GLO Virtual Seminar

The GLO Virtual Seminar Series has been established with an initial frequency of one event per month as a regular GLO activity. The seminars are:

  • Hosted by the School of Economics at the University of Kent, the GLO key partner university in the UK.
  • Chaired by GLO Director Matloob Piracha.
  • On a Thursday, 1.00 pm – 02.00 pm BST (London time), unless otherwise stated. ONE HOUR.
  • It is an internal seminar open to all GLO Fellows and Affiliates and by special invitation. Free to attend (no fees).

Program

Sydney (12am, midnight), Beijing (9pm), Istanbul (4pm), Berlin (2pm), London/UK (1pm), Cape Town (3pm), Washington DC (8am), Santiago de Chile (10am)

March 5, 2021 (Friday); 1 pm London/UK: Marco Vivarelli
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and GLO

Topic: “May AI revolution be labour-friendly? Some micro evidence from the supply side”

Past seminars

  • February 5, 2021: Pedro Martins, Queen Mary University of London and GLO
    News – report of the event. Video of Seminar. Presentation slides.

Employer collusion and employee training

Based on joint work with Jonathan P. Thomas, University of Edinburgh.

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Endogamous Marriage among Immigrant Groups: The Impact of Deportations under Secure Communities

Based on joint work with Sarah Pearlman.

GLO Discussion Paper 756: Endogamous Marriage among Immigrant Groups: The Impact of Deportations under Secure CommunitiesDownload PDF
by
Bansak, Cynthia & Pearlman, Sarah

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  • December 3, 2020: John P. de New, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, and GLO
    News – report of the event. Video of Seminar.

Dreaming Big: Higher Occupational Aspirations From Persistent and Advantaged Kids

Based on joint work with Sonja C de New and Clement C Wong.

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  • November 5, 2020: Ira Gang, Rutgers University and GLO
    Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics
    News – report of the event. Video of Seminar.

Schooling Forsaken or Not? Education and Migration.

Based on joint work with Gil Epstein and Ilhom Abdulloev:

GLO Discussion Paper 709: Job Status, International Migration and Educational Choice Download PDF by Abdulloev, Ilhom & Epstein, Gil S. & Gang, Ira N.

GLO Discussion Paper 641: Schooling Forsaken: Education and Migration – Download PDF by Abdulloev, Ilhom & Epstein, Gil S. & Gang, Ira N.

Migration and Forsaken Schooling in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, published n IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 11(1). https://doi.org/10.2478/izajodm-2020-0004

Changes in the Forsaken Schooling and Migration Relationship in Tajikistan (Chapter 10), in Brain Drain vs Brain Circulation (Central Asia), 2020

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The Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on the Long-Term Health of Veterans

Based on a joint paper with Xintong Wang and Carlos A. Flores on “The Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on the Long-Term Health of Veterans: A Bounds Analysis”

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  • September 3, 2020: Kompal Sinha, Macquarie University and GLO
    Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics
    GLO Cluster Lead “Development, Health, Inequality and Behavior”
    Presentation Slides & News. Video of Seminar.

Paid Parental Leave and Maternal Mental Health

Related paper: The presentation of Kompal Sinha is based on a joint paper with Anam Bilgrami and Henry Cutler of the Centre for the Health Economy, Macquarie University, on “The impact of introducing a national scheme for Paid Parental Leave on maternal mental health outcomes“, forthcoming Health Economics.

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The Political Economy of Populism

Related paper: Sergei Guriev and Elias Papaioannou,
The Political Economy of Populism. PDF
Draft prepared for the Journal of Economic Literature.

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Teaching Norms in the Streets

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Despair, Unhappiness and Age

Related papers:

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