Category Archives: Research

Intergroup contacts and prejudice in conflict settings

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that intergroup contact reduces the prejudice of both Hindu and Muslim participants toward members of the other religion, but most of the effects disappear after six months. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an … Continue reading

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Lost Wages: The COVID-19 Cost of School Closures

Social distancing requirements associated with COVID-19 have led to school closures affecting more than 90 percent of the world’s learners: 1.5 billion children and young people. A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the expected earnings loss resulting from this … Continue reading

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Employment Protection and Earnings Mobility

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the stronger the employment protection for regular contracts, the smaller is earnings mobility, although the effect is stronger among women of high reproductive age. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan … Continue reading

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Telework and Time Use in the United States

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that some teleworkers earn a wage premium; they also spend less time on commuting and grooming activities but more time on leisure and household production activities and more time with family on work-at-home days. … Continue reading

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Deportation, Crime, and Victimization. The US-Mexico Story.

Does the the forced removal of undocumented immigrants from the United States increases violent crime in Mexican municipalities? A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that municipalities with greater geographic exposure to deportation flows have indeed higher violent crime. The Global … Continue reading

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Living and Working in Corona Times: Interview with Director Paulien Osse of the WageIndicator Foundation

Recently, the WageIndicator Foundation had announced the Continuous Global Online Survey ‘Living and Working in Corona Times’. (See also the report in the GLO NEWS on March 29.) Two months later, the team has already collected 14,000 valid observations from … Continue reading

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Fear and Dissatisfaction in the COVID-19 Pandemic

A new GLO Discussion Paper shows that restrictions on mobility and requirements to wear protective gear in public in response to the coronavirus crisis increases dissatisfaction and that the state-imposed emergency increases feelings of anxiety. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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Decomposing the rising trend in female labor force participation

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents that the rising trend in female labor force participation in Australia largely depends on changes in real wages, population composition changes, and changes in labor supply preference parameters. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is … Continue reading

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Working from Home, Income Inequality and the Coronavirus

A new GLO Discussion Paper investigates the impact of Covid-19 on working from home and the consequences in Italy: working from home tends to benefit male, older and high-paid employees, as well as those living in provinces more affected by … Continue reading

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Cross-survey imputation methods to estimate poverty among refugees

A new GLO Discussion Paper tests the performance of cross-survey imputation methods to estimate poverty for a sample of refugees in Chad. 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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