Monthly Archives: April 2018

Small & Young Companies are Driving Job Creation

Due to its huge relevance, the relationship between firm size, firm growth and firm job creation is heavily debated in the industrial organization literature. A core theorem in this context has been Gibrat’s law suggesting that the proportional rate of … Continue reading

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Free Access to Fresh & Original Research: Global Labor Organization – GLO Discussion Papers April 2018 & DP of the Month

Titles and free access/links to GLO Discussion Papers GLO Discussion Papers are research and policy papers of the GLO Network which are widely circulated to encourage discussion. Provided in cooperation with EconStor, a service of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for … Continue reading

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Contributions Invited: Book Series “Population Economics”

The Editors of the Journal of Population Economics are also editing the Springer book series in “Population Economics”. Researchers working on human resources issues are invited to send book proposals to the publisher at Springer, Martina Nolte-Bohres (Martina.Nolte-Bohres@springer.com). The Global … Continue reading

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GLO Supported Events in May

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) supports events and international collaborations. In May a few interesting conferences will take place involving a larger number of GLO Fellows. Here are some links as a reminder: Bucharest on May 10-11, 2018. 4th International … Continue reading

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Zimmermann spoke at UNU-MERIT about Walls and Fences

On April 18, 2018 at lunchtime (12.00 to 13.00), Klaus F. Zimmermann, Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT and President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) spoke in the UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar about “The Economics of Walls and Fences”. The event … Continue reading

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Mein Freund der Baum ist tot……

Mein Freund der Baum ist tot…… Er starb am frühen Nachmittag, 19. 4. 2018. Ends;

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Selective labor immigration policies matter: Insights from Canada in a New GLO Research Paper

Europe is discussing how to improve the labor market performance of economic migrants and their integration chances. The Canadian immigration system is often seen as a model case. Is there an earnings benefit depending on the selection channel under the … Continue reading

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Amazing again – Bonn Cherry Blossoms 2018

NOW AGAIN: Party in the “Old City” of Bonn, the so-called Altstadt, the craft and civil city quarter of Bonn/Germany. Cherry trees will unfold soon their full bloom into a sea of cherry blossoms…   Bonn Cherry Blossom Festival WONDERFUL … Continue reading

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Does Foreign Aid Stop Refugee Flows? New Evidence for the Policy Debate

In the recent heated public debates in Europe about how to control refugee flows to Europe, it is often argued that foreign aid should be helpful to moderate such migration. In a new Discussion Paper of the Global Labor Organization … Continue reading

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Bucharest Conference on Economic and Social Research: Call for Papers

The Institute for Economic Forecasting and the Romanian Academy in Bucharest invite paper submissions and participants to the 4th International Conference on “Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research“, in Bucharest on May 10-11, 2018. SECTIONS Section I – Economic … Continue reading

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