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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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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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