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2018

2018-043 Thailand's vocational training and upward mobility: Impact Heterogeneity and Policy Implications
Patima Chongcharoentanawat, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen
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2018-042 Making ideas work for society: University cooperation in knowledge transfer
Jo Ritzen
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2018-041 Top Lights: Bright cities and their contribution to economic development
Richard Bluhm & Melanie Krause
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2018-040 Health insurance and patient satisfaction: Evidence from the poorest regions of Vietnam
Nga T. Q. Le, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini
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2018-039 Health insurance and self-employment transitions in Vietnam: A multinomial analysis
Nga T. Q. Le, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini
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2018-038 Innovation in Global Value Chains
Rasmus Lema, Carlo Pietrobelli & Roberta Rabellotti
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2018-037 Globalisation, structural change and innovation in emerging economies: The impact on employment and skills
Marco Vivarelli
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2018-036 Improving the developmental impact of multinational enterprises: Policy and research challenges
Rajneesh Narula & André Pineli
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2018-035 Domestic intellectual property rights protection and the margins of bilateral exports
Gideon Ndubuisi & Neil Foster-McGregor
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2018-034 Left-behind men in Nicaragua: The rise of the Padre-Luchadores
Michael Stewart-Evans & Melissa Siegel
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2018-033 Price opinion data in subsidized economies: Empirical evidence from Iraq
Tareq Abu-El-Haj, Franziska Gassmann & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2018-032 The race for an artificial general intelligence: Implications for public policy
Wim Naudé & Nicola Dimitri
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2018-031 A guide for the evaluation of programs of human capital training for science, technology and innovation
Diego Aboal, Marcelo Perera, Ezequiel Tacsir & Maren Vairo
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2018-030 Informal sector innovation in Ghana: Data set and descriptive analysis
Elvis Avenyo
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2018-029 The Eurasian customs union and the economic geography of Belarus: A panel convergence approach
Mehmet Guney Celbis, Pui-hang Wong & Tatjana Guznajeva
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2018-028 Modern industrial policy and public-private councils at the subnational level: Mexico's experience in an international perspective
Robert Devlin & Carlo Pietrobelli
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2018-027 Knowledge convergence in European regions: Towards a cohesion?
Semih Akçomak, Erkan Erdil & Umut Yılmaz Çetinkaya
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2018-026 Domestic quality certification and growth of Vietnamese MSMEs
Elisa Calza & Micheline Goedhuys
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2018-025 Structural change, productivity growth and labour market turbulence in Africa
Emmanuel Buadi Mensah, Solomon Owusu, Neil Foster-McGregor & Adam Szirmai
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2018-024 R&D, embodied technological change and employment: Evidence from Spain
Gabriele Pellegrino, Mariacristina Piva & Marco Vivarelli
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2018-023 Perpetual growth, distribution, and robots
Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen
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2018-022 What more can we learn from R&D alliances? A review and research agenda
Andrea Martinez-Noya & Rajneesh Narula
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2018-021 Combatting corruption in higher education in Ukraine
Anna Vasylyeva & Ortrun Merkle
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2018-020 Africa Sector Database (ASD): Expansion and update
Emmanuel Buadi Mensah & Adam Szirmai
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2018-019 Drivers of growth in Tunisia: Young firms vs incumbents
Hassan Arouri, Adel Ben Youssef, Francesco Quatraro & Marco Vivarelli
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2018-018 Towards a European full employment policy
Jo Ritzen & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2018-017 Institutional factors and people's preferences in the implementation of social protection: the case of Ethiopia
Vincenzo Vinci & Keetie Roelen
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2018-016 Global Value Chains and Upgrading: What, When and How?
Padmashree Gehl Sampath & Bertha Vallejo
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2018-015 What is the potential of natural resource based industrialisation in Latin America? An Input-Output analysis of the extractive sectors
Beatriz Calzada Olvera & Neil Foster-McGregor
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2018-014 Fluctuations in renewable electricity supply: Gains from international trade through infrastructure?
Thomas Ziesemer
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2018-013 Foreign direct investment in sub-Saharan Africa: Beyond its growth effect
Hassen Wako
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2018-012 Chinese development assistance and household welfare in sub-Saharan Africa
Bruno Martorano, Laura Metzger & Marco Sanfilippo
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2018-011 Sanctioning Regimes and Chief Quality: Evidence from Liberia
Gonne Beekman, Eleonora Nillesen & Maarten Voors
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2018-010 Market integration and pro-social behaviour in rural Liberia
Stephan Dietrich, Gonne Beekman & Eleonora Nillesen
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2018-009 Agricultural extension and input subsidies to reduce food insecurity. Evidence from a field experiment in the Congo
Koen Leuveld, Eleonora Nillesen, Janneke Pieters, Martha Ross, Maarten Voors & Soazic Elise Wang Sonne
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2018-008 Evaluating intergenerational persistence of economic preferences: A large scale experiment with families in Bangladesh
Shyamal Chowdhury, Matthias Sutter & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2018-007 The effect of weather index insurance on social capital: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia
Halefom Nigus, Eleonora Nillesen & Pierre Mohnen
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2018-006 The economic impacts of a social pension on recipient households with unequal access to markets in Uganda
Maria Klara Kuss, Patrick Llewellin & Franziska Gassmann
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2018-005 Regulating the digital economy: Are we moving towards a 'win-win' or a 'lose-lose'?
Padmashree Gehl Sampath
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2018-004 The relevance of local structures for economic multiplier effects of social pensions in Uganda
Maria Klara Kuss, Franziska Gassmann & Firminus Mugumya
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2018-003 Natural, effective and BOP-constrained rates of growth: Adjustment mechanisms and closure equations
Gabriel Porcile & Danilo Sartorello Spinola
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2018-002 Instability constraints and development traps: An empirical analysis of growth cycles and economic volatility in Latin America
Danilo Sartorello Spinola
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2018-001 The serendipity theorem for an endogenous open economy growth model
Thomas Ziesemer
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