Wim Naudé

RWTH Aachen University

Visiting Professor

Templergraben 55

52056 Aachen, 52056

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Maastricht School of Management

Full Professor

Endepolsdomein 150

Maastricht, Limburg 6201 BE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Ideas:
“  I study entrepreneurship, technological innovation and trade, and its relation with firm and country growth, using data science.  ”

Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7507
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, development, small business, private sector development, innovation, business

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Artificial Intelligence Against Covid-19: An Early Review

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13110
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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data science, health, Coronavirus, COVID-19, artificial intelligence, development, technology, innovation

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Entrepreneurship, Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10855
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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industrial policy, entrepreneurship, education, Africa

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Industrialization Lessons from Brics: A Comparative Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7543
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai and Alejandro Lavopa
RWTH Aachen University, Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) - Faculty of Technology Management and Maastricht University
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foreign direct investment, multinational enterprises, industrialization, technology, innovation, entrepreneurship, Brazil, Russia, China, India, South Africa

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Non-Farm Entrepreneurship in Rural Africa: Patterns and Determinants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Paula Nagler and Wim Naudé
Maastricht University and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, rural development, Sub-Saharan Africa, informal sector, labour markets, small business, SMEs

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Artificial Intelligence, Jobs, Inequality and Productivity: Does Aggregate Demand Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Thomas Gries and Wim Naudé
University of Paderborn and RWTH Aachen University
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technology, artificial intelligence, productivity, labour demand, innovation, growth theory

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Migration, Entrepreneurship and Development: A Critical Review

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9284
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
RWTH Aachen University, Maastricht University - Graduate School of Governance and Maastricht University
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migration, entrepreneurship, development, remittances

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Non-Farm Enterprises in Rural Africa: New Empirical Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7066
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Maastricht University, RWTH Aachen University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Marketing, Labor Markets, Educational Sciences, Employment and Unemployment

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Is European Entrepreneurship in Crisis?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9817
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, Europe, development

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Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Productivity in Germany, 1871-2015

SWPS 2018-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Wim Naudé and Paula Nagler
RWTH Aachen University and Maastricht University
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Entrepreneurship, Germany, Innovation, Social Protection, Industrial Policy

Skill Variety, Innovation and New Business Formation

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-011/VII
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jan 2014
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), RWTH Aachen University and University of Paderborn
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entrepreneurship, start-ups, human capital, innovation, skills

Skill Variety, Innovation and New Business Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7889
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), RWTH Aachen University and University of Paderborn
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entrepreneurship, start-ups, human capital, innovation, skills

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Labor Productivity in Rural African Enterprises: Empirical Evidence from the LSMS-ISA

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8524
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Paula Nagler and Wim Naudé
Maastricht University and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, informal sector, labor productivity, rural development, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Technological Innovation and Inclusive Growth in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11194
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Dec 2017
Wim Naudé and Paula Nagler
RWTH Aachen University and Maastricht University
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entrepreneurship, Germany, inequality, innovation, social protection, technology

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The Race Against the Robots and the Fallacy of the Giant Cheesecake: Immediate and Imagined Impacts of Artificial Intelligence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12218
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 May 2019
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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technology, articial intelligence, productivity, labor demand, innovation, inequality

15.

Business in Genocide: Understanding and Avoiding Complicity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9743
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Nora Stel and Wim Naudé
Maastricht School of Management (MSM) and RWTH Aachen University
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business, entrepreneurship, genocide, mass killings, conflict, development

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Young Entrepreneurs in Rural Africa: Prevalence, Determinants, Productivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8564
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Paula Nagler and Wim Naudé
Maastricht University and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, labor markets, productivity, rural development, Sub-Saharan Africa, youth employment

The Race for an Artificial General Intelligence: Implications for Public Policy

UNU-MERIT Working Papers #2018-032
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Wim Naudé and Nicola Dimitri
RWTH Aachen University and University of Siena - Department of Economics
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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Arms Race, Innovation, Public Procurement

The Race for an Artificial General Intelligence: Implications for Public Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11737
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Wim Naudé and Nicola Dimitri
RWTH Aachen University and University of Siena - Department of Economics
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artificial intelligence, innovation, technology, public policy

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The Radical Innovation Investment Decision Refined

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7338
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Natasa Bilkic, Thomas Gries and Wim Naudé
University of Paderborn, University of Paderborn and RWTH Aachen University
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radical innovation, innovation, entrepreneurship, investment, R&D, risk, real option theory, technology

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Non-Farm Enterprise Productivity and Spatial Autocorrelation in Rural Africa: Evidence from Ethiopia and Nigeria

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8295
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Nkechi Owoo and Wim Naudé
University of Ghana and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, Africa, rural development, agriculture, spatial autocorrelation, Ethiopia, Nigeria

20.

The Past and Future of Manufacturing in Central and Eastern Europe: Ready for Industry 4.0?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12141
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 May 2019
RWTH Aachen University, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Trade Advisory Research (Pty) Ltd.
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industrialization, technology, manufacturing, innovation, entrepreneurship, Eastern and Central Europe, industry 4.0, industrial policy

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'Romanticizing Penniless Entrepreneurs?' The Relationship between Start-Ups and Human Wellbeing Across Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7547
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
RWTH Aachen University, Universidad del Desarrollo - School of Business and Economics and Universidad del Desarrollo
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entrepreneurship, wellbeing, development, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

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Firm-Level Heterogeneity and the Decision to Export: A Real Option Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7346
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Wim Naudé, Thomas Gries and Natasa Bilkic
RWTH Aachen University, University of Paderborn and University of Paderborn
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international new ventures, firm-level heterogeneity, start-ups, stochastic dynamic programming, trade, exports, productivity, real option theory, investment, firms, international entrepreneurship

23.

Entrepreneurship and the Reallocation of African Farmers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9521
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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agriculture, entrepreneurship, Africa, development, industrialization, structural change, urbanisation

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The Decline in Entrepreneurship in the West: Is Complexity Ossifying the Economy?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12602
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Sep 2019
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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development, start-ups, entrepreneurship, economic complexity, growth theory

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Public-Private Entanglement: Entrepreneurship in a Hybrid Political Order, the Case of Lebanon

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7795
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Nora Stel and Wim Naudé
Maastricht School of Management (MSM) and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, development, political economy, electricity, infrastructure, Middle East, Lebanon, hybrid political order

The Intersection of the Fields of Entrepreneurship and Development Economics: A Review Towards a New View

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11103
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Jolanda Hessels and Wim Naudé
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, development, growth, occupational choice

The Intersection of the Fields of Entrepreneurship and Development Economics: A Review Towards a New View

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 33, Issue 2, pp. 389-403, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Jolanda Hessels and Wim Naudé
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and RWTH Aachen University
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Development, Entrepreneurship, Growth, Occupational Choice

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Return Migration and Self-Employment: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11332
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Tilman Brück, Clotilde Mahe and Wim Naudé
IGZ - Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops, Maastricht University and RWTH Aachen University
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occupational choice, entrepreneurship, migration, transition economies, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan

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Entrepreneurship, Stages of Development, and Industrialization

UNU-MERIT Working Papers #2012-021
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Aug 2018
Zoltan J. Acs and Wim Naudé
Schar School of Policy and Government and RWTH Aachen University
Downloads 17 (582,800)
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entrepreneurship, industrialization, structural change, industrial policy, innovation, development

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The Entrepreneurship Beveridge Curve

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9744
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Thomas Gries, Stefan Jungblut and Wim Naudé
University of Paderborn, University of Paderborn and RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, start-ups, labor market matching

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Three Varieties of Africa's Industrial Future

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12678
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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technology, entrepreneurship, manufacturing, industrial policy, Africa

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Cities and Entrepreneurs Over Time: Like a Horse and Carriage?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11195
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Dec 2017
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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entrepreneurship, urbanisation, development

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Brilliant Technologies and Brave Entrepreneurs: A New Narrative for African Manufacturing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11941
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University
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technology, industry 4.0, entrepreneurship, development, Africa

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Trade and Endogenous Formation of Regions in a Developing Country

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 248-275, May 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
Thomas Gries and Wim Naudé
University of Paderborn and RWTH Aachen University
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The Optimal Distance to Port for Exporting Firms

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 513-528, August 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Thomas Gries, Wim Naudé and Marianne Matthee
University of Paderborn, RWTH Aachen University and North-West University
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Export Specialisation and Local Economic Growth

World Economy, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 552-572, April 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
RWTH Aachen University, University of Groningen and North-West University
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The Determinants of Regional Manufactured Exports from a Developing Country

International Regional Science Review, 31 (4) : 343-358
Posted: 30 Aug 2018
Marianne Matthee and Wim Naudé
North-West University and RWTH Aachen University

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Regional exports, home market effect, distance, transport costs

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Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 161-78
Posted: 06 Aug 2012
Tilman Brück, Wim Naudé and Philip Verwimp
IGZ - Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops, RWTH Aachen University and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

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entrepreneurship, developing countries, conflict

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The Determinants of Migration from Sub-Saharan African Countries

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 330-356, 2010
Posted: 10 May 2010
Wim Naudé
RWTH Aachen University

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F22, J61, O15, R23, Q34, Q54