Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) is currently visiting Australia for research and seminar presentations. GLO President Zimmermann has been granted the prestigious Australian Eminent Research Scholar Award and is resident at The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research of the University of Melbourne.
On November 10, he spoke on a well – attended seminar at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in Perth about the role of migrant status at host country entry for economic performance, where he was introduced by GLO Fellow Chris Parsons, who also chaired the intensive discussion. Zimmermann also exchanged views with Yanrui Wu (Head of Economics), various faculty and a number of GLO Fellows in the staff of UWA, including Simon Chang, Alison Preston and Michael Jetter.
Views on Perth from the Kings Park, one of the largest inner city parks of the world: