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Conscription and Military Service: Do They Result in Future Violent and Non-Violent Incarcerations and Recidivism?

A new GLO Discussion Paper examines the effect of USA military service in Vietnam on incarceration outcomes, with effects among white volunteers and veterans in certain birth cohorts. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization … Continue reading

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Bonn Snowperson. January 17, 2021.

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Mobility under the COVID-19 Pandemic: Asymmetric Effects across Gender and Age.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that lockdowns had a larger impact on the mobility of women and younger cohorts. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual … Continue reading

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Assessing Targeted Containment Policies to Fight COVID-19

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides an assessment of the targeted approach to COVID-19 containment. Under a targeted policy, the optimal containment reaches a larger portion of the population than under a blanket policy. Compared to a blanket policy, a … Continue reading

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The COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 US presidential election: The disease has contributed to the US election outcome.

A new article published in the Journal of Population Economics suggests that Donald Trump would likely have won re-election if COVID-19 cases in the United States had been 5 percent lower. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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Socio-demographic factors associated with self-protecting behavior during the Covid-19 pandemic in the USA.

A new paper published online in the Journal of Population Economics discusses why it is so vital to understand what drives people to engage in or refrain from health-related behaviors during a pandemic and reveal the role of socioeconomic differences … Continue reading

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Australia: Implications of COVID-19 labour market shocks for inequality in financial wellbeing.

A new paper published online in the Journal of Population Economics indicates that the negative COVID-19 labour market effects are felt the most by people in the lowest percentiles of the financial wellbeing distribution suggesting significant increases in financial wellbeing … Continue reading

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Consequences of War: Japan’s Demographic Transition and the Marriage Market.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the decrease in the male to female sex ratio in World War II contributed to a lower decline in fertility and child mortality rates in postwar Japan. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is … Continue reading

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Identity and Labor Market Outcomes of Immigrants

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Italy that immigrants with stronger feelings of belonging to the societies of both the host and home country have higher employment rates, while those who exclusively identify with the host country culture do … Continue reading

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Does social participation improve cognitive abilities of the elderly? New article ONLINE FIRST with free READLINK in the Journal of Population Economics.

A new paper published online in the Journal of Population Economics finds that participating in social activities has significantly positive impacts on cognitive function among the elderly in China. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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