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INBAM & GLO join forces

The International Network of Business & Management Journal Editors (INBAM) brings together experienced journal editors and world class researchers. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) deals with the challenges related to human resources in a global context. Both organizations decided to … 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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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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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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Book Presentation Budapest

Brexit symbolizes the new worries about internal European mobility. At the same time, the additional fears generated by the refugee crisis crowds out the necessary debate about new labor migration to Europe. Against this background, Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. … Continue reading

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Forschungsinstitutionen zwischen akademischer Exzellenz und politischer Relevanz

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University und UNU-MERIT, hält am 12. Oktober 2016 die WU-Lecture in Economics in der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. Er spricht zum Thema „Forschungsinstitutionen zwischen akademischer Exzellenz und politischer Relevanz“. Nach der Begrüßung durch Dekan Jesus Crespo hält Zimmermann … Continue reading

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Migrant and Refugee Integration in Europe: A New Deal

The European migration and refugee challenge is still not under control. Without a New European Deal it cannot be mastered. The background for new strategies are discussed on 29-30 September 2016 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Conference … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters and Human Mobility

In a new paper with Linguère Mously Mbaye we review the effects of natural disasters on human mobility or migration. Although there is an increase of natural disasters and migration recently and hence more evidence to observe, the relationship remains … Continue reading

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NBER Summer Institute 2016

In all over July, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the most important think tank of the United States, organizes its traditional NBER Summer Institute 2016. On July 27, the economists debated the value of academic institutions for economy … Continue reading

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