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Huub Meijers


Maastricht University
Associate Dean of Education at the School of Business and Economics
Associate Professor at the Department of Economics
Senior Researcher at UNU-MERIT


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Books

Meijers, Huub and Tom van Veen (eds), (2013), 3 Decades of Diversity, Essays in honour of J. Muysken, Canon Business Services, Maastricht

Meijers, Huub; Dachs, Bernhard; Welfens, Paul J. J. (Eds.), Internationalisation of European ICT Activities. Dynamics of Information and Communications Technology, 2008, XII, 352 p., Springer. ISBN: 978-3-540-77108-1

Meijers, H.H.M. (1994), On the Diffusion of Technologies in a Vintage Framework: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Results, Universitaire Pers Maastricht, Maastricht, ISBN 90-5278-166-4 [PhD-thesis, pdf]

Publications

Wang, Lili, Huub Meijers and Adam Szirmai, 2017, "Technological Spillovers and Industrial Growth in Chinese Regions", Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 26, No.2, pp: 233-257.

Meijers, Huub, Joan Muysken and Olaf Sleijpen, 2016, "Firm's excess savings and the Dutch current-account surplus: a stock-flow consistent approach", European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, Vol. 13 No. 3, pp. 339-353.

Meijers, Huub, Joan Muysken and Olaf Sleijpen, 2015, "The deposit financing gap: another Dutch Disease", European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 32-50.

Meijers, Huub, 2014,"Does the Internet Generate Growth, International Trade, or Both?", International Economics and Economic Policy, 11 (1), pp. 137-163, online: online version

Borghans, L., H. Meijers and B. ter Weel, 2013, “The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ,” Economics of Education Review, Vol 34, pp. 17-28

Meijers, H., Ö. Nomaler, L. Soete and B. Verspagen, 2013, Demand, Credit and Macroeconomic Dynamics. A Micro Simulation Model, in Meijers, Huub and Tom van Veen (eds), 3 Decades of Diversity, Essays in honour of J. Muysken, Canon Business Services, Maastricht, pp. 39-62

Borghans, Lex, Bart H. H. Golsteyn, James J. Heckman, Huub Meijers, 2009, “Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion”, Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 7, No. 2-3, pp. 649–658.

Meijers, Huub; Dachs, Bernhard; Welfens, Paul J. J. (Eds.), 2008, Internationalisation of European ICT Activities. Dynamics of Information and Communications Technology, XII, 352 p., Springer. ISBN: 978-3-540-77108-1

Dunnewijk, Theo and Huub Meijers, 2008, "Empirical Analysis of the Competitive Trade Position", in: Meijers, Huub, Bernhard Dachs and Paul J.J. Welfens (eds.), I nternationalisation of European ICT Activities. Dynamics of Information and Communications Technology , Springer, pp. 84-131

Borghans, Lex, Huub Meijers, and Bas Ter Weel, 2008, “The Role Of Noncognitive Skills In Explaining Cognitive Test Scores”, Economic Inquiry, Volume 46, Issue 1 , pp. 2–12

Meijers, Huub, 2006, "Diffusion of the Internet and Low Inflation in the Information Economy", Information Economics and Policy, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp. 1-23 [available online since 3 March 2005]

Meijers, Huub, 2005, "Adoption and Diffusion of e-Business and the role of network effects", in: Ter Weel, B and L. Soete (eds.), The economics of the digital society, Edward Elgar, pp. 64-88

Meijers, Huub, 2004, "Productivity in Europe and the U.S. : ICTs and the role of network effects", Communications & Strategies, No. 52, 2, pp. 161-188

Zon, A.H., H.H.M. Meijers and J. Muysken (2001), "Sweeping the Chimney before Kindling the Fire as a Workable Option for Employment Policy" , in Petit, P. and L. Soete (eds.), Technology and the future of European Employment, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA, USA, pp. 317-351

Zon, A.H., H.H.M. Meijers and J. Muysken (2000), "On Trickling Chimneys and other unemployment misery", in: Heijke H. and J. Muysken (eds), Education and Training in a knowledge based Economy, MacMillan UK, p. 117-158

Meijers, H.H.M. (1999), "Information Society: seeking benefits and avoiding risks", in: IPTS-ESTO Techno-Economic Analysis Report 1998, IPTS, Seville, Spain , pp. 33-47

Meijers, H.H.M., en L.L.G. Soete (1999), "Regulering met oog voor dynamiek", Economisch Statistische Berichten, jaargang 84, nr. 4188, pp. 88-91

Zon, A. H. v., J. Muysken and H. H. M. Meijers (1998), "Asymmetric Skill Substitution, Labour Market Flexibility, and the Allocation of Qualifications" , in: Towards a Transparent Labour market for Educational Decisions, Heijke, H and L. Borghans (eds.), Avebury Publishers

Meijers, H. H. M. (1994), "On the Slowdown of Productivity Growth in the Netherlands 1960-1988: a macro economic vintage diffusion approach", Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 3 pp. 99-121

Working Papers & Research Memoranda

Meijers, Huub & Joan Muysken, 2016, The impact of quantitative easing in the Netherlands: A stock-flow consistent approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-067, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, pdf

Meijers, Huub, Joan Muysken & Olaf Sleijpen, 2015, Firms' excess savings and the Dutch current account surplus: a stock-flow consistent approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-040, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, pdf

Meijers, Huub, Joan Muysken & Olaf Sleijpen, 2014, The deposit financing gap: Another Dutch disease, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-071, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, pdf

Meijers, Huub, Önder Nomaler & Bart Verspagen, 2014, Demand, credit and macroeconomic dynamics: A microsimulation model, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-047, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, pdf

Wang, Lili, Huub Meijers & Adam Szirmai, 2013, Technological spillovers and industrial growth in Chinese regions, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-044, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, pdf

Meijers, Huub, 2012, "Does the internet generate economic growth, international trade, or both?", UNU-MERIT Working Paper Series #2012-050, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, pdf

Meijers, Huub, 2010, "Trade, internet and Economic growth: a cross country panel analysis", paper presented at the first ICTNET workshop in Parma, Italy on 16-17 December 2010.(Version: 20 December 2010)

Meijers, Huub, 2007, "ICT Externalities: Evidence from cross country data", UNU-MERIT Working paper nr. 2007-021, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, (2007-021)

Borghans, Lex, Huub Meijers and Bas ter Weel, 2006, "The Role of Noncognitive Skills in Explaining Cognitive Test Scores", IZA Discussion Paper Nr. 2429 , Bonn, IZA (IZA 2006-2429)

Meijers, Huub and Hollanders, Hugo, 2003, "Sources of Growth: Measuring the Knowledge Based Economy", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 2003-029, Maastricht, MERIT (2003-029)

Meijers, Huub, 2001, "The diffusion of the Internet and Low Inflation in the Information Economy", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 2001-042, Maastricht, MERIT (2001-042).

Zon, Adriaan van, Meijers, Huub and Yetkiner, Hakan, 1999, "Endogenous Energy Saving Technical Change in the Romer Model", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 1999-022, Maastricht, MERIT (1999-022)

Zon, A.H. v., H.H.M. Meijers and J. Muysken (1998), "Sweeping the Chimney before Kindling the Fire as a Workable Option for Employment Policy", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 98-016, Maastricht, MERIT (1998-016)

Zon, A. H. v., H. H. M. Meijers and J. Muysken (1997), "On Trickling Chimneys and Other Unemployment Misery", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 97-006, MERIT, Maastricht (1997-006)

Meijers, H. H. M. and A. H. van Zon (1994), "RUM, a Recursive Update Putty-Semi-Putty Vintage Production Model: Sectoral Estimation results for Germany and the Netherlands", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 94-010, MERIT, Maastricht (1994-010)

Meijers, H.H.M. (1992), "On the Slowdown of Productivity Growth in the Netherlands 1960-1988: a macro economic vintage diffusion approach", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 92-003, MERIT, Maastricht

Meijers, H. H. M. and A. H. van Zon (1991), "A Reformulation of the Hermes Vintage Production Structure", MERIT Research Memorandum RM 91-016, MERIT, Maastricht

Meijers, H. H. M. (1989), "Technologische vooruitgang in Nederland 1960-1986: een jaargangen-diffusie benadering", master thesis, Department of Economics, Maastricht, State University of Limburg, Maastricht

Muysken, J. and H. Meijers (1988), "A Post-Mortum on UV-Analysis", Research Memorandum RM 88-031, State University of Limburg, Maastricht

Muysken, J. and H. Meijers (1986), "Conjunctuur- en structuurwerkloosheid in Nederland, 1970-1985", Working Paper WP 86-007, State University of Limburg, Maastricht

Other Research Output and reports

Ian Miles, Barbara Jones, Theo Dunnewijk, Huub Meijers, Adriaan van Zon, Bas Kotterink, 2008, "Innovation in the European Service Economy - scenarios and implications for skills and knowledge", final report on the ETEPS framework service contract for IPTS on Innovation in the European Service Economy, (150083-2005-02-BE), IPTS, Seville (pdf)

Dunnewijk, Theo, Huub Meijers & Adriaan van Zon, 2007, Accounting for the Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Total Factor Productivity: Towards and Endogenous Growth Approach, edited by S. Barrios, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, IPTS, Seville, More information

Zon, Adriaan van and Huub Meijers (September 2006), Software investments and Productivity Growth: The economic prospects of FLOSS, paper contribution to the project "Economic impact of open source software on innovation and the competitiveness of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector in the EU", prepared for the European Commission, contract nr. ENTR/04/112

Internationalisation of European ICT activities, final report and final summary report, prepared for the European Commission JRC/IPTS, contract nr. J04/40/2004, September 2006 (joint work with teams from EIIW (Wuppertal), ARCSys (Vienna) and UNU-MERIT).

Meijers, Huub and Theo Dunnewijk (2005) Internet use, institutional quality and economic growth; an explorative study, Paper prepared for the World Summit on the Information Society, November 16-18, 2005, Tunis (pdf)

Dunnewijk, Theo and Huub Meijers (2004) Synthesis of Digital Economy Scenario's for the European Union and refinement of the methodology, Report prepared for 'MUTEIS - Macroeconomics and Urban trends in Europe 's Information Society, an IST project funded by the European Commission. Project Number: IST-2000-30117

Meijers, Huub (2003) Using ICT to measure ICT use: facts and fictions, paper Prepared for the Statistical Workshop on: Monitoring the Information Society: Data, Measurement and Methods Geneva, 8-9 December 2003

Dunnewijk, Theo, Huub Meijers and Adriaan van Zon, (2003), The Impact of ICT on Economic Growth and Productivity: a review of the literature, Final Report prepared for 'Study on ICT and economic growth', JRC IPTS Seville, Spain

Meijers, Huub (2003) ICT and network effects: A macro economic approach, Paper prepared or the conference: "ICT Clusters and City Dynamics: Does Policy Matter" Dublin Castle, March 5-6, 2003

Meijers, H.H.M. (2002), The role and impact of ICT in Europe and the US : A macro-economic approach, Report prepared for 'MUTEIS - Macroeconomics and Urban trends in Europe 's Information Society, an IST project funded by the European Commission. Project Number: IST-2000-30117

Meijers, H.H.M. and H. Hollanders (2002), Sources of growth in the Knowledge Based Economy: The role of R&D and ICT in Europe and the US, Report prepared for 'NewKInd - New Indicators for the Knowledge Based Economy ', an IST project funded by the European Commission. Project N: IST-1999-20782

Hollanders, H. and H. Meijers (2002) Quality-adjusted Prices and Software Investments: The Use of Hedonic Price Indices, Report prepared for 'NewKInd - New Indicators for the Knowledge Based Economy ', an IST project funded by the European Commission. Project N: IST-1999-20782

Meijers, H.H.M. and H. Hollanders, 2002, Investments in Intangibles, ICT-Hardware, Productivity Growth and Organisational Change: An Introduction, Report prepared for 'NewKInd - New Indicators for the Knowledge Based Economy ', an IST project funded by the European Commission. Project N: IST-1999-20782

Meijers, H.H.M. (2000), Diffusion of the Internet and Low Inflation in the Information Economy, paper presented at the Third Internet Economics Workshop in Berlin, May 2000

Meijers, H.H.M. (1999), Internet Trade and the Tax Leak: A Quantitative Analysis for the Netherlands, paper presented at the Second Berlin Internet Economics Workshop, May, 28-29, 1999

Zon, A. v., H. Meijers and J. Muysken (1998), Skill Substitution Asymmetries and Employment Perspectives, MERIT, paper presented at: Information and Communications Technologies, Employment and Earnings, Sophia-Antipolis/Nice

Meijers, Huub (1998), Fiscal Impacts of the Growing Use of Advanced Communication Technologies and Services: A Quantitative Analysis, Final Report to the Commission of the European Communities, Agreement No. AC093 MER/AB/DS/P/013/a1 (ACTS/FAIR programme)

Meijers, Huub (1997), Information Society Statistics, A proposal for a compendium, Final report to The Statistical Office of the Commission of the European Communities, (in cooperation with Eurostat D4)

Meijers, Huub (1997), The relative importance of technological change, final demand and out-sourcing with an focus on the ICT sector An explorative study on the use of existing data a case study for France, 1977-1992, Final Report to the Statistical Office of the Commission of the European Communities

Meijers, Huub (1997), Information Society: New Ways of Work, An Explorative Study on the Consequences of New Information and Communication Technology for Statistics, Final Report to the Statistical Office of the Commission of the European Communities Agreement No. 661300014

De Loo, Ivo, Huub Meijers et al. (1996), MASTER MARK II (Model for the Analysis of Sectoral Technology and Employment Relations), Final Report to the Commission of the European Communities, DG V, Agreement No. 940923

Janssen, Marcel, Huub Meijers et al. (1995), Technical Change, Unemployment and Skill Mismatch, Final Report to the Commission of the European Communities, DG 5

Meijers, H. H. M. (1992), The Impact of Diffusion on the Productivity Growth: a putty-clay vintage model approach, MERIT, Maastricht University, paper presented at "Convergence and Divergence in Economic Growth and Technical Change", Maastricht