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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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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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