Category Archives: Research

Social Assimilation and Labor Market Outcomes of Migrants in China.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that identifying as local residents significantly increase migrants’ hourly wages and reduce hours worked, although their monthly earnings remained barely changed. Further findings suggest that migrants with strong local identity are more likely to … Continue reading

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Pension and Health Services Utilization: Evidence from Social Pension Expansion in China

A new GLO Discussion Paper evaluates the effects of pensions on older adults’ health service utilization, and estimates the size of pension required to influence such utilization. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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Gender-Specific Effects of Import Competition on Individual Fertility Decisions

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that import competition affects fertility through reduced earnings, though differently for male and female workers. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and … Continue reading

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The Economic and Social Impact of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Migrant Remittances: An Overview of Tunisia and Morocco

A new GLO Discussion Paper analyzes the economic impact of Covid-19 by focusing on the implications for migrant remittances in Tunisia and Morocco. 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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Violent Conflict Exposure in Nigeria and Labor Supply of Farm Households

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that exposure to violent conflict significantly reduces the total number of hours worked in Nigerian farm households. 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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Gulags, Crime, and Elite Violence: Origins and Consequences of the Russian Mafia

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the origins and consequences of the Russian mafia. 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 … Continue reading

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Job Status, International Migration and Educational Choice

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that people who consider migrating abroad will have either lower years of schooling, or generally have not completed professional schools. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions … Continue reading

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Finance, gender, and entrepreneurship: India’s informal sector firms

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds strong empirical evidence supporting the crucial role of financial access in promoting entrepreneurship among informal sector firms in India. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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Beyond the added-worker and the discouraged-worker effects: the entitled-worker effect

A new GLO Discussion Paper identifies and analyses a new effect related to the cyclical behavior of labor supply: the Entitled-Worker Effect (EWE) and provides evidence for the effect in Spain. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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What drives social returns to education? A meta-analysis.

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents that education can generate important externalities that contribute towards economic growth and convergence. 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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