GLO Researchers at the UNU-MERIT Internal Conference 2018

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Co-Directors of POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), participated on June 26 – 28, 2018 at the UNU-MERIT Internal Conference 2018 and discussed with colleagues recent research activities.

In this large event, GLO – Fellow Wim Naudé, Maastricht University, and GLO Cluster Lead “Occupations and Development” presented his paper “Start-Up Accelerators as Tool to Facilitate Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries: A Critical Assessment”.

Wim Naudé speaking.

Zimmermann presented two papers:

  • Migration Policy as Development and Innovation Policy (with Alessio J. G. Brown and Marco Vivarelli)
  • Evaluating Intergenerational Persistence of Economic Preferences: A Large Scale Experiment with Families in Bangladesh (with Shyamal Chowdhury and Matthias Sutter)

and acted as a discussant of

  • Racky Balde (UNU-MERIT): The Eff ects of a Tougher Regulation of the Informal Sector: Evidence from South Africa

Zimmermann presenting paper on economic preference formation.
(Picture courtesy of GLO Fellow Franziska Gassmann, UNU-MERIT.)

Naudé and Zimmermann after a discussion of research & GLO issues in front of UNU-MERIT.

Klaus F. Zimmermann also met and spoke with GLO Fellow Alessio J. G. Brown, Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University.


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