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Stronger external religiosity associates with smaller risky behaviors like smoking, drinking & drugs in Orthodox Romania. Research paper published freely accessible.

Using data for young Romanians a research paper finds that it is external religiosity that interacts with weaker addictive behaviors like smoking, drinking and using drugs. The study is now published OPEN ACCESS in the Journal of Economics, Management and … Continue reading

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Peace NOW in Europe

The current tragedy in Europe marks some of the darkest days on this continent since WWII. It has made us speechless for a few days and upset. We deeply feel with the people and express the strongest solidarity on all … Continue reading

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GLO Virtual Young Scholars Program (GLO VirtYS): Kick-off meeting of the 2021-22 GLO VirtYS Cohort on November 10, 2021.

The GLO Virtual Young Scholars Program (GLO VirtYS) 2021/2022 has started its activity. In the spirit of the GLO Mission, the GLO VirtYS program’s goal is to contribute to the development of the future generation of researchers, who are committed … Continue reading

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Stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and trust

A new paper published ONLINE FIRST freely accessible finds for the USA that mobility decreases significantly more in high-trust counties than in low-trust counties after stay-at-home orders are implemented. Stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and trust by Abel Brodeur, Idaliya Grigoryeva … Continue reading

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The Significance of Herzberg and Taylor for the Gig Economy of China: Evaluating Gigger Incentives for Meituan and Ele.me

A new GLO Discussion Paper studies online food ordering which tops online orders and creates millions of food delivery rider jobs/gigs in mainland China. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an … Continue reading

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Effects of Mandatory Military Service on Wages and Other Socioeconomic Outcomes in Germany

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds almost no statistically significant effects of a 6 to 9 month career interruption for young German men, with the exception of hourly wages. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental … Continue reading

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Assessing gender gaps in employment and earnings in Africa: the case of Eswatini

The findings in a new GLO Discussion Paper suggest that policies supporting female higher education and rural-urban mobility could reduce persistent inequalities in Eswatini’s labor market outcomes The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that … Continue reading

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E-Books: E-printing still behind

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Azita Berar on ‘Appraising the youth uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa. Ten years on, too early to say ?!’ GLO Policy Brief No. 5.

Azita Berar is Director Policy of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), and Senior Fellow, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. GLO Policy Brief No. 5 – Theme 4. Youth Employment Appraising the youth uprisings in the Middle East … Continue reading

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Gender-Specific Effects of Import Competition on Individual Fertility Decisions

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that import competition affects fertility through reduced earnings, though differently for male and female workers. 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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