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First Renmin University – GLO joint conference in Beijing

Renmin University of China and the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have just successfully completed their first joint conference on the Chinese labor market in Beijing on 20 and 21 October 2018. Program Announcement (Chinese link). Program Flyer.  See also for further … Continue reading

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The Quality of Migrant Schools in China & and Other Research on China

In October 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann, UNU-MERIT at Maastricht University, and  President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) has taken office at Renmin University of China to discuss joint research interests with colleagues in Beijing. He also promotes research on … Continue reading

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China Research in the GLO Discussion Paper Series: Xi Chen of Yale University and Zhong Zhao of Renmin University are Top Authors

Klaus F. Zimmermann is the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and has taken office in October at Renmin University of China, where he is also an Honorary Professor. This Sunday, he will give a keynote speech on “Recent … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann engages in policy and research exchange in Beijing

In October 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann has taken office at the School of Labor and Human Resources at Renmin University of China (Beijing). He is Honorary Professor of this University, operates from UNU-MERIT/Maastricht and is President of the Global Labor … Continue reading

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Social Protection Reforms: Where to go in China and the EU?

Demographic change is a huge challenge for many countries around the globe and calls for social protection initiatives in particular in China and the European Union (EU). Klaus F. Zimmermann, President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), and currently Visiting … Continue reading

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New Research on Human Resources: GLO Discussion Papers September 2018 & Discussion Paper of the Month

GLO is the Global Labor Organization and Klaus F. Zimmermann is the President. The discussion paper of the month (see below) presents a new method to estimate non-pecuniary returns to adult education. Titles and free access/links to GLO Discussion Papers … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann visits Renmin University of China in October 2018

Renmin University of China, Beijing, is one of the most prominent and influential of the country. Since 2006, Klaus F. Zimmermann is Honorary Professor of the university and has visited the institution a larger number of times (see for more … Continue reading

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New scientific book: Wealth and homeownership – gender and family perspectives

Two Fellows of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have just published a new study on “Wealth and Homeownership: Women, Men and Families” with the prominent publisher Palgrave Macmillan. In this timely book, Mariacristina Rossi and Eva Sierminska analyze the complex … Continue reading

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Highlight of the Year 2018: EBES-25 & GLO Conference in Berlin – update

The 25th Conference of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) took place on May 23-25, 2018 in Berlin/Germany. It was jointly organized with the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and hosted by the FOM University of Applied Sciences in their … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann at GLO – supported conferences in 2018

GLO is the Global Labor Organization; Klaus F. Zimmermann is the GLO President. Zimmermann will participate and speak at the forthcoming 2018 conferences (see below for more details): at Renmin University (October 20-21) and visit Beijing for most of October; … Continue reading

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