Monthly Archives: August 2017

Educational choices can help explain income inequality in Germany

Rising levels of income inequality in many developed countries have led to much political and scientific controversy. One of the empirical challenges is to identify the causes and drivers of inequality. A new study by German economists Albrecht Glitz (Universitat … Continue reading

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Unpaid graduate internships: Career boost or bust?

The rising prevalence of unpaid internships as a gateway to highly competitive careers in law, politics, creative industries, media and publishing, and the sciences, has raised concerns about diminishing social mobility, and raised questions about whether and how interns benefit … Continue reading

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GLM|LIC Call for Proposals: Growth and labor markets in low-income countries

The IZA/DFID Programme on Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (GLM|LIC) has opened the electronic application portal for Phase IV research proposals. Research projects can be proposed for the following research areas: Growth and Labour Market Outcomes Active Labour … Continue reading

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