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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
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
Labor market issues will play the major role at the Second GLO – Renmin University of China Conference in Beijing on 7-8 December 2019. Keynote speakers of the event are GLO Fellows Shi Li of Zhejiang University and Xi Chen … Continue reading
Health, Inequality and Behavior: GLO – supported Workshop on November 11-13 at Macquarie University, Sydney/Australia. More details see: KFZ-1, KFZ-2 and GLO. Ends;
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
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
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
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
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
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