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September 23, 2019. ‘Testing the employment and skill impact of new technologies’. A new GLO Discussion Paper.

A new GLO Discussion Paper provides an updated picture of main empirical evidence on the relationship between new technologies and employment. 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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September 3, 2019. A Simple Solution to the Problem of Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives in Choo and Siow Marriage Market Model. New Research from the GLO Network.

A new GLO Discussion Paper proposes a simple solution to the independence of irrelevant alternatives (IIA) problem in the Choo and Siow (2006) model. The original marriage matching function gets modified by an adjustment factor that improves its empirical properties. … Continue reading

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August 30, 2019. ‘Longevity-induced vertical innovation and the tradeoff between life and growth’: Now published in the Journal of Population Economics.

The article concludes that the debate on rising health care expenditures should not be predominantly based on the growth effects of health care. Read more in: Annarita Baldanzi, Klaus Prettner & Paul TscheuschnerLongevity-induced vertical innovation and the tradeoff between life … Continue reading

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EBES President Klaus F. Zimmermann meets Noor Azina Ismail of the University of Malaya and Jonathan A. Batten of Universiti Utara Malaysia during his tenure as Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur.

Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University) is the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and the President of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES). Zimmermann in his role as EBES President is the recent successor of Jonathan … Continue reading

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60th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics ended in Mumbai

On December 16, Klaus F. Zimmermann had moved from Seoul/South Korea to Mumbai/ India, to participate at the 60th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), which took place on 19-21 December at the Indira Gandhi Institute … Continue reading

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Journal of Population Economics. The new Report of the Editor-in-Chief available: Improved strong performance of the top journal in population economics

The Journal of Population of Economics is an international quarterly research journal that publishes original theoretical and applied contributions on the economics of population, household, and human resources. It is owned by Springer Nature and operates from POP at UNU-MERIT, … Continue reading

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Public Policy Lecture on European Migration Challenges: GLO President Zimmermann spoke at Jinan University

The President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht), visited Jinan University in Guangzhou/China from March 11 to March 20 on the invitation of Dean Shuaizhang Feng, Head of the Institute for Economic and Social Research … Continue reading

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After the terrible earthquakes: Mexico needs relief efforts

The very successful last World Congress of the International Economic Association (IEA) took place June 19-23, 2017 in Mexico city with a large number of GLO Fellows attending. Among them were IEA President Kaushik Basu, Jackie Wahba, Corrado Giulietti, Martin … Continue reading

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INBAM & GLO join forces

The International Network of Business & Management Journal Editors (INBAM) brings together experienced journal editors and world class researchers. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) deals with the challenges related to human resources in a global context. Both organizations decided to … Continue reading

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Economic Stars 2017: Journal of Population Economics strongly represented

The Economic Stars present the top cited, highly downloaded, and most shared journal articles published 2016 in the Springer economics journals. Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University & UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, is President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and Editor-in-Chief of … Continue reading

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