Category Archives: Science

Remittances Foster Growth and Development

Remittances provide developing economies with the means to grow. Therefore, migration contributes to development. And migration policy is development policy. The 2017 David K Smith Symposium at Middlebury College deals with this issue. Prominent researchers speak (see program below) including … Continue reading

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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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Central European University: Existence in Danger

Budapest, Hungary: The Central European University (CEU) fights for survival. “Concerned citizens in Hungary, Europe, and around the world, express their solidarity with Central European University (CEU) and express concern at proposed legislative changes to CEU’s status in Hungary. These … Continue reading

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New global network – the Global Labor Organization (GLO)

Today, the world faces a rising controversy about the benefits of globalization and international collaborations….  To deal with this challenge, we have now started a new initiative, the GLO, the Global Labor Organization. The catchword will be glabor, hence the … Continue reading

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New Responsibilities in Romania

New responsibilities for POP Co-Director Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and Princeton University): He recently became a member of the Editorial Board of the Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting. In 2016, Zimmermann had visited the Institute for Economic Forecasting … Continue reading

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Latin America Migration Dynamics

In the wake of a dramatic regime switch in US migration policy towards Latin America, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Princeton University and UNU-MERIT) was visiting the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC on January 25, 2017. As a member of the … Continue reading

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Princeton Economics Moved to New Building

Effectively on January 1, 2017 the entire Economics Department and its sections moved to a new building, the Louis A. Simpson International Building, on Washington Road 20, Princeton. Hence, my new postal address is: Klaus F. Zimmermann, Department of Economics, … Continue reading

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Kuznets Prize to Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen

January 5, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago: At a reception organized by Springer Nature, a major scientific publisher, a large crowd of scientists and members of the publication and think tank communities were celebrating the 30th birthday of the … Continue reading

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Chicago: ASSA 2017 Celebrates 30 Years of Population Economics Research

January 5, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago: At a reception organized by Springer Nature, a major scientific publisher, a large crowd of scientists and members of the publication and think tank communities were celebrating the 30th birthday of the … Continue reading

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Zimmermann Honorary Professor Maastricht University

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University and UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, has been granted an honorary appointment for the honorary chair “Economics and Human Resources Innovation”. As an Honorary Professor, he will be associated with the Department of Economics of the School of … Continue reading

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