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GLO President Zimmermann spoke at the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics in Xiamen, China

The 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics at the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University, China took place on 8-9 December. The symposium was jointly organized by WISE, the Institute for Economic and Social Research … Continue reading

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From Kigali to Xiamen: GLO President Zimmermann to discuss research and policy issues

Starting from Bruxelles airport, GLO President Zimmermann reached on 1 December 2018 the Marriott Hotel in Kigali/Rwanda that hosted the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018. Organized jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for … Continue reading

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Zimmermann spoke at the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda

After his participation at the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann, traveled on December 5 from Kigali through Doha and Hongkong to reach Xiamen on December 6. His travel had begun on 1 … Continue reading

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Economic Integration for Africa’s Development: GLO President Zimmermann speaks at the African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda

Starting from Bruxelles airport, GLO President Zimmermann reached on 1 December 2018 the Marriott Hotel in Kigali/Rwanda that hosts the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018. Organized jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for … Continue reading

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(Aus-) Wege aus der europäischen Spaltung: Die wirtschaftliche Relevanz der Flüchtlingsfrage wird überschätzt.

Die Flüchtlingsfrage hat sich in der Europäischen Union zu einem politischen Sprengsatz entwickelt, der die Gemeinschaft an einer Überforderung zu einverständlichen Handlungen zu zerstören droht. Der Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration e. V. tat deshalb Recht daran, sein Jahreskolloqium 2018 am 29. … Continue reading

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Economists discussed the nature of skills gaps and the future of labor in Luxembourg

Predictions of future labor markets suggest that 9 out of 10 jobs will require digital skills. However, more than 40% of Europeans currently do not have basic digital skills. And about 40% of the European companies report facing difficulties recruiting … Continue reading

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High-level conference on ‘Investment, Technological Transformation and Skills’ in Luxembourg begins on November 28.

On 28 – 29 November 2018, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Central Bank (ECB) organize a high-level conference on‘Investment, Technological Transformation and Skills’.      The conference, which will take place at the EIB headquarters Luxembourg, provides an … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann Accepts Invitation to be an Associate Member of the Centre for Workforce Futures at Macquarie University

In November 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) has been a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Now he affiliates with Macquarie University further by accepting an invitation of Lucy Taksa, Co-Director … Continue reading

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Zimmermann visiting Örebro University/Sweden to discuss publishing in scientific journals

On 19-20 November 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann, (UNU-MERIT and President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) was visiting Örebro University/Sweden to attend a workshop on publishing in scientific journals. In his function as keynote speaker to the event, he was … Continue reading

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Visiting Azerbaijan VI: Zimmermann joins the IGEP Advisory Board & Farewell

During his recent visit to Baku/Azerbaijan on 10-13 November 2018, the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Klaus F. Zimmermann, has met Chairman Natig Shirinzade of the Institute of Global Economic Problems (IGEP) and collaborated intensively with him. Shirinzade, … Continue reading

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