Category Archives: Research

GLO President Zimmermann spoke at the 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics in Xiamen, China

The 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics at the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University, China took place on 8-9 December. The symposium was jointly organized by WISE, the Institute for Economic and Social Research … Continue reading

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GLO President Zimmermann Accepts Invitation to be an Associate Member of the Centre for Workforce Futures at Macquarie University

In November 2017, Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) has been a Visiting Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Now he affiliates with Macquarie University further by accepting an invitation of Lucy Taksa, Co-Director … Continue reading

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Zimmermann visiting Örebro University/Sweden to discuss publishing in scientific journals

On 19-20 November 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann, (UNU-MERIT and President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) was visiting Örebro University/Sweden to attend a workshop on publishing in scientific journals. In his function as keynote speaker to the event, he was … Continue reading

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Visiting Azerbaijan V: Policy Community, Business and Academia

On the invitation of Natig Shirinzade, Chairman of the Institute of Global Economic Problems, the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Klaus F. Zimmermann, has visited Baku, Azerbaijan, on 10-13 November 2018 to discuss research and policy issues and … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Human Responses: Overview about the second day of a successful Hong Kong conference

The joint FOM-GLO-KAS Conference about “Climate Change and Human Responses” co-organized by the Global Labor Organization (GLO), FOM University of Applied Sciences and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) at the Hotel Harbour Grand Kowloon, Hung Hom, Hong Kong (see FIRST DAY, … Continue reading

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Zimmermann visited Beijing Normal University on 26 October 2018

Beijing Normal University hosts a larger number of prominent Chinese labor economists lead by GLO Fellow & Professor LI Shi, including the Dean of the Business School, Professor LAI Desheng, and GLO Fellow & Professor Chunbing Xing. Professor LI Shi … Continue reading

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Evidence on permanent work contracts in China

New research in the Discussion Paper Series of the Global Labor Organization (GLO): In its Labor Contract Law introduced in 2008, China strengthened the labor protection for workers. As a consequence, temporary work contracts have to be permanent after 10 … Continue reading

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Labor research meetings in Beijing: Zimmermann speaks five times within a week

Exciting times in Beijing for labor research economists due to a large number of event activities. GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann speaks five times within a week. He gave keynote speeches to the 10th anniversary of CIER at their forecasting … Continue reading

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Chinese Aging in a global perspective: Michele Bruni, Beijing, on work and welfare

China is much younger than Europe, but ages much faster reaching and passing Europe in due course. Michele Bruni, EU Expert resident in Beijing and Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) analyzes the consequences of the significant demographic changes … Continue reading

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First Renmin University – GLO joint conference in Beijing

Renmin University of China and the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have just successfully completed their first joint conference on the Chinese labor market in Beijing on 20 and 21 October 2018. Program Announcement (Chinese link). Program Flyer.  See also for further … Continue reading

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