Category Archives: Research

How housework relates to life satisfaction among couples (and what women want their men to do)

A recommended research output to study: New research paper by Gigi Foster (University of New South Wales) and Leslie S. Stratton (Virginia Commonwealth University) on housework and happiness among couples. It is freely available as a Global Labor Organization (GLO) … Continue reading

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New research on “Hiring & Employment Discrimination”

A special issue of the International Journal of Manpower on “Hiring Discrimination” has just been published under the editorship of three Fellows of the Global Labor Organization (GLO). ***Special Issue on Hiring Discrimination*** GLO Fellows Nick Drydakis, Stijn Baert, and … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann will support the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics in Xiamen/China.

The Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University, China, is organizing on the 8-9 December the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics together with the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) of Jinan University, and … Continue reading

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Immigration leads to lower physical burden and injury risk among native workers: New GLO Research Paper & other fresh research

Titles and free access/links to GLO Discussion Papers GLO Discussion Papers are research and policy papers of the GLO Network which are widely circulated to encourage discussion. Provided in cooperation with EconStor, a service of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for … 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 President Klaus F. Zimmermann speaks at the UNU-MERIT Internal Conference 2018 in Maastricht

Alessio J. G. Brown and Klaus F. Zimmermann are both Co-Directors of POP at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University and affiliated with the Global Labor Organization (GLO). Both visit Maastricht on June 26 – 28, 2018 to participate at the UNU-MERIT … Continue reading

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Founder of Unified Growth Theory Oded Galor of Brown University Appointed Editor. He Reflects on Publishing Research in Population Economics

On 1 July 2018, Oded Galor becomes Editor of the Journal of Population Economics following Erdal Tekin, who has taken the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM) (see for further details). Galor joins 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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Journal of Population Economics. The new Report of the Editor-in-Chief available: Improved strong performance of the top journal in population economics

The Journal of Population of Economics is an international quarterly research journal that publishes original theoretical and applied contributions on the economics of population, household, and human resources. It is owned by Springer Nature and operates from POP at UNU-MERIT, … Continue reading

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GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann will be a keynote speaker at Chinese Labor Market conference in Beijing October 20-21, 2018

The School of Labor and Human Resources at Renmin University of China (Beijing) and the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have just announced the creation of a new conference series on issues related to the Chinese labor market. The first event … Continue reading

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