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Erasmus Exchange Program – A Matter of (Relatively) Older Students.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds long-term evidence that the youngest cohort students participate less often in the Erasmus exchange program than older cohort members. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Social Remittances

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews the economic literature on social remittances. 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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Ethnic Diversity, Concentration of Political Power and the Curse of Natural Resources.

A new GLO Discussion Paper predicts that in the presence of natural resources and rent seeking, ethnic diversity increases concentration of political power, reduces income per capita and increases income inequality. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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32nd EBES Conference from Istanbul, August 5-7, 2020. Final Program available.

The 32nd EBES (Eurasia Business and Economics Society) Conference in Istanbul was moved to August 5-7, 2020 due to the Coronacrisis. It takes place virtually. The final program is now available. EBES and GLO are partner organizations. GLO President Klaus … Continue reading

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How to map the health of labor markets.

A new GLO Discussion Paper advertises for the unemployment-to-population ratio and the inactivity-to-population ratio as two highly appropriate and complementary measures of labor market health. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Journal of Population Economics: One third rise in submissions, highest impact factor ever, fast editorial decisions.

Report of the Editor-in-Chief 2020 (23 July, 2020) PDF of Report The Journal of Population of Economics is an international quarterly that publishes original theoretical and applied research in all areas of population economics, household economics, and human resources. This … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Lockdown in Louisiana: Effects on Mobility and Traffic Accidents.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the stay-at-home order led to a large decrease in traffic accidents as a large decrease in mobility in Louisiana. Further, the composition of accidents has changed. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an … Continue reading

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Unemployment of Unskilled Labor due to COVID-19 led Restriction on Migration and Trade

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that restrictions on migration causes unemployment while the effects of restrictions on trade are not so clear. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international … Continue reading

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Short-term impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on the Greek labor market.

A new GLO Discussion Paper suggests that in Greece during the COVID-19 period job separations were lower than usual but employment declined due to a dramatic slowdown in hiring. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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Does immigration decrease far-right popularity? Evidence from Finnish municipalities.

A new paper published in the Journal of Population Economics finds that immigration indeed decreases far-right votes in Finland and provides an explanation. Read more OPEN ACCESS: Does immigration decrease far-right popularity? Evidence from Finnish municipalities Jakub Lonsky Download PDF … Continue reading

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