Exciting times in Beijing for labor research economists due to a large number of event activities. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann speaks five times within a week. He gave keynote speeches to the 10th anniversary of CIER at their forecasting workshop of the Chinese labor market on October 18. He also gave a keynote to the First Renmin University – GLO research conference on the same topic on Sunday October 21. He will further give research seminars in faculty meetings of Renmin University of China on October 25 and of Beijing Normal University on October 26.
On 21 October 2018, he was also visiting the Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing. During their hosted Third Annual Conference of Labor Economics in China, he provided a keynote speech on “Migration and Wellbeing” in front of a few hundred participants and made many new contacts. See further details.
Zimmermann meets with a larger number of colleagues and PhD students at the various institutions and is impressed about the high quality of their analysis.
Relaxing times “after the hour” in his favorite club in Beijing: