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EBES President Klaus F. Zimmermann meets Noor Azina Ismail of the University of Malaya and Jonathan A. Batten of Universiti Utara Malaysia during his tenure as Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur.

Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University) is the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and the President of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES). Zimmermann in his role as EBES President is the recent successor of Jonathan … Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 years of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in Kota Kinabalu: GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann delivers the public University Silver Jubilee Lecture

March 11, 2019. Early evening in Kota Kinabalu, Island of Borneo in Malaysia. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann enjoyed a joint dinner with members of the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, in Sabah, the Northern … 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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“No Return” from Italian Labor and Pension Reforms: An Insider View Back at Italian Government Policies by Marco Leonardi. A New Book, an Author Summary and Interview.

Marco Leonardi, economic advisor of two prime ministers in the Italian government from 2014 to 2018, has just published a new book on his experience in office during the Italian labor market reforms and the threatened future perspectives of those … Continue reading

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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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