Klaus F. Zimmermann

Universität Bonn

Klaus F. Zimmermann acted as IZA’s Founding Director from April 1998 until February 2016. Under his leadership the institute established itself among the world’s leading research institutions and think tanks in the field of labor economics. IZA’s distinguished profile with its influential global research network, state-of-the-art labor market research, and evidence-based policy advice goes back to his initiative and commitment. He left IZA in 2016 and founded the Centre for Population, Development and Labour Economics (POP) at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University. He has been Full Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn (since 1998, currently on leave) and serves as Honorary Professor of Economics at the Free University of Berlin and the Renmin University of China as well as Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Academia Europaea. An author of more than 50 books and numerous contributions to the field’s leading journals, Klaus F. Zimmermann also acts as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Population Economics.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 4230
published in: M. Kahanec and K. F. Zimmermann (eds.), EU Labor Markets after Post-Enlargement Migration, Springer: Berlin, et al. 2009, 3-45
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4201
published in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 2009, 55 (2), 107-120. [Open Access]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4055
published as 'The Effects of EU Enlargement and the Temporary Measures on the German Labor Market ' in: M. Kahanec and K. F. Zimmermann (eds.), EU Labor Markets after Post-Enlargement Migration, Springer: Berlin, et al. 2009, 111-129
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3999
published in: E. Nowotny, P. Mooslechner and D. Ritzberger-Grünwald (eds.), The Integration of European Labour Markets, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009, 9-23
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3913
published by the European Commission as Economic Paper 363, March 2009; and in: Filip Keereman and István Pál Székely (eds.), Five years of an enlarged EU - a positive-sum game, pp. 63-94, Springer: Berlin, et al., 2010
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3890
published in: German Data Forum (RatSWD): Buildung on Progress: Expanding the Research Infrastructure for the Social, Economic, and Behavioral Sciencs, Vol. 2, Opladen and Farmington Hills, MI, 2010, 689 - 701
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3650
Amelie F. Constant, Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2009, 30 (1-2), 5-14
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3595
revised version published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2008, 24 (3), 428-452
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3560
substantially revised version published as 'How Skilled Immigration May Improve Economic Equality' in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2014, 3:2. [Open Access]