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Is happiness U-shaped everywhere? Age and subjective well-being in 145 countries.

A new paper published ONLINE FIRST in the Journal of Population Economics provides global evidence that the U-shaped happiness-age curve is everywhere. Read more in: Is happiness U-shaped everywhere? Age and subjective well-being in 145 countries David G. Blanchflower Published … Continue reading

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Long Live the Vacancy

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the role of long-term vacancies in a Diamond-Mortensen-Pissarides style search and matching model calibrated to the US economy and identifies a vacancy depletion channel. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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Pay Gaps and Mobility for Lower and Upper Tier Informal Sector Employees: an investigation of the Turkish labor market

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the wage gap between formal and informal sector workers in Turkey confirming that an informal wage penalty is persistent even after unobserved heterogeneity is taken into account. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an … Continue reading

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Unemployment, Immigration, and Populism: Evidence from Two Quasi-Natural Experiments in the United States

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the effects of unemployment and unauthorized immigration on attitudes related to populism and populist voting in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Food Security: Panel Data Evidence from Nigeria

A new GLO Discussion Paper quantifies the overall and differential impacts of COVID-19 on household food security, labor market participation and local food prices in Nigeria. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions … Continue reading

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Second Webinar in the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program, Cohort 2019-20. First announcement for September 17, 2020.

Second webinar in the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program, Cohort 2019-20 All the presentation in this series are based on the projects that GLO-VirtYS program scholars completed as part of their program participation. This seminar is GLO internal, special … Continue reading

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First Webinar in the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program, Cohort 2019-20: Report and Video.

First webinar in the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program, Cohort 2019-20 All the presentation in this series are based on the projects that GLO-VirtYS program scholars completed as part of their program participation. September 10th Program Sydney (10pm), Beijing … Continue reading

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#VeniceFilmFestival: Mexican Filmmaker Michel Franco received the Grand Jury Prize of the Venice Film Festival 2020 for “NEW ORDER”, a “harrowing, ultra-violent coup d’etat thriller” considered to be his “most ambitious & darkest film”.

Announced yesterday night: My Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio 2017 colleague Michel Franco won the Grand Jury Prize of the Venice Film Festival 2020 with his new coup d’etat thriller “New Order” about a distressing drama …. set in a dystopian Mexican … Continue reading

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Education and gender role attitudes in China

A new paper published ONLINE FIRST in the Journal of Population Economics finds that the extra schooling induced by the compulsory schooling reform from the 1986 Compulsory Education Law in China leads to more egalitarian gender role attitudes. Read more … Continue reading

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Excess churn in integrated labor markets.

A new paper published ONLINE FIRST in the Journal of Population Economics finds for Norway evidence of high excess churn rates in firms with many workers from the new EU member states. This leads to a reallocation of labor within … Continue reading

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