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Leaving Budapest.

Over April – June 2019, Klaus F. Zimmermann has been George Soros Visiting Chair Professor at the School of Public Policy of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. On June 28, he terminated this engagement and returned to the … Continue reading

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New research from the GLO network: Childcare in Vietnam – how Asian females perform in the labor market. And free access to all GLO research papers from May 2019.

Accessible childcare services enhance women’s labor market performances and reduce gender gaps, now supported by research for Vietnam. The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of May 2019  explores the relationship between the use and availability of childcare and maternal … Continue reading

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EBES President visits Coventry Business School on May 28-29, 2019

May 29-31: Coventry, UK. 28th EBES conference.The Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) meets with support of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) at the Coventry Business School. For the full program see here. EBES President Klaus F. Zimmermann, who is … Continue reading

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Budapest June 5, 2019. Public debate at the Central European University about the future of Europe after the European elections.

Quo Vadis Europe after the elections? Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann (both Budapest) debate with Elsa Fornero (Turin) and Jonathan Portes (London) the consequences and perspectives for Europe. The panel debate will be public. Wednesday, June 5, 2019. 5:30 … Continue reading

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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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