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Research team wins prestigious research grant on ‘Migrant Ageing and Wellbeing’ in Australia. And more activities at Macquarie University, Sydney.

In 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, and President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) was a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He has recently affiliated further with Macquarie University by accepting to join the local Centre for … Continue reading

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Fascinating New Economic Research Freely Available from the GLO Discussion Paper Series of December 2018

The post links to the freely available GLO Discussion Papers of December 2018 and promotes two of the fascinating research contributions for a wider policy debate. Both papers deal with the relationship between migration and globalization. Anti-migration sentiments and threatened … Continue reading

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How to create jobs in Africa? Arbeitsplätze für Afrika! Interview des Magazins “afrika wirtschaft” des Afrika-Vereins der deutschen Wirtschaft mit dem Bonner Arbeitsmarktforscher Klaus F. Zimmermann

“Die Bevölkerung auf dem afrikanischen Kontinent wächst deutlich schneller als die Zahl der Arbeitsplätze. Jahr für Jahr strömen 20 Millionen Menschen auf den afrikanischen Arbeitsmarkt. Was ist das beste Rezept, um schnell und nachhaltig Jobs zu schaffen?” (Afrika Wirtschaft, 4/2018, … Continue reading

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60th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics ended in Mumbai

On December 16, Klaus F. Zimmermann had moved from Seoul/South Korea to Mumbai/ India, to participate at the 60th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), which took place on 19-21 December at the Indira Gandhi Institute … Continue reading

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Visiting the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) in Mumbai

On December 16, Klaus F. Zimmermann has moved to Mumbai, India, for the 60th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), which takes place 19-21 December at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR). He will … Continue reading

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GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann spoke at AASLE in Seoul about parental learning among ethnic German migrants to Germany.

The President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University), reached South Korea on December 11 to speak first on December 12 in a research seminar at Sogang University Seoul about “Arsenic Contamination of Drinking … Continue reading

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November 2018: New GLO Discussion Papers & Discussion Paper of the Month on Sources of Inequality in East Africa

The discussion paper of the month (see below) deals with the sources of inequality in East Africa. It concludes that promoting equity in education requires policies that go beyond raising average school quality and should attend to the distribution of school … Continue reading

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October 2018: New GLO Discussion Papers & Discussion Paper of the Month on Human Consequences of Smog

The Discussion Paper of the Month October 2018 (see below) presents a remarkable review of the growing economic and epidemiologic evidence linking air pollution, cognition performance and real-world decision making. All by a leading expert of the field, GLO Fellow & … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann visited Sogang University in Seoul/South Korea to deliver a research seminar

On his pre-Christmas conference and lecture tour through Asia, the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University), reached South Korea on December 11 using Korean Airlines from Xiamen to Seoul. He spoke on … Continue reading

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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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