Category Archives: Events

Migration and telemigration in the gig economy. Forthcoming workshop of the WageIndicator Foundation on September 24, 2021.

Wherever you work, pick your gig: join WageIndicator’s gig webinar on migration and telemigration on September 24. GLO and WageIndicator Foundation are partner organizations. Due to the digital revolution and the COVID-19 pandemic, labor mobility has increased significantly. Migrants use … Continue reading

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Walls and Fences: Insights from the article presented on August 27, 2021 in a Special Academic Session at the 60th Annual Congress of the European Regional Science Association.

The article “Walls and Fences: A Journey Through History and Economics” by GLO Fellow Victoria Vernon and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann was recently published. Zimmermann will present the joint article with Victoria Vernon on August 27, 2021 in a … Continue reading

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First Webinar of the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program for Cohort 2021 on September 9, 2021

Presentations in this series are based on the projects that GLO-VirtYS program scholars complete as part of the their program participation. See for the VirtYs program and the cohort 2021. Mark your calendar. Registration details will be announced in time. … Continue reading

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Call for contributions: 37th EBES Conference in collaboration with FOM University and GLO, Berlin/Germany, October 6-8, 2021. NOW online only & submission deadline moved to September 17, 2021.

Interested researchers are cordially invited to submit their abstracts or papers for presentation consideration. The 37th EBES Conference will take place on October 6-8 2021 in Hybrid Mode (online and in-person). GLO is a co-organizing partner, and FOM University of … Continue reading

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REMINDER: 2021-22 GLO Virtual Young Scholars Program (GLO VirtYS). Deadline for Applications: September 6, 2021.

Global Labor Organization (GLO) invites interested young scholars to apply for participation in the 2021-22 GLO Virtual Young Scholars Program (GLO VirtYS). This is the third cohort of the successful GLO venture to support career developments of young researchers. It … Continue reading

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The rise of walls and fences worldwide & the 60th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall.

On August 13, 1961 the former German Democratic Republic commenced the construction of the #Berlin Wall, which separated West-Berlin from its surroundings until the destruction starting on November 9, 1989. In her article published August 13, 2021 on “As migration … Continue reading

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Five GLO/EHERO Sessions on “Happiness Economics” on the 2021 Virtual Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies on Friday, August 27.

2021 Virtual Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life StudiesISQOLS 2021 CONFERENCE: “Quality-of-life and Adaptation in a Virulent World”VIRTUAL EVENT: 23-27, AUGUST 2021 The 2021 Virtual Conference of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS 2021) on “Quality-of-life and Adaptation … Continue reading

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Call for contributions: 37th EBES Conference in collaboration with FOM University and GLO, Berlin/Germany, October 6-8, 2021. Submission deadline for abstracts is August 20!

Interested researchers are cordially invited to submit their abstracts or papers for presentation consideration. The 37th EBES Conference in Berlin will take place on October 6-8 2021 in Hybrid Mode (online and in-person). GLO is a co-organizing partner, and FOM … Continue reading

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Video of the Handbook Session out! 36th EBES Conference, Istanbul/Turkey, July 1-3, 2021. GLO Handbook Session on “Worker Representation, Labor-Management Relations and Labor Standards” chaired by GLO Fellow Uwe Jirjahn.

The 36th EBES Conference in Istanbul took place July 1-3, 2021 in Hybrid Mode. A highlight of the second day was the GLO Handbook Session on “Worker Representation, Labor-Management Relations and Labor Standards” chaired by GLO Fellow Uwe Jirjahn. GLO … Continue reading

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36th EBES Conference, Istanbul/Turkey, July 1-3, 2021. Highlights of Day 1. EBES Fellow Award to Barry Eichengreen.

The 36th EBES Conference in Istanbul took place July 1-3, 2021 in Hybrid Mode. Highlights of the first day included a session of journal editors on journal publishing and the presentation of the EBES Fellow Award to Barry Eichengreen who … Continue reading

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