Alessio Brown and Klaus F. Zimmermann, both Co-Directors of POP at UNU-MERIT in Maastricht, met on March 28, 2018 at UNU-MERIT to discuss the annual research strategy for the group and to meet with PhD students, researchers and GLO Fellows. GLO stands for Global Labor Organization.
They informed researchers about GLO Thematic Clusters, in particular those on Africa (Lead: Almas Heshmati), Gender (Lead: Nick Drydakis) and Conflict (Lead: Tilman Brück).
These and other GLO research programs will be presented and discussed at the forthcoming 25th EBES conference with FOM and GLO in Berlin on May 23 – 26.
Brown and Zimmermann also participated at the UNU-MERIT migration seminar of the day. Klaus F. Zimmermann, who is also the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), will present a paper in the UNU-MERIT migration seminar on April 18.
UNU-MERIT and POP also host the office of the Journal of Population Economics. Klaus F. Zimmermann, who is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, discussed strategic issues and daily business matters with Michaella Vanore (UNU-MERIT and POP), the Managing Editor of the Journal.
Alessio Brown (left) and Klaus F. Zimmermann