Monthly Archives: February 2018

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) in 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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How do age-differences between married couples associate with marital satisfaction?

Both women and men likewise are more satisfied with younger marital partners and less satisfied with older ones. Marital satisfaction for a younger partner which is initially higher than for similar aged couples declines relatively with marital duration and converges … Continue reading

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Research Journal “Comparative Economic Studies” appoints new editors as of January 2018

The research journal Comparative Economic Studies has recently announced the appointment of Professor Nauro Campos (Brunel University London and GLO) as the incoming Editor. Prof. Campos has taken over editorship of the journal from Profs. Paul Wachtel and Josef Brada.  … Continue reading

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