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#Brexit has become a cliffhanger! But both most likely outcomes of the challenge may also bring long-term chances.

Many people think that a leave of the UK from the European Union is something like the largest mistake in a lifetime after decades of European integration efforts. Still there is hope that the Brits could correct the decision in … 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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HIV/AIDS pandemic and fertility response: Research on Africa

The Kuznets Prize Paper of the Journal of Population Economics was announced and given at the #ASSA2019 meeting in Atlanta. The Award Study shows that a rise in the disease risk increases the total fertility rate and the number of … Continue reading

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Ambassador Alfredo Toro Hardy & GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann interact on the ‘Crossroads of Globalization’ for Latin America

In October 2017, they have both spent a month together as prestigious Resident Scholars in the legendary Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Bellagio/Italy. Their major task: To think, debate, interact and write in a larger group of scientists from various … Continue reading

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Fascinating New Economic Research Freely Available from the GLO Discussion Paper Series of December 2018

The post links to the freely available GLO Discussion Papers of December 2018 and promotes two of the fascinating research contributions for a wider policy debate. Both papers deal with the relationship between migration and globalization. Anti-migration sentiments and threatened … Continue reading

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How to create jobs in Africa? Arbeitsplätze für Afrika! Interview des Magazins “afrika wirtschaft” des Afrika-Vereins der deutschen Wirtschaft mit dem Bonner Arbeitsmarktforscher Klaus F. Zimmermann

“Die Bevölkerung auf dem afrikanischen Kontinent wächst deutlich schneller als die Zahl der Arbeitsplätze. Jahr für Jahr strömen 20 Millionen Menschen auf den afrikanischen Arbeitsmarkt. Was ist das beste Rezept, um schnell und nachhaltig Jobs zu schaffen?” (Afrika Wirtschaft, 4/2018, … Continue reading

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From Kigali to Xiamen: GLO President Zimmermann to discuss research and policy issues

Starting from Bruxelles airport, GLO President Zimmermann reached on 1 December 2018 the Marriott Hotel in Kigali/Rwanda that hosted the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018. Organized jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for … Continue reading

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Zimmermann spoke at the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda

After his participation at the 3-5 December African Economic Conference 2018 in Kigali/Rwanda, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann, traveled on December 5 from Kigali through Doha and Hongkong to reach Xiamen on December 6. His travel had begun on 1 … Continue reading

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