Category Archives: Research

October 21, 2019. Trans People: Transitioning, Mental Health, and Life and Job Satisfaction. A New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews challenges and perspectives of work policies affecting the well-being of trans people. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform to … Continue reading

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October 19, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘30,000 minimum wages: The economic effects of collective bargaining extensions’

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Portugal that while wages of continuing workers were increasing following an extension, formal employment and wage bills in the relevant sectors were falling. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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October 18, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Does Increased Teacher Accountability Decrease Leniency in Grading?’

A new GLO Discussion Paper assesses the effects of introducing centralized scoring standards into schools with higher and lower quality peer groups. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network … Continue reading

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October 18, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Return, Circular, and Onward Migration Decisions in a Knowledge Society’

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides a state-of-the-art literature review about research that aims to explain the return, repeat, circular and onward migration of the highly-skilled migrants around the world. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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October 11, 2019. Gender identity minorities and workplace legislation: A new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews gender identity and workplace legislation at national and international levels across Europe. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual platform to … Continue reading

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October 9, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Intergenerational Income Mobility and Income Taxation’

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies through counterfactual analysis how income taxation affects the correlation of income across generations. Introducing a flat tax regime reduces the correlation in comparison to no taxes, which is enforced through child benefits and a … Continue reading

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October 7, 2019. Evidence from Switzerland: Asylum seekers are more likely to work with more inclusive labor market access regulations. GLO Discussion Paper of the Month: September & all GLO Discussion Papers from this month.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of September finds that inclusive labor market access regulations substantially increase the employment chances of asylum seekers, in particular if the language distance is short. GLO Discussion Papers are research and policy papers of … Continue reading

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October 6, 2019. Job creation on ‘The quasi-market of employment services in Italy’

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the shortcomings and merits of the first experiment of establishing a quasi-market in the provision of employment services. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an … Continue reading

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October 5, 2019. New GLO Discussion Paper on ‘Depression from Household Air Pollution by Solid Fuel Use in China’

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents evidence on the impact of household air pollution on mental health in China. 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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October 4, 2019. Ineffective impact: Assessing the legal value added of collective bargaining agreements

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that collective bargaining in Portugal has a relatively small role as a source of effective labor law. 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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