Category Archives: Research output

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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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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Zimmermann speaks in New Delhi on Rural Household Development

On December 19-21, 2016, the Economics and Planning Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi organizes its prestigious 12th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development. (See the conference program for further details.) At the conference, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Princeton … 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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Klaus F. Zimmermann – New Research in 2016

RESEARCH PAPERS  2016 (21). Klaus F. Zimmermann (Princeton University and UNU-MERIT) has published or prepared 21 research papers in 2016. Titles and links: Zimmermann, Klaus F., Refugee and Migrant Labor Market Integration: Europe in Need of a New Policy Agenda. … Continue reading

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Arsenic contamination of drinking water and mental health

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University and UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, spoke on 4 November 2016  in a Research Seminar at McMaster University about “Arsenic contamination of drinking water and mental health” in Bangladesh. The paper investigates the effect of drinking arsenic contaminated … Continue reading

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Jobs for Development

A Jobs and Development Conference was held at the Word Bank in Washington DC on November 2 – 3, 2016. It was organized by the Network on Jobs and Development Group, which is a partnership of five research institutions from … 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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How do parents respond to low birth weight outcomes?

Free access  to a new study by Brandon J. Restrepo  just published in the Journal of Population Economics.      The paper analyzes how parental investment responds to a low birth weight (LBW) outcome and finds important differences in investment responsesby maternal … Continue reading

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