- Hartz IV überwinden: SPD bastelt weiter an ihrem Untergang. Nun sollen die erfolgreichen Arbeitsmarktreformen daran glauben.
- GLO Fellow Robert Holzmann will head the Austrian National Central Bank.
- “No Return” from Italian Labor and Pension Reforms: An Insider View Back at Italian Government Policies by Marco Leonardi. A New Book, an Author Summary and Interview.
- WageIndicator movement celebrates 20 years of successful activities
- #Brexit has become a cliffhanger! But both most likely outcomes of the challenge may also bring long-term chances.
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Monthly Archives: September 2016
Brexit symbolizes the new worries about internal European mobility. At the same time, the additional fears generated by the refugee crisis crowds out the necessary debate about new labor migration to Europe. Against this background, Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. … Continue reading
DIE WEIS(S)E WIRTSCHAFT: Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University und UNU-MERIT in Maastricht, analysiert die Lage Europas angesichts der bestehenden Migrationsherausforderungen. Bei einer Veranstaltung der Weis(s)en Wirtschaft am 13. Oktober 2016 in Wien um 18.30 Uhr zum Thema Migrationspolitik und Flüchtlingskrise … Continue reading
The European migration and refugee challenge is still not under control. Without a New European Deal it cannot be mastered. The background for new strategies are discussed on 29-30 September 2016 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Conference … Continue reading
Some public debate has been concerned about declining growth and secular stagnation with negative consequences for jobs and earnings. A new discussion paper takes a global, long-run perspective on the recent debate about secular stagnation, which has so far mainly … Continue reading
After six months at the Center for European Studies of Harvard University, I have moved to Princeton University. I am now affiliated with the Economics Department and the Industrial Relations Section. Working in the Firestone Library is fun, and the … Continue reading
This Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the 9 – 11 attacks. The occasion provides an opportunity to reflect the brutal challenges of a free world. Terror is no answer, nowhere in this world. The 9/11 Memorial in New York … Continue reading
As the US election campaign and the European policy debate show, there is a problematic rise in anti-free trade sentiments. As a consequence, the ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement in the US congress is in danger. The companion … Continue reading
Change of address: After six months of successful work at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, I have left for Princeton University. The Boston area is one of the most vibrant academic places in the world (if not … Continue reading
Der Ausspruch von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel auf einer Pressekonferenz am 31. August 2015 “Wir schaffen das!” angesichts einer eskalierenden Flüchtlingsfrage hat bereits legendären Charakter. Mit dem vorgeblich niederschmetternden Wahlergebnis zur Landtagswahl in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern vom vergangenen Sonntag, das die CDU hinter … Continue reading
Volume 1A-1B. Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging Editors: John Piggott & Alan Woodland Forthcoming December 2016 with North Holland. Further details including Table of Content. Volume A contains: Zaiceva, Anzelika & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Migration and the Demographic … Continue reading