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Work norms among immigrants and disability take-up when times are tough

A new GLO Discussion Paper examines how work norms affect Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) take-up rates in response to worsening economic conditions focusing on immigrants in the US and their work norms determined in the home country. Receiving SSDI … Continue reading

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Government aid and job matches during the COVID-19 pandemic in Denmark

A new GLO Discussion Paper using large-scale firm data for Denmark finds that government aid was effective in preserving job matches at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization … Continue reading

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Bitter Sugar: Slavery and the Black Family in the US

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of May studies the effect of historical slavery on the African American family structure. It reveals that female single headship among African Americans is more likely in association with slavery in sugar plantations, … 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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How Immigration Decreases Far-Right Popularity.

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents that immigration indeed decreases far-right votes in Finland and provides an explanation. 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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New Perspectives of Entrepreneurial Activities in Advanced Economies.

A new GLO Discussion Paper documents that entrepreneurship in advanced economies is in decline. It argues that negative scale effects from rising complexity, as well as long-run changes in aggregate demand due to inequality and rising energy costs, contribute to … 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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Wellbeing in China during the coronacrisis

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds for wellbeing in China in the coronacrisis that credibility of real-time updates and confidence in the epidemic control are associated with a decline in depression and an increase in happiness. The Global Labor Organization … Continue reading

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Interview with GLO Fellow Xi Chen on the #coronavirus crisis

The world is shaken by the #coronavirus crisis. Top health economist Xi Chen, who has done new and original research on the virus, explains his conclusions on the management of the crisis based on the Chinese experiences and the challenges … Continue reading

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Air Pollution, Morbidity and Mental Disorders in China

A new GLO Discussion Paper finds that air pollution accounts for substantial morbidity and economic burden of mental disorders in China. 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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