Category Archives: New Book

More Europe is needed to meet the future challenges of the continent in the globalized world. Report on a book presentation in Berlin by Maastricht University Professor & GLO Fellow Jo Ritzen.

The Berlin Government Office (Landesvertretung) of the State of North Rhine – Westphalia hosted on Friday April 5 the launch of the German book of ‘A Second chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union’ presented … Continue reading

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Book Presentation in Berlin on Friday, April 5: A Second Chance for Europe? Jo Ritzen, former Vice President of the World Bank, Dutch Minister for Education and President of Maastricht University presents his ideas about the future of Europe.

A book launch of the German version of ‘A Second chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union’, edited by Prof. Jo Ritzen and originally published with Springer will take place on April 5, 2019 in … Continue reading

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New Book on Linking Research to Policy Advice to Bridging the Gaps for a Better World & Other Studies on Populism.

Related to the interactions between media, populism and migration is a new Oxford University book also free access online, to which GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann has contributed a chapter. See: Zimmermann, Klaus F. (2019), Gaps and Challenges of Migration … Continue reading

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Global solidarity generates higher wellbeing: Klaus F. Zimmermann in The International Economy Symposium on “Why is Populism on the Rise and What Do the Populists Want?”.

“What problems are today’s populists seeking to address? Are followers of populist leaders driven by economic insecurity at a time of rising economic inequality and subpar growth, or by a reaction against progressive values, or both?” The International Economy magazine. … Continue reading

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Ambassador Alfredo Toro Hardy & GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann interact on the ‘Crossroads of Globalization’ for Latin America

In October 2017, they have both spent a month together as prestigious Resident Scholars in the legendary Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Bellagio/Italy. Their major task: To think, debate, interact and write in a larger group of scientists from various … Continue reading

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New scientific book: Wealth and homeownership – gender and family perspectives

Two Fellows of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have just published a new study on “Wealth and Homeownership: Women, Men and Families” with the prominent publisher Palgrave Macmillan. In this timely book, Mariacristina Rossi and Eva Sierminska analyze the complex … Continue reading

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Das Nacheinander-Prinzip zur Gestaltung von Familie und Beruf: Neues Buch und ein Interview zur Zukunft der Arbeit

Zwar hat sich die Lebenserwartung der Frau in den vergangenen fünfzig Jahren um fünfzehn Jahren verlängert und sie hat sich von vielen gesellschaftlichen Fesseln befreit. Doch ist der Fluch des Fortschritts eine immer größere Belastung in ihrer Lebensmitte: “Einen Partner … Continue reading

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Contributions Invited: Book Series “Population Economics”

The Editors of the Journal of Population Economics are also editing the Springer book series in “Population Economics”. Researchers working on human resources issues are invited to send book proposals to the publisher at Springer, Martina Nolte-Bohres (Martina.Nolte-Bohres@springer.com). The Global … Continue reading

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Zimmermann discusses population issues in Sydney

Zimmermann discusses migration and aging issues at the ARC Center of Excellence in Population Aging Research in Sydney. During his longer research and lecture journey through most larger Australian cities, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht … Continue reading

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Defending Openness: GLO President Zimmermann Meets MP Andrew Leigh in Canberra for an Exchange of Views.

On December 8, 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann,  President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) met Andrew Leigh, Member of the Australian Federal Parliament, in his office in Canberra to discuss the merits of openness for Australia and the World, and … Continue reading

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