Category Archives: Interview

An Italian view about the challenges of the #coronacrisis.

The world still struggles about a convincing strategy to handle the #coronavirus crisis. Radical alternatives focus around (i) herd immunity and selective social distancing and (ii) a total lockdown of the economy and the entire society. In previous posts the … Continue reading

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Does less lockdown work? Insights from the Swedish strategy.

The world still struggles about a convincing strategy to handle the #coronavirus crisis. Radical alternatives focus around (i) herd immunity and selective social distancing and (ii) a total lockdown of the economy and the entire society. In previous posts the … Continue reading

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Globalism and Chinese lessons from the Coronavirus crisis. Interview with CCG President Henry Wang.

The world struggles about a convincing strategy to handle the #coronavirus crisis and reflects the consequences thereafter: What are the recommendations from Beijing’s top policy advisor Henry Wang? The most important thing is taking decisive and comprehensive action as soon … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and the Future of Work: Interview with the Brazilian Daily ‘Valor Econômico’

Background interview with Diego Viana, reporter of the Brazilian daily Valor Econômico, who publishes a story on the relationship between the #Coronavirus Crisis and the future of work. Valor Econômico is the largest financial newspaper in Brazil. A Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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The future of the car industry in the face of electromobility, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence, the challenge of China and the coronavirus. Interview with Ferdinand Dudenhöffer.

GLO Fellow Ferdinand Dudenhöffer (St. Gallen University & University Duisburg-Essen) is the Founder and Director of the CAR – Center Automotive Research in Duisburg. A media star on issues dealing with the challenges and perspectives of cars and the industry, … Continue reading

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Names and behavior in a war: Research on intergenerational transmission of nationalism.

In GLO Discussion Paper No. 450, GLO Fellows Stepan Jurajda and Dejan Kovač have recently provided research evidence revealing that given first names of leaders from World War II can predict behavior in the 1991-1995 Croatian war of independence and … 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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Interview with GLO Fellow Junsen Zhang on journal editing. Change in office at the Journal of Population Economics.

Junsen Zhang ( Chinese University of Hong Kong) has been one of the editors of the Journal of Population Economics since 2001. After 19 years of dedicated work he moves on to work as one of the co-editors of the … Continue reading

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CEU Left Budapest to Move to Vienna! Interview with former CEU School of Public Policy Dean Martin Kahanec about the background.

Under political pressure of the Hungarian Government, the Central European University (CEU) has left this year Budapest for Vienna. Leaving behind a wonderful and perfect infrastructure, the university has found an attractive new place in Austria’s capital. The matter represents … Continue reading

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Interview about research and teaching experiences in the Hungarian capital

In the Spring 2019 term, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann has been the George Soros Visiting Chair (GSVC) Professor at the School of Public Policy (SSP) of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. On June 28, he terminated this … Continue reading

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