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Category Archives: Economics
How to create jobs in Africa? Arbeitsplätze für Afrika! Interview des Magazins “afrika wirtschaft” des Afrika-Vereins der deutschen Wirtschaft mit dem Bonner Arbeitsmarktforscher Klaus F. Zimmermann
“Die Bevölkerung auf dem afrikanischen Kontinent wächst deutlich schneller als die Zahl der Arbeitsplätze. Jahr für Jahr strömen 20 Millionen Menschen auf den afrikanischen Arbeitsmarkt. Was ist das beste Rezept, um schnell und nachhaltig Jobs zu schaffen?” (Afrika Wirtschaft, 4/2018, … Continue reading
After two days of scientific discussions, the joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference about “Climate Change and Human Responses” (DETAILS) co-organized by the Global Labor Organization (GLO), FOM University of Applied Sciences and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) met on 2 November 2018 German … Continue reading
Two Fellows of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have just published a new study on “Wealth and Homeownership: Women, Men and Families” with the prominent publisher Palgrave Macmillan. In this timely book, Mariacristina Rossi and Eva Sierminska analyze the complex … Continue reading
Inter-generational transmission of fertility preferences in Romania: How the 1966 abortion ban has affected the demand for children in the next-generation
How do fertility preferences transfer between generations within families? In a new Discussion Paper of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), GLO Fellow Federico H. Gutierrez (Vanderbilt University) provides evidence using a historical event, the 1966 abortion ban in Romania. Current … Continue reading
As migration research has shown, restricting free labor mobility leads to more migrants in the host country. People stay longer or forever and bring family. My 2014 article on Circular Migration has reviewed this point providing evidence for Mexico and … Continue reading
Trouble is currently generating once again the payment of German child allowance abroad. 343 million euros were spent on foreign children living abroad in 2017, significantly less than in the previous year (414 million euros). It is true that payments … Continue reading
GLO President Zimmermann spoke in Policy Panel of DIE WEIS[S]E WIRTSCHAFT in Vienna evaluating the migration and integration policy objectives of the new Austrian government
In a series of evaluation events, the Vienna-based DIE WEIS[S]E WIRTSCHAFT, an independent group of policy analysts supporting evidence-based policymaking, has brought together experts to discuss and evaluate the new Austrian government coalition contract. A last round of experts met … Continue reading
GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT and Melbourne University) met researchers on December 14 at Monash University for academic exchange. Yves Zenou (Monash University and GLO) in his office. Asad Islam and Yves Zenou (both Monash University and GLO) … Continue reading
The Economic Stars present the top cited, highly downloaded, and most shared journal articles published 2016 in the Springer economics journals. Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University & UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, is President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and Editor-in-Chief of … Continue reading
A substantial public debate is concerned about declining growth and secular stagnation with negative consequences for jobs and earnings. A new published paper takes a global, long-run perspective on the recent debate about secular stagnation, which has so far mainly … Continue reading