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Meeting Beethoven & Goethe in Bonn

Bonn, Beethoven city in Germany. Since 17 May 2019, 700 green and golden Beethoven statues have occupied Münsterplatz in Bonn city center. The art installation is part of the run-up of the city to Beethoven’s anniversary in 2020 and finds … Continue reading

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REMINDER. George Soros Lecture in Budapest: Klaus F. Zimmermann speaks on May 8, 2019; 5.30 to 7.00 pm, CEU, Nador utca 9, Gellner. “Global Labor Economics: Challenges and Benefits”

To participate please register with Bernadett Ball of CEU at BallB@spp.ceu.edu For more information about Klaus F. Zimmermann see at SPP of CEU or at Zimmermann’s personal website. Ends;

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Dinner for One & other Global Adventures “on the road” Budapest – Helsinki – Hong Kong – Helsinki – Budapest

Dinner for 1 in Hong Kong and in Helsinki on April 9 & 10, 2019. Enjoying the flight to reach the Hong Kong event (see post) and returned. Ends;

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Since April 2019, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann is George Soros Chair Professor at the School of Public Policy of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest.

The Central European University (CEU) has appointed Klaus F. Zimmermann, who is also President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), the George Soros Chair Professor at the School of Public Policy of CEU for April-June (Spring Term) 2019. He took … Continue reading

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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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April 10, 2019. Return Migration Improves Social Norms; see the GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of March. And all GLO Discussion Papers of March 2019 for free.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month in March finds that girls living in localities with return migrants in Mali are less likely to be circumcised. This effect is driven mainly by the returnees from Côte d’Ivoire, suggesting that, in … Continue reading

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Study on Intergenerational Transmission of Education: It matters for migrants where they live. GLO study forthcoming in JEBO.

Now accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (JEBO): GLO Discussion Paper No 322 Beyond the Average: Ethnic Capital Heterogeneity and Intergenerational Transmission of Education – Download PDFby Chakraborty, Tanika & Schüller, Simone & Zimmermann, Klaus F. … 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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International Conference„Inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Challenges, measures and solutions” (ISEG 2019). Paper submission to Brasov conference on 31 May to June 1, 2019 still possible until April 26.

International Conference„Inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Challenges, measures and solutions” (ISEG 2019). Place: 31 May-June 1: Brasov, Romania, at the Transilvania University of Brasov. Organizers: Transilvania University of Brasov; Romanian Academy, Institute of Economic Forecasting; Global Labor Organization (GLO) Invited … Continue reading

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May 23-24, 2019: Bucharest. 5th International Conference on “Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research”

GLO Fellow Adrian Cantemir Calin of the Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy, organizes the 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research on May 23-24, 2019 at the Romanian Academy in Bucharest. See below for more … Continue reading

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