Research

  • 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, European Economic Review.

RECENT RESEARCH PAPERS:

2018

Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2018), Social Cohesion and Labor Mobility, forthcoming in: Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ) (2018), Economic and Monetary Union – Deepening and Convergence, Proceedings of the 5 -7 July 2018 International Conference in Linz. Prepublication.

Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2018), Identity Economics, forthcoming in: Schaltegger, C. and Frey, B. S., 21st Century Economics. Economic Ideas You Should Read and Remember. Springer Nature. 2018.

Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2018), Reflections on Wage-setting, forthcoming in: ECB (2018), Price and Wage-Setting in Advanced Economies, Proceedings of the 18-20 June 2018 ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal. GLO Discussion Paper, No. 230.

Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2018), Gaps and Challenges of Migration Policy Advice: The German Experience, forthcoming in: Ruhs, M., Palme, J. and Tamas, K., Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy-making on Migration and Integration, Oxford University Press.

Ritzen, Jo & Klaus F. Zimmermann, Fading Hope and the Rise in Inequality in the United States, Eurasian Business Review, (2018) 8:1–12. DOI: 10.1007/s40821-016-0071-3; UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-025; Prepublication version: Prepublication

2017

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. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2017-0188  Permanent link to this document: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2017-0188

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2016.04.006

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.

Zimmermann, Klaus F., La migration en faveur du développement: des défis aux opportunités, Revue d’Économie du Développement, 25 (2017), No. 1, 13-30.
Migration for Development: From Challenges to Opportunities, Revue d’Économie du Développement, 25 (2017), No. 1, 13-30. (English Issue.) Pre-publication version (in English): GLO Discussion Paper, No. 70, 2017.

2016

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, in: J. Piggott and A. Woodland (Eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, North Holland, Vol. A, 2016, 119 – 177.

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.

2015

Holger Hinte, Ulf Rinne und Klaus F. Zimmermann: Flüchtlinge in Deutschland: Herausforderungen und Chancen (Refugees in Germany: Challenges and chances), Wirtschaftsdienst, 95 (2015), 744-751.

Ulf Rinne und Klaus F. Zimmermann: Zutritt zur Festung Europa? Neue Anforderungen an eine moderne Asyl- und Flüchtlingspolitik (Access to Fortress Europa? New demands on a modern asylum and refugee policy), Wirtschaftsdienst, 95 (2015), 114-120.

2014

Klaus F. Zimmermann: Migration, Jobs and Integration in Europe, Migration Policy Practice, Vol. IV, Number 4, October – November 2014, 4 – 16.

Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann, How Skilled Immigration May Improve Economic Equality, IZA Journal of Migration, (2014), 3:2.

2013

Ulf Rinne and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Is Germany the North Star of Labor Market Policy?, IMF Economic Review, 61 (2013), pp. 702-729.

Karl Brenke, Ulf Rinne and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Short-Time Work: The German Answer to the Great Recession, International Labour Review, 152 (2013), pp. 287-305; also in Spanish: Desempleo parcial, la respuesta alemana a la Gran Recesión, Revista Internacional del Trabajo, Special Issue: Los mercados de trabajo europeos y la crisis económica, 132 (2013), pp. 325-344; also in French: Le chômage partiel: réponse de l’Allemagne face à la grande recession, Revue international du Travial, Numéro special: Les marchés du travail européens face à la crise, 152 (2013), pp. 311-33.

2012

Ulf Rinne and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Another Economic Miracle? The German Labor Market and the Great Recession, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 1:3 (2012); reprinted as ‘Un altro miracolo economico? Il mercato del lavoro tedesco e la grande recessione’, in: Diritto delle Relazioni Industriali, 2013, 23 (2), pp. 401-423

2009

Dorothea Schäfer and Klaus F. Zimmermann,  Bad Bank(s) and Recapitalisation of the Banking Sector, Vox of 13 June 2009; 17,896 reads (as of 18 June 2018).

2005

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Eine Zeitenwende am Arbeitsmarkt, APuZ – Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 16 (2005), 3-5 of 18 April 2005.

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