Monthly Archives: July 2018

NEW Seminar Series: GLO – UM Joint Seminar at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

21 August 2018 at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) and the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the University of Malaya (UM) start an new joint seminar series: The GLO-UM Joint Labor Economics … Continue reading

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Joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference on “Climate Change and Human Responses” on 31 October – 2 November 2018 in Hongkong

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges in the 21st Century. It does not only have impact on eco-systems, but also direct and indirect impact on societies and economies. The consequences for global production chains, value adding and labor … Continue reading

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GLO Researchers at the UNU-MERIT Internal Conference 2018

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Co-Directors of POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), participated on June 26 – 28, 2018 at the UNU-MERIT Internal Conference 2018 and discussed with colleagues recent research activities. In this … Continue reading

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GLO & EBES intensify academic collaborations

Representatives of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) and the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) about establishing a long-term collaboration on educational and research activities between both organizations. Among other issues, the cooperation … Continue reading

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Zimmermann speaks at AASLE 2018 in Seoul/South Korea.

The paper “Beyond the Average: Ethnic Capital Heterogeneity and Intergenerational Transmission of Education” has been accepted for presentation at the Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) 2018 Conference. Klaus F. Zimmermann (GLO and UNU-MERIT), President of the Global … Continue reading

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How housework relates to life satisfaction among couples (and what women want their men to do)

A recommended research output to study: New research paper by Gigi Foster (University of New South Wales) and Leslie S. Stratton (Virginia Commonwealth University) on housework and happiness among couples. It is freely available as a Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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New research on “Hiring & Employment Discrimination”

A special issue of the International Journal of Manpower on “Hiring Discrimination” has just been published under the editorship of three Fellows of the Global Labor Organization (GLO). ***Special Issue on Hiring Discrimination*** GLO Fellows Nick Drydakis, Stijn Baert, and … Continue reading

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Das Nacheinander-Prinzip zur Gestaltung von Familie und Beruf: Neues Buch und ein Interview zur Zukunft der Arbeit

Zwar hat sich die Lebenserwartung der Frau in den vergangenen fünfzig Jahren um fünfzehn Jahren verlängert und sie hat sich von vielen gesellschaftlichen Fesseln befreit. Doch ist der Fluch des Fortschritts eine immer größere Belastung in ihrer Lebensmitte: “Einen Partner … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann will support the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics in Xiamen/China.

The Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University, China, is organizing on the 8-9 December the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics together with the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) of Jinan University, and … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann spoke in Linz at a conference on European deepening and convergence

The 45th Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO) took place on July 5, 2018 – July 6, 2018 in Linz/Austria. The event was entitled “Economic and Monetary Union – Deepening and Convergence”. … Continue reading

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