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Temporary employment, loneliness at work and job satisfaction: How do they associate? New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that employees with a temporary contract experience more loneliness at work as opposed to employees with a permanent contract. It also reveals that loneliness at work mediates the association between working temporarily and job … Continue reading

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Cancer Survivors: Getting back to work. Literature review in a new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the return rate to the labor market is between 50% and two thirds; survivors face lower work abilities and discrimination. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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Interview with GLO Fellow Dejan Kovač: After the Race for President of Croatia

In 2019, Dejan Kovač, GLO fellow and a former postdoc at Princeton University, left his position in the US and joined the presidential race in Croatia as a candidate. He did not become the president of Croatia, but in his … Continue reading

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New GLO Discussion Paper: How same-sex marriage legalization affects interstate migration in the United States.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that same-sex marriage legalization permanently increased the migration flow of homosexuals moving to more tolerant states in the United States. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions … Continue reading

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What employers have in mind when they consider hiring older applicants. New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that older age signals to recruiters that applicants have lower technological skill, flexibility, and trainability levels. The relevance of these factors decline with higher levels of older workers in the company. The Global Labor … Continue reading

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Robotics Innovation: Findings from AI patenting activities in a new GLO Discussion Paper

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals a tremendous increase in AI patenting activities since 2013 with a significant boom in 2015-2016. While most of AI patenting activities remain concentrated in the sectors of software programing and manufacturing of electronic equipment … Continue reading

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Bribing for health. New GLO Discussion Paper studies the impact of corruption in societies.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that bribing for public services worsens self-assessed health using individual-level data from 28 post-communist countries. 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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Female Startups in Africa: New GLO Discussion Paper investigates the determinants of success of women entrepreneurs

A new GLO Discussion Paper analyzes the role of networks in the access of female entrepreneurs to start-up capital and firm performance in Eswatini, a country with one of the highest female unemployment rates in Africa. Women who receive support … Continue reading

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ASSA 2020 in San Diego. Impressions from the Kuznets Prize Reception with IESR of Jinan University

On January 3, the Kuznets Prize of the Journal of Population Economics was given to Gautam Hazarika, Chandan Kumar Jha, and Sudipta Sarangi at the IESR/Jinan University reception with Jim Heckman, Klaus F. Zimmermann and Shuaizhang Feng: Shuaizhang Feng (Dean … Continue reading

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ASSA Meeting in San Diego started: Kuznets Prize Ceremony Tonight with Nobel Prize Winner Jim Heckman present.

The Kuznets Prize of the Journal of Population Economics is given tonight in San Diego/USA at the IESR reception (6-8pm) at the ASSA 2020 Conference. Details on the prize -winning article, the authors and the event. Entry is open freely … Continue reading

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