Monthly Archives: July 2017

IZA continues GLM|LIC program with DFID – new website now online

Since 2011, IZA has been coordinating the “Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries” program on behalf of the British Department for International Development (DFID). The objective is to fund research projects that deliver a significant new body of … Continue reading

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Long-term unemployed through the eyes of recruiters: Less motivated, less talented and less trainable

Recent research has shown that employers are reluctant to hire long-term unemployed: the longer job candidates’ unemployment spell, the lower is their chance of a positive reaction. In a new IZA Discussion Paper, scholars from Ghent University, KU Leuven, Vrije … Continue reading

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Public health in utero: How external factors influence birth outcomes

By Jeanna Canapari (Yale University) In the study of birth outcomes, going to extremes is not always necessary. While intense events such as heat waves, deep cold or famine can impact fetal development and play a major role in the … Continue reading

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