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2015

2015-057 Financial analysis of a biochemical cellulosic ethanol plant and the impact of potential regulatory measures
Martin Kügemann
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2015-056 Pharaohs of the deep state: Social capital in an obstinate regime
Marijn Clevers & Zina Nimeh
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2015-055 The innovation-trade nexus: Italy in historical perspective (1861-1939)
Giacomo Domini
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2015-054 Growth and innovation in the presence of knowledge and R&D accumulation dynamics
Michael Verba
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2015-053 Migration as a response to differences in human rights and income: A bilateral panel study
Pui-hang Wong & Mehmet Guney Celbis
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2015-052 Poverty traps: the neglected role of vitality
Aline Meysonnat, Joan Muysken & Adriaan van Zon
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2015-051 Technological change in developing countries: Trade-offs between economic, social, and environmental sustainability
Isabella Massa
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2015-050 Sustainable development and industrial development: Manufacturing environmental performance, technology and consumption/production perspectives
M. Mazzanti, F. Nicolli, G. Marin & M. Gilli
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2015-049 Catching-up in a globalised context: Technological change as a driver of growth
Bart Verspagen & Mary Kaltenberg
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2015-048 Structural change and the ability to sustain growth
Neil Foster-McGregor, Ibrahima Kaba & Adam Szirmai
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2015-047 Global value chains, development and emerging economies
Gary Gereffi
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2015-046 Is Sino-African trade exacerbating resource dependence in Africa?
Alexis Habiyaremye
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2015-045 Social inclusion and structural transformation: Concepts, measurements and trade-offs
Arjan de Haan
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2015-044 Does technological change drive inclusive industrialization? - A review of major concepts and findings
T. Gries, R. Grundmann, I. Palnau & M. Redlin
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2015-043 Industrialisation, Innovation, Inclusion
Wim Naudé & Paula Nagler
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2015-042 A macroeconomic analysis of the returns to public R&D investments
Roel van Elk, Bart Verspagen, Bas ter Weel, Karen van der Wiel & Bram Wouterse
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2015-041 The performance of firms in Latin America and the Caribbean: Microeconomic factors and the role of innovation
Matteo Grazzi, Carlo Pietrobelli & Adam Szirmai
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2015-040 Firms' excess savings and the Dutch current account surplus: a stock-flow consistent approach
Huub Meijers, Joan Muysken & Olaf Sleijpen
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2015-039 Industrialisation in Time and Space
Alejandro Lavopa & Adam Szirmai
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2015-038 Measuring innovation in all sectors of the economy
Fred Gault
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2015-037 The emergence of parallel trajectories in the automobile industry: Environmental issues and the creation of new markets
Bertha Vallejo
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2015-036 UNU-MERIT at 25 years: How doctoral training at UNU-MERIT contributes to the community of scholars in the economis of innovation?
Semih Akçomak, Abraham Garcia & Fernando Santiago-Rodriguez
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2015-035 Foreign direct investment and technology spillovers in low and middle-income countries: A comparative cross-sectoral analysis
Jojo Jacob & Simone Sasso
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2015-034 Moving beyond the UNSCR 1325 framework: Women as economic participants during and after conflict
Tamara A. Kool
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2015-033 Migration, entrepreneurship and development: A critical review
Wim Naudé, Melissa Siegel & Katrin Marchand
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2015-032 Deindustrialisation, structural change and sustainable economic growth
Fiona Tregenna
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2015-031 The paradox of openness revisited: Collaborative innovation and patenting by UK innovators
Ashish Arora, Suma Athreye & Can Huang
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2015-030 Micro-evidence on product and labor market regime differences between Chile and France
Sabien Dobbelaere, Rodolfo Lauterbach & Jacques Mairesse
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2015-029 Comparing micro-evidence on rent sharing from three different approaches
Sabien Dobbelaere & Jacques Mairesse
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2015-028 Product and labour market regulations, production prices, wages and productivity
Gilbert Cette, Jimmy Lopez & Jacques Mairesse
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2015-027 Technological upgrading in global value chains and clusters and their contribution to sustaining economic growth in low and middle income economies
Raphael Kaplinsky
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2015-026 The impact of unemployment insurance savings accounts on subsequent employment quality
Paula Nagler
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2015-025 Precolonial centralisation, foreign aid and modern state capacity in Africa
Tobias Broich, Adam Szirmai & Kaj Thomsson
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2015-024 Global Value Chains in Africa
Neil Foster-McGregor, Florian Kaulich & Robert Stehrer
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2015-023 Effective research and innovation (R&I) policy in the EU-28: A causal and configurational analysis of political governance determinants
Serdar Turkeli & René Kemp
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2015-022 Local innovation and global value chains in developing countries
Valentina De Marchi, Elisa Giuliani & Roberta Rabellotti
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2015-021 Impact of electricity prices on foreign direct investment: Evidence from the European Union
Eva Bartekova & Thomas Ziesemer
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2015-020 Optimal education in times of ageing: The dependency ratio in the Uzawa-Lucas growth model
Anne Edle von Gaessler & Thomas Ziesemer
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2015-019 Higher education and fertility: Evidence from a natural experiment in Ethiopia
Miron Tequame & Nyasha Tirivayi
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2015-018 HIV disease severity and employment outcomes in affected households in Zambia
Nyasha Tirivayi & John R Koethe
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2015-017 The impact of the regional environment on the knowledge transfer outcomes of public research organisations: preliminary results for Europe
Nordine Es-Sadki & Anthony Arundel
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2015-016 Technology foresight and industrial strategy in developing countries
Carlo Pietrobelli & Fernanda Puppato
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2015-015 Innovation in natural resources: New opportunities and new challenges. The case of the Argentinian seed industry
Anabel Marin & Lilia Stubrin
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2015-014 Inside the Black Box: Contributions to the discussion on official development assistance
Ian Freeman, Charles Low, Sam Salsal, Emilia Toczydlowska & Tamara A. Kool (eds.)
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2015-013 Human capital, innovation and the distribution of firm growth rates
Micheline Goedhuys & Leo Sleuwaegen
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2015-012 Innovation and productivity in services and manufacturing: The role of ICT investment
Diego Aboal & Ezequiel Tacsir
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2015-011 Evolutionary convergence of the patterns of international research collaborations across scientific fields
Lili Wang & Mario Coccia
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2015-010 North-South FDI and Bilateral Investment Treaties
Rod Falvey & Neil Foster-McGregor
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2015-009 The location strategies of multinationals from emerging countries in the EU regions
Riccardo Crescenzi, Carlo Pietrobelli & Roberta Rabellotti
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2015-008 The effects of remittances on support for democracy in Africa: Are remittances a curse or a blessing?
Maty Konte
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2015-007 Research joint ventures in an R&D driven market with evolving consumer preferences: An evolutionary multi-agent based modelling approach
Salih Cevikarslan
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2015-006 Poverty persistence and informal risk management: Micro evidence from urban Ethiopia
Théophile T. Azomahou & Eleni Abraham Yitbarek
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2015-005 Risk preference or financial literacy? Behavioural experiment on index insurance demand
Yesuf Awel & Théophile T. Azomahou
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2015-004 Offshoring of medium-skill jobs, polarization, and productivity effect: Implications for wages and low-skill unemployment
Ehsan Vallizadeh, Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
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2015-003 Ethnic divisions, political institutions and the duration of declines: A political economy theory of delayed recovery
Richard Bluhm & Kaj Thomsson
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2015-002 The effect of supplementation with locally available foods on stunting. A review of theory and evidence
Mutinta Hambayi Nseluke, Wim Groot & Nyasha Tirivayi
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2015-001 How does firms' perceived competition affect technological innovation in Luxembourg?
Wladimir Raymond & Tatiana Plotnikova
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