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“.
Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen from the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey received the 2017 Kuznets Prize for their article “Immigration and prices: quasi-experimental evidence from Syrian refugees in Turkey,” Journal of Population Economics (2016), 29(3), pp. 657-686. The p
Journal of Population Economics Issue 4 of the volume 29 is now available online. Issue 4/29 is the first issue hosted by POP at UNU-MERIT. Exploit the Free Download of the lead article Parental investment responses to a low birth weight outcome: who compensates and who reinforces? b
The 2015 Journal Citation Reports have just been released and we are pleased to announce the Journal of Population Economics’ new impact factor: 1.139. The impact factor has increased continuously since 2008 and peaked at 1.47 in 2013, and after an IF of 1.109 it reached 1.139 i