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2013

2013-071 Transnationalism and integration: Complements or Substitutes?
Bram Dekker & Melissa Siegel
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2013-070 Institutions and economic growth: Summary and synthesis
Adam Szirmai
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2013-069 Do weak institutions prolong crises? On the identification, characteristics, and duration of declines during economic slumps
Richard Bluhm, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai
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2013-068 Social Media and Migration Research
Elaine McGregor & Melissa Siegel
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2013-067 Determinants of international mobility decision: The case-study of India
Metka Hercog & Mindel van de Laar
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2013-066 What's the best place for me? Location-choice for S&E students in India
Metka Hercog & Mindel van de Laar
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2013-065 Bringing migration into the post-2015 agenda: Notes, reflections and policy directions
Ronald Skeldon
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2013-064 The influence of ethnic segregation and school mobility in primary education on high school dropout . Evidence from regression discontinuity at a contextual tipping point
Cheng Boon Ong & Kristof de Witte
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2013-063 Estimation of rates of return on social protection: Making the case for non-contributory social transfers in Cambodia
Andres Mideros Mora, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen
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2013-062 Promoting productive employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A review of the literature
Adam Szirmai, Mulu Gebreeyesus, Francesca Guadagno & Bart Verspagen
A report prepared for the Knowledge Platform Development Policies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
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2013-061 Ethnic segregation and heterogeneous preferences of homeowners for housing and neighbourhood characteristics. Evidence from the Netherlands
Cheng Boon Ong & Kristof de Witte
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2013-060 Doing R&D in a closed or open mode: Dynamics and impacts on productivity
Julio Miguel Rosa & Pierre Mohnen
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2013-059 The impact of the 2009 value added tax reform on enterprise investment and employment - Empirical analysis based on Chinese tax survey data
Dehua Wang
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2013-058 Government support, innovation and productivity in the Haidian (Beijing) District
Can Huang, Yilin Wu, Pierre Mohnen & Yanyun Zhao
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2013-057 Innovation and survival of new firms in Chinese manufacturing, 2000-2006
Mingqian Zhang & Pierre Mohnen
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2013-056 Economic development, growth, institutions and geography
Samyukta Bhupatiraju & Bart Verspagen
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2013-055 Determinants of firms' investment behaviour: A multilevel approach
Kristine Farla
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2013-054 Institutions, Foreign Direct Investment, and Domestic Investment: crowding out or crowding in?
Kristine Farla, Denis de Crombrugghe & Bart Verspagen
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2013-053 The State of State Capacity: a review of concepts, evidence and measures
Luciana Cingolani
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2013-052 Minding Weber more than ever? The impacts of State Capacity and Bureaucratic Autonomy on development goals
Luciana Cingolani, Kaj Thomsson & Denis de Crombrugghe
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2013-051 The pace of poverty reduction - A fractional response approach
Richard Bluhm, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai
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2013-050 Transnational corruption and innovation in transition economies
Alexis Habiyaremye & Wladimir Raymond
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2013-049 Parental leave within the broader work-family trajectory: What can we learn from sequence analysis?
Nevena Zhelyazkova
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2013-048 Beyond technological catch-up: An empirical investigation of further innovative capability accumulation outcomes in latecomer firms with evidence from Brazil
Paulo N. Figueiredo
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2013-047 Switching off or switching source: energy consumption and household response to higher energy prices in the Kyrgyz Republic
Franziska Gassmann & Raquel Tsukada
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2013-046 Exploring the paradox of competence-creating subsidiaries: balancing bandwidth and dispersion in MNEs
Rajneesh Narula
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2013-045 Male use of parental leave in Luxembourg: Empirical analysis of administrative records
Nevena Zhelyazkova
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2013-044 Technological spillovers and industrial growth in Chinese regions
Lili Wang, Huub Meijers & Adam Szirmai
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2013-043 The impact of migration on children left behind in Moldova
Franziska Gassmann, Melissa Siegel, Michaella Vanore & Jennifer Waidler
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2013-042 The growth of outward FDI and the competitiveness of the underlying economy: the case of India
Rajneesh Narula & Tiju Prasad Kodiyat
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2013-041 Designing an optimal 'tech fix' path to global climate stability: Directed R&D and embodied technical change in a multi-phase framework
Adriaan van Zon & Paul A. David
This paper is an extensively revised version of UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-009. The latter paper has been cited in other work and therefore continues to be accessible, although superceded by the present version.
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2013-040 Self-organization of knowledge economies
François Lafond
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2013-039 How unemployment insurance savings accounts affect employment duration: Evidence from Chile
Paula Nagler
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2013-038 The influence of vulnerability on migration intentions in Afghanistan
Craig Loschmann & Melissa Siegel
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2013-037 The links between economic integration and remittances behaviour of migrants in the Netherlands
Özge Bilgili
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2013-036 Techological capability building in MNE-related social businesses of less developed countries: The experience of Grameen-Danone Foods in Bangladesh
Jahan A. Peerally & Paulo N. Figueiredo
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2013-035 The end of the multifibre arrangement (MFA) and the heterogeneous performance of quota-constrained countries
Mulu Gebreeyesus
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2013-034 Foreign direct investment as a driver of industrial development: why is there so little evidence?
Rajneesh Narula
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2013-033 Using a 'Systems' Perspective to Explain the Limits of 'New' Multinational Enterprises: the role of 'members-only' location advantages
Rajneesh Narula
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2013-032 How big is the impact of infrastructure on trade? Evidence from meta-analysis
Mehmet Guney Celbis, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot
Published as "Infrastructure and Trade: A Meta-Analysis", 2014, Region, Vol. 1, No. 1.
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2013-031 Measuring performance: does the assessment depend on the poverty proxy?
Geranda Notten
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2013-030 Child deprivation in Ontario: A (less than perfect) comparison with Europe
Geranda Notten
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2013-029 Is money all? Financing versus knowledge and demand constraints to innovation
Gabriele Pellegrino & Maria Savona
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2013-028 Innovation for economic performance: The case of Latin American firms
Elena Arias Ortiz, Gustavo Crespi, Ezequiel Tacsir & Pluvia Zuniga
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2013-027 Microeconometric evidence of financing frictions and innovative activity - a revision
Amaresh Tiwari, Pierre Mohnen, Franz Palm & Sybrand Schim van der Loeff
This paper is a revision of working paper #2012-62.
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2013-026 Centre-based versus home-based childcare
Robert Bauchmüller
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2013-025 Dynamic models of R&D, innovation and productivity: Panel data evidence for Dutch and French manufacturing
Wladimir Raymond, Jacques Mairesse, Pierre Mohnen & Franz Palm
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2013-024 How do ICT firms in Turkey manage innovation? Diversity in expertise versus diversity in markets
Semih Akçomak, Erdal Akdeve & Derya Fındık
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2013-023 Eliciting Illegal migration rates through list randomization
David McKenzie & Melissa Siegel
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2013-022 Fathers' use of parental leave. What do we know?
Nevena Zhelyazkova
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2013-021 Innovation and productivity: An update
Pierre Mohnen & Bronwyn Hall
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2013-020 Optimal patent length and patent breadth in an R&D driven market with evolving consumer preferences: An evolutionary multi-agent based modelling approach
Salih Cevikarslan
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2013-019 Heterogeneity in innovation strategies, evolving consumer preferences and market structure: An evolutionary multi-agent based modelling approach
Salih Cevikarslan
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2013-018 Women entrepreneurs in the informal economy: Is formalization the only solution for business sustainability?
Shyama V. Ramani, Ajay Thutupalli, Tamas Medovarszki, Sutapa Chattopadhyay & Veena Ravichandran
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2013-017 Political determinants and impact analysis of using a cable system as a complement to an urban transport system
Diego Escobar-García, Francisco García-Orozco & Carlos Cadena Gaitan
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2013-016 The importance (impacts) of knowledge at the macro-micro levels in the Arab Gulf countries
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2013-015 Overview of knowledge economy in the Arab region
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2013-014 The economic importance and impacts of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2013-013 Development and social justice: Education, training and health in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2013-012 Regional systems of innovation in the Arab region
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2013-011 Summarizing large spatial datasets: Spatial principal components and spatial canonical correlation
Samyukta Bhupatiraju, Bart Verspagen & Thomas Ziesemer
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2013-010 Complementarity between internal knowledge creation and external knowledge sourcing in developing countries
Jun Hou & Pierre Mohnen
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2013-009 Designing an optimal 'tech fix' path to global climate stability: R&D in a multi-phase climate policy framework
Adriaan van Zon & Paul A. David
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2013-008 A set of time series data labour market stocks and flows for the Netherlands 1980 to 2010
Manuel Müllers, Joan Muysken & Erik de Regt
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2013-007 Firms' innovation capability-building paths and the nature of changes in learning mechanisms: Multiple case-study evidence from an emerging economy
Paulo N. Figueiredo, Marcela Cohen & Saulo Gomes
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2013-006 The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ
Lex Borghans, Huub Meijers & Bas ter Weel
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2013-005 Innovation systems framework: still useful in the new global context?
Michiko Iizuka
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2013-004 Interactive knowledge exchanges under complex social relations: A simulation model
Robin Cowan & Anant Kamath
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2013-003 Impact of external knowledge acquisition strategies on innovation - A comparative study based on Dutch and Swiss panel data
Spyros Arvanitis, Boris Lokshin, Pierre Mohnen & Martin Wörter
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2013-002 Revisiting the porter hypothesis: An empirical analysis of green innovation for the Netherlands
George van Leeuwen & Pierre Mohnen
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2013-001 Effects of innovation on employment in Latin America
Gustavo A. Crespi & Ezequiel Tacsir
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