Latest publications

Kleine Deters, Bart, Apr 03, 2019, Does the right to education lead to better education outcomes?, Presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, at Leeds, UK

Arundel, Anthony, Rachel Taylor & Nuttaneeya (Ann) Torugsa, 2019, Thriving within the turbulence: A complexity theorizing approach to social innovation in non-profit organizations, in: Dogru C, Handbook of Research on Contemporary Approaches in Management and Organizational Strategy, IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Kleine Deters, Bart & Gustavo Arosemena, Dec 14, 2018, Conflicts in Rights-Based Development, Presented at the Leuven Center for Global Studies conference, titled "70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Can We Still Afford Human Rights?" (Leuven, Belgium)

Taylor, Rachel, 2018, Leaping into Real World Relevance: An 'Abduction' Process for Nonprofit Research, Nonprofit and voluntary sector quarterly, 47

Taylor, R., A. Torugsa & Anthony Arundel, 2018, Leaping into Real-World Relevance: An ‘Abduction’ Process for Nonprofit Research, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47

Gassmann, Franziska, Eszter Timar, F van Kesteren, M Dekkers & O Miroro, 2018, The Business Case for Social Protection in Africa, INCLUDE Knowledge Platform for Inclusive Development Policies, More information

Gebreeyesus, Mulu, Abebe Ambachew, Tigabu Degu, Berihu Assefa, Girum Abebe, Seid Hassen & Haileselassie Medhin, 2018, Main Features of Micro and Small Manufacturing Enterprises in Ethiopia: Baseline Survey Report, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1-143, More information

Mazeikaite, Gintare, Cathal O'Donoghue & Denisa Maria Sologon (eds.), 2018, The Great Recession, financial strain and self-assessed health in Ireland, The European Journal of Health Economics, More information

de Neubourg, C., L. Boon, Victor Cebotari, A. Dangeot, B. Elezaj, M. Isaurralde, J. Karpati, N. Ramful & R. Safojan, 2018, Multidimensional child poverty analyses and child-sensitive social protection, Policy in Focus, 15, More information

Dietrich, Stephan, Aline Meysonnat, Victor Cebotari, Julia Reinold, Franziska Gassmann, Inez Roosen & Neil Foster-McGregor, 2018, Key Drivers of the Changing Prevalence of Child Marriage in Three Countries in South Asia, UNICEF, Kathmandu, Nepal, More information

Le, Nga, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini, 2018, Health insurance and patient satisfaction: Evidence from the poorest regions of Vietnam, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-040

Le, Nga, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Florian Tomini, 2018, Health insurance and self-employment transitions in Vietnam: A multinomial analysis, This paper has been republished as #2019-008, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-039

Vinci, Vincenzo, 2018, The Relevance of Institutions and People’s Preferences for Social Protection, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information

Waidler, Jennifer, 2018, Social assistance and remittances and their role in the fight against poverty, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Njagi, Purity, 2018, Understanding variations in catastrophic health expenditure, its underlying determinants and impoverishment in Sub-Saharan African countries: a scoping review, BMC Systematic Reviews, 7, More information

Abu-El-Haj, Tareq, Franziska Gassmann & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2018, Price opinion data in subsidized economies: Empirical evidence from Iraq, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-033

Gassmann, Franziska & Eszter Timar, Jun 2018, The Importance of Social Protection for Children in the Balkans, This policy brief investigates the costs of child poverty in the Balkans, including deprivation in terms of education, health, and social mobility. It then lays out the potential of social protection, most notably in terms of building resilence and fostering development, 8, More information

Vinci, Vincenzo & Keetie Roelen, 2018, Institutional factors and people's preferences in the implementation of social protection: the case of Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-017

Justino, Patricia & Bruno Martorano, 2018, Welfare spending and political conflict in Latin America, 1970–2010, World Development, 107, More information

Martorano, Bruno, Mar 2018, The relationship between perceptions of inequality and political participation: the case of West Balkans, More information

Martorano, Bruno, 2018, Taxation and inequality in developing countries: Lessons from the recent experience of Latin America, Journal of International Development, 30, More information

Martorano, Bruno, Laura Metzger & Marco Sanfilippo, 2018, Chinese development assistance and household welfare in sub-Saharan Africa, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-012

Dietrich, Stephan, Gonne Beekman & Eleonora Nillesen, 2018, Market integration and pro-social behaviour in rural Liberia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-010

Leuveld, Koen, Eleonora Nillesen, Janneke Pieters, Martha Ross, Maarten Voors & Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, 2018, Agricultural extension and input subsidies to reduce food insecurity. Evidence from a field experiment in the Congo, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-009

Nigus, Halefom, Eleonora Nillesen & Pierre Mohnen, 2018, The effect of weather index insurance on social capital: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-007

Tirivayi, Nyasha, Louise Nennen, Wondimagegn Tesfaye & Qiang Ma, 2018, The benefits of collective action: Exploring the role of forest producer organizations in social protection, Forest Policy and Economics, 90, More information

Dietrich, Stephan & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, Rates of Return to Social Protection: Social Cash Transfers in Uganda, UNU Policy Brief, Number 2, 2018, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, The Economic Impacts of Social Cash Transfers in Integrated and Remote Areas in Uganda, UNU Policy Brief, Number 1, 2018, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara, Patrick Llewellin & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, The economic impacts of a social pension on recipient households with unequal access to markets in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-006

Kuss, Maria Klara, Franziska Gassmann & Firminus Mugumya, 2018, The relevance of local structures for economic multiplier effects of social pensions in Uganda, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-004

Tirivayi, Nyasha & Wim Groot, 2018, Does integrating AIDS treatment with food assistance affect labor supply? Evidence from Zambia, Economics and Human Biology, 28, More information

Gassmann, Franziska, Melissa Siegel, Michaella Vanore & Jennifer Waidler, 2018, Unpacking the Relationship between Parental Migration and Child well-Being: Evidence from Moldova and Georgia, Child Indicators Research, 11, More information

Kleine Deters, Bart, Jul 13, 2017, The human right to education: a bottom-up or top-down project?, Presented at the APPAM International Conference in Brussels, Belgium, More information

Laar, Mindel & Ayla Bonfiglio, 2017, 'Public policy beyond borders' - What lessons did we learn?, APPAM Conference Blog, More information

Laar, Mindel & Andrea Franco-Correa, 2017, Working for the youth of Colombia: Dr. Andrea Franco-Correa, Alumni watch blog, More information

Laar, Mindel & Ali Safarnejad, 2017, Leave no one behind: Keeping up the pressure on HIV/AIDS in Viet Nam, Dual Focus Blog, More information

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, The Dynamics of Income Inequality in a Dualistic Economy:Malawi over 1990-2011, in: Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat and Pedro Conceição, Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences, UNDP, New York, US

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Building an Integrated Inequality Dataset and the ‘Seven Sins’ of Inequality Measurement in sub-Saharan Africa, in: Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat and Pedro Conceição, Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences, UNDP, New York, US

Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Inequality and Growth in an Agricultural-led Development Model: The case of Ethiopia over 1995-2011, in: Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat and Pedro Conceição, Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences, UNDP, New York, US, More information

Martorano, Bruno, Marco Sanfilippo & Nobuya Haraguchi, 2017, What factors drive successful industrialization? Evidence and implications for developing countries, More information

Justino, Patricia & Bruno Martorano, 2017, Welfare Spending and Political Conflict, More information

Roelen, Keetie, Stephen Devereux, Abdul Gafaru Abdulai, Bruno Martorano, Tia Palermo & L. Peter Ragno, 2017, How to make ‘cash plus’ in social protection work: linking services and sectors, More information

Gassmann, Franziska & Jennifer Waidler, Oct 12, 2017, For Better or Worse: Aspirations and Expectations of Central Asia’s Youth, 3rd Annual LIK Conference, Bishkek, 12-13 October, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Apr 2017, , Positioning FAO in Social Protection for Food Security, Nutrition and Rural Development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Bishkek, 25-26 April, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Jul 2017, , APPAM Conference “Public Policy and Governance Beyond Borders”, Brussels, 13-14 July, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Jul 2017, , 9th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe, Tutzing, 10-12 July, 2017

Gassmann, Franziska, Oct 2017, , UNICEF Sub-Regional Conference on Social Protection for Children, Sarajevo

Gassmann, Franziska & S.W. Handayani, 2017, Closing the Gap: Potential Contribution of Social Assistance for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals, This brief discusses the fiscal requirements to meet the social protection-related targets of SDGs, particularly for social assistance programs in ADB’s 16 developing member countries in Asia, More information

Gassmann, Franziska, Michaella Vanore, T Pham Minh, T Tran Nhu & Eszter Timar, 2017, Assessment of and policy dialogue on targeting approaches and mechanisms (inclusion and exclusion errors) in existing social assistance schemes, Report commissioned by UNICEF Vietnam

Vanore, Michaella, Franziska Gassmann, T Tran Nhu, T Pham Minh, Nga Le & Eszter Timar, 2017, Study on Improving the Effectiveness and Coverage of Social Assistance for Children with Focus on Consolidation Policy (Family/Child Benefit Package), Report commissioned by UNICEF Vietnam