GLO President Zimmermann spoke at Bonn University

Back at Bonn University: Klaus F. Zimmermann, is affiliated with Princeton University, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University, and ZEF at Bonn University, among others. He is also President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO). He has been President of the DIW Berlin and is Founding Director of IZA.

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 Zimmermann spoke in a main building of Bonn University in front of a large number of registered participants in the lecture series “Evaluation and Evidence Based Policy Making in Germany“ about

Labor Migration and the Role of Evaluation

Zimmermann addressed the differences between public opinions about migration and scientific evidence. References to research output can be found on his website.

The meeting was chaired and introduced by Dr. Sven Harten, Deputy Director of the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval).

The lecture series “Evaluation and Evidence Based Policy Making in Germany“ is organized by the Coordination Unit “Sustainable Development in International Cooperation“ of the University of Bonn and the German Institute for Development Evaluation (Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit; DEval). In the lecture series, evaluation experts analyze and discuss the methods and role of evaluation in the context of German public policy. While the topics discussed are wide-ranging, the common thread that runs through the series is how complex issues of public policy can be assessed in a methodologically rigorous manner whilst assuring successful stakeholder management and yielding useful and timely results.

Zimmermann and DEval Deputy Director Harten (right) at Bonn University


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