Category Archives: Interview

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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“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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After the Brexit vote: Martin Kahanec of the Central European University of Budapest analyzes the consequences for the European continent, and Eastern Europe in particular.

Stability in a dramatic phase of instability: Theresa May remains Prime Minister in a parliamentary vote the day after she has experienced “the largest defeat for a sitting government in history” on her Brexit deal with the EU in the British … Continue reading

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Quo vadis, Brexit? Economics Professor Jonathan Portes has some first answers.

A majority of 230 votes in the British Parliament has rejected the Brexit deal of Theresa May with the EU late evening of Tuesday (January 15, 2019). This has been called by BBC as “the largest defeat for a sitting … Continue reading

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Nauro Campus on the #Brexit disaster of the UK in the British Parliament on January 15, 2019

The Brexit deal of Theresa May with the EU was rejected by the UK MPs late evening of Tuesday (January 15, 2019) by a majority of 230 votes. Two hours after the decision, prominent economist Nauro Campus provided us with … Continue reading

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Dorothea Schäfer is the new Editor-in-Chief of the Eurasian Economic Review. Interview with her about her publication perspectives in the area of labor economics.

As of January 2019, the Eurasian Economic Review (EAER) has a new Editor-in-Chief, Dorothea Schäfer. EAER is one of the flagship journals of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES), which partners with the Global Labor Organization (GLO). Under the … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS pandemic and fertility response: Research on Africa

The Kuznets Prize Paper of the Journal of Population Economics was announced and given at the #ASSA2019 meeting in Atlanta. The Award Study shows that a rise in the disease risk increases the total fertility rate and the number of … Continue reading

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How to create jobs in Africa? Arbeitsplätze für Afrika! Interview des Magazins “afrika wirtschaft” des Afrika-Vereins der deutschen Wirtschaft mit dem Bonner Arbeitsmarktforscher Klaus F. Zimmermann

“Die Bevölkerung auf dem afrikanischen Kontinent wächst deutlich schneller als die Zahl der Arbeitsplätze. Jahr für Jahr strömen 20 Millionen Menschen auf den afrikanischen Arbeitsmarkt. Was ist das beste Rezept, um schnell und nachhaltig Jobs zu schaffen?” (Afrika Wirtschaft, 4/2018, … Continue reading

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