Category Archives: Research

April 10, 2019. Return Migration Improves Social Norms; see the GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of March. And all GLO Discussion Papers of March 2019 for free.

The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month in March finds that girls living in localities with return migrants in Mali are less likely to be circumcised. This effect is driven mainly by the returnees from Côte d’Ivoire, suggesting that, in … Continue reading

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Study on Intergenerational Transmission of Education: It matters for migrants where they live. GLO study forthcoming in JEBO.

Now accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (JEBO): GLO Discussion Paper No 322 Beyond the Average: Ethnic Capital Heterogeneity and Intergenerational Transmission of Education – Download PDFby Chakraborty, Tanika & Schüller, Simone & Zimmermann, Klaus F. … Continue reading

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International Conference„Inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Challenges, measures and solutions” (ISEG 2019). Paper submission to Brasov conference on 31 May to June 1, 2019 still possible until April 26.

International Conference„Inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Challenges, measures and solutions” (ISEG 2019). Place: 31 May-June 1: Brasov, Romania, at the Transilvania University of Brasov. Organizers: Transilvania University of Brasov; Romanian Academy, Institute of Economic Forecasting; Global Labor Organization (GLO) Invited … Continue reading

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May 23-24, 2019: Bucharest. 5th International Conference on “Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research”

GLO Fellow Adrian Cantemir Calin of the Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy, organizes the 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research on May 23-24, 2019 at the Romanian Academy in Bucharest. See below for more … Continue reading

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GLO President visits Budapest at critical times for Europe. Klaus F. Zimmermann is appointed George Soros Visiting Chair at the Central European University (CEU) for the Spring Term.

The Central European University (CEU) has appointed Klaus F. Zimmermann as the George Soros Visiting Chair at the School of Public Policy for April-June (Spring Term) 2019. He will take residence in Budapest on April 1, 2019. Zimmermann is a … Continue reading

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IESR-GLO Workshop on ‘Belt and Road’ – Labor Markets on March 21-22 at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China.

GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann has spent the week after March 17 in Guangzhou, China, at IESR, Jinan University. He attended the IESR-GLO Workshop on ‘Belt and Road’ Labor Markets he had organized together with Shuaizhang Feng, the Dean of … Continue reading

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GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann visits Jinan University in Guangzhou, China, for the week March 17 – 24, 2019.

Arriving from Kuala Lumpur, where he had spent time as a Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya, GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann arrived on March 17 in Guangzhou, China, to work a full week at the Institute for Economic … Continue reading

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“International Migration Encourages Social and Political Change” …. and other fresh research from the GLO Global Network. All GLO research papers freely accessible.

Morocco, a North-African country that has become a major emigration hub to Europe, has seen many calls for political change over the last few years. The “GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of February 2019” is using micro data to … Continue reading

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Publishing in good journals: Large interest among University of Malaya (UM) scholars in a seminar with UM Visiting Professor Klaus F. Zimmermann

The University of Malaya expects scholars to participate in the world-wide efforts to push the research frontier with good publications in respected academic journals. Hence, about 90 members of the university had registered for a seminar on March 15, 2019 … Continue reading

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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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