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September 21, 2019. ‘Parental responses to differences in children’s revealed abilities’: Forthcoming in the Journal of Population Economics.

The article finds that parents compensate disadvantaged children with greater cognitive resources using data from primary school-aged Ethiopian siblings. Read more in: Wei Fan & Catherine PorterReinforcement or compensation? Parental responses to children’s revealed human capital levels, forthcoming Journal of … Continue reading

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September 19, 2019. Asylum seekers are more likely to work with more inclusive labor market access regulations! New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Switzerland that inclusive labor market policies increase the labor market participation of asylum seekers. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and … Continue reading

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September 12, 2019. Parental Migration Critically Affects Non-cognitive Development of Children in Rural China’. New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that parental migration has a significant negative effect on children’s non-cognitive development. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform to … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial

18th anniversary. See also. The chart shows the number of World Trade Center-related FDNY deaths by year. See statista. “July finally saw the long and drawn out battle to compensate 9/11’s ill first responders come to an end. President Trump … Continue reading

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September 11, 2019. “Income Inequality and the Size of Government in Europe” is the GLO Discussion Paper of the Month in August.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of August finds that government redistribution through expenditures is a useful tool capable of reducing net income inequality, and even more effectively than has been predicted by previous studies.    GLO Discussion Papers are … Continue reading

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September 10, 2019. Reminder: Submission deadlines approaching for GLO supported conferences.

GLO is affiliated with many events and conferences over the year. For our complete listing see the GLO Events page. New events will be announced on the GLO News page, where you can register to obtain regular email messages. Close … Continue reading

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September 9, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Early Childcare & Immigrant Children’s Educational Performance’

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the effect of early childcare attendance differs between native and immigrant children. Early childcare seems to be particularly relevant for immigrant children from a disadvantaged background. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an … Continue reading

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September 8, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘The gender wage gap among PhD holders’

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Italy a gender gap of 5% to 8% in hourly wages among PhD holders with sizeable differences by sector of employment and field of specialization. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, … Continue reading

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September 7, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Family Size and Sibling Structure & the Great Mexico-US Migration’

A new GLO Discussion Paper on the Great Mexico-US migration finds that large families per se do not boost offspring out-migration. The likelihood of migrating is higher for sons and decreases sharply with birth order. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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September 7, 2019. Call for contributions for the ‘Australian Gender Economics Workshop’, 5-7 February 2020. Submission deadline is 13 September 2019!

The third edition of the Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW) will take place in Brisbane at the Queensland University of Technology on 5-7 February 2020. The aim of AGEW is to foster a community of economic researchers who can collectively … Continue reading

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