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After the Brexit vote: Martin Kahanec of the Central European University of Budapest analyzes the consequences for the European continent, and Eastern Europe in particular.

Stability in a dramatic phase of instability: Theresa May remains Prime Minister in a parliamentary vote the day after she has experienced “the largest defeat for a sitting government in history” on her Brexit deal with the EU in the British … Continue reading

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Quo vadis, Brexit? Economics Professor Jonathan Portes has some first answers.

A majority of 230 votes in the British Parliament has rejected the Brexit deal of Theresa May with the EU late evening of Tuesday (January 15, 2019). This has been called by BBC as “the largest defeat for a sitting … Continue reading

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Nauro Campus on the #Brexit disaster of the UK in the British Parliament on January 15, 2019

The Brexit deal of Theresa May with the EU was rejected by the UK MPs late evening of Tuesday (January 15, 2019) by a majority of 230 votes. Two hours after the decision, prominent economist Nauro Campus provided us with … Continue reading

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Challenges for Economic Growth. Research Conference hosted by Transilvania University of Brasov.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration within Transilvania University of Brasov, in collaboration with the Institute for Economic Forecasting of the Romanian Academy cordially invites you to submit research papers for presentation and discussions at the third edition … Continue reading

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Dorothea Schäfer is the new Editor-in-Chief of the Eurasian Economic Review. Interview with her about her publication perspectives in the area of labor economics.

As of January 2019, the Eurasian Economic Review (EAER) has a new Editor-in-Chief, Dorothea Schäfer. EAER is one of the flagship journals of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES), which partners with the Global Labor Organization (GLO). Under the … Continue reading

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Migration supports economic recovery in recessions

Issue 2019/1 of the Journal of Population Economics is published: Please see for the Table of Content: Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2019 The Lead Article is about: Migration as an adjustment mechanism in the crisis? A comparison of Europe … Continue reading

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Immigration restrictions reduce cultural assimilation in the next generation

Issue 2019/1 of the Journal of Population Economics is published: Please see for the Table of Content: Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2019 The article in the new issue Immigration restrictions and second-generation cultural assimilation: theory and quasi-experimental evidence By … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS pandemic and fertility response: Research on Africa

The Kuznets Prize Paper of the Journal of Population Economics was announced and given at the #ASSA2019 meeting in Atlanta. The Award Study shows that a rise in the disease risk increases the total fertility rate and the number of … Continue reading

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More Research Leaders at the Global Labor Organization (GLO)

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) announces a new Research Cluster on Development, Health, Inequality and Behavior and a new Country Lead for Switzerland. The GLO Research Cluster Lead for Development, Health, Inequality and Behavior is  Kompal Sinha. She is a … Continue reading

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USA: Miami Beach and #ASSA2019 – Back to Bonn

Returning to Bonn on January 7 from a lovely Christmas/New Year holiday trip to Miami Beach and from an inspiring business trip to Atlanta to participate at #ASSA2019 giving the Kuznets Prize of the Journal of Population Economics. Ends;

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