Category Archives: Policy

Global Insights – eine Meinung: Coronavirus und das Elend des “Lockdowns”.

Wie die Prognostiker in der Finanzmarktkrise können heute die Virologen noch nicht viel über das neue Virus wissen. Deshalb ist nicht überraschend, daß nach einer Periode des Zögerns der Herdeneffekt des Handelns einsetzt. Sobald der/die Erste losrennt, weil sie/er glaubt, … Continue reading

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The lockdown strategy on the Coronavirus has negative consequences for emotions and wellbeing of South Africans.

“COVID-19 Lockdown plays havoc with emotions and our “Happiness Index” stays under pressure“, GLO Fellows Talita Greyling and Stephanié Rossouw find in a new study. The lockdown strategy shows immediate negative consequences for wellbeing in South Africa. The Gross National … Continue reading

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New survey on Life with Corona. An invitation to participate.

The Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and the COVID-19 disease continue to spread across the world. A new Life with Corona study will provide valuable information for researchers studying the social and economic implications of the Coronavirus pandemic. LINK to the survey website. … Continue reading

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WageIndicator Foundation announces CORONA Virus Work Life Survey.

Amsterdam; 29 March, 2020. The WageIndicator Foundation announces the Continuous Global Online Survey ‘Living and Working in Corona Times’! Press Release. The WageIndicator Foundation led by GLO Fellow Paulien Osse as the Director, is a long-term partner of the GLO. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and the Future of Work: Interview with the Brazilian Daily ‘Valor Econômico’

Background interview with Diego Viana, reporter of the Brazilian daily Valor Econômico, who publishes a story on the relationship between the #Coronavirus Crisis and the future of work. Valor Econômico is the largest financial newspaper in Brazil. A Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Only two…. Social Distancing. Germany in Transformation.

As of March 23, 2020, Germany bans groups of more than 2 outside the house. Will this stop the Coronavirus and the expected rise in fatal casualties significantly and for how long? Is the shut-down of large parts of the … Continue reading

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Association of African Young Economist (AAYE) joines GLO as a supporting organization.

The Association of African Young Economist (AAYE) has joined GLO as a supporting organization. GLO Fellow Christian-Lambert Nguena is the President of AAYE. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann expressed his excitement about this additional connection of his organization on the … Continue reading

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October 19, 2019. Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Conference on ‘Youth Transitions’ in Geneva/Switzerland, February 20-21, 2020. Call for contributions by November 15, 2019.

GLO is collaborating in the Organization of  The  Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Conference on Youth Transitions, organized by the Center for Finance and Development of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, on the 20-21 February 2020 in Geneva/Switzerland. The … Continue reading

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October 15, 2019. Migration, Populism and the Crisis of Globalization. Call for contributions for a March 2020 event in Pisa/Italy.

March 30-31, 2020 in Pisa, Italy. The GLO supported workshop on “Migrations, Populism and the Crisis of Globalization” will take place at the Department of Economics of the University of Pisa. Submission deadline is 15 January 2020. For a detailed … Continue reading

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October 8, 2019. GLO and University of Kent/UK affiliate.

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) and the University of Kent (UoK) affiliate. The two organizations will support each other in their common missions on research and educational issues. UoK will provide a local platform of GLO in the UK. The … Continue reading

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