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GLO President Zimmermann spoke in Linz at a conference on European deepening and convergence

The 45th Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO) took place on July 5, 2018 – July 6, 2018 in Linz/Austria. The event was entitled “Economic and Monetary Union – Deepening and Convergence”. … Continue reading

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Danny Blanchflower: A Social Media Star becomes GLO Research Director

David Blanchflower is the Bruce V Rauner Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, part-time professor at the University of Stirling, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was an external member of the … Continue reading

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Journal of Population Economics. The new Report of the Editor-in-Chief available: Improved strong performance of the top journal in population economics

The Journal of Population of Economics is an international quarterly research journal that publishes original theoretical and applied contributions on the economics of population, household, and human resources. It is owned by Springer Nature and operates from POP at UNU-MERIT, … Continue reading

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Price and Wage-Setting in Advanced Economies — High-profile Conference of the European Central Bank in Sintra/Portugal

Over 120 invited participants, central bankers, scientists and policymakers from Europe and around the world discuss pressing economic issues on “Price and Wage – Setting in Advanced Economies” on 18-20 June 2018 in Sintra, Portugal. The prestigious conference center Penha … Continue reading

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Klaus F. Zimmermann: Global Insights – MyView: Refugees: Save yourself if you can?

National unilateral moves in the refugee question put explosive devices to the European Union (EU). At the beginning of this crisis of European politics was the failure to proper implement the Dublin asylum agreement due to the common destiny of … Continue reading

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Global Insights – eine Meinung: Flüchtlinge: Rette sich wer kann?

Nationale Alleingänge in der Flüchtlingsfrage legen Sprengsätze an die Europäische Union (EU). Am Anfang dieser Krise der europäischen Politik stand das Versagen, die Dublin-Regelung der Asylfrage in der kontinentalen Schicksalsgemeinschaft solidarisch umzusetzen. Die Verpflichtung des Erstaufnahmelandes auf Regelung der humanitären … Continue reading

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It pays to care! GLO Fellows Stijn Baert & Sunčica Vujić find Volunteering Premium in causal analysis

Caring seems to be at odds with the simple model of economic agents as understood by the wider societal audience. However, care taking is a more and more popular field in economic analysis. A recent study in the Journal of … Continue reading

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Klaus F. Zimmermann receives prestigious EBES Fellow Award for his lifetime academic achievements at a large conference in Berlin

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

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Alexander Spermann (Freiburg University and GLO) becomes Professor at FOM University with base in Cologne

Alexander Spermann (University of Freiburg) and prominent German policy advisor, has accepted a position at FOM University Cologne. He was appointed Professor of Economics on May 16, 2018 in a festive ceremony  by FOM Vice-Chancellor Professor Ingrid Eumann at the FOM … Continue reading

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GLO & Yale University: Top China Health Policy Conference with over 200 Researchers

Over 200 researchers and health leaders gathered at Yale University on May 11-13, 2018 for the second biennial conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), focusing on advances in health policy and health care in China and … Continue reading

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