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Dreaming in the “garden on the sea”: Exploring the other side of Xiamen

Jointly organized by WISE, the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) of Jinan University, and the Department of Economics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics at the Wang Yanan Institute … Continue reading

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Zimmermann spoke at the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda

After his participation at the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann, traveled on December 5 from Kigali through Doha and Hongkong to reach Xiamen on December 6. His travel had begun on 1 … Continue reading

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Zimmermann visited Beijing Normal University on 26 October 2018

Beijing Normal University hosts a larger number of prominent Chinese labor economists lead by GLO Fellow & Professor LI Shi, including the Dean of the Business School, Professor LAI Desheng, and GLO Fellow & Professor Chunbing Xing. Professor LI Shi … Continue reading

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Group picture of the 10th CIER Anniversary on 18 October 2018 in Beijing

On October 18, 2018, The China Institute for Employment Research (CIER) at Renmin University of China had celebrated its 10th Anniversary during a regular seasonal meeting to analyze the employment situation at the Chinese labor market. The large and influential … Continue reading

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Zimmermann & EU Expert Michele Bruni discuss the global migration of the future

The global picture of mobility in the next decades of this century will be characterized by huge demographic imbalances between Asia, Europe and Africa; a core player will be China. While the demand and supple forces are so large that … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann engages in policy and research exchange in Beijing

In October 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann has taken office at the School of Labor and Human Resources at Renmin University of China (Beijing). He is Honorary Professor of this University, operates from UNU-MERIT/Maastricht and is President of the Global Labor … Continue reading

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Highlight of the Year 2018: EBES-25 & GLO Conference in Berlin – update

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

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European leaders still do not find a proper response to the refugee issue. Nevertheless, Europeans wish to help those fleeing violence and war.

EU leaders again failed to reach progress on the burden sharing allocation of refugees across member states in their meeting in Salzburg this week (19-20/09/2018). Nevertheless, Europeans are more open to help those fleeing violence and war than in other … Continue reading

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Large gender differences for alcohol attributable deaths

Bad news for alcohol consumers: As a new study just published in The Lancet finds, the optimal quantity for health is zero. Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability. Drinking does not pay for health at … Continue reading

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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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