Monthly Archives: February 2018

GLO President on Contact Tour in Europe

The President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & Bonn University) is currently on a contact tour through Europe for talks, research seminar presentations and policy debates. February 14 – 17, 2018: Nicosia and … Continue reading

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Reminder: EBES-GLO-FOM Conference in Berlin Deadline February 28 for Submissions!

Call for Papers 25th EBES Conference – Berlin May 23-25, 2018 Berlin, Germany Jointly organized with the GLO (The Global Labor Organization) and hosted by the FOM University of Applied Sciences Deadline: February 28, 2018 www.ebesweb.org You are cordially invited … Continue reading

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Marriage Delays and Earnings: Insights from an Interview with Professor Le Wang of the University of Oklahoma

The prestigious 2018 Kuznets Prize of the Journal of Population Economics has been awarded to Chunbei Wang and Le Wang of the University of Oklahoma. The prize has been presented at a recent event of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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Stranded in Munich: Snowfall delayed return to Bonn/Cologne

On his way back to Cologne from his visit to Cyprus, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann had to relax during an unplanned overnight stay in Munich February 17 to 18. Caused by heavy snowfall, his connection flights were canceled twice. … Continue reading

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Visiting University of Cyprus and Nicosia

In evaluation missions, #GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & Bonn University) has visited Nicosia and its University of Cyprus on February 14 – 17, 2018 for intensive talks and learning. He has also been frequently on both … Continue reading

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Carnival 2018 — Open to Debate

Back from Washington DC — now meeting with GLO friends in the Cologne-Bonn region. Cologne Carnival 2018 dates. Ends;

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GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann advises the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC

Migration between South America and the United States has become an issue of rising interest. In this context, a project supported by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has highest importance that investigates, documents and analyzes the international migration dynamics in … Continue reading

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Kuznets Prize Dinner with Le Wang of the University of Oklahoma in Washington DC

The Kuznets Prize is a prestigious scientific award given by the Journal of Population Economics for the best paper published in the Journal. The Kuznets Prize 2018 has been awarded to Chunbei Wang and Le Wang of the University of … Continue reading

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GLO President Awards Kuznets Prize in Washington DC

The Kuznets Prize 2018 will be awarded to Chunbei Wang and Le Wang of the University of Oklahoma. The prize will be given at a dinner event of the Global Labor Organization (GLO)┬áin Washington DC on February 8, 2018. GLO … Continue reading

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Workaholics around the world: Where people work most hours

Facts or myth? Lazy Greeks, hard working Germans or Americans? Japanese facing death from overwork – “karoshi”? The facts provide a different picture. The OECD – based chart below shows the share of workers in 2015 working 60 or more … Continue reading

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