Category Archives: Policy

Visiting University of Cyprus and Nicosia

In evaluation missions, #GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & Bonn University) has visited Nicosia and its University of Cyprus on February 14 – 17, 2018 for intensive talks and learning. He has also been frequently on both … Continue reading

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GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann advises the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC

Migration between South America and the United States has become an issue of rising interest. In this context, a project supported by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has highest importance that investigates, documents and analyzes the international migration dynamics in … Continue reading

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Workaholics around the world: Where people work most hours

Facts or myth? Lazy Greeks, hard working Germans or Americans? Japanese facing death from overwork – “karoshi”? The facts provide a different picture. The OECD – based chart below shows the share of workers in 2015 working 60 or more … Continue reading

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Zukunft weiter ungesichert: SPD-Sonderparteitag in Bonn macht nur mühsam den Weg frei für Verhandlungen über große Koalition

Bonn – Deutschland. Sonntag, 21. Januar 2018 (An English comment) “Die Sozialdemokraten haben auf ihrem außerordentlichen Parteitag in Bonn mit quälender Mehrheit die Aufnahme von Koalitionsverhandlungen mit der Union beschlossen. Es ist zu hoffen, daß der ökonomische und politische Musterknabe … Continue reading

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Zimmermann aus Australien in Bonn zurück. Horst Köhler ehrt den GLO – Präsidenten

Der Bonner Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Klaus F. Zimmermann (Prof. em. der Universität Bonn und Ko-Direktor von POP an UNU-MERIT in Maastricht und Honorarprofessor der Universität Maastricht) ist am 19. Dezember 2017 von einer zweimonatigen Forschungs- und Vortragsreise durch die Universitäten Australiens nach … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann: Eminent Scholar Melbourne University, November – December 2017.

Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University), had been granted the prestigious Australian Eminent Research Scholar Award. He was resident in November and December 2017 at The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research of … Continue reading

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Zimmermann spoke at a conference of Asian and Australasian Labor Economists in Canberra

The Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) was created to promote research and cooperation in Labour and Applied Economics across Asia and Australasia. The inaugural conference of the AASLE brought together from 7-9 December 2017 over 400 researchers … Continue reading

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Zimmermann delivered keynote at Australian Labour Economists event (ALMR) in Canberra

The 28th Australian Labour Market Research (ALMR) Workshop brought together high-quality labour economic research that engages actively with policy makers. The workshop took place on 6-7 December 2017 at The Realm Hotel, 18 National Circuit Barton, Canberra, Australia. The event … Continue reading

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Zimmermann in Adelaide: The Future of Government & Migration Challenges

During his tenure as Eminent Scholar and Visiting Professor at Melbourne University and Macquarie University, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) has also been in Adelaide. He … Continue reading

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Zimmermann has been Visiting Professor at Macquarie University and provided a public lecture in the Lighthouse Lecture Series in Sydney

In November 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) has been a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University in Sydney/Australia. He discussed research issues and policy perspectives with faculty … Continue reading

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