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More about the KAS-FOM-GLO conference in Hong Kong: Climate Change and Human Responses

The joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference about “Climate Change and Human Responses” co-organized by the Global Labor Organization (GLO), FOM University of Applied Sciences and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) took place on October 31 – November 2 in Hong Kong. (See for … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Human Responses: Overview about the second day of a successful Hong Kong conference

The joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference about “Climate Change and Human Responses” co-organized by the Global Labor Organization (GLO), FOM University of Applied Sciences and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) at the Hotel Harbour Grand Kowloon, Hung Hom, Hong Kong (see FIRST DAY, … Continue reading

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Zimmermann ends his 4 weeks trip to Beijing & Hong Kong with a conference on climate change

After two days of scientific discussions, the joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference about “Climate Change and Human Responses” (DETAILS) co-organized by the Global Labor Organization (GLO), FOM University of Applied Sciences and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) met on 2 November 2018 German … Continue reading

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“Climate Change and Human Responses”: GLO President Zimmermann spoke at joint GLO-FOM-KAS conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference about “Climate Change and Human Responses”  scheduled  for 31 October – 2 November 2018 in Hong Kong has begun on Wednesday, 31 October 2018. The event is co-organized by the Global Labor Organization (GLO), FOM University … Continue reading

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Trade Policy Under Trump; China and the World at the Center for China & Globalization in Beijing.

The Center for China & Globalization (CCG) in Beijing had invited prominent speakers to debate the situation of global trade at the age of Trump in a private setting on 28 October 2018 at the institute. CCG is now the … Continue reading

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Evidence on permanent work contracts in China

New research in the Discussion Paper Series of the Global Labor Organization (GLO): In its Labor Contract Law introduced in 2008, China strengthened the labor protection for workers. As a consequence, temporary work contracts have to be permanent after 10 … Continue reading

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The Future of Global Trade: GLO President Visits the Center for China & Globalization in Beijing for Debate

Global international economic relationships are under pressure with unclear consequences for the world economy and individual welfare. The United States of America have left the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, raised tariffs against its trade partners, in particular for China, dismantled the … Continue reading

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Zimmermann & EU Expert Michele Bruni discuss the global migration of the future

The global picture of mobility in the next decades of this century will be characterized by huge demographic imbalances between Asia, Europe and Africa; a core player will be China. While the demand and supple forces are so large that … Continue reading

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Labor research meetings in Beijing: Zimmermann speaks five times within a week

Exciting times in Beijing for labor research economists due to a large number of event activities. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann speaks five times within a week. He gave keynote speeches to the 10th anniversary of CIER at their forecasting … Continue reading

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Chinese Aging in a global perspective: Michele Bruni, Beijing, on work and welfare

China is much younger than Europe, but ages much faster reaching and passing Europe in due course. Michele Bruni, EU Expert resident in Beijing and Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) analyzes the consequences of the significant demographic changes … Continue reading

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