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GLO President Zimmermann appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Klaus F. Zimmermann, Professor Emeritus of Bonn University, Co-Director POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, and Honorary Professor Maastricht University, has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Economics & Administration of the University of Malaya for his forthcoming March visit … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Deadlines for May 2019 Coventry & Brasov Research Conferences

Deadlines of Forthcoming Scientific Conferences supported by the Global Labor Organization (GLO): May 29-31: Coventry, UK. 28th EBES conference. Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES). With GLO sessions. Call for papers. Deadline for Abstract Submission is February 28. GLO internal … Continue reading

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Africa Watch Conference in Kigali/Rwanda, June 2019 with GLO support.

Theme: “Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation” June 12-14, 2019, College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda, Kigali June 12-14: Kigali, Rwanda. College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda. 4th EABEW Conference (International Conference of Eastern Africa Business … Continue reading

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Fresh Research in Population Economics: National identity, single motherhood, clan culture, premature mortality and other issues of concern.

Journal of Population Economics. Volume 32 Number 2 is now available online. Ten new articles in Population Economics are published, see listing and access below. Ten new Associate Editors have been appointed; see their names below. The freely accessible Lead … Continue reading

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Anti-Minaret Votes and Migrants’ Location Choices in Switzerland – GLO Discussion Paper of the Month January 2019 and other GLO Discussion Papers in January

The new GLO Discussion Paper of the Month from January 2019 explores the vote on the Swiss minaret initiative in 2009 as a natural experiment to identify the effect of newly revealed reservations towards immigrants on their location choices. The … Continue reading

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Hartz IV überwinden: SPD bastelt weiter an ihrem Untergang. Nun sollen die erfolgreichen Arbeitsmarktreformen daran glauben.

Die SPD beschließt, das Hartz-IV-System hinter sich zu lassen Arbeitsökonom Klaus F. Zimmermann, Bonn: “Die SPD hat sich selbst ein Bein gestellt, und die Grünen haben die Gnade der Geschichte, dass sie nicht in eine Regierung mussten. Die SPD konnte … Continue reading

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GLO Fellow Robert Holzmann will head the Austrian National Central Bank.

Robert Holzmann, an Austrian economist and Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), has been nominated this week by the Austrian government to head the National Central Bank in his country. As a Professor of Economics, he had taught at … Continue reading

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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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