Category Archives: Research

Innovation Strategies and Labor Productivity in Pakistan: The role of product, process, and organizational innovations.

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the effects of product, process, and organizational innovations on firm labor productivity in Pakistan. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual … Continue reading

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Mismatched workers face higher long-term unemployment: Educational mismatches, technological change and unemployment.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for Italian data that mismatched workers are at risk of long-term 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 … Continue reading

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The child tax credit reform in Austria reduces the income tax burden for households with children.

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that the child tax credit reform in Austria reduces inequality, lowers the poverty rate in general, but by definition only for households with children. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and … Continue reading

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Enterprising women in Southern Africa: GLO Discussion Paper of the Month & all GLO papers of January 2020.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of January shows that promoting access to credit and improving the property rights framework are vital for removing barriers to productive female entrepreneurship at a larger scale in countries such as  Eswatini, Lesotho, … Continue reading

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Retirement Effects on Internal Chinese Migration

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that retirement increases the probability of migration strongly. 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 … Continue reading

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Knowledge-based long-run growth effects of rising longevity and an increasing retirement age

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the long-run growth effects of rising longevity and an increasing retirement age. 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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Exports have a positive, but small impact on long-run growth in Spain

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals that the impact of exports on economic growth has been small but positive in 1850-2017 Spain. 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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Weathering the storm: Weather shocks and international migration from the Philippines

A new GLO Discussion Paper reveals and investigates the channels of international migration from the Philippines caused by weather shocks. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network and virtual … Continue reading

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One billion government money for early childcare in Italy: What are the effects?

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies the effectiveness of a government program to strengthen the public supply of early childhood educational services in Italy. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an … Continue reading

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Mafia infiltration of local governments in Italy, law enforcement and social control in Italy

A new GLO Discussion Paper investigates the effects of dismissals of local governments in Italy suspected of Mafia infiltration. 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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