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2014

2014-092 Innovation dynamics and productivity: Evidence for Latin America
Gustavo Crespi, Ezequiel Tacsir & Fernando Vargas
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2014-091 Diverse we stand: Horizontal inequality and ethno-communal conflict in Indonesia
Bart Kleine Deters & Zina Nimeh
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2014-090 Lab-oriented radical innovations as drivers of paradigm shifts in science
Mario Coccia
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2014-089 Technology & environment: Some possible damaging effects of technological change in advanced and opulent societies
Mario Coccia
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2014-088 Temperate climate - Innovative outputs nexus
Mario Coccia
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2014-087 Leadership-driven innovation & evolution of societies
Mario Coccia
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2014-086 The geographic dimensions of institutions
Samyukta Bhupatiraju
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2014-085 Multi-level determinants of inward FDI ownership
Samyukta Bhupatiraju
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2014-084 Has the internet fostered inclusive innovation in the developing world?
Caroline Paunov & Valentina Rollo
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2014-083 How can political trust be built after civil wars? Lessons from post-conflict Sierra Leone
Pui-hang Wong
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2014-082 The Republic of Open Science: The institution’s historical origins and prospects for continued vitality
Paul A. David
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2014-081 Tax incentives and firm size: effects on private R&D investment in Spain
José M. Labeaga Azcona , Ester Martínez-Ros & Pierre Mohnen
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2014-080 International R&D spillovers and business service innovation
Neil Foster-McGregor, Johannes Pöschl & Robert Stehrer
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2014-079 Obesity of women in Jordan - Prevalence and associated factors: Making a case for a comprehensive obesity policy
Sebastian Göllner & Zina Nimeh
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2014-078 Can internet infrastructure help reduce regional disparities? Evidence from Turkey
Mehmet Guney Celbis & Denis de Crombrugghe
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2014-077 Democratizing intellectual property systems: How corruption hinders equal opportunities for firms
Caroline Paunov
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2014-076 Structural modernization and development traps: An empirical approach
Alejandro Lavopa & Adam Szirmai
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2014-075 Do remittances not promote growth? A bias-adjusted three-step mixture-of-regressions
Maty Konte
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2014-074 Means to improve access to justice and legally empower victims of domestic violence: An empirical legal study on legislation and legal offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Julieta Marotta
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2014-073 The role of industry and economic context in open innovation: Evidence from Nigeria
Abiodun Egbetokun, Omolayo Oluwatope, David Adeyeye & Maruf Sanni
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2014-072 Do remittances and social assistance have different impacts on expenditure patterns of recipient households? The Moldovan case
Jennifer Waidler, Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel
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2014-071 The deposit financing gap: Another Dutch disease
Huub Meijers, Joan Muysken & Olaf Sleijpen
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2014-070 Analysing global value chains using input-output economics: Proceed with care
Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen
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2014-069 Innovation and productivity in services: Empirical evidence from Latin America
Gustavo Crespi, Ezequiel Tacsir & Fernando Vargas
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2014-068 An individual-centered approach to multidimensional poverty: The cases of Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
Andrea Franco-Correa
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2014-067 Widowhood and barriers to seeking health care in Uganda
Nyasha Tirivayi
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2014-066 Size and economies of scale in higher education and the implications for mergers
Nyasha Tirivayi, Henriette Maasen van den Brink & Wim Groot
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2014-065 The impact of food transfers for people living with HIV/AIDS: Evidence from Zambia
Nyasha Tirivayi & Wim Groot
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2014-064 Giving in South Africa: Determining the influence of altruism, inequality aversion and social capital
Nyasha Tirivayi
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2014-063 The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador
Andres Mideros Mora & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2014-062 The viability of sustained growth by India's MNEs: India's dual economy and constraints from location assets
Rajneesh Narula
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2014-061 Asset recombination in international partnerships as a source of improved innovation capabilities in China
Simon C. Collinson & Rajneesh Narula
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2014-060 The size of patent categories: USPTO 1976-2006
François Lafond
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2014-059 Appropriability mechanisms, innovation and productivity: Evidence from the UK
Bronwyn Hall & Vania Sena
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2014-058 International R&D alliances by firms: Origins and development
Rajneesh Narula & Andrea Martinez-Noya
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2014-057 Optimal public investment, growth, and consumption: Fresh evidence from African countries
Augustin Kwasi Fosu, Yoseph Yilma Getachew & Thomas Ziesemer
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2014-056 Productivity in services in Latin America and the Caribbean
Elena Arias Ortiz, Gustavo Crespi, Alejandro Rasteletti & Fernando Vargas
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2014-055 Where are innovation indicators, and their applications, going?
Fred Gault
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2014-054 Globalization, the rise of biotechnology and catching up in agricultural innovation: The case of Bt technology in India
Michiko Iizuka & Ajay Thutupalli
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2014-053 Does too much work hamper innovation? Evidence for diminishing returns of work hours for patent grants
Mehmet Guney Celbis & Serdar Turkeli
Published in the Journal Global Policy and Governance, Vol 4, No 1.
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2014-052 How important is innovation? A Bayesian factor-augmented productivity model on panel data
G. Bresson, J.-M. Etienne & Pierre Mohnen
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2014-051 Does shelter assistance reduce poverty in Afghanistan?
Craig Loschmann, Melissa Siegel & Christopher R. Parsons
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2014-050 Mapping regional social enterprise ecosystems in India: Framework and indicators
Lina Sonne
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2014-049 China's economic embrace of Africa - An international comparative perspective
Tobias Broich & Adam Szirmai
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2014-048 Accessibility analysis as an urban planning tool: Gas station location
D. A. Escobar, Carlos Cadena Gaitan & F. J. Garcia
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2014-047 Demand, credit and macroeconomic dynamics: A microsimulation model
Huub Meijers, Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen
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2014-046 Successive leadership changes in the regional jet industry
Daniel Vertesy
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2014-045 Insurgents in motion: Counterinsurgency and insurgency relocation in Iraq
Pui-hang Wong
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2014-044 The unequal effect of India's industrial liberalization on firms' decision to innovate: Do business conditions matter?
Maria Bas & Caroline Paunov
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2014-043 An introduction to the economics of rare earths
Eva Bartekova
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2014-042 Catching up and lagging behind in a balance-of-payments-constrained dual economy
Alejandro Lavopa
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2014-041 To return permanently or to return temporarily? Explaining migrants' intentions
Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel
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2014-040 Towards the societal system of innovation: The case of metropolitan areas in Europe
Serdar Turkeli & René Wintjes
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2014-039 The political economy of research and innovation in organic photovoltaics (OPV) in different world regions
Serdar Turkeli & René Kemp
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2014-038 Multinational production and trade in an endogenous growth model with heterogeneous firms
Hibret Maemir & Thomas Ziesemer
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2014-037 Afghan unaccompanied minors in the Netherlands: Far away from home and protected?
Carla Buil & Melissa Siegel
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2014-036 Epsilon-stability and the speed of learning in network games
Théophile T. Azomahou & Daniel Opolot
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2014-035 Stability and strategic diffusion in networks
Théophile T. Azomahou & Daniel Opolot
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2014-034 Beliefs dynamics in communication networks
Théophile T. Azomahou & Daniel Opolot
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2014-033 The impact of innovation support programmes on SME innovation in traditional manufacturing industries: an evaluation for seven EU regions
Dragana Radicic, Geoffrey Pugh, Hugo Hollanders & René Wintjes
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2014-032 Beyond product innovation; improving innovation policy support for SMEs in traditional industries
René Wintjes, David Douglas, Jon Fairburn, Hugo Hollanders & Geoffrey Pugh
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2014-031 Migration of international students and mobilizing skills in the MENA Region
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-030 Challenges and opportunities for transition to knowledge-based economy in Arab Gulf countries
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-029 Transition to knowledge-based economy in Saudi Arabia
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-028 The structure and comparative advantages of China's scientific research - Quantitative and qualitative perspectives
Lili Wang
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2014-027 Country Terms of Trade 1960-2012: Trends, unit roots, over-differencing, endogeneity, time dummies, and heterogeneity
Thomas Ziesemer
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2014-026 The harmony of programs package: Quasi-experimental evidence on deworming and canteen interventions in rural Senegal
Théophile T. Azomahou, Fatoumata Diallo & Wladimir Raymond
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2014-025 One Europe or several? Causes and consequences of the European stagnation
Jan Fagerberg & Bart Verspagen
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2014-024 Millennium Development Goals: Tool or token of global social governance?
Mueid Al Raee, Elvis Amoateng, Elvis Avenyo, Youssef Beshay, Mira Bierbaum, Charlotte Keijser & Rashmi Sinha
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2014-023 Parental leave take up and return to work of mothers in Luxembourg: An application of the model of nested dichotomies
Nevena Zhelyazkova
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2014-022 Discovering and explaining work-family strategies of parents in Luxembourg
Nevena Zhelyazkova
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2014-021 Infrastructure and the international export performance of Turkish regions
Mehmet Guney Celbis, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot
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2014-020 Public investment and regional politics: The case of Turkey
Mehmet Guney Celbis, Denis de Crombrugghe & Joan Muysken
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2014-019 End-user collaboration for process innovation in services: The role of internal resources
Mona Ashok, Rajneesh Narula & Andrea Martinez-Noya
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2014-018 The impact of ICT in public and private universities in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-017 Overview of knowledge transfer in MENA countries - The case of Egypt
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-016 Structure of labour market and unemployment in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-015 Education, training and skill development policies in Arab Gulf countries: Macro-micro overview
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-014 Assessment of effectiveness of Chinese aid in competence building and financing development in Sudan
Samia S. O. M. Nour
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2014-013 Patents as quality signals? The implications for financing constraints on R&D
Dirk Czarnitzki, Bronwyn Hall & Hanna Hottenrott
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2014-012 Technology life cycle and specialization patterns of latecomer countries. The case of the semiconductor industry
Giorgio Triulzi
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2014-011 Tipping points? Ethnic composition change in Dutch big city neighbourhoods
Cheng Boon Ong
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2014-010 Why are women less democratic than men? Evidence from Sub-Saharan African countries
Cecilia García-Peñalosa & Maty Konte
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2014-009 Gender difference in support for democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Do social institutions matter?
Maty Konte
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2014-008 School choice, segregation, and forced school closure
Cheng Boon Ong & Kristof de Witte
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2014-007 Firms' adoption of international standards: Evidence from the Ethiopian floriculture sector
Mulu Gebreeyesus
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2014-006 Poor trends - The pace of poverty reduction after the Millennium Development Agenda
Richard Bluhm, Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai
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2014-005 Path-breaking directions of nanotechnology-based chemotherapy and molecular cancer therapy
Mario Coccia & Lili Wang
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2014-004 Migration, remittances and household welfare in Ethiopia
Lisa Andersson
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2014-003 User innovators and their influence on innovation activities of firms in Finland
Jari Kuusisto, Mervi Niemi & Fred Gault
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2014-002 Diverse and uneven pathways towards transition to low carbon development: The case of diffusion of solar PV technology in China
Michiko Iizuka
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2014-001 The medium-term effect of R&D on firm growth
Marco Capasso, Tania Treibich & Bart Verspagen
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