Category Archives: Arbeit

Does the world face secular stagnation?

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

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Zimmermann in Hannover über die europäische Flüchtlingskrise

In einer stark besuchten Seminarveranstaltung sprach Klaus F. Zimmermann (Harvard University and UNU-MERIT) am 26. Mai 2016 in der Leibniz Universität Hannover über: Die europäische Flüchtlingskrise: Herausforderungen und Chancen Er stellte dabei fest: “Die Flüchtlingsfrage wird in Europa gerne als … Continue reading

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Trotz Flüchtlingswelle: Ein Punktesystem für Zuwanderung

Die deutsche Zuwanderungsdiskussion ist in Bewegung – nicht erst seit der jüngsten Flüchtlingswelle. Erfordert eine angemessene Reaktion auf den zunehmenden Mangel an Fachkräften weitere Verbesserungen im Zuwanderungsrecht wie etwa die Einführung eines aktiven Auswahlverfahrens für Zuwanderer aus nichteuropäischen Staaten („Punktesystem“)? … Continue reading

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Arbeit und Digitalisierung

“Werden wir Zeugen einer digitalen Revolution, die unsere Arbeitswelt schon bald auf den Kopf stellt? Wir können nicht mit Sicherheit sagen, wie unsere Arbeitswelt von morgen aussehen wird, aber der Wandel ist da. Heute produziert das größte Medienunternehmen der Welt … Continue reading

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Sir Richard Blundell receives the Nemmers Prize in Economics

Sir Richard Blundell, the David Ricardo Professor of Political Economy at University College London, is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious  Erwin Plein Nemmers prize in economics. The prize is awarded every other year in recognition of major contributions to … Continue reading

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Blundell IZA Prizebook now published in May 2016

Labor Supply and Taxation Richard Blundell Edited by Andreas Peichl and Klaus F. Zimmermann Oxford University Press has announced that the book can now be ordered and will be published on May 17, 2016. The work of 488 pages was … Continue reading

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New Book on EU Enlargement published

In April 2016,  this new Springer – book has been published: Kahanec, Martin, and Zimmermann, Klaus F. (Eds.), Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession Download the product FLYER. And why it must be read: Addresses some of the … Continue reading

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Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi, speaks at CES of Harvard University

Hosted by the Center of European Studies (CES) of Harvard University, Italians Prime Minister Matteo Renzi provides a keynote lecture. The event is chaired by  Peter A. Hall Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University, and takes place on … Continue reading

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Zimmermann in Harvard on the European Refugee Crisis

On March 22, 2016, 2:15 pm, Klaus F. Zimmermann speaks at the Center for European Studies at Harvard on:                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The European Refugee Crisis: Policy Challenges and Perspectives                                                                                                                                                                                                                The European refugee crisis is challenging policy makers because it affects … Continue reading

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Klaus F. Zimmermann spoke on European Migration Challenges

News 10. 2016: Klaus F. Zimmermann on “European Migration Challenges” On three occasions, Zimmermann spoke about research findings of migration economics and their implications for the economy and society at large. He thinks that Europe needs more temporary and permanent … Continue reading

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