Leadership for the GLO is provided by its Management Board and the GLO Advisory Board as well as by the GLO Research and Policy Cluster Leads and Country Leads.

Management Board

The GLO Management Board is responsible for the overall strategic and operational running of the GLO. It consists of (left to right)

Azita BERAR AWAD Le Wang

Klaus F. Zimmermann, GLO President. POP at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University. klaus.f.zimmermann[at]
Matloob Piracha, GLO Director. University of Kent. piracha[at]
Azita Berar Awad, GLO Policy Director. azita.berar[at]; previously ILO/Geneva.
David G. Blanchflower, GLO Research Director. Dartmouth College. david.blanchflower[at]
Corrado Giulietti, GLO Research Director. University of Southampton.  c.giulietti[at]
Victoria Vernon, GLO Director Social Media. State University of New York. victoria.vernon[at]
Le Wang, GLO Director Young Scholars Program. University of Oklahoma.[at]

Advisory Board

The GLO Advisory Board advises the President of the GLO and the Management Board on its overall strategy to accomplish its vision and mission and the future development of the GLO. Members of the GLO Advisory Board are (left to right)

Alessio J. G. Brown, POP at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University
Martin Kahanec, Central European University and CELSI
Paulien Osse, Wage Indicator Foundation
John P. de New, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne
Franz Peter Lang
, Technical University of Braunschweig and FOM

GLO Cluster Leads

The GLO Research and Policy Cluster Leads initiate and head the thematic areas of research, research collaboration, evidence-based policy advice and dissemination of the GLO global network and virtual platform. See list of themes and cluster leaders.

GLO Country Leads

The GLO Country Lead is appointed for countries with GLO Activities or a large GLO Network. The GLO Country Lead is the national representative of the GLO, initiates GLO Activities in the respective country and acts as the national anchor and contact person for the GLO Network. See list of GLO Country Leads (geographical clusters).

Country Addresses:
Klaus F. Zimmermann, GLO Country Lead Germany, Leimkugelstr. 6, 45141 Essen, Germany
Matloob Piracha, GLO Country Lead UK, School of Economics, University of Kent, Kennedy Building, Park Wood Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7FS, UK

GLO Relations & Operations

Relations and Operations:

GLO Discussion Papers

Managing Editor: Magdalena Ulceluse, University of GroningenM.M. (Magdalena) Ulceluse, PhD
Senior Editors
Matloob Piracha, University of Kent
Klaus F. Zimmermann, POP at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University.
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