Category Archives: New Book

Walls and Fences: A Journey Through History and Economics

The article “Walls and Fences: A Journey Through History and Economics” by GLO Fellow Victoria Vernon and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann is now published. Walls and Fences: A Journey Through History and Economics – Download PDFby Vernon, Victoria & … Continue reading

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Alfredo Toro Hardy: “China versus the US. Who will prevail?” A new book explains why the rising confrontation between China and the US has become structural and not simply conjectural.

The rising rivalry between China and the US generates concerns around the world. In his new book (China versus the US. Who will prevail?), Alfredo Toro Hardy (Venezuelan Scholar and Diplomat) provides an insightful analysis of open questions and mysteries … Continue reading

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Publish a book in “Population Economics”!

You may wish to publish a book in “Population Economics”. The editors of the Journal of Population Economics support the “Population Economics” book series of Springer. See for more details on the book series. And study the flyer below. The … Continue reading

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Book launch in Brussels: A second chance for Europe. Jo Ritzen presents his new book now in Spanish at a crucial time for Europe. Una segunda oportunidad para Europa. Klaus F. Zimmermann leads the panel discussion.

Una segunda oportunidad para Europa (A Second Chance for Europe) calls upon us to rethink and reboot the European Union. The discontents of globalization threaten European values and call for a new economic order. EU Member States are backsliding on … Continue reading

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October 10, 2019. All the good jobs are gone. The rise in underemployment and the societal consequences. Hélène Syed Zwick on the new book of David G. Blanchflower.

In his new book, GLO Research Director Danny Blanchflower has explained us why the job market is not as healthy as we think, in particular he promotes to look at underemployment instead of unemployment. glabor.org had announced the book earlier … Continue reading

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From walls to seawalls: Climate change is predicted to redesign the game of walls worldwide.

The United States is still debating its wall with Mexico. As Victoria Vernon & Klaus F. Zimmermann have documented, building walls between countries has become fashion over recent decades signalling the widespread rising fears about globalization. The number of walls … Continue reading

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More Europe is needed to meet the future challenges of the continent in the globalized world. Report on a book presentation in Berlin by Maastricht University Professor & GLO Fellow Jo Ritzen.

The Berlin Government Office (Landesvertretung) of the State of North Rhine – Westphalia hosted on Friday April 5 the launch of the German book of ‘A Second chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union’ presented … Continue reading

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Book Presentation in Berlin on Friday, April 5: A Second Chance for Europe? Jo Ritzen, former Vice President of the World Bank, Dutch Minister for Education and President of Maastricht University presents his ideas about the future of Europe.

A book launch of the German version of ‘A Second chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union’, edited by Prof. Jo Ritzen and originally published with Springer will take place on April 5, 2019 in … Continue reading

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New Book on Linking Research to Policy Advice to Bridging the Gaps for a Better World & Other Studies on Populism.

Related to the interactions between media, populism and migration is a new Oxford University book also free access online, to which GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann has contributed a chapter. See: Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2019), Gaps and Challenges of Migration … Continue reading

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Global solidarity generates higher wellbeing: Klaus F. Zimmermann in The International Economy Symposium on “Why is Populism on the Rise and What Do the Populists Want?”.

“What problems are today’s populists seeking to address? Are followers of populist leaders driven by economic insecurity at a time of rising economic inequality and subpar growth, or by a reaction against progressive values, or both?” The International Economy magazine. … Continue reading

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