- August 17, 2019. How culture stimulates joint housework of couples. New research from the GLO network.
- GLO Fellow Dejan Kovač for President in Croatia?
- August 16, 2019. Recession in sight? How labor market policies may affect wellbeing in an economic crisis. Experiences to learn from the Great Recession.
- E-Scooter — a new fun hobby, but no breakthrough for e-mobility
- EBES-30 Conference in Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 January, 2020. Call for Contributions with Deadline October 31, 2019.
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Category Archives: Research
August 17, 2019. How culture stimulates joint housework of couples. New research from the GLO network.
A new GLO Discussion Paper helps to understand how culture works in the family life of couples. A stronger culture of gender equality is associated with more joint home production of the partners. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an … Continue reading
August 16, 2019. Recession in sight? How labor market policies may affect wellbeing in an economic crisis. Experiences to learn from the Great Recession.
A new GLO Discussion Paper suggests that labor market policies affected wellbeing during the Great Recession in Europe. While generous unemployment support mitigated the negative effects for most of the population, stricter employment protection legislation exacerbated the negative effects. The … Continue reading
EBES-30 Conference in Kuala Lumpur, 8-10 January, 2020. Call for Contributions with Deadline October 31, 2019.
August 12, 2019: Call for contributions for the 30th EBES Conference – Kuala Lumpur; January 8-10, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. GLO supported conference. EBES is the Eurasia Business … Continue reading
Is mortality inequality related to income inequality? New research now available from the Journal of Population Economics
Despite a measured strong cross-sectional relationship between income and health, the study finds no necessary connection between changes in income inequality and changes in health inequality. Read more in: Janet Currie, Hannes Schwandt & Josselin Thuilliez: “Pauvreté, Egalité, Mortalité: mortality … Continue reading
The Nativity Wealth Gap: What is it & what drives it? Now ONLINE & OPEN ACCESS in the Journal of Population Economics.
The paper studies the migrant-native differences in wealth among older households in Europe which is significant and to the advantage of the natives. The importance of origin country, age at migration, and citizenship status in reducing the gap is shown. … Continue reading
Marriage, dowry, and women’s status in rural Punjab: Now ONLINE & OPEN ACCESS in the Journal of Population Economics
Dowry is a common custom in South Asia with rising use and increasing amounts. The paper shows that a higher dowry amount, especially in terms of furniture, electronics, and kitchenware, is positively associated with women’s status in the marital household. … Continue reading
Mental Health, Schooling and Genetic Predisposition: June GLO Discussion Paper of the Month and other June GLO Research Papers
Does schooling attenuates the genetic predisposition to poor mental health. The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of June 2019 provides some empirical support, but the findings are not robust. GLO Discussion Papers are research and policy papers of the GLO Network which are … Continue reading
Internal migration affects the emotional health of elderly parents left-behind in China. New research published in the Journal of Population Economics.
A new study examines how migration of an adult child affects the emotional health of elderly parents left-behind in China. It finds that migration reduces happiness and leads to more loneliness among the elderly. Read more in: Juliane Scheffel & … Continue reading