March 11, 2019. Early evening in Kota Kinabalu, Island of Borneo in Malaysia. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann enjoyed a joint dinner with members of the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, in Sabah, the Northern Malaysian state on Borneo Island, including Dean & Associate Prof. Raman Noordin, his host, GLO Fellow Dr. Beatrice Lim and GLO Affiliate & Lecturer Dr. Borhan Abdullah. Beatrice Lim is also Senior Lecturer and Head of the Human Resource Economics Program of the Faculty.
In the morning of March 12, Klaus F. Zimmermann provided the public University Silver Jubilee Lecture on “Global Labor Economics: Challenges and Benefits” and after a longer break to discuss issues with many prominent faculty members, a public Seminar on “Publishing in Good Journals”. About 400 people attended the festive ceremony around the Silver Jubilee Lecture and around 40 stayed to learn and discuss about the art of publishing in good academic journals. The two events were part of a day-long seminar (see below) of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy on “Global Labor Economics: Challenges and Benefits” with a series of paper presentations of local scholars in the afternoon.
The event was opened and chaired by Professor Dr. Rasid Mail, Deputy Vice Chancelor (Academic & International), and the introductory speech was delivered by Professor Datuk Dr. Kasim Mansur. The session on publishing was chaired by Senior Lecturer Dr. James Eng. A large number of academic staff, including those of other faculties of the university were attending the event and the discussions in the break. Some downloadable references to the talk of Klaus F. Zimmermann:
Walls and Fences: A Journey Through History and Economics– Download PDF by Vernon, Victoria & Zimmermann, Klaus F.
Global Labor Organization Discussion Paper No. 330.
Migration for Development: From Challenges to Opportunities – Download PDF by Zimmermann, Klaus F.
Global Labor Organization Discussion Paper No. 70.
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