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Social safety nets in Tunisia: A new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that benefits do not necessarily reach the poor and vulnerable households at the regional level. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and … Continue reading

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Agricultural credits support agricultural productivity: Findings of a new GLO discussion paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper presents cross-country evidence that agricultural credits have a positive impact on agricultural productivity. 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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Smartphone use and academic performance do not coexist well. A new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that smartphone use reduces student success. 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. … Continue reading

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Temporary employment, loneliness at work and job satisfaction: How do they associate? New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that employees with a temporary contract experience more loneliness at work as opposed to employees with a permanent contract. It also reveals that loneliness at work mediates the association between working temporarily and job … Continue reading

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Cancer Survivors: Getting back to work. Literature review in a new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the return rate to the labor market is between 50% and two thirds; survivors face lower work abilities and discrimination. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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New GLO Discussion Paper: How same-sex marriage legalization affects interstate migration in the United States.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that same-sex marriage legalization permanently increased the migration flow of homosexuals moving to more tolerant states in the United States. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions … Continue reading

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What employers have in mind when they consider hiring older applicants. New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that older age signals to recruiters that applicants have lower technological skill, flexibility, and trainability levels. The relevance of these factors decline with higher levels of older workers in the company. The Global Labor … Continue reading

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Robotics Innovation: Findings from AI patenting activities in a new GLO Discussion Paper

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals a tremendous increase in AI patenting activities since 2013 with a significant boom in 2015-2016. While most of AI patenting activities remain concentrated in the sectors of software programing and manufacturing of electronic equipment … Continue reading

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Bribing for health. New GLO Discussion Paper studies the impact of corruption in societies.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that bribing for public services worsens self-assessed health using individual-level data from 28 post-communist countries. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and … Continue reading

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Female Startups in Africa: New GLO Discussion Paper investigates the determinants of success of women entrepreneurs

A new GLO Discussion Paper analyzes the role of networks in the access of female entrepreneurs to start-up capital and firm performance in Eswatini, a country with one of the highest female unemployment rates in Africa. Women who receive support … Continue reading

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