• CV with full list of all publications English | German
  • Archived IZA Bio
  • RePEc ranks Zimmermann no. 109 on its world list of 49,761 economists. Top 0.2% (March 2017)
  • Special research interests: Population, labor, development, migration

OUTPUT: Author or editor of about 55 books, 153 papers in refereed research journals, 148 chapters in collected volumes,  10 contributions in handbook, 110 contributions to policy journals and reports and 514 media contributions.

JOURNALS: Research journal articles in outlets like: Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Public Choice, Sociological Methods and Research, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Mathematical Sociology, Economics Letters, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Surveys, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Quality & Quantity, Scientometrics, International Migration Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, China Economic Review.




Ritzen, Jo & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Fading Hope and the Rise in Inequality in the United States, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-025  Forthcoming: Eurasian Business Review, DOI: 10.1007/s40821-016-0071-3; Prepublication

Simionescu, Mihaela & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Big Data and Unemployment Analysis, GLO Discussion Paper, No. 81, 2017; published in Chinese in Journal of Renmin University of China, Volume 31, No.6, 2 – 11.

Krause, Annabelle, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann, European Labor Market Integration: What the Experts Think, International Journal of Manpower, 38(7) (2017), 954-974.

Kahanec, Martin, Martin Suster & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Adjustments in EU labor markets and the Euro area during the Great Recession: a foreword, International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 38 (7), 910-912.  Permanent link to this document:

Cervellati, Matteo, Uwe Sunde & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Demographic Dynamics and Long-Run Development: Insights for the Secular Stagnation Debate, Working Paper #604, Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section, UNU – MERIT Working Paper # 2016-049, ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy #226 & CEPR Discussion Paper DP 11569. Published:  Journal of Population Economics , Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 401–432; DOI: 10.1007/s00148-016-0626-8

Constant, Amelie F., Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne & Klaus. F. Zimmermann, Reservation Wages of First- and Second -Generation Migrants, UNU – MERIT Working Paper # 2016-050, Applied Economics Letters, 24 (2017), 945-949.

Nikolova, Milena, Monica Roman & Klaus F. Zimmermann. Left Behind but Doing Good? Civic Engagement in Two Post-Socialist Countries. Journal of Comparative Economics, 45 (2017) 658–684; Publication: 2017 Nikolova Roman Zimmermann

Brown, Alessio J.G. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Three Decades of Publishing Research in Population Economics: Journal of Population Economics, 30 (2017), 11-27.

Akay, Alpaslan, Olivier Bargain & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Home Sweet Home?  Macroeconomic Conditions in Home Countries and the Well-Being of Migrants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-038Journal of Human Resources, 52 (2017), 351-373.

Ritzen, Jo &  Zimmermann, Klaus F., Halting Support for the EU, in: Jo Ritzen (Ed.), A Second Chance for Europe. Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union, Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg 2017, 27 –  57.

Ritzen, Jo &  Zimmermann, Klaus F., A Vibrant European Model, in: Jo Ritzen (Ed.), A Second Chance for Europe Economic. Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union, Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg 2017, 59 –  112.

Brown, Alessio J.G. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Die Jagdhunde der Globalisierung einbinden, in Personalführung, 7-8/2017, pp. 32-37.

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Refugee and Migrant Labor Market Integration: Europe in Need of a New Policy Agenda. Mimeo. Presented at the EUI Conference on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees, 29-30 September 2016 in Florence. Published in: Bauböck, R. and Tripkovic, M.,  The Integration of Migrants and Refugees.  An EUI Forum on Migration, Citizenship and Demography, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence 2017, pp. 88 – 100.


Kahanec, Martin & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Post-Enlargement Migration and the Great Recession in the E(M)U: Lessons and policy implications, UNU – MERIT Working Paper #2016-066

Constant, Amelie F. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Towards a New European Refugee Policy that Works. UNU – MERIT Working Paper # 2016-062, CESifo DICE Report – Journal of International Comparisons, 2016, 4, pp. 3-8.

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Pionier der Medienökonomik, in: Jörg Müller-Lietzkow & Felix Sattelberger (Eds.), Empirische Medienökonomie. Reflexionen der Arbeiten von Wolfgang Seufert, Nomos-Verlag, 2016, 52-56.

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Migrationspolitik im Mediensturm (Migration Policy in the Media Storm), Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter, 63 (2016), 497-508.

Zaiceva, Anzelika & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Migration and the Demographic Shift, forthcoming 2016 in: J. Piggott and A. Woodland (Eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, North Holland, Vol. A.

Constant, Amelie F. & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Diaspora Economics: New Perspectives International Journal of Manpower, 37 (2016), No. 7, 1110-1135.

Mbaye, Linguère Mously & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Natural Disasters and Human Mobility, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-040ZEF Working Paper 151International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 10 (2016), 37-56. DOI 10.1561/101.00000082

Chowdhury, Shamal, Annabelle Krause & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016,                              Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Mental Health,                                      Working Paper #607, Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section                                  UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-037;                                                                                         ZEF -Discussion Papers on Development Policy, No.222

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Health Shocks and Well-Being, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 59 (2016), 155-164. DOI 10.1007/s41027-016-0045-0

Akgüc, Mehtap, Xingfei Liu, Max Tani & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Risk Attitudes and Migration, China Economic Review, 37 (2016), 166-176.

Akay, Alpaslan, Olivier Bargain, Corrado Guilietti, Juan D. Robalino & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Remittances and Relative Concerns in Rural China,                                          China Economic Review, 37 (2016), 191-207.

Ritzen, Jo, Caroline Wehner & Klaus F. Zimmermann,                                                 Euroskepticism, Income Inequality and Financial Expectations,                                                  B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 16 (2016), 539-576.

Rinne, Ulf & Klaus F. Zimmermann: Die digitale Arbeitswelt von heute und morgen, Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ), 66. Jahrgang, 18-19, 2. Mai 2016, 3 – 9.

Hinte, Holger, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Punkte machen?! Warum Deutschland ein aktives Auswahlsystem für ausländische Fachkräfte braucht und wie ein solches System aussehen kann, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 17 (2016), 68-87.