Category Archives: Research

Cancer Survivors: Getting back to work. Literature review in a new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the return rate to the labor market is between 50% and two thirds; survivors face lower work abilities and discrimination. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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New GLO Discussion Paper: How same-sex marriage legalization affects interstate migration in the United States.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that same-sex marriage legalization permanently increased the migration flow of homosexuals moving to more tolerant states in the United States. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions … Continue reading

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What employers have in mind when they consider hiring older applicants. New GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that older age signals to recruiters that applicants have lower technological skill, flexibility, and trainability levels. The relevance of these factors decline with higher levels of older workers in the company. The Global Labor … Continue reading

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Robotics Innovation: Findings from AI patenting activities in a new GLO Discussion Paper

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals a tremendous increase in AI patenting activities since 2013 with a significant boom in 2015-2016. While most of AI patenting activities remain concentrated in the sectors of software programing and manufacturing of electronic equipment … Continue reading

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Bribing for health. New GLO Discussion Paper studies the impact of corruption in societies.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that bribing for public services worsens self-assessed health using individual-level data from 28 post-communist countries. 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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Female Startups in Africa: New GLO Discussion Paper investigates the determinants of success of women entrepreneurs

A new GLO Discussion Paper analyzes the role of networks in the access of female entrepreneurs to start-up capital and firm performance in Eswatini, a country with one of the highest female unemployment rates in Africa. Women who receive support … Continue reading

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An exploratory study of populism for Italy

A new GLO Discussion Paper is providing evidence that heterogeneity in populism does not follow a left/right divide. 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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Estimating Poverty for Refugee Populations

A new GLO Discussion Paper firstly measures poverty among refugees. 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. GLO Discussion … Continue reading

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Employee Representatives Foster Firm Performance

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that in Portugal employee representatives foster firm performance through increased training of workers. 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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Trade in Information Technologies and Changes in the Demand for Occupations

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that the China-driven fall in IT prices has increased the demand for high wage occupations and reduced the demand for low wage occupations. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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