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Visiting University of Cyprus and Nicosia

In evaluation missions, #GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & Bonn University) has visited Nicosia and its University of Cyprus on February 14 – 17, 2018 for intensive talks and learning. He has also been frequently on both … Continue reading

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Carnival 2018 — Open to Debate

Back from Washington DC — now meeting with GLO friends in the Cologne-Bonn region. Cologne Carnival 2018 dates. Ends;

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Kuznets Prize Dinner with Le Wang of the University of Oklahoma in Washington DC

The Kuznets Prize is a prestigious scientific award given by the Journal of Population Economics for the best paper published in the Journal. The Kuznets Prize 2018 has been awarded to Chunbei Wang and Le Wang of the University of … Continue reading

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GLO President Awards Kuznets Prize in Washington DC

The Kuznets Prize 2018 will be awarded to Chunbei Wang and Le Wang of the University of Oklahoma. The prize will be given at a dinner event of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) in Washington DC on February 8, 2018. GLO … Continue reading

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Workaholics around the world: Where people work most hours

Facts or myth? Lazy Greeks, hard working Germans or Americans? Japanese facing death from overwork – “karoshi”? The facts provide a different picture. The OECD – based chart below shows the share of workers in 2015 working 60 or more … Continue reading

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How do age-differences between married couples associate with marital satisfaction?

Both women and men likewise are more satisfied with younger marital partners and less satisfied with older ones. Marital satisfaction for a younger partner which is initially higher than for similar aged couples declines relatively with marital duration and converges … Continue reading

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Research Journal “Comparative Economic Studies” appoints new editors as of January 2018

The research journal Comparative Economic Studies has recently announced the appointment of Professor Nauro Campos (Brunel University London and GLO) as the incoming Editor. Prof. Campos has taken over editorship of the journal from Profs. Paul Wachtel and Josef Brada.  … Continue reading

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“Sexual Orientation and the Labor Market”: Submission Deadline for Research Journal is August 31, 2018

REMINDER: Call for papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Manpower  on: “Sexual Orientation and the Labor Market” Submissions will be accepted until August 31, 2018. Edited by Nick Drydakis (Anglia Ruskin University, University of Cambridge, IZA, … Continue reading

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Migration and Wellbeing: Video and Photos from the Zimmermann Lecture at Macquarie University now available

In November 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) has been a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University in Sydney/Australia. On November 22, he provided a well-received Public Lecture … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from Bonn!

Dear Friends and Contacts: Back in Bonn from a two months exciting trip through Australia. Happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year! Klaus F. Zimmermann, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht; GLO President Sydney/Australia Near-by the Waterfront; 12 December 2017. Globalists at … Continue reading

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