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GLO President Zimmermann appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Professor Emeritus of Bonn University, Co-Director POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, and Honorary Professor Maastricht University, has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Economics & Administration of the University of Malaya for his forthcoming March visit … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Deadlines for May 2019 Coventry & Brasov Research Conferences

Deadlines of Forthcoming Scientific Conferences supported by the Global Labor Organization (GLO): May 29-31: Coventry, UK. 28th EBES conference. Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES). With GLO sessions. Call for papers. Deadline for Abstract Submission is February 28. GLO internal … Continue reading

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Africa Watch Conference in Kigali/Rwanda, June 2019 with GLO support.

Theme: “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation” June 12-14, 2019, College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda, Kigali June 12-14: Kigali, Rwanda. College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda. 4th EABEW Conference (International Conference of Eastern Africa Business … Continue reading

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Fresh Research in Population Economics: National identity, single motherhood, clan culture, premature mortality and other issues of concern.

Journal of Population Economics. Volume 32 Number 2 is now available online. Ten new articles in Population Economics are published, see listing and access below. Ten new Associate Editors have been appointed; see their names below. The freely accessible Lead … Continue reading

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Anti-Minaret Votes and Migrants’ Location Choices in Switzerland – GLO Discussion Paper of the Month January 2019 and other GLO Discussion Papers in January

The new GLO Discussion Paper of the Month from January 2019 explores the vote on the Swiss minaret initiative in 2009 as a natural experiment to identify the effect of newly revealed reservations towards immigrants on their location choices. The … Continue reading

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Hartz IV überwinden: SPD bastelt weiter an ihrem Untergang. Nun sollen die erfolgreichen Arbeitsmarktreformen daran glauben.

Die SPD beschließt, das Hartz-IV-System hinter sich zu lassen Arbeitsökonom Klaus F. Zimmermann, Bonn: “Die SPD hat sich selbst ein Bein gestellt, und die Grünen haben die Gnade der Geschichte, dass sie nicht in eine Regierung mussten. Die SPD konnte … Continue reading

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GLO Fellow Robert Holzmann will head the Austrian National Central Bank.

Robert Holzmann, an Austrian economist and Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), has been nominated this week by the Austrian government to head the National Central Bank in his country. As a Professor of Economics, he had taught at … Continue reading

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“No Return” from Italian Labor and Pension Reforms: An Insider View Back at Italian Government Policies by Marco Leonardi. A New Book, an Author Summary and Interview.

Marco Leonardi, economic advisor of two prime ministers in the Italian government from 2014 to 2018, has just published a new book on his experience in office during the Italian labor market reforms and the threatened future perspectives of those … Continue reading

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WageIndicator movement celebrates 20 years of successful activities

The WageIndicator, Pauline Osse, the WageIndicator Foundation and all the teams in the participating countries celebrate 20 years of successful activities around the globe. The Glabor Labor Organization (GLO), affiliated with WageIndicator, takes this opportunity to congratulate a great institution that … Continue reading

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#Brexit has become a cliffhanger! But both most likely outcomes of the challenge may also bring long-term chances.

Many people think that a leave of the UK from the European Union is something like the largest mistake in a lifetime after decades of European integration efforts. Still there is hope that the Brits could correct the decision in … Continue reading

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