Monthly Archives: January 2017

Does demographic change cause secular economic stagnation?

A substantial public debate is concerned about declining growth and secular stagnation with negative consequences for jobs and earnings. A new published paper takes a global, long-run perspective on the recent debate about secular stagnation, which has so far mainly … Continue reading

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Latin America Migration Dynamics

In the wake of a dramatic regime switch in US migration policy towards Latin America, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Princeton University and UNU-MERIT) was visiting the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC on January 25, 2017. As a member of the … Continue reading

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Princeton Economics Moved to New Building

Effectively on January 1, 2017 the entire Economics Department and its sections moved to a new building, the Louis A. Simpson International Building, on Washington Road 20, Princeton. Hence, my new postal address is: Klaus F. Zimmermann, Department of Economics, … Continue reading

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Zimmermann spoke at ASSA 2017 on the Refugee Crisis

January 6, 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, USA: As part of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association (ASSA 2017), the largest gathering of economists world-wide (with over 13,000 participants), which took place in Chicago, IL on … Continue reading

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Kuznets Prize to Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen

January 5, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago: At a reception organized by Springer Nature, a major scientific publisher, a large crowd of scientists and members of the publication and think tank communities were celebrating the 30th birthday of the … Continue reading

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Chicago: ASSA 2017 Celebrates 30 Years of Population Economics Research

January 5, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago: At a reception organized by Springer Nature, a major scientific publisher, a large crowd of scientists and members of the publication and think tank communities were celebrating the 30th birthday of the … Continue reading

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