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2012

2012-082 The impact of migration on elderly left behind in Moldova
Franziska Gassmann, Melissa Siegel, Michaella Vanore & Jennifer Waidler
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2012-081 Industrialization, employment and poverty
Alejandro Lavopa & Adam Szirmai
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2012-080 Determinants of the rural nonfarm economy in Tajikistan
Aziz Atamanov & Marrit van den Berg
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2012-079 Optimal multi-phase transition paths toward a global green economy
Adriaan van Zon & Paul A. David
This working papers has been revised and republished as WP2013-009.
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2012-078 Entrepreneurship and innovation in a hybrid political order: The case of Lebanon
Nora Stel & Wim Naudé
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2012-077 Migration and multi-dimensional poverty in Moldovan communities
Melissa Siegel & Jennifer Waidler
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2012-076 European investment promotion agencies vis-à-vis multinational companies from emerging economies: Comparative analysis of BRIC investor targeting
Sergey Filippov
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2012-075 Optimal multi-phase transition paths toward a stabilized global climate: Integrated dynamic requirements analysis for the 'tech fix'
Paul A. David & Adriaan van Zon
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2012-074 Learning and convergence in networks
Daniel Opolot & Théophile T. Azomahou
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2012-073 Community cohesion and inherited networks - A network study of two handloom clusters in Kerala, India
Anant Kamath & Robin Cowan
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2012-072 Political determinants of sustainable transport in Latin American cities
Carlos Cadena Gaitan
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2012-071 Learning and the structure of citation networks
François Lafond
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2012-070 Paying informally for public health care in Albania: scarce resources or governance failure?
Sonila Tomini & Wim Groot
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2012-069 The determinants of home based long-term care utilisation in Western European countries
Sonila Tomini, Wim Groot & Milena Pavlova
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2012-068 Government R&D impact on the South African macro-economy
Radhika Perrot, David Mosaka, Lefentse Nokaneng & Rita Sikhondze
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2012-067 The dynamics of renewable energy transition in developing countries - The case of South Africa and India
Radhika Perrot
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2012-066 Switching the lights off: The impact of energy tariff increases on households in the Kyrgyz Republic
Franziska Gassmann
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2012-065 Worker remittances and government behaviour in the receiving countries
Thomas Ziesemer
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2012-064 Chronic and transitory poverty in the Kyrgyz Republic: What can synthetic panels tell us?
Mira Bierbaum & Franziska Gassmann
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2012-063 Globalization and the changing institution for sustainability: The case of the Salmon farming industry in Chile
Michiko Iizuka & Jorge Katz
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2012-062 Microeconometric evidence of financing frictions and innovative activity
Amaresh Tiwari, Pierre Mohnen, Franz Palm & Sybrand Schim van der Loeff
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2012-061 Differential welfare state impacts for frontier working age families
Irina Burlacu & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2012-060 Communication costs and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa
Evans Mupela & Adam Szirmai
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2012-059 Determinants of the prevalence of diarrhoea in adolescents attending school: A case study of an Indian village school
Shyama V. Ramani, Timothée Frühauf, Arijita Dutta & Huub Meijers
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2012-058 Do R&D tax incentives lead to higher wages for R&D workers? Evidence from the Netherlands
Boris Lokshin & Pierre Mohnen
This working paper is a revision of WP2008-034.
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2012-057 The impact of development aid on education and health: Survey and new evidence from dynamic models
Thomas Ziesemer
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2012-056 Tax incentives or subsidies for R&D?
Isabel Busom, Beatriz Corchuelo & Ester Martínez-Ros
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2012-055 The impact of Medium-Skilled immigration: A general equilibrium approach
Joan Muysken, Ehsan Vallizadeh & Thomas Ziesemer
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2012-054 Envy and habits: Panel data estimates of interdependent preferences
Jose Maria Casado, Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado, José M. Labeaga Azcona & Dhanoos Sutthiphisal
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2012-053 Determinants of quadic patenting: Market access, imitative threat, competition and strength of intellectual property rights
Can Huang & Jojo Jacob
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2012-052 A systemic perspective in understanding the successful emergence of non-traditional exports: two cases from Africa and Latin America
Michiko Iizuka & Mulu Gebreeyesus
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2012-051 Process innovation objectives and management complementarities: patterns, drivers, co-adoption and performance effects
José Luis Hervás Oliver, Francisca Sempere-Ripoll & Carles Boronat-Moll
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2012-050 Does the internet generate economic growth, international trade, or both?
Huub Meijers
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2012-049 Technological capabilities and cost efficiency as antecedents of foreign market entry
F. Cesaroni, Marco S. Giarratana & Ester Martínez-Ros
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2012-048 Income polarization and innovation: Evidence from African economies
Théophile T. Azomahou & Mbaye Diene
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2012-047 Optimal health investment with separable and non-separable preferences
Théophile T. Azomahou, Bity Diene, Mbaye Diene & Luc Soete
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2012-046 Nonlinearities in productivity growth: A semi-parametric panel analysis
Théophile T. Azomahou, Bity Diene & Mbaye Diene
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2012-045 Perspectives on human development theory in democracy promotion: A comparison of democracy promotion programmes in Egypt through the lenses of classical and revised modernisation theory
Inger Karin Moen Dyrnes
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2012-044 Prescriptions for network strategy: Does evidence of network effects in cross-section support them?
Joel Baum, Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard
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2012-043 Employment and wages of people living with HIV/AIDS
Pilar García-Gómez, José M. Labeaga Azcona & Juan Oliva
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2012-042 Lords of Uhuru: the political economy of elite competition and institutional change in post-independence Kenya
Biniam Bedasso
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2012-041 The importance of manufacturing in economic development: Past, present and future perspectives
Wim Naudé & Adam Szirmai
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2012-040 Explaining the dynamics of stagnation: An empirical examination of the North, Wallis and Weingast approach
Richard Bluhm, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai
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2012-039 Industrial policy for growth
Kristine Farla
This paper is an update of the original paper published in 2012.
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2012-038 Institutions and credit
Kristine Farla
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2012-037 Exploring the panel components of the Institutional Profiles Database (IPD)
Luciana Cingolani & Denis de Crombrugghe
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2012-036 Stylized facts of governance, institutions and economic development. Exploring the institutional profiles database
Bart Verspagen
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2012-035 Preliminary conclusions on institutions and economic performance
Denis de Crombrugghe & Kristine Farla
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2012-034 Techniques for dealing with reverse causality between institutions and economic performance
Luciana Cingolani & Denis de Crombrugghe
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2012-033 Institutions and long-run growth performance: An analytic literature review of the institutional determinants of economic growth
Richard Bluhm & Adam Szirmai
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2012-032 Proximate, intermediate and ultimate causality: Theories and experiences of growth and development
Adam Szirmai
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2012-031 Informal knowledge exchanges under complex social relations: A network study of handloom clusters in Kerala, India
Robin Cowan & Anant Kamath
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2012-030 Assessing contingent liabilities in public-private partnerships (PPPs)
Emmanouil Sfakianakis & Mindel van de Laar
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2012-029 Sunk costs, extensive R&D subsidies and permanent inducement effects
Pere Arqué-Castells & Pierre Mohnen
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2012-028 Whom to target - an obvious choice?
Esther Schuering & Franziska Gassmann
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2012-027 Entrepreneurship and economic development: Theory, evidence and policy
Wim Naudé
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2012-026 Remittances provide resilience against disasters in Africa
Wim Naudé & Henri Bezuidenhout
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2012-025 Open innovation, contracts, and intellectual property rights: an exploratory empirical study
John Hagedoorn & Ann-Kristin Ridder
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2012-024 Employment effect of innovation: microdata evidence from Bangladesh and Pakistan
Abdul Waheed
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2012-023 An exploration of agricultural grassroots innovation in South Africa and implications for innovation indicator development
Brigid Letty, Zanele Shezi & Maxwell Mudhara
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2012-022 Innovation strategies and employment in Latin American firms
G. Crespi & Pluvia Zuniga
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2012-021 Entrepreneurship, stages of development, and industrialization
Zoltan J. Ács & Wim Naudé
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2012-020 International entrepreneurship and technological capabilities in the Middle East and North Africa
Juliane Brach & Wim Naudé
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2012-019 Implementation of cross-country migration surveys in conflict-affected settings: Lessons from the IS Academy survey in Burundi and Ethiopia
Sonja Fransen, Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel
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2012-018 New Technologies in remittances sending: Opportunities for mobile remittances in Africa
Melissa Siegel & Sonja Fransen
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2012-017 Highly skilled temporary return, technological change and Innovation: The Case of the TRQN Project in Afghanistan
Melissa Siegel & Katherine Kuschminder
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2012-016 Gains from child-centred Early Childhood Education: Evidence from a Dutch pilot programme
Robert Bauchmüller
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2012-015 New firm creation and failure: A matching approach
Thomas Gries, Stefan Jungblut & Wim Naudé
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2012-014 Social interactions and complex networks
Daniel Opolot
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2012-013 "Surfeiting, the appetite may sicken": Entrepreneurship and the happiness of nations
Wim Naudé, José Ernesto Amorós & Oscar Cristi
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2012-012 The co-evolution of organizational performance and emotional contagion
Robin Cowan, Nicolas Jonard & Rifka Weehuizen
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2012-011 Do Ak models really lack transitional dynamics?
Yoseph Yilma Getachew
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2012-010 The monkey on your back?! Hierarchical positions and their influence on participants' behaviour within communities of learning
Martin Rehm, W. Gijselaers & M. Segers
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2012-009 The informal ICT sector and innovation processes in Senegal
Almamy Konté & Mariama Ndong
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2012-008 A simulation of social pensions in Europe
Frieda Vandeninden
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2012-007 Foreign aid transaction costs
Frieda Vandeninden
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2012-006 Cross-national trends in permanent earnings inequality and earnings instability in Europe 1994-2001
Denisa Maria Sologon & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2012-005 The impact of malnutrition and post traumatic stress disorder on the performance of working memory in children
Elise de Neubourg & Chris de Neubourg
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2012-004 Estimates of the value of patent rights in China
Can Huang
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2012-003 Evaluating binary alignment methods in microsimulation models
Jinjing Li & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2012-002 A methodological survey of dynamic microsimulation models
Jinjing Li & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2012-001 Maastricht reflections on innovation
Luc Soete
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