comparative study of India and Brazil
Samira Guennif & Shyama V. Ramani
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2010-018 On the Delivery of Pro-Poor Innovations: Managerial Lessons from Sanitation Activists in India
Shyama V. Ramani, Shuan SadreGhazi & Geert Duysters
A revised version of this working paper is published as : Ramani, Shyama V. , Shuan SadreGhazi & Geert Duysters, 2012, On the diffusion of toilets as Bottom of the Pyramid innovation: Lessons from sanitation entrepreneurs, Technological Forecasting and S.
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2010-017 Drivers of Brazilian foreign investments – technology seeking and technology exploiting as determinants of emerging FDI
Flavia Pereira de Carvalho, Geert Duysters & Ionara Costa
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2010-016 Global Players from Brazil: drivers and challenges in the internationalization process of Brazilian firms
Flavia Pereira de Carvalho, Ionara Costa & Geert Duysters
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2010-015 How novel is social capital: Three cases from the British history that reflect social capital
Semih Akçomak & P. Stoneman
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2010-014 Choosing a career in Science and Technology
Ezequiel Tacsir
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2010-013 Occupation choice: Family, Social and Market influences
Ezequiel Tacsir
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2010-012 The financing of R&D and innovation
Bronwyn Hall & Josh Lerner
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2010-011 Financial patenting in Europe
Bronwyn Hall, Grid Thoma & Salvatore Torrisi
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2010-010 Business and financial method patents, innovation, and policy
Bronwyn Hall
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2010-009 Net-immigration of developing countries: The role of economic determinants, disasters, conflicts, and political instability
Thomas Ziesemer
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2010-008 Economic Adversity and Entrepreneurship-led Growth - Lessons from the Indian Software Sector
Suma Athreye
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2010-007 Importance of Technological Innovation for SME Growth - Evidence from India
M. H. Bala Subrahmanya, M. Mathirajan & K. N. Krishnaswamy
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2010-006 Measuring the Returns to R&D
Bronwyn Hall, J. Mairesse & Pierre Mohnen
Chapter prepared for the Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, B. H. Hall and N. Rosenberg (eds.).
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2010-005 Is there complementarity or substitutability between internal and external R&D strategies?
John Hagedoorn & Ning Wang
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2010-004 The Impact of the Credit Crisis on Poor Developing Countries and the Role of China in Pulling and Crowding Us Out
Thomas Ziesemer
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2010-003 Understanding multilevel interactions in economic development
Micheline Goedhuys & Martin Srholec
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2010-002 Human resource management and learning for innovation: pharmaceuticals in Mexico
Fernando Santiago-Rodriguez
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2010-001 Endogenous Economic Growth through Connectivity
Adriaan van Zon & Evans Mupela
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