Journal articles

(17) Dewitte R., M. Dumont, B. Merlevede, G. Rayp, and M. Verschelde (forthcoming), Firm-Heterogeneous Biased Technological Change: A Nonparametric Approach under Endogeneity, European Journal of Operational Research,

(16) Merlevede B., and B. Michel (forthcoming 2020), Downstream Offshoring and Firm-level Employment, Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 53(1)

(15) Lenaerts K., and B. Merlevede (2018), Indirect Productivity Effects from Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Firm Heterogeneity, Review of World Economics, Vol. 154(2), pp. 377-400, doi:10.1007/s10290-017-0298-9

(14) Merlevede B., and V. Purice (2016), Distance, Time since Foreign Entry, and Productivity Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment, Papers in Regional Science, Vol. 95(4), pp. 775-800, doi:10.1111/pirs.12159

(13) Mulier K., K. Schoors, and B. Merlevede (2016), Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity and Financial Constraints: Evidence from Unquoted European SMEs, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 73, December, pp. 182-197, doi: 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2016.09.002

(12) Dumont M., G. Rayp, M. Verschelde and B. Merlevede (2016), The Contribution of Start-ups and Young Firms to Industry-level Efficiency Growth, Applied Economics, Vol. 48(59), pp. 5786-5801, doi: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1184381

(11) Lenaerts K., and B. Merlevede (2016), Supply Chain Fragmentation, Input-Output Tables and Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Systems Research, Vol. 28(3), pp. 315-332, doi: 10.1080/09535314.2016.1187118

(10) Verschelde M., Dumont M., Merlevede B., and G. Rayp (2016), Semi-parametric Stochastic Metafrontier Efficiency of European Manufacturing Firms, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 45(1), pp. 53-69, doi:10.1007/s11123-015-0458-7

(9) Lenaerts K., and B. Merlevede (2015), Firm Size and Spillover Effects from Foreign Direct Investment, Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 595-611, doi:10.1007/s11187-015-9652-2

(8) Merlevede B., Schoors K., and M. Spatareanu (2014), FDI Spillovers and Time since Foreign Entry, World Development, Vol. 56, pp.108-126, doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.10.022

(7) Merlevede B., and K. Schoors (2009), Privatisation and Foreign Direct Investment in Ten Transition Countries, Post Communist Economies, Vol. 21(2), June, p. 143-56

(6) Merlevede B., K. Schoors, and B. Van Aarle (2009), Russia from Bust to Boom: Oil, Politics or the Ruble, Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 51, June, pp. 213-41.

(5) Merlevede B., and K. Schoors (2007), On the Speed of Economic Reform: Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare – Evidence from transition countries, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, vol. 10(1), pp.29-50

(4) Merlevede B., Verbeke T., and M. De Clercq (2006), The EKC for SO2: Does Firm Size Matter?, Ecological Economics, vol. 59(4), pp. 451-61.

(3) Merlevede B. (2003), Reform Reversals and Output Growth in Transition Economies, Economics of Transition, vol. 11(4), pp. 649-69.

(2) Merlevede B., Plasmans J., and B. Van Aarle (2003), A Small Macroeconomic Model of the EU-Accession Countries, Open Economies Review, vol. 14(3), p. 221-50.

(1) Gobbin N., and B. Merlevede (2000), The Russian Crisis: A Debt Perspective, Post Communist Economies, Vol. 12(2), p. 141-62.


Book chapters

  • Merlevede B. (forthcoming 2020), Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillover Effects, in Mariana Spatareanu (ed.) Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise, Volume 1 of F. Rivera-Batiz (ed.) Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, chapter 11
  • Van Aarle B., Di Bartolomeo G., Merlevede B., and J. Plasmans (2004), Monetary policy regimes with hybrid-looking output gaps and inflation rates with an application to EU-accession countries, in S. Kesenne (ed.), Liber Amicorum R. Van Straelen
  • Van Aarle B., Merlevede B., and J. Plasmans (2003), Macro-Economic Adjustment in EU-Accession Countries: An Analysis Using a Small Macro-Economic Model, in eds. Vinhas de Souza L. and Van Aarle B., The Euroarea and the New EU Member States, Palgrave-MacMillan, pp. 54-78
  • Merlevede B. (2002), Stabilisation, Reform, Initial Conditions and Output Paths in Transition Economies, in eds. Charemza W. and Strzala K., East European Transition and EU Enlargement: A Quantitative Approach, Physica-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 179-198

Other articles

  • Merlevede B. (2018), De Chinese veroveringstocht, Samenleving en Politiek, 25(10), december, p. 32-37. (in dutch)
  • Merlevede B. (2001), Groei gedurende de transitie van plan naar markteconomie (Growth during the Transition from Planned to Market Economy), Economisch en Sociaal Tijdschrift, nr. 3, september, p. 537-75. (in dutch, english version here)

Policy papers