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The role of foreign direct investment in growth: Spain, 1964-2013

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds a significant contribution of foreign capital on the accumulated growth of GDP over the period of analysis in Spain. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Nudging Demand for Academic Support Services: Experimental and Structural Evidence from Higher Education

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the demand for academic support services at a large U.S. public university. Approximately one-third of students are never attentive to student services, and the characteristics of advertising messages matter. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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Returns to Education in the Russian Federation: Some New Estimates

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Russia that although the returns to schooling increased for a time, they are now much lower than the global average. Private returns to education are three times greater for higher education compared with … Continue reading

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Motherhood and labor market penalty: a study of the Indian labor market

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the motherhood penalty on the Indian labor market and how it varies across the different cultural values pertaining to different family settings, regions and workplaces. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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“2nd Bank of Italy Human Capital Workshop” held online on the 26th of October, 2020: Program and how to participate.

Below is the program of the “2nd Bank of Italy Human Capital Workshop”, which will be held online on the 26th of October, 2020. Participation is free of charge, but registration is required. To attend please register with: human_capital@bancaditalia.it. The … Continue reading

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Third Webinar in the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program, Cohort 2019-20. Announcement for October 15, 2020.

Third webinar in the GLO Virtual Young Scholar (GLO-VirtYS) Program, Cohort 2019-20 All the presentation in this series are based on the projects that GLO-VirtYS program scholars completed as part of their program participation. This seminar is GLO internal, special … Continue reading

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The Labour Force Status of Transgender People and The Impact of Removing Surgical Requirements to Change Gender on ID Documents

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the labour market effects of removing surgical requirements to change legal gender. 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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Female Human Capital Mismatch: An extension for the British public sector

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the public sector in the UK exhibits a high magnitude of mismatch and is an attractive waiting room for highly-qualified graduates. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization … Continue reading

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33. EBES Conference in Madrid/Spain, October 7-9, 2020.

The 33. EBES (Eurasia Business and Economics Society) Conference in Madrid/Spain on October 7-9, 2020 takes place virtually due to the Coronacrisis: Program. EBES and GLO are partner organizations. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann is also President of EBES. Impressions … Continue reading

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Coronavirus pandemic, remote learning and education inequalities. New research.

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that students unable to learn remotely, because of a lack of the necessary ICT resources at home or at school or of a quiet place to study, experience significant cognitive losses. The Global Labor … Continue reading

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