Category Archives: Research

Klaus F. Zimmermann receives prestigious EBES Fellow Award for his lifetime academic achievements at a large conference in Berlin

The 25th Conference of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES)  takes place on May 23-25, 2018 in Berlin/Germany. It is jointly organized with the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and hosted by the FOM University in the Berlin study center. … Continue reading

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Alexander Spermann zum Professor an der FOM Hochschule Köln ernannt.

Alexander Spermann, Privatdozent der Universität Freiburg und selbständiger Politikberater, wurde am 16. Mai 2018 in der Kölner Einrichtung der FOM Hochschule zum Professor für Volkswirtschaftslehre ernannt. Bereits seit 2017 unterrichtet er in Köln; diese Lehrtätigkeit wird er jetzt weiter fortsetzen. … Continue reading

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Update: Full Program Published of the forthcoming 25th EBES conference at FOM University in Berlin on May 23-25, 2018. Christoph Kannengießer (CEO, German African Business Association) speaks on Africa Panel.

The 25th Conference of the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) will take place on May 23-25, 2018 in Berlin/Germany. It is jointly organized with the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and hosted by the FOM University in their Berlin study … Continue reading

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“Intergenerational effects of the pension reform in China” and other fresh research in Population Economics! Access to the table of content of issue 3, 2018, of the Journal of Population Economics.

The intergenerational education spillovers of pension reform in China “Economic theory establishes that pension privatization weakens the link between old and young and so reduces the incentive to invest in public education in an economy with lower return rate of … Continue reading

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Small & Young Companies are Driving Job Creation

Due to its huge relevance, the relationship between firm size, firm growth and firm job creation is heavily debated in the industrial organization literature. A core theorem in this context has been Gibrat’s law suggesting that the proportional rate of … Continue reading

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Free Access to Fresh & Original Research: Global Labor Organization – GLO Discussion Papers April 2018 & DP of the Month

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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Contributions Invited: Book Series “Population Economics”

The Editors of the Journal of Population Economics are also editing the Springer book series in “Population Economics”. Researchers working on human resources issues are invited to send book proposals to the publisher at Springer, Martina Nolte-Bohres (Martina.Nolte-Bohres@springer.com). The Global … 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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Bucharest Conference on Economic and Social Research: Call for Papers

The Institute for Economic Forecasting and the Romanian Academy in Bucharest invite paper submissions and participants to the 4th International Conference on “Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research“, in Bucharest on May 10-11, 2018. SECTIONS Section I – Economic … Continue reading

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