Category Archives: Policy

Understanding the setup and speed of global COVID-19 vaccination campaigns

Because vaccinations are crucial to containing the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to identify the key factors behind successful immunisation campaigns. This column shows that pandemic pressures, economic strength, educational advancement, and political regimes can affect vaccination uptake, given vaccine … Continue reading

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December 8, 2012. Germany has a new government: Olaf Scholz Chancellor of Germany.

Germany has a new stable Government. Olaf Scholz elected Chancellor. Appointed by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. What an amazing finish. Competent, tough and insightful. In 2009, as labor minister he made Germany more open for high-skilled labor immigration. Debating high-skilled … Continue reading

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Global Insights – Für eine allgemeine #Corona-#Impfpflicht und eine langfristige #Impfstrategie.

Deutschland braucht eine sofortige allgemeine Corona-Impfpflicht und eine langfristige Impfstrategie. Es ist nicht schwer zu verstehen: Covid ist hochansteckend und auch bestmögliches Verhalten wird auf Dauer eine Infektion nicht vermeiden. Die freiwillige Impfquote ist zu niedrig. Der Impfschutz hält trotz … Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 years of service as Free University Berlin Honorary Professor, Klaus F. Zimmermann directed a Student Research Seminar on “Evidence-based policy advice” in the summer term 2021 online at the Free University Berlin. Highlight was a guest visit of the former head of the German Council of Economic Experts, Lars Feld (University of Freiburg).

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Professor Emeritus of Bonn University, now affiliated with UNU-MERIT at Maastricht University, is also an Honorary Professor of the Free University (FU) Berlin since 2001. He was originally appointed Honorary Professor in connection with his position as … Continue reading

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The George Soros Visiting Chair at the School of Public Policy of the Central European University (CEU). The deadline to apply for the next term is June 30, 2021.

The George Soros Visiting Chair or Practitioner Chair is awarded to scholars or practitioners who have demonstrated outstanding achievement or a distinguished record of participation in the academic, professional, journalistic, political, or civic world of public policy. Deadline for applications … Continue reading

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GLO and Includovate join forces

Kanika Joshi, Head of Partnerships and Communications, Chicago/USA, of Includovate, and Klaus F. Zimmermann, GLO President, recently met to discuss perspectives of collaboration between both organizations with strongly overlapping objectives. Includovate joins the set of institutional supporters of GLO; GLO … Continue reading

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Covid-19: Germany debates the vaccination process. Deutschland diskutiert den Impfprozeß.

Bonn January 5, 2021. 2.15 pm. In front of the Vaccination Centre Bonn, which is part of the Bonn World Conference Center. All closed. Alles zu…. Ends;

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25 of November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations System acts today “to shine a light on the need for funding, essential services, prevention and data that shapes better-informed responses.” See also the Council of Europe on the Istanbul Convention. Event in Bonn/Germany on November 25, … Continue reading

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A European ‘Hamiltonian Moment’? Contribution of Klaus F. Zimmermann to the debate in ‘The International Economy’.

Summer 2020: Europe-wide taxation and a European finance minister are necessary consequences of the new strategy. In: A Symposium of Views. Did Europe Just Experience Its ‘Hamiltonian Moment’? The International Economy. Summer 2020. Pp. 17-18. Text see below. Klaus F. … Continue reading

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2020 China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair (23-26 September) of Guangzhou/China started on September 23 with the Global Opportunity Summit.

GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann delivered the introductory keynote speech and contributed to the panel “High Level Dialogue” of the Global Opportunity Summit of the 2020 China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair. The online audience of the event peaked at 328,417 … Continue reading

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