Monthly Archives: August 2018

Large gender differences for alcohol attributable deaths

Bad news for alcohol consumers: As a new study just published in The Lancet finds, the optimal quantity for health is zero. Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability. Drinking does not pay for health at … Continue reading

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More Leaders at the Global Labor Organization (GLO)

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) has recently appointed three new top staff members: Danny Blanchflower, Professor, Dartmouth College, prominent social media influencer.  Additional Research Director at GLO:  MORE INFORMATION GLO Policy Director Azita Berar Awad. Azita has been previously the Director … Continue reading

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Gender Violence: Research by recent GLO Discussion Papers

Gender -based violence is a very serious but under-researched issue. See Defining Gender-Based Violence for a better understanding. Facts and Figures against women. Researchers affiliated with the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have now provided scientific papers to respond to this challenge. … Continue reading

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Women in Political Office

Women in political power? The chart below provided by statista on the basis of World Bank data shows the proportion of seats held by women in national legislatures in 2017. Rwanda is leading this ranking with 61% compared with India … Continue reading

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Sexual Orientation and the Labor Market: Deadline for Paper Submissions now until March 30, 2019

Call for papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Manpower  on: “Sexual Orientation and the Labor Market“. For Details: GLO Website. Journal Website. Submissions will be accepted from now on until March 30, 2019. The issue is … Continue reading

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Zimmermann is Visiting Professor at Renmin University of China in October 2018

In all over October 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann, President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University will be Visiting Professor at the famous Renmin University of China, Beijing. Since 2006 Zimmermann is Honorary Professor of the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Submission Deadline is August 15 for Conference on the Chinese labor market in Beijing on 20-21 October 2018

The School of Labor and Human Resources at Renmin University of China (Beijing) and the Global Labor Organization (GLO) announce the creation of a new conference series on issues related to the Chinese labor market. The first event will take … Continue reading

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GLO Discussion Paper of the Month: Social Identity and Perceived Income Adequacy in India

Just announced by GLO. The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of July 2018 with a free download can be accessed here: Goel, Deepti & Deshpande, Ashwini, 2018. “Social Identity and Perceived Income Adequacy,” GLO Discussion Paper No. 232, Global … Continue reading

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