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Estimating Poverty for Refugee Populations

A new GLO Discussion Paper firstly measures poverty among refugees. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform to stimulate global research, debate and collaboration. GLO Discussion … Continue reading

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GLO President met CCG President Henry Wang in Beijing and returned to Bonn

In the morning of December 12, the Beijing-based Center for China and Globalization (CCG), a leading non-governmental think tank in China dedicated to the study of globalization, received GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann. CCG President Henry Wang (also a GLO … Continue reading

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Academic exchange in top Beijing Universities: Renmin University of China, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Normal University, and Peking University.

GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann has a history of three decades of collaborations with Chinese academic researchers, has published frequently in Chinese and is since 2006 a Honorary Professor at Renmin University of China in Beijing. During his recent visit … Continue reading

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Employee Representatives Foster Firm Performance

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that in Portugal employee representatives foster firm performance through increased training of workers. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform … Continue reading

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Trade in Information Technologies and Changes in the Demand for Occupations

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that the China-driven fall in IT prices has increased the demand for high wage occupations and reduced the demand for low wage occupations. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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2020 Kuznets Prize of the Journal of Population Economics Awarded on January 3, 2020 at the ASSA Meeting in San Diego/USA.

2020 Kuznets Prize Awarded to Gautam Hazarika, Chandan Kumar Jha & Sudipta Sarangi Gautam Hazarika (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley), Chandan Kumar Jha (Le Moyne College, Madden School of Business), and Sudipta Sarangi (Virginia Tech) will receive the 2020 … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2020 Annual Congress of the Swiss Society for Economics and Statistics in Zürich.

The 2020 Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES/SGVS) on June 18-19 takes place at the University of Zürich organized by the Department of Economics. GLO Fellow and GLO Country Lead Switzerland Rainer Winkelmann heads the … Continue reading

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Second GLO-Renmin University Labor Economics Conference in Beijing: Second Day on December 8, 2019.

The second day of the Second GLO – Renmin University of China Conference on Labor Economics in Beijing finished on 8 December 2019. More details and full program; report on day 1; place: North Hall, Century Hall, RUC. December 8, … Continue reading

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Second GLO-Renmin University Labor Economics Conference in Beijing: First Day on December 7, 2019.

The first day of the Second GLO – Renmin University of China Conference on Labor Economics in Beijing finished on 7 December 2019. More details and full program; place: North Hall, Century Hall, RUC. Conference organizers are GLO Fellows Corrado … Continue reading

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GLO President visits Beijing Research Institutions from December 5 – 12, 2019. On December 5, he gave a luncheon keynote to a large international conference on ‘Vocational Education and Training Development’

On his one-week trip to Beijing/China, Klaus F. Zimmermann, President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and Bonn University, arrived on December 5 to participate in a one-day event: For the Future: International Conference on Vocational Education and Training Development … Continue reading

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