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A Critical Review: Do Public Program Benefits Crowd Out Private Transfers in Developing Countries?

A new GLO Discussion Paper reviews recent literature on public program benefits to conclude that there may well be net social gains. 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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Evaluating a Large Public-Works Program for India: Why Guarantee Employment?

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals the positive effects of a large Indian public works program showing that there is little evidence of a crowding out of private-sector jobs and that it functions as a safety net and encourages risk-taking. … Continue reading

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Online Job Vacancy Data to Explore the Wage Setting and Unemployment Trade-off

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds a weak trade-off between aggregated national-level wage inflation and unemployment. 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 … Continue reading

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GLO Discussion Paper of the Month March is about the Coronavirus.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month March suggests that the public health measures adopted in China have effectively contained the virus outbreak there already around February 15. GLO Discussion Papers are research and policy papers of the GLO Network … Continue reading

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How Twitter Tweets Relate to Stock Market Movements in Developed and Emerging Markets

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides evidence that investor sentiments and emotions derived from stock market-related Twitter tweets are significant predictors of stock market movements in developed and emerging markets. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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Australian children and adolescents from disadvantaged families largely do not claim their benefits.

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides the first evidence on the determinants of uptake of two recent public dental benefit programs for Australian children and adolescents from disadvantaged families to find that only a third of all eligible families actually … Continue reading

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Speakers of future-tensed languages are less likely to be religious

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides evidence that speakers of future-tensed languages are less likely to be religious. 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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Game of Prejudice – how to fight taste-based discrimination.

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides evidence based on field experiments for the Roma community in Europe that when the cost of taste-based discrimination is made sufficiently high, such behavior disappears. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Theory and Evidence from China and India

A new GLO Discussion Paper decomposes gender bias in China and India. 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. … Continue reading

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Internal Chinese Welfare Migration: Some causal findings

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides evidence that improved welfare benefits substantially increase internal migration 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 to stimulate … Continue reading

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