After his trip through Africa and Asia, Klaus F. Zimmermann has left Bonn on December 23 to enjoy Christmas and the beginning of the New Year at Miami Beach.
After the holidays, Klaus F. Zimmermann will participate at the ASSA 2019 Atlanta conference of the American economists. In his role as the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), he will discuss research and policy issues with colleagues and GLO members. Those who wish to meet with him during the conference, should send him an email to arrange a meeting or to join the Reception of the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR), Jinan University, on Friday January 4, 2019, from 6pm to 8pm, at Hilton Atlanta 217.
Friends of GLO and the Journal of Population Economics participating at ASSA 2019 are invited to the prominent Kuznets Prize ceremony, which takes place in the IESR Reception. The Kuznets Prize in a particular year is given to the author(s) of the best paper published in the previous year as judged by the editors. The ceremony will start at about 6.30 pm and will take about 15 minutes. Klaus F. Zimmermann who is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Population Economics, will announce some journal news including the 2019 prize winner(s). Then the award plate will be given to the (still confidential) author(s).
The Kuznets Prize ceremony takes place on the invitation of Dean Shuaizhang Feng, Head of the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR), who is also a GLO Fellow. A larger number of prominent economists will participate at the reception, including many Editorial Board Members of the Journal of Population Economics and Kuznets Prize winners of previous years.
Those planning to attend the IESR reception are invited to register with Jiayu Lin via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.