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Living and Working in Corona Times: Interview with Director Paulien Osse of the WageIndicator Foundation

Recently, the WageIndicator Foundation had announced the Continuous Global Online Survey ‘Living and Working in Corona Times’. (See also the report in the GLO NEWS on March 29.) Two months later, the team has already collected 14,000 valid observations from … Continue reading

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Fear and Dissatisfaction in the COVID-19 Pandemic

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that restrictions on mobility and requirements to wear protective gear in public in response to the coronavirus crisis increases dissatisfaction and that the state-imposed emergency increases feelings of anxiety. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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Decomposing the rising trend in female labor force participation

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents that the rising trend in female labor force participation in Australia largely depends on changes in real wages, population composition changes, and changes in labor supply preference parameters. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is … Continue reading

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Occupation Tasks and Mental Health in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that COVID-19 had drastic negative effects on labour market outcomes in Canada, with the largest effects for younger, not married, and less educated workers. Reported mental health is significantly lower among the most affected … Continue reading

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Yale Economist and GLO Fellow T. Paul Schultz gets 80

T. Paul Schultz is the Malcolm K Brachman Professor Emeritus of Economics at Yale University. With a BA (1961) from Swarthmore College and a PhD (1966) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he spent most of his academic life … Continue reading

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Working from Home, Income Inequality and the Coronavirus

A new GLO Discussion Paper investigates the impact of Covid-19 on working from home and the consequences in Italy: working from home tends to benefit male, older and high-paid employees, as well as those living in provinces more affected by … Continue reading

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Cross-survey imputation methods to estimate poverty among refugees

A new GLO Discussion Paper tests the performance of cross-survey imputation methods to estimate poverty for a sample of refugees in Chad. 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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Implications of Hidden Researcher Decisions for Research Output in Applied Microeconomics.

A new GLO Discussion Paper replicates two published articles by seven independent research teams each to document the huge variety of different research strategies chosen and their large differences in outcomes. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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Data needs for growth and in crises: Can the Social Media be of help?

Like in the financial market crisis, the world struggles again in the #coronavirus crisis with data needs to proper respond to the challenges. Why are data so important, and why are social media data not a simple solution? Some insights … Continue reading

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Strategic Partnership of IESR & GLO

The Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) at Jinan University and the Global Labor Organization (GLO) intensify their collaborations, as IESR Director Shuaizhang Feng and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann have declared. IESR Director Shuaizhang Feng has been appointed … Continue reading

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