GLO Fellows Wim Naudé & Alessio J. G. Brown with GLO President Zimmermann at UNU-MERIT annual internal research conference

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. Zimmermann presented two papers:

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

At this important 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.

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 about long-term GLO strategies and their joint research paper with GLO Fellow Marco Vivarelli.