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. 3450
substantially revised version published in: Oxford Handbook on Economic Inequality, Oxford University Press, Oxford et al., 2009, 455 - 490
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3271
published in: Scientometrics, 2009, 80 (1), 233-254
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3260
Amelie F. Constant, Liliya Gataullina, Klaus F. Zimmermann
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2009, 30 (1-2), 70-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3070
substantially revised version published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2014, 12 (1): 83-103. [Open Access]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3063
Amelie F. Constant, Klaus F. Zimmermann
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6 (2-3), 424-433
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3056
published in: Ekonomia, 2007, 10 (1), 1-17
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3050
Amelie F. Constant, Rowan Roberts, Klaus F. Zimmermann
published in: Urban Studies, 2009, 46 (9), 1879-1898
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2999
Amelie F. Constant, Klaus F. Zimmermann
published as 'Circular and Repeat Migration: Counts of Exits and Years Away from the Host Country' in: Population Research and Policy Review, 2011, 30 (4), 495-515 [here]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2605
published as ,And Then There Were Four… How Many (and Which) Measures of Active Labor Market Policy Do We Still Need?' English version; in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 2007, 53 (3), 243-272
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2537
substantially revised version published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2012, 1, Article 5 [Open Access]