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October 21, 2019. Trans People: Transitioning, Mental Health, and Life and Job Satisfaction. A New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews challenges and perspectives of work policies affecting the well-being of trans people. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform to … Continue reading

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October 20, 2019. School-to-Work Transitions. Report about a joint AIEL-CCME/GLO Session at the 34th AIEL Conference held in Novara/Italy

On September 12-13, 2019 the 34th Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Labour Economists (AIEL) took place in Novara/Italy. During the conference, a joint session AIEL-CCME/GLO was organized. Please find here the program with the speakers in bold, the … Continue reading

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October 19, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘30,000 minimum wages: The economic effects of collective bargaining extensions’

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Portugal that while wages of continuing workers were increasing following an extension, formal employment and wage bills in the relevant sectors were falling. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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October 18, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Does Increased Teacher Accountability Decrease Leniency in Grading?’

A new GLO Discussion Paper assesses the effects of introducing centralized scoring standards into schools with higher and lower quality peer groups. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network … Continue reading

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October 18, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Return, Circular, and Onward Migration Decisions in a Knowledge Society’

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides a state-of-the-art literature review about research that aims to explain the return, repeat, circular and onward migration of the highly-skilled migrants around the world. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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Tatort Buchmesse Frankfurt: Visiting the Bookfare Frankfurt 2019 (Oct 16 – 20). #BuchmesseFrankfurt ; #fbf2019; #Herkunft, #Habeck

Impressions from a visit on October 16, 2019. #Tatort; Saša Stanišić – Winner of the Novel of the year 2019 Award for “Herkunft”; Robert Habeck – German writer and politician, co-chairperson of Alliance ’90/The Greens, a potential candidate for chancellor, … Continue reading

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October 15, 2019. Migration, Populism and the Crisis of Globalization. Call for contributions for a March 2020 event in Pisa/Italy.

March 30-31, 2020 in Pisa, Italy. The GLO supported workshop on “Migrations, Populism and the Crisis of Globalization” will take place at the Department of Economics of the University of Pisa. Submission deadline is 15 January 2020. For a detailed … Continue reading

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October 11, 2019. Gender identity minorities and workplace legislation: A new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews gender identity and workplace legislation at national and international levels across Europe. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform to … 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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October 9, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Intergenerational Income Mobility and Income Taxation’

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies through counterfactual analysis how income taxation affects the correlation of income across generations. Introducing a flat tax regime reduces the correlation in comparison to no taxes, which is enforced through child benefits and a … Continue reading

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