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Identity and Labor Market Outcomes of Immigrants

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Italy that immigrants with stronger feelings of belonging to the societies of both the host and home country have higher employment rates, while those who exclusively identify with the host country culture do … Continue reading

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Does social participation improve cognitive abilities of the elderly? New article ONLINE FIRST with free READLINK in the Journal of Population Economics.

A new paper published online in the Journal of Population Economics finds that participating in social activities has significantly positive impacts on cognitive function among the elderly in China. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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Do research universities boost regional economic development? Evidence from China

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for China that research universities can have negative effects on local economic development. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform … Continue reading

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Emigration and development. What are the links?

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that policies supporting development in low-income countries are associated with less emigration to all destinations, including the rich economies. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Grégory Ponthière joins the group of Editors of the Journal of Population Economics

With immediate effect, Grégory Ponthière (UCLouvain) joins the group of Editors of the Journal of Population Economics. He will work with Editors Shuaizhang Feng (Jinan University), Oded Galor (Brown University), Terra McKinnish (University of Colorado Boulder), Editor-in-Chief Klaus F. Zimmermann … Continue reading

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Video from the GLO Virtual Seminar Series available. GLO Fellow Cynthia Bansak (St. Lawrence University) spoke about ‘Endogamous Marriage among Immigrant Groups.

The GLO Virtual Seminar is a monthly internal GLO research event chaired by GLO Director Matloob Piracha and hosted by the GLO partner institution University of Kent. The results are available on the GLO website and the GLO News section, … Continue reading

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Kicking You When You’re Already Down: The Multipronged Impact of Austerity on Crime

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents unambiguous evidence of a negative spillover of the welfare reforms of UK Welfare Reform Act 2012 at the heart of the government’s austerity program on social welfare, which reinforced the direct inequality-worsening effect of … Continue reading

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Immigrant Supply of Marketable Child Care and Native Fertility in Italy

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the recent increase in the supply of child-care services by immigrants has positively affected native fertility in Italy. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Malthus in preindustrial Northern Italy?

A new paper published online in the Journal of Population Economics finds that Northern Italy around 1650–1799 was a more “Malthusian” society than England at that time. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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Self-employment and Subjective Well-Being

A new GLO Discussion Paper discusses evidence and explanations why self-employment is positively associated with job satisfaction. 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 … Continue reading

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