by Klaus F. Zimmermann . Today is B-Day, when British voters decide whether to leave or stay in the European Union. For anyone fond of buzzwords the choice is simple: Brexit or Bremain? Yet the data feeding into the referendum are more complex
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
On May 27-28, 2016, the Joint Annual Meeting of the Slovak Economic Association and the Austrian Economic Association (NOeG-SEA 2016) in cooperation with the University of Economics Bratislava took place. The theme of the conference was “Economic Policy in a Dynamic Environment&
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
by J. Ritzen & K. Zimmermann . A substantial literature claims that the strong increase in inequality over the last decade in Western industrial countries such as the US would lead to increasing tensions between different socio-economic groups
The European refugee crisis is challenging policy makers because it affects a wide range of European policy simultaneously. At the Society of Government Economists’ conference Klaus F. Zimmermann will review major research findings of migration economics and their implications f
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