This page presents policy contributions and positions.



Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2019), Gaps and Challenges of Migration Policy Advice: The German Experience, in: Ruhs, M., Palme, J. and Tamas, K., Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy-making on Migration and Integration, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2019, pp. 111 – 126.


Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2018), Foreword to: Alfredo Toro Hardy. The Crossroads of Globalization. A Latin American View. December 2018, 232 pages: World Scientific.


Holger Hinte, Ulf Rinne und Klaus F. Zimmermann: Punkte machen?! Warum Deutschland ein aktives Auswahlsystem für ausländische Fachkräfte braucht und wie ein solches System aussehen kann, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2016, 17(1): 68-87. Pre-publication version.

Ulf Rinne und Klaus F. Zimmermann: Die digitale Arbeitswelt von heute und morgen, Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ), 66. Jahrgang, 18-19, 2. Mai 2016, 3 – 9.

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Refugee and Migrant Labor Market Integration: Europe in Need of a New Policy Agenda. Mimeo. Presented at the EUI Conference on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees, 29-30 September 2016 in Florence. Published in: Bauböck, R. and Tripkovic, M.,  The Integration of Migrants and Refugees.  An EUI Forum on Migration, Citizenship and Demography, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence 2017, pp. 88 – 100.

Constant, Amelie F. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Towards a New European Refugee Policy that Works. UNU – MERIT Working Paper # 2016-062, CESifo DICE Report – Journal of International Comparisons, 2016, 4, pp. 3-8.

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Migrationspolitik im Mediensturm (Migration Policy in the Media Storm), Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter, 63 (2016), 497-508.


Holger Hinte, Ulf Rinne und Klaus F. Zimmermann: Flüchtlinge in Deutschland: Herausforderungen und Chancen (Refugees in Germany: Challenges and chances), Wirtschaftsdienst, 95 (2015), 744-751.

Ulf Rinne und Klaus F. Zimmermann: Zutritt zur Festung Europa? Neue Anforderungen an eine moderne Asyl- und Flüchtlingspolitik (Access to Fortress Europa? New demands on a modern asylum and refugee policy), Wirtschaftsdienst, 95 (2015), 114-120.


Klaus F. Zimmermann: Migration, Jobs and Integration in Europe, Migration Policy Practice, Vol. IV, Number 4, October – November 2014, 4 – 16.

Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann, How Skilled Immigration May Improve Economic Equality, IZA Journal of Migration, (2014), 3:2.


Ulf Rinne and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Is Germany the North Star of Labor Market Policy?, IMF Economic Review, 61 (2013), pp. 702-729.

Karl Brenke, Ulf Rinne and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Short-Time Work: The German Answer to the Great Recession, International Labour Review, 152 (2013), pp. 287-305; also in Spanish: Desempleo parcial, la respuesta alemana a la Gran Recesión, Revista Internacional del Trabajo, Special Issue: Los mercados de trabajo europeos y la crisis económica, 132 (2013), pp. 325-344; also in French: Le chômage partiel: réponse de l’Allemagne face à la grande recession, Revue international du Travial, Numéro special: Les marchés du travail européens face à la crise, 152 (2013), pp. 311-33.

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Costanza Biavaschi, Werner Eichhorst, Corrado Giulietti, Michael J. Kendzia, Alexander Muravyev, Janneke Pieters, Núria Rodríguez-Planas and Ricarda Schmidl (2013), “Youth Unemployment and Vocational Training”, Foundations and Trends® in Microeconomics: Vol. 9: No. 1–2, pp 1-157. http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/0700000058

Luca Barbone, Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann and Lucia Kureková (2013), Migration from the Eastern Partnership Countries to the European Union — Options for a Better Future, IZA Research Report, No. 55, Bonn. (50 pages)

Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann, Lucia Kureková and Costanza Biavaschi (2013), Labour Migration from EaP Countries to the EU – Assessment of Costs and Benefits and Proposals for Better Labour Market Matching, IZA Research Report, No. 56, Bonn. (164 pages)


Ulf Rinne and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Another Economic Miracle? The German Labor Market and the Great Recession, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 1:3 (2012); reprinted as ‘Un altro miracolo economico? Il mercato del lavoro tedesco e la grande recessione’, in: Diritto delle Relazioni Industriali, 2013, 23 (2), pp. 401-423


Dorothea Schäfer and Klaus F. Zimmermann,  Bad Bank(s) and Recapitalisation of the Banking Sector, Vox of 13 June 2009; 18,498 reads (as of 1 January 2019).


Klaus F. Zimmermann, Eine Zeitenwende am Arbeitsmarkt, APuZ – Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 16 (2005), 3-5 of 18 April 2005.