Travel

Travel, events & speeches of Klaus F. Zimmermann

2019

  • 11; 26-27: European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg. Key speaker in the international conference “Striving for competitiveness and inclusion: what policies for Europe?”, panel session on “Skills and digitalisation – addressing the inclusiveness challenge”.
  • 11, 11-13: Sydney/Australia: Inaugural Workshop on “Health, Inequality and Behavior”. The Department of Economics at Macquarie University in collaboration with the Macquarie University Centre for Health Economy (MUCHE) and GLO are organizing this international conference. Klaus F. Zimmermann is keynote speaker. CONFERENCE WEBSITE.
  • 10; 10-12: Lisbon, Portugal. 29th EBES conference.
  • 6; 20: Budapest, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Research Seminar provided on Global Labor Economics. Report.
  • 6; 12-14: Kigali, Rwanda. College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda. 4th EABEW Conference (International Conference of Eastern Africa Business and Economic Watch) on “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation” with GLO support. GLO Fellows Manfred Fischedick, Almas Heshmati and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann are among the invited speakers (Lecture: “The value of global labor mobility“). See for preliminary program.
  • 6; 5: Budapest, Hungary. Central European University  (CEU), The Future of Europe after the European Elections, Chair of the Panel with Martin Kahanec (Budapest), Elsa Fornero (Turin) and Jonathan Portes (London). Report.
  • 6; 4: Bucharest, National Bank of Romania. Speech on “Labor Mobility after the European Elections”. Report.
  • 5-6; 31 May-June 1: Brasov, Romania. Transilvania University of Brasov & GLO. International Conference „Inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Challenges, measures and solutions” (ISEG 2019) Call for papers. Klaus F. Zimmermann is among the invited speakers to provide a keynote about “Pushing for quality research: Publishing in good journals”.
  • 5; 29-31: Coventry, UK. 28th EBES conference. With GLO sessions. Call for papers. Deadline was February 28. EBES President Klaus F. Zimmermann is opening the conference, and is part of two panel discussions on (i) the EU elections and (ii) publishing in research journals. Full conference program.
  • 5; 20-21: Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Uppsala/Sweden. Annual Class Meeting of Social and Related Sciences (Class A2) of the Academia Europea (AE). Report.
  • 5; 8: Budapest, Hungary. George Soros Public Lecture, Central European University  (CEU), School of Public Policy. Report about the event.
  • 4; 10: Hong Kong. Roundtable Consultation on Setting up a World Talent Organization Alliance. Organized by the Center for China & Globalization (CCG). Report about the event. Travel experiences.
  • 4-6; Budapest, Hungary. Klaus F. Zimmermann is George Soros Visiting Chair, School of Public Policy, Central European University (CEU), April-June (Spring Term). Teaching Class Report.
  • 3; 21-22: Guangzhou, China. Jinan University. IESR-GLO Workshop on “Belt and Road” Labor Markets. Organizers: Shuaizhang Feng and Klaus F. Zimmermann. A focus will be China, South Asia and South East Asia. Klaus F. Zimmermann is one of the invited speakers.
  • 3; 17-24: Guangzhou, China. Jinan University. Klaus F. Zimmermann is Visiting Professor at IESR.
  • 3; 15: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. University of Malaya (UM).  Klaus F. Zimmermann provides a Public Seminar on “Publishing in Good Journals”.
  • 3; 14: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. University of Malaya (UM). Joint GU- World Bank Research Seminar of Klaus F. Zimmermann on “Economic Preferences Across Generations“.
  • 3, 13: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. University of Malaya (UM). Joint GLO-UM Public Seminar on “Introducing GLO –  Pushing the Research Frontier on Labor and Human Resources Issues” of Klaus F. Zimmermann.
  • 3; 12: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). Public University Silver Jubilee Lecture on “Global Labor Economics: Challenges and Benefits” and Public Seminar on “Publishing in Good Journals” of Klaus F. Zimmermann.
  • 3; 10-17: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. University of Malaya (UM).  Klaus F. Zimmermann is Visiting Professor at UM.
  • 1; 30: Maastricht, The Netherlands. POP & UNU-MERIT. Research visit and Journal of Population Economics issues.
  • 1; 27-28: Zürich, Switzerland. University of Zürich. Research visit and discussion of GLO developments.
  • 1; 4-6: ASSA 2018; Atlanta, USA. Research and business meetings. Kuznets Prize 2019 of the Journal of Population Economics at the reception of IESR, Jinan University.

2018

  • 12; 19-21: Mumbai, India. 60th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE). Conference participation; paper presentation “Economic preferences across generations: Identifying family clusters from a large- scale experiment” on 19 December. Invited Valedictory Address to the congress on 21 December. Further: Details.
  • 12; 13-15: Seoul, South Korea. Paper presentation at the Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) 2018 Conference.
  • 12; 12: Seoul, South Korea. Research Seminar at Sogang University  on “Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Mental Health”.
  • 12; 8-9: Xiamen University, Xiamen, China. Keynote Speech on “Economic Preferences Across Generations” at the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics. Panel Discussion of Keynote Speakers: “Good Research, Good Topic, and Good Paper in Economics”.
  • 12; 3-5: Kigali, Rwanda. African Economic Conference 2018, a collaborative annual event hosted by the African Development Bank, Economic Commission for Africa, and the United Nations Development Program on the topic: “Regional and Continental Integration for Africa’s Development”. Panel Speaker.
  • 11; 29-30: Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration e.V. , Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik Berlin. Speech (in German) about “Wer emigriert warum und wie gelingt die Integration in den Arbeitsmarkt?“ (Who migrates why?). Annual Meeting, Darmstadt/Germany
  • 11; 28-29: European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg. Speaker in the high-level EIB-ECB (European Central Bank) conference on “Investment, Technological Transformation and Skills”.
  • 11; 18-21: Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden. Keynote speech at workshop about journal publication. Paper discussion and research meetings.
  • 11; 9-14: Baku, Azerbaijan. Visit of the Institute of Global Economic Problems, speeches and local contacts.
  • 10-11; 31-2: Hong Kong/China. FOM-KAS-GLO Joint Research Conference. “Climate Change and Human Responses.” Speaker and Co-organizer.
  • 10; 26: Beijing/China. Beijing Normal University, Department of Economics; Research Seminar on “Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Mental Health”
  • 10; 25: Beijing/China. School of Labor and Human Resources of Renmin University; Research Seminar on “Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Mental Health”
  • 10; 21: Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing/China. Third Annual Conference of Labor Economics in China. Keynote speech on “Migration and Wellbeing”.
  • 10; 20-21: Renmin University of China, Beijing/China. Conference on “The Chinese Labor Market”.  Keynote speech on “Recent Labor Market Research on China”.
  • 10; 12: Beijing/China. “EU-China Social Protection Reform Project.” 2018 Workshop. Event participation.
  • 10; 8-31: Renmin University of China, Beijing/China. Visiting Professor.
  • 07; 05-06: Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich, Linz/Austria. Panel contribution about the role of labor mobility for social cohesion. The 45th Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO).
  • 07; 03-04: Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Uppsala/Sweden. Annual Class Meeting of Social and Related Sciences (Class A2) of the Academia Europea (AE). Report.
  • 06; 26-28: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht/Netherlands. Annual internal research conference. Presentation of two research papers. Details. Report.
  • 06; 18-20: Sintra, Portugal. Conference center Penha Longa Resort. ECB Forum on Central Banking on “Price and Wage – Setting in Advanced Economies” organized by the European Central Bank. Panel speech. More details. Background paper for panel speech: GLO DP 230.
  • 05; 29: UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University. Public PhD defense. Committee member. Announcement. Reporting.
  • 05; 23-25: FOM University, Berlin/Germany. 25th Conference of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES). Further information can be found here: Conference call; EBES Fellow Award; GLO Activities; Highlights EBESGLO Highlights Report with various pictures.
  • 05; 16: Cologne, Germany. FOM University Cologne Study Center. Appointment ceremony of GLO Fellow Alexander Spermann to FOM Professor. Participation. Report in German.  Report in English.
  • 04; 18: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht. Migration Seminar about “The Economics of Walls and Fences”. Seminar speech. Report.
  • 3; 11-20: Guangzhou/China; Jinan University; Research and contact visit. Career seminar. GLO-IESR workshop participation and paper presentation. Public Policy Lecture on European Migration.  Debate with Editor of “Social Science in China”.  Debate with Dean & GLO Fellow Shuaizhang Feng on unemployment.
  • 03; 28: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht. Report. Research visit.
  • 03; 1-2: St Petersburg/Russia. Paper presentation at the Second International Labour Forum of the Government of St Petersburg. Paper presentation.
  • 02; 27: Vienna, Austria. Panel event DIE WEIS[S]E WIRTSCHAFT about the migration and integration policy of the new Austrian government. Panel participation. Announcement. Detailed report and analysis of the policy in English. Report and Video of the event.
  • 02; 26: Vienna, Austria. Conference of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber on the “The European Labor Market – between Unemployment and Shortages of Skilled Labor”. Speech on “Challenges and Chances of the Free European Mobility of Workers” and participated on a Plenary Panel about the labor markets of Austria, Poland and Romania. Outline and report in English. Background interview with the “Salzburger Nachrichten”.
  • 02; 21-22: Glasgow/Scotland. University of Strathclyde. Contacts and Research Seminar presentation.
  • 02; 14-17: Nicosia and University of Cyprus. Evaluation Committee and Research visit. Report.
  • 02; 9: Washington, DC; USA. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Workshop on Latin America. Participation. Report.
  • 02; 8: Washington, DC; USA. Kuznets Prize 2018 Dinner of the Journal of Population Economics. Report.
  • 01; 5-7: Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA), in Philadelphia, USA. Report.

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