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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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Global Insights – eine Meinung: Flüchtlinge: Rette sich wer kann?

Nationale Alleingänge in der Flüchtlingsfrage legen Sprengsätze an die Europäische Union (EU). Am Anfang dieser Krise der europäischen Politik stand das Versagen, die Dublin-Regelung der Asylfrage in der kontinentalen Schicksalsgemeinschaft solidarisch umzusetzen. Die Verpflichtung des Erstaufnahmelandes auf Regelung der humanitären … Continue reading

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DER WEIS[S]E BLOG – nun als Video verfügbar: Experten bewerten das Regierungsprogramm 2017-2022 der Österreichischen Regierung

Die österreichische unabhängige Gruppe DIE WEIS[S]E WIRTSCHAFT macht komplexe Fragen im Sinne evidenzbasierter Politik transparent. Dem diente auch eine Veranstaltungsreihe zum Regierungsprogramm der neuen Österreichischen Regierung mit den Themenbereichen Gesundheit, Wirtschaft, Bildung und Migrations- und Integrationspolitik. Die Videos der Veranstaltungen … Continue reading

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It pays to care! GLO Fellows Stijn Baert & Sunčica Vujić find Volunteering Premium in causal analysis

Caring seems to be at odds with the simple model of economic agents as understood by the wider societal audience. However, care taking is a more and more popular field in economic analysis. A recent study in the Journal of … Continue reading

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Alexander Spermann (Freiburg University and GLO) becomes Professor at FOM University with base in Cologne

Alexander Spermann (University of Freiburg) and prominent German policy advisor, has accepted a position at FOM University Cologne. He was appointed Professor of Economics on May 16, 2018 in a festive ceremony  by FOM Vice-Chancellor Professor Ingrid Eumann at the FOM … Continue reading

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GLO & Yale University: Top China Health Policy Conference with over 200 Researchers

Over 200 researchers and health leaders gathered at Yale University on May 11-13, 2018 for the second biennial conference of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), focusing on advances in health policy and health care in China and … Continue reading

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Selective labor immigration policies matter: Insights from Canada in a New GLO Research Paper

Europe is discussing how to improve the labor market performance of economic migrants and their integration chances. The Canadian immigration system is often seen as a model case. Is there an earnings benefit depending on the selection channel under the … Continue reading

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Does Foreign Aid Stop Refugee Flows? New Evidence for the Policy Debate

In the recent heated public debates in Europe about how to control refugee flows to Europe, it is often argued that foreign aid should be helpful to moderate such migration. In a new Discussion Paper of the Global Labor Organization … Continue reading

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