- Third Webinar of the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program for Cohort 2021 on September 30, 2021.
- The Legacies of the Soviet Influence in the 1950s: China’s 156 Major Industrial Projects
- Changes in children’s time use during periods of financial hardship
- Longing for Which Home: Evidence from Global Aspirations to Stay, Return or Migrate Onwards
- Act Early to Prevent Infections and Save Lives: Causal Impact of Diagnostic Efficiency on the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Category Archives: Policy
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
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
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
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;
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
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
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
Alfredo Toro Hardy: “China versus the US. Who will prevail?” A new book explains why the rising confrontation between China and the US has become structural and not simply conjectural.
The rising rivalry between China and the US generates concerns around the world. In his new book (China versus the US. Who will prevail?), Alfredo Toro Hardy (Venezuelan Scholar and Diplomat) provides an insightful analysis of open questions and mysteries … Continue reading
Interview with the Greek Policy Advisor and GLO Fellow Panos Tsakloglou on the Greek Story in the COVID-19 Crisis.
Greece has performed very well in the management of the COVID-19 crisis but faces now a huge economic downturn. What are the elements of success, the challenges ahead and the role of scientific experts? Some insights from an interview with … Continue reading
GLO Policy Brief No. 3 – Special theme: COVID-19 and policy implications COVID-19 and the Consequences for Free Trade by Ewa Björling, Andreas Hatzigeorgiou, Magnus Lodefalk & Fredrik Sjöholm The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global trade, investment … Continue reading