Category Archives: Research

GLO President Zimmermann at GLO – supported conferences in 2018

GLO is the Global Labor Organization; Klaus F. Zimmermann is the GLO President. Zimmermann will participate and speak at the forthcoming 2018 conferences (see below for more details): at Renmin University (October 20-21) and visit Beijing for most of October; … Continue reading

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European leaders still do not find a proper response to the refugee issue. Nevertheless, Europeans wish to help those fleeing violence and war.

EU leaders again failed to reach progress on the burden sharing allocation of refugees across member states in their meeting in Salzburg this week (19-20/09/2018). Nevertheless, Europeans are more open to help those fleeing violence and war than in other … Continue reading

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Emigration and the subjective well-being of those staying behind: New research

New research forthcoming in the Journal of Population Economics finds: Having family members abroad is associated with greater well-being of those staying behind! Milena Nikolova, Carol Graham, and Artjoms Ivlev: Emigration, remittances, and the subjective well-being of those staying behind … Continue reading

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Sexual orientation and school-age & workplace bullying: A GLO research paper reveals facts & implications for job satisfaction

Just announced by GLO. The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month for August 2018 deals with the important societal challenge of BULLYING, a serious and long-lasting problem in particular for school aged children. The GLO study confirms the relevance, the correlation … Continue reading

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Large gender differences for alcohol attributable deaths

Bad news for alcohol consumers: As a new study just published in The Lancet finds, the optimal quantity for health is zero. Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability. Drinking does not pay for health at … Continue reading

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Gender Violence: Research by recent GLO Discussion Papers

Gender -based violence is a very serious but under-researched issue. See Defining Gender-Based Violence for a better understanding. Facts and Figures against women. Researchers affiliated with the Global Labor Organization (GLO) have now provided scientific papers to respond to this challenge. … Continue reading

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Sexual Orientation and the Labor Market: Deadline for Paper Submissions now until March 30, 2019

Call for papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Manpower  on: “Sexual Orientation and the Labor Market“. For Details: GLO Website. Journal Website. Submissions will be accepted from now on until March 30, 2019. The issue is … Continue reading

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Zimmermann is Visiting Professor at Renmin University of China in October 2018

In all over October 2018, Klaus F. Zimmermann, President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University will be Visiting Professor at the famous Renmin University of China, Beijing. Since 2006 Zimmermann is Honorary Professor of the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Submission Deadline is August 15 for Conference on the Chinese labor market in Beijing on 20-21 October 2018

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

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GLO Discussion Paper of the Month: Social Identity and Perceived Income Adequacy in India

Just announced by GLO. The GLO Discussion Paper of the Month of July 2018 with a free download can be accessed here: Goel, Deepti & Deshpande, Ashwini, 2018. “Social Identity and Perceived Income Adequacy,” GLO Discussion Paper No. 232, Global … Continue reading

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