Category Archives: News

August 17, 2019. How culture stimulates joint housework of couples. New research from the GLO network.

A new GLO Discussion Paper helps to understand how culture works in the family life of couples. A stronger culture of gender equality is associated with more joint home production of the partners. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an … Continue reading

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GLO Fellow Dejan Kovač for President in Croatia?

GLO Fellow Dejan Kovač (Princeton University) is running for President in Croatia. Dejan Kovač (Princeton University and GLO) has announced his campaign for the upcoming presidential elections in Croatia. See: Media report. YouTube. Facebook. Personal Website. Dejan Kovač said: “Croatia … Continue reading

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August 16, 2019. Recession in sight? How labor market policies may affect wellbeing in an economic crisis. Experiences to learn from the Great Recession.

A new GLO Discussion Paper suggests that labor market policies affected wellbeing during the Great Recession in Europe. While generous unemployment support mitigated the negative effects for most of the population, stricter employment protection legislation exacerbated the negative effects. The … Continue reading

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E-Scooter — a new fun hobby, but no breakthrough for e-mobility

E-Scooters are a hot topic this summer; I have examined one in Bonn. Is this a solution for short-distance e-mobility? Perhaps just extra fun for additional short-distance mobility, not really a substitute for cars and public transportation with longer distances … Continue reading

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EBES-30 Conference in Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 January, 2020. Call for Contributions with Deadline October 31, 2019.

August 12, 2019: Call for contributions for the 30th EBES Conference – Kuala Lumpur; January 8-10, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. GLO supported conference. EBES is the Eurasia Business … Continue reading

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Is mortality inequality related to income inequality? New research now available from the Journal of Population Economics

Despite a measured strong cross-sectional relationship between income and health, the study finds no necessary connection between changes in income inequality and changes in health inequality. Read more in: Janet Currie, Hannes Schwandt & Josselin Thuilliez: “Pauvreté, Egalité, Mortalité: mortality … Continue reading

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German-British relationships at times of the Brexit. Exhibition in Haus der Geschichte Bonn.

Always worth visiting. Bonn, August 2019. 10.07.2019–08.03.2020 Exhibition : Very British. A German Point of View Ends;

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GLO Supported Events September-December 2019; forthcoming deadlines

December; 7-8: Beijing, China. Renmin University of China. Second Renmin University – GLO conference. Special call forthcoming soon. December; 5-6: Colombo, Sri Lanka. 6th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development 2019 (ICPSD 2019). GLO is the strategic partner, M. … Continue reading

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Leaving Budapest.

Over April – June 2019, Klaus F. Zimmermann has been George Soros Visiting Chair Professor at the School of Public Policy of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. On June 28, he terminated this engagement and returned to the … Continue reading

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New research from the GLO network: Childcare in Vietnam – how Asian females perform in the labor market. And free access to all GLO research papers from May 2019.

Accessible childcare services enhance women’s labor market performances and reduce gender gaps, now supported by research for Vietnam. The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of May 2019  explores the relationship between the use and availability of childcare and maternal … Continue reading

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