Category Archives: Economics

Economic Stars 2017: Journal of Population Economics strongly represented

The Economic Stars present the top cited, highly downloaded, and most shared journal articles published 2016 in the Springer economics journals. Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University & UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, is President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and Editor-in-Chief of … Continue reading

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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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Prominent Scientists on 30 Years of the Journal of Population Economics

Views of prominent scientists (see below) on the 30th Anniversary of the Journal of Population Economics are contained in the first issue 2017, now in print and already available online. All articles are available free of charge until December 15, … Continue reading

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Migrationspolitik in der Flüchtlingskrise

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

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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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Washington DC: Free Trade Negotiations Must Go On

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

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New Literature on the Economics of Aging

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

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Zimmermann: Back to Boston from Europe

Klaus F. Zimmermann is currently based at the Center for European Studies (CES) of Harvard University. He just returned from a lecture and information tour through Europe to advertise for his new book and to study and discuss Brexit, the … Continue reading

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Zimmermann Debates the Future of Europe in Brussels

On his recent lecture and information tour through Europe, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Harvard University and UNU-MERIT) has visited Brussels on July 4-5, 2016 to discuss the future of Europe with representatives from the EU Commission and local researchers and scientists. … Continue reading

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Zimmermann on Britain after the Brexit in “The International Economy”

In a contribution about “An EU disintegration after Brexit is not a likely possibility” recently published in The International Economy, Spring 2016, 26-27, as part of a set of articles of prominent public individuals, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Center for European … Continue reading

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