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First Name: Adam
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Last Name: Szirmai
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United Nations University-Maastricht Economic Research Institute of Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT)
Location: Maastricht, Netherlands
Homepage: http://www.merit.unu.edu/
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Phone: (31) (0)43 3883875
Fax: (31) (0)43 3216518
Postal: P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht
Handle: RePEc:edi:meritnl (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Richard Bluhm & Denis de Crombrugghe & Adam Szirmai, 2014. "Do Weak Institutions Prolong Crises? On the Identification, Characteristics, and Duration of Declines during Economic Slumps," CESifo Working Paper Series 4594, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Broich T. & Szirmai A., 2014. "China's economic embrace of Africa: An international comparative perspective," MERIT Working Papers 049, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  3. Crombrugghe D.P.I. de & Szirmai A. & Bluhm R, 2014. "Poor trends - The pace of poverty reduction after the Millennium Development Agenda," MERIT Working Papers 006, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  4. Szirmai, Adam & Gebreeyesus, Mulu & Guadagno, Francesca & Verspagen, Bart, 2013. "Promoting productive employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A review of the literature," MERIT Working Papers 062, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  5. Naudé, Wim & Szirmai, Adam & Lavopa, Alejandro, 2013. "Industrialization Lessons from BRICS: A Comparative Analysis," IZA Discussion Papers 7543, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. Wang, Lili & Meijers, Huub & Szirmai, Eddy, 2013. "Technological spillovers and industrial growth in Chinese regions," MERIT Working Papers 044, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  7. Bluhm, Richard & de Crombrugghe, Denis & Szirmai, Adam, 2013. "The pace of poverty reduction - A fractional response approach," MERIT Working Papers 051, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  8. Szirmai, Adam, 2013. "Institutions and economic growth: Summary and synthesis," MERIT Working Papers 070, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  9. Wim Naudé & Adam Szirmai, 2013. "Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Development," Working Papers 2013/17, Maastricht School of Management.
  10. Bluhm, Richard & Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Institutions and long-run growth performance: An analytic literature review of the institutional determinants of economic growth," MERIT Working Papers 033, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  11. Bluhm, Richard & Crombrugghe, Denis de & Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Explaining the dynamics of stagnation: An empirical examination of the North, Wallis and Weingast approach," MERIT Working Papers 040, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  12. Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Proximate, intermediate and ultimate causality: Theories and experiences of growth and development," MERIT Working Papers 032, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  13. Lavopa, Alejandro & Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Industrialization, employment and poverty," MERIT Working Papers 081, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  14. Naudé, Wim & Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "The importance of manufacturing in economic development: Past, present and future perspectives," MERIT Working Papers 041, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  15. Mupela, Evans & Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Communication costs and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa," MERIT Working Papers 060, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  16. Szirmai, Adam & Verspagen, Bart, 2011. "Manufacturing and Economic Growth in Developing Countries, 1950-2005," MERIT Working Papers 069, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  17. Szirmai, Adam, 2011. "Angus Maddison and Development Economics," MERIT Working Papers 035, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  18. Richard Bluhm & Adam Szirmai & UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2011. "Institutions, Inequality and Growth: A review of theory and evidence on the institutional determinants of growth and inequality," Innocenti Working Papers inwopa634, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.
  19. Szirmai, Adam, 2011. "Manufacturing and Economic Development," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  20. Wim Naudé & Adam Szirmai & Micheline Goedhuys, 2011. "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Policy Brief Pb, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  21. Mirza, Bilal & Szirmai, Adam, 2010. "Towards a new measurement of energy poverty: A cross-community analysis of rural Pakistan," MERIT Working Papers 024, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  22. Vertesy, Daniel & Szirmai, Adam, 2010. "Interrupted innovation: Innovation system dynamics in latecomer aerospace industries," MERIT Working Papers 059, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  23. Vertesy, Daniel & Szirmai, Adam, 2010. "Brazilian aerospace manufacturing in comparative perspective: A Brazil/USA comparison of output and productivity," MERIT Working Papers 032, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  24. Szirmai, Adam, 2009. "Industrialisation as an engine of growth in developing countries," MERIT Working Papers 010, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  25. Rooks, Gerrit & Szirmai, Adam & Sserwanga, Arthur, 2009. "The Interplay of Human and Social Capital in Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: The Case of Keywords: social capital, human capital, entrepreneurship, developing countries," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  26. Wang, Lili & Szirmai, Adam, 2008. "Regional Capital Inputs in Chinese Industry and Manufacturing, 1978-2003," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-99, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  27. Kesidou, Effie & Szirmai, Adam, 2008. "Local Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation and Economic Performance in Developing Countries: A discussion of alternative specifications," MERIT Working Papers 033, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  28. Szirmai, Adam, 2008. "Explaining Success and Failure in Development," MERIT Working Papers 013, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  29. Szirmai, Adam & Van Dijk, Michiel, 2007. "The Micro-Dynamics of Catch Up in Indonesian Paper Manufacturing: An International Comparison of Plant-Level Performance," MERIT Working Papers 010, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  30. Jojo Jacob & Adam Szirmai, 2006. "International Trade and Knowledge Spillovers: The Case of Indonesian Manufacturing," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 06-01, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS), revised Jan 2006.
  31. Michiel Van Dijk & Adam Szirmai, 2005. "Catch Up at the Micro-Level: Evidence from an Industry Case Study Using Manufacturing Census Data," DEGIT Conference Papers c010_038, DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade.
  32. Dijk van, M. & Szirmai, A., 2005. "Industrial Policy and Technology Diffusion: Evidence from Paper Making Machinery in Indonesia," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 05.15, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  33. Adam Szirmai & Ruoen Ren & Manyin Bai, 2005. "Chinese Manufacturing Performance in Comparative Perspective, 1980-2002," Working Papers 920, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
  34. Wang, L. & Szirmai, A.S., 2003. "Technological Inputs and Productivity Growth in China�s High-Tech Industries," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 03.27, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  35. Szirmai, Adam & Yamfwa, Francis & Lwamba, Chibwe, 2002. "Zambian manufacturing performance in comparative perspective," GGDC Research Memorandum 200253, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
  36. Bai, M. & Ruoen, R. & Szirmai, A., 2001. "Labour Productivity Trends in Chinese Manufacturing, 1980-1999," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 01.10, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  37. Bongenaar, B. & Szirmai, A., 1999. "The Role of a Research and Development Institute in the Development and Diffusion of Technology," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 99.9, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  38. Timmer, M.P. & Szirmai, A., 1997. "Growth and Divergence in Manufacturing Performance in South and East Asia," Papers 37, Groningen State, Institute of Economic Research-.
  39. Szirmai, A & Ruoen, R, 1995. "China's Manufacturing Performance in Comparative Perspective, 1980-1992," Papers 581, Groningen State, Institute of Economic Research-.
  40. Szirmai, A., 1993. "Comparative Performance in Indonesian Manufacturing, 1975- 1990," Papers 538, Groningen State, Institute of Economic Research-.

Articles

  1. Lili Wang & Adam Szirmai, 2013. "The Unexpected Convergence of Regional Productivity in Chinese Industry, 1978--2005," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(1), pages 29-53, March.
  2. Gerrit Rooks & Adam Szirmai & Arthur Sserwanga, 2012. "Network Structure and Innovative Performance of African Entrepreneurs: The Case of Uganda-super- †," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 21(4), pages 609-636, August.
  3. Wang, Lili & Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Capital inputs in the Chinese economy: Estimates for the total economy, industry and manufacturing," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 81-104.
  4. Szirmai, Adam, 2012. "Industrialisation as an engine of growth in developing countries, 1950–2005," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 406-420.
  5. Michiel Van Dijk & Adam Szirmai, 2011. "The Micro‐Dynamics Of Catch‐Up In Indonesian Paper Manufacturing," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 57(1), pages 61-83, 03.
  6. Effie Kesidou & Adam Szirmai, 2008. "Local knowledge spillovers, innovation and export performance in developing countries: empirical evidence from the Uruguay software cluster," European Journal of Development Research, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 20(2), pages 281-298.
  7. Lili Wang & Adam Szirmai, 2008. "Productivity growth and structural change in Chinese manufacturing, 1980–2002," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 17(4), pages 841-874, August.
  8. Jojo Jacob & Adam Szirmai, 2007. "International Knowledge Spillovers to Developing Countries: The Case of Indonesia," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(3), pages 550-565, 08.
  9. van Dijk, Michiel & Szirmai, Adam, 2006. "Industrial Policy and Technology Diffusion: Evidence from Paper Making Machinery in Indonesia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 34(12), pages 2137-2152, December.
  10. Michiel Van Dijk & Adam Szirmai, 2006. "Technical efficiency and embodied technical change in the Indonesian pulp and paper industry," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(2), pages 163-178.
  11. Velenchik, Ann, 2004. "The Industrial Experience of Tanzania: Szirmai, Adam and Paul Lapperre, editors, (Palgrave, London, 2001), pp. xii + 375," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 477-479, February.
  12. Szirmai, Adam & Verspagen, Bart, 2003. "Special Issue on Technology and the Economy," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 14(4), pages 361-364, December.
  13. A. Szirmai & M. P. Timmer & R. van der Kamp, 2002. "Measuring Embodies Technological Change in Indonesian Textiles: The Core-Machinery Approach," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(2), pages 155-177.
  14. Timmer, Marcel P. & Szirmai, Adam, 2000. "Productivity growth in Asian manufacturing: the structural bonus hypothesis examined," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 11(4), pages 371-392, December.
  15. Szirmai, Adam & Ruoen, Ren, 2000. "Comparative performance in Chinese manufacturing, 1980-1992," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 16-53.
  16. Marcel Timmer & Adam Szirmai, 1999. "Comparative productivity performance in manufacturing in South and East Asia, 1960-93," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(1), pages 57-79.
  17. W. F. Shepherd & A. Szirmai & D. S. Prasada Rao, 1998. "Indonesian Manufacturing Sector Output and Productivity: An Australian Comparative Perspective, 1975-90," Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(2), pages 121-142.
  18. Broadberry, Stephen, 1995. "Explaining economic growth: Essays in honour of Angus Maddison : Adam Szirmai, Bart van Ark and Dirk Pilat (eds.), (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1993), pp. 497 + xii. US $98.50/Dfl.185)," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 210-211, March.
  19. Szirmai, Adam & Pilat, Dirk, 1990. "Comparisons of Purchasing Power, Real Output and Labour Productivity in Manufacturing in Japan, South Korea and the U.S.A., 1975-85," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 36(1), pages 1-31, March.
  20. Szirmai, A., 1989. "Comparative Patterns of Economic Development, 1850–1914. By Cynthia Taft Morris and Irma Adelman. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988. Pp. xi, 575. $39.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 49(03), pages 797-800, September.
  21. Overlaet, Bert, 1989. "Inequality observed: A study of attitudes towards income inequality : Adam Szirmai Gower, Aldershot, 1988. [UK pound]35.00," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 148-152, March.

Books

  1. Szirmai, Adam & Naude, Wim & Alcorta, Ludovico (ed.), 2013. "Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century: New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199667857, September.
  2. Szirmai, Adam & Naude, Wim & Goedhuys, Micheline (ed.), 2011. "Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199596515, September.
  3. Szirmai,Adam, 2005. "The Dynamics of Socio-Economic Development," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521817639.

NEP Fields

19 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2013-08-31
  2. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2014-08-02
  3. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (3) 2006-01-24 2013-07-28 2013-11-29
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (8) 2000-02-07 2003-02-03 2004-05-26 2006-12-01 2009-08-02 2011-07-27 2012-03-28 2013-12-29. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2006-12-01
  6. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2009-08-02
  7. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2011-07-27
  8. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2013-11-29
  9. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2014-01-17
  10. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2011-07-27
  11. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2009-08-02
  12. NEP-INO: Innovation (5) 2000-02-07 2006-01-24 2006-01-24 2013-07-28 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  13. NEP-INT: International Trade (3) 2006-01-24 2014-01-17 2014-08-02
  14. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2013-12-29
  15. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2013-07-28
  16. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2012-03-28
  17. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (3) 2009-08-02 2013-07-28 2013-11-29
  18. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (4) 2004-05-26 2006-01-24 2006-01-24 2006-12-01
  19. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2009-08-02
  20. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2000-02-07
  21. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2013-07-28 2013-11-29
  22. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2013-11-29

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