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  • European Migrationby Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 139.99

    Developed countries, especially in Europe, face a number of issue related to migration: social and economic disruptions caused by the declining demand for unskilled labour and resulting unemployment, a shortage of skilled labour in many professions, increasing international competition for highly qualified human capital, radical demographic changes,... more...

  • Can Germany Stand Up to International Locational Competition?by Rainer Winkelmann; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 67.36

    Hauptbeschreibung Unternehmen konkurrieren um Kunden, während Regionen und Staaten um Unternehmen, um deren Arbeitsplätze und Steuerzahlungen konkurrieren. Bei der Standortwahl müssen die Unternehmen weder absatz- noch input-orientiert sein. Vielmehr können sie auch - als "footloose industries" - allein Lohnkostenvorteile nutzen. Für Hochlohn-Standorte... more...

  • Twenty Years of Economic Reconstruction in East Germany.by Christian Wey; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 65.25

    Hauptbeschreibung This year marks the 20th anniversary of German reunification. The events of autumn 1989 revealed that the GDR was not just politically but also economically bankrupt. Given the large-scale emigration to the West after the fall of the Wall, the D-Mark was introduced quickly, despite widespread rejection of this measure by the leading... more...

  • The Economy, Crises, and the Labor Market.by Klaus F. Zimmermann; Christian Wey

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 73.67

    Hauptbeschreibung The year 2009 was marked by a deep global economic crisis triggered by turbulence on the financial markets. The crisis has affected different countries' economies to differing degrees. The impact on national labor markets was even more severe, and wider in scope, than the resulting economic slump itself. It appears likely that the... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Marketsby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... more...

  • Rom und Karthagoby Klaus Zimmermann; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 15.48

    Der Konflikt der beiden antiken Großmächte Rom und Karthago endete mit der vollständigen Vernichtung der einen und dem Aufstieg der anderen zur Weltmacht. Klaus Zimmermann beleuchtet zunächst die politischen Beziehungen beider Staaten von ihren ersten Kontakten bis zum Ende der nordafrikanischen Metropole. Inhalt und Auswirkungen der römisch-karthagischen... more...

  • Colonialism and Missionary Linguisticsby Klaus Zimmermann; Birte Kellermeier-Rehbein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Missionaries played a central role in establishing colonialism (intellectual conquest) inasmuch as they described the ?exotic languages? they encountered as an instrument of their missionary work. The language standardization they worked towards often came with Eurocentric manipulation. This volume provides detailed insight into the interrelationship... more...

  • Zuwanderung und Arbeitsmarktby Klaus F. Zimmermann; Holger Hinte; Yuichi Mori

    Springer 2005; US$ 59.99

    Die Zuwanderungspolitik der letzten Jahrzehnte ist eine Politik des gebremsten Erfolges. Immer weniger Migranten stehen dem Arbeitsmarkt aktiv zur Verfügung. Falsche Arbeitsmarktanreize spielen dabei eine wichtige Rolle. Eine kritische Bilanz von Erfolgen und Misserfolgen der Arbeitsmarktintegration von Zuwanderern ist notwendig, um Kurskorrekturen... more...

  • Ethnicity and Labor Market Outcomesby Amelie F. Constant; Konstantinos Tatsiramos; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 154.95

    How immigrants and their descendents fare in the host society and in particular in the labor market is a very important question. While differences among ethnicities have been found to be marked and persistent within many host countries, and while the labor market consequences of diversity have been recognized, they have not been sufficiently examined.... more...

  • Migrationby Riccardo C. Faini; Jaime de Melo; Klaus Zimmermann

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 107.00

    This 1999 volume investigates the link between trade and factor mobility, particularly labour migration, from theoretical and empirical perspectives. more...