by S. Chowdhury, A. Krause & K. Zimmermann . This paper investigates the effect of drinking arsenic contaminated water on mental health. Drinking water with an unsafe arsenic level for a prolonged period can lead to arsenicosis and associated illness. Based on rich and newly collected hous
by Can Tang, Liqiu Zhao, Zhong Zhao . We present the first systematic study on child labour in China. Child labour is not a negligible social phenomenon in China; about 7.74% of children aged from 10 to 15 were working in 2010, and they worked for 6.75 hours per day on average,
by E. Meschi, E. Taymaz & M. Vivarelli This paper studies the interlinked relationship between globalisation and technological upgrading in affecting employment and wages of skilled and unskilled workers in a middle income developing country. It exploits a unique longit
On April 16, 2016 Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT Klaus F. Zimmerman gave a keynote on "Diaspora Economics: Global Challenges and Perspectives" at the Symposium on “The Economics of Skin Tone, Gender, Ethnicity, and Diaspora“.
Journal of Population Economics Issue 3 of the volume 29 is now available online. Exploit the Free Download of the lead article: "The Immigration and prices: quasi-experimental evidence from Syrian refugees in Turkey" by Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen, J Popul Econ (2016) 29(3): 657-68