Category Archives: Research

Research Article in the Journal of Population Economics: Names and Behavior in the Croatian War.

In GLO Discussion Paper No. 450, GLO Fellows Stepan Jurajda and Dejan Kovač have recently provided research evidence revealing that given first names of leaders from World War II can predict behavior in the 1991-1995 Croatian war of independence and … Continue reading

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Imperfect Mobility

A new GLO Discussion Paper uses a Markov chain to model the spatial dynamics of the population distribution for microdata from the American Community Survey. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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The labor market for native and international PhD students.

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the Australian labor market for native and foreign students and finds that acquiring education in the host country does not appear to eliminate uneven labor market outcomes between natives and foreigners. The Global Labor … Continue reading

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Should Wages and Prices Grow Faster in Germany?

A new GLO Discussion Paper presents a model which shows that wages, prices and real income should grow faster in countries with low increase in their labor force. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization … Continue reading

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Health Economics of Genetic Distance

A new GLO Discussion Paper presents a model where better-off individuals mate genetically close partners, and then use wealth to treat their children’s health problems. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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The Critical Role of Social Identity in Covid-19 Lockdown-induced Job Losses in India

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that all caste groups lost jobs in the first month of the Covid-19 lockdown, the job losses for lowest-ranked caste are greater by factor of three. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, … Continue reading

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Excess Mortality as a Predictor of Mortality Crises: The Case of COVID-19 in Italy

A new GLO Discussion Paper using mortality data for Italy finds that the growth in total mortality rates can potentially be used as a statistically reliable predictor of mortality crises. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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Taste or statistics: What does the literature say about ethnic labor market discrimination?

A new GLO Discussion Paper surveys the empirical literature to find that taste-based discrimination can better explain ethnic discrimination in hiring than statistical discrimination. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an … Continue reading

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Hiring discrimination following burnout

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides an understanding of the mechanisms of hiring discrimination towards former burnout patients . 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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Erasmus Exchange Program – A Matter of (Relatively) Older Students.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds long-term evidence that the youngest cohort students participate less often in the Erasmus exchange program than older cohort members. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as … Continue reading

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