Category Archives: Policy

GLO Fellow Jo Ritzen on “A Second Chance for Europe” in Brussels

A book launch of ‘A Second chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union’, edited by Prof. Jo Ritzen. The event will take place at the Maastricht University Campus Brussels on Wednesday 22 November 2017, in … Continue reading

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Haisken-DeNew of Melbourne University spoke at UNU-MERIT and celebrated in Cologne

On September 18, 2017, GLO Fellow John P. Haisken-DeNew of Melbourne University has visited POP at UNU-MERIT  and presented a paper in the UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar at noon on: Unawareness and Selective Disclosure: The Effect of School Quality Information … Continue reading

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Meeting the Kangaroo: Traveling to Melbourne and Else

During November and December 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT and President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) will be affiliated with Melbourne University after having received the prestigious Australian Eminent Research Scholar Award. Melbourne has just been marked the World’s … Continue reading

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How Property Prices are Affected by School Quality: GLO Fellow Haisken-DeNew speeks at UNU-MERIT on September 18.

GLO Fellow John P. Haisken-DeNew of Melbourne University will visit POP at UNU-MERIT on September 18, 2017. He will present a paper in the UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar at noon (12:00 – 13:00) on: Unawareness and Selective Disclosure: The Effect … Continue reading

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Kyiv Conference 14-15 September on Population Wellbeing in Post-Transition Economies

International Conference “People Matter: Quality of Life and Population Wellbeing in Post-Transition Economies” organized by the Kyiv School of Economics and VoxUkraine on September 14-15, 2017 in Kyiv in Ukraine. It is supported by the Global Labor Organization (GLO). Available: … Continue reading

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The Core of Global Scientific Policy Advice: op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann

Evidence-based policy making is under attack, evidence-free policy making is on the move.This challenge has been debated in Budapest on two scientific events: (i) The  Academia Europaea 29th Annual Conference 2017 in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Andreu Mas-Colell speaks on the future of work

The Academia Europaea (AE), The Academy of Europe, has awarded its prestigious Erasmus Medal in 2017 to Andreu Mas-Colell.  Andreu is a Member of Academia Europaea (MAE) and its section “Economics, Business and Management Sciences”, a Fellow of the Global … Continue reading

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Hey, Amsterdam! Revealing the secrets of wages around the world.

On September 1, the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) & the WageIndicator Foundation will organize their 2017 Annual Conference on “Wages in Global Perspective: Monitoring Wages Worldwide through WageIndicator“. AIAS and the WageIndicator Foundation are partner institutions of … Continue reading

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Klaus F. Zimmermann presenting keynote at ALMR Workshop in Canberra/Australia

The 28th Australian Labour Market Research (ALMR) Workshop showcases high-quality labour economic research that engages actively with policy makers. The workshop will be held on 6-7 December 2017 at The Realm Hotel, 18 National Circuit Barton, Canberra, Australia. The event … Continue reading

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Strong Move: FOM – University of Applied Sciences and GLO – Global Labor Organization cooperate

In a major breakthrough, FOM – University of Applied Sciences and GLO  have decided to collaborate and have already started a few joint initiatives! FOM has joined the large number of global organizations supporting the GLO. FOM – University of … Continue reading

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