Category Archives: Policy

Women in Political Office

Women in political power? The chart below provided by statista on the basis of World Bank data shows the proportion of seats held by women in national legislatures in 2017. Rwanda is leading this ranking with 61% compared with India … Continue reading

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NEW Seminar Series: GLO – UM Joint Seminar at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

21 August 2018 at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Global Labor Organization (GLO) and the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the University of Malaya (UM) start an new joint seminar series: The GLO-UM Joint Labor Economics … Continue reading

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Joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference on “Climate Change and Human Responses” on 31 October – 2 November 2018 in Hongkong

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges in the 21st Century. It does not only have impact on eco-systems, but also direct and indirect impact on societies and economies. The consequences for global production chains, value adding and labor … Continue reading

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Das Nacheinander-Prinzip zur Gestaltung von Familie und Beruf: Neues Buch und ein Interview zur Zukunft der Arbeit

Zwar hat sich die Lebenserwartung der Frau in den vergangenen fünfzig Jahren um fünfzehn Jahren verlängert und sie hat sich von vielen gesellschaftlichen Fesseln befreit. Doch ist der Fluch des Fortschritts eine immer größere Belastung in ihrer Lebensmitte: “Einen Partner … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann spoke in Linz at a conference on European deepening and convergence

The 45th Economics Conference of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO) took place on July 5, 2018 – July 6, 2018 in Linz/Austria. The event was entitled “Economic and Monetary Union – Deepening and Convergence”. … Continue reading

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Danny Blanchflower: A Social Media Star becomes GLO Research Director

David Blanchflower is the Bruce V Rauner Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, part-time professor at the University of Stirling, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was an external member of the … Continue reading

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GLO Fellow Erdal Tekin edits Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM) starting 1 July 2018. Interview with him about policy research and publishing.

On 1 July 2018, Erdal Tekin becomes the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). His role as Editor of the Journal of Population Economics will be taken by Oded Galor. For an interview with Erdal Tekin … Continue reading

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Price and Wage-Setting in Advanced Economies — High-profile Conference of the European Central Bank in Sintra/Portugal ended

Over 120 invited participants, central bankers, scientists and policymakers from Europe and around the world discuss pressing economic issues on “Price and Wage – Setting in Advanced Economies” on 18-20 June 2018 in Sintra, Portugal. The prestigious conference center Penha … Continue reading

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Price and Wage-Setting in Advanced Economies — High-profile Conference of the European Central Bank in Sintra/Portugal

Over 120 invited participants, central bankers, scientists and policymakers from Europe and around the world discuss pressing economic issues on “Price and Wage – Setting in Advanced Economies” on 18-20 June 2018 in Sintra, Portugal. The prestigious conference center Penha … Continue reading

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Klaus F. Zimmermann: Global Insights – MyView: Refugees: Save yourself if you can?

National unilateral moves in the refugee question put explosive devices to the European Union (EU). At the beginning of this crisis of European politics was the failure to proper implement the Dublin asylum agreement due to the common destiny of … Continue reading

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