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Job available: Postdoctoral researcher opportunity at the University of East Anglia (UK)

GLO Fellows Prof. Andrew Jones and Dr. Apostolos Davillas seek to fill a position for a highly skilled postdoctoral researcher with closing date 12 April 2021. See for details below.

We are seeking a highly skilled postdoctoral researcher at Senior Research Associate level to deliver the research objectives defined by the “(In)Consistency of responses to self-assessed health measures and implications for biosocial research” ESRC grant and research project. You will work with Prof. Andrew Jones and Dr. Apostolos Davillas on econometric analysis of longitudinal data.

As a Senior Research Associate, you will be actively involved in all aspects of the project. You will help to build and analyse data from Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Survey. Ideally, on the conceptualisation side, you will be able also to provide support on appropriate econometric analysis and techniques to be employed, as well as on the interpretation of our findings given the existing literature.

You will have a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as economics, statistics or relevant quantitative discipline and experience in econometric analysis and techniques. You will also be required to have experience in managing and working with large, multi-purpose social science datasets.

This full-time post is offered on a fixed term basis to 31 October 2022.

Closing date: 12 April 2021.



Fully funded PhD opportunity in the UK on “Regional inequalities in health”.

The successful candidate will undertake econometric analysis to explore regional inequalities in health in the UK using detailed biomarker data available in a large national representative social science datasets. Contact: GLO Fellow Apostolos Davillas.


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The Institute of Global Economic Problems in Baku/Azerbaijan joins GLO as institutional supporter. Natig Shirinzade becomes GLO Country Lead Azerbaijan

Chairman Natig Shirinzade of the Institute of Global Economic Problems has recently participated at the GLO-EBES 25 conference on May 23-25, 2018 in Berlin to present a paper on “Migration and Social Mobility within and between Countries and its Economic Consequences in the Period of Globalization”. GLO is the Global Labor Organization, EBES the Eurasia Business and Economics Society. The full program of the conference is found here.

At the Berlin conference, Chairman Natig Shirinzade and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann discussed intensively collaborations between both organizations. Zimmermann accepted an invitation of Chairman Shirinzade to visit Baku and Azerbaijan soon to discuss research and policy projects. Natig Shirinzade has accepted the position of GLO Country Lead Azerbaijan to represent GLO in this country.

The Institute of Global Economic Problems is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Baku, Azerbaijan. Its mission is to provide scientists, political figures and society with true and confident information about the global economic processes, the global social problems, including migration problems, and other problems that affect economic sustainability problems. It aims to organize a live platform for discussions, dialogues, for assisting the exchange of opinions and views. The institute is considering a wide range of cooperation and collaboration with European and World think tanks and institutes. It believes that through tight connections of adequate dialogue between the scientists, organizations, countries and continents it will be able to achieve the goal to help society, the people, to overcome the forthcoming waves of globalization, which undoubtedly will influence everyone. With the help of attracted experts from the fields of sociology and economics, the Institute intends to prepare both theoretical and empirical articles on world social and economic problems.

Chairman Natig Shirinzade (right)and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann on May 25, 2018 in Berlin.