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GLO – supported Workshop on “Health, Inequality and Behavior” with GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann at Macquarie University, Sydney/Australia, ended November 13.

GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann has been a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University in 2017. Now he was speaking at a GLO – supported Workshop on “Health, Inequality and Behavior” organized at the University under the leadership of Kompal Sinha, … Continue reading

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Former communist party members are often successful entrepreneurs. A new GLO Discussion Paper explains why.

Former communist party members often become successful entrepreneurs. A new GLO Discussion Paper is the first study to separate the causal effect of former Communist party membership from self-selection. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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Health, Inequality and Behavior: GLO – supported Workshop with GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann on November 11-13 at Macquarie University, Sydney/Australia

Arrived from China, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann is visiting Macquarie University in Sydney from November 5-14. In 2017, he had been a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University before. Zimmermann enjoyed again the lovely city and its facilities, including the … Continue reading

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Bargaining Agreement Extensions May Cause Unemployment and Firm Closures. Findings in the GLO Discussion Paper of the Month October.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of October investigates the economic effects of sector-wide bargaining agreements in Portugal, finding that extensions may contribute to unemployment and firm closure. GLO Discussion Papers are research and policy papers of the GLO Network which are widely … Continue reading

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US Gun Ownership, Lethality and Murder Rates: Analysis and Policy Proposals in a New GLO Discussion Paper

A new GLO Discussion Paper discusses the US gun-related murder rate and places it in an international perspective, where the US rate is 27 times the average rate for 22 other developed countries; and the gun ownership rate is over … Continue reading

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Social Contacts, Dutch Language Proficiency and Immigrant Economic Performance in the Netherlands: New GLO Discussion Paper

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals that in the Netherlands good social contacts and a good mastery of the native language enhance immigrants’ economic performance. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Quantity and Quality of Work in the Platform Economy: A New GLO Discussion Paper

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews this timely issue for the digital labor markets where labor-intensive services are traded by matching requestors (employers and/or consumers) and providers (workers). The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization … Continue reading

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What governments can do: Workplace Positive Actions, Trans People’s Self-Esteem and Human Resources’ Evaluations

A new GLO Discussion Paper surveys evidence in the literature that trans people’s self-esteem and self-respect can be enhanced by policy makers’ positive actions to promote inclusivity at the workplace. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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Italians at work: New GLO Discussion Paper provides the anatomy of the Italian occupational structure

A new GLO Discussion Paper demonstrates that the Italian occupational structure is strongly hierarchical, with the locus of power distinct by the locus of knowledge generation. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions … Continue reading

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Special Issue Part II of the International Journal of Manpower on ‘Contributions to School-to-Work Transitions’ edited by Pastore & Zimmermann

Contributions to school-to-work transitions: vocational training, skill mismatch and policy The persistently high youth unemployment rates in many countries are of major concern in society and a challenge for researchers to provide evidence for policy-making (Francesco Pastore and Zimmermann, 2019; … Continue reading

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