IZA in the Media

This is a selection of recent press clippings from international media.

For German-language articles please see the German version of IZA Newsroom

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Labor Market ReformsLabor Market Reforms

Time, 24.10.2016: How Businesses Could Skirt the New Overtime Law
(Op-ed by Daniel S. Hamermesh)

Fortune, 06.07.2016: What Politicos Get Wrong in Germany’s Retirement Debate
(Op-ed by Werner Eichhorst)

The New York Times, 17.05.2016: White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions
(Includes statement from Daniel S. Hamermesh)

Mint on Sunday, 07.02.2016: The economics of the MGNREGS
(Featuring article forthcoming in IZA Journal of Labor & Development)

Handelsblatt Global Edition, 11.12.2015: Minimum Wage: The Economists Who Cried Wolf
(Includes statement from Alexander Spermann)

Linkedin, 24.10.2015: World Development: Jobs to Fight Poverty
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Washington Post / The Columbus Dispatch, 07.08.2015: Why raising the minimum wage could actually make more employees quit
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9149: Fairness and Frictions: The Impact of Unequal Raises on Quit Behavior)

Deseret News, 03.08.2015: John Hoffmire: Cash transfers are one way to alleviate poverty in developing countries
(With reference to IZA PP No. 49: The Growth of Conditional Cash Transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean: Did They Go Too Far?)

Consejeros (Spain), 28.04.2015: El modelo de cogestión ayudó a nuestras empresas a reaccionar (The co-determination model helped our firms react)
(Interview with Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Economist, 18.04.2015: The marriage squeeze in India and China: Bare branches, redundant males
(With reference to IZA DP No. 3214: More Men, More Crime: Evidence from China’s One-Child Policy)

Wall Street Journal, 08.04.2015: What France Can Learn From Italy
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Wall Street Journal, 24.03.2015: The Unappetizing Effect of Minimum-Wage Hikes
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by David Neumark: Employment effects of minimum wages)

Capital.gr, 08.01.2015: The German minimum wage does not … rescue Greece
(Includes statement from Alexander Spermann)

Washington Examiner, 27.10.2014: Minimum wage, maximum damage
(With reference to IZA DP No. 1135: The Effects of the Minimum Wage on Wages, Employment and Prices)

Civil Forum Development Blog, 15.09.2014: Nad niemiecki rynek pracy nadciąga katastrofa
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

People’s Daily (China), 28.08.2014: 老龄化加速,多国寻求出路 (Many nations seek ways to address accelerated population aging)
(Includes statement from Alexander Spermann)

Financial Times, 18.06.2014: Germany’s minimum wage threatens to shake up ‘generation intern’
(Includes statement from Alexander Spermann)

Financial Times, 23.05.2014: Germany’s hypocrisy on pensions will cost money and friends
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Corner, 09.05.2014: “Germany will raise wages to act as EZ locomotive”
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

New York Times, 03.04.2014: For Many Germans, Pilots’ Walkout Crosses a Line
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

The Corner, 01.04.2014: Are minijobs a solution for Europe?
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

CNN / Money, 04.02.2014: Why Greeks are overworked while Germans go home early
(With reference to IZA DP No. 5780, Short-Time Work: The German Answer to the Great Recession)

vs.hu (Hungary), 20.01.2014: A bérmunka nincs válságban
(Op-ed by Werner Eichhorst)

Aspenia, 02.10.2013: “Imparare dal pragmatic modello tedesco”
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Wall Street Journal (Europe), 29.05.2013: “‘Minijobs’ Lift Employment But Mask German Weakness”
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

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Migration & IntegrationMigration

Daily Mail, 07.04.2017: Climate change could spur “brain drain” from developing world
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Linguère Mously Mbaye: Climate change, natural disasters, and migration)

Bloomberg, 17.02.2017: How Economists Are Fueling the Global Debate Over Refugees
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10212: The Labor Market Consequences of Refugee Supply Shocks)

International Business Times, 31.01.2017: Here’s what happened to jobs and crime when a million refugees turned up in Germany
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10494: Jobs, Crime, and Votes: A Short-run Evaluation of the Refugee Crisis in Germany)

The Local, 27.01.2017: Germany’s population just hit a record high – so what does this mean?
(Includes statement from Holger Bonin)

Todays Zaman, 08.02.2016: Economic effects of Syrian refugees
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8841: The Impact of Refugee Crises on Host Labor Markets: The Case of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Turkey)

The Wall Street Journal, 04.02.2016: The Right Mix of Migrants to Meet Germany’s Needs
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

World Commerce Review, 13.12.2015: The evidence to guide Europe in the refugee crisis
(Op-ed by Alessio Brown with reference to various IZA World of Labor articles)

Wall Street Journal, 30.11.2015: A Migrant Plan for Germany
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Fortune, 10.11.2015: Europe’s Migrant Crisis Could Turn into a Jobless Crisis
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Atlantic, 30.10.2015: Coding a Way Out of the Refugee Crisis
(Includes statement from Axel Spermann)

Kristeligt Dagblad (DK), 14.10.2015: Flygtninge kan blive EU’s mobile arbejdsstyrke (Refugees may become the EU’s mobile workforce)
(Interview with Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Independent UK, 08.10.2015: The facts behind Theresa May’s speech about immigration
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Brian Bell)

The Huffington Post, 07.10.2015: Transforming the European Refugee Crisis into Opportunity – Looking at the Evidence
(Op-ed by Alessio Brown with reference to IZA World of Labor article by Semih Tumen)

BPC Immigration Blog, 21.09.2015: “Immigration and the Labor Force, Part II”(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Amelie F. Constant)

Handelsblatt Global Edition, 17.09.2015: Refugee Agency Head Resigns
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Reuters, 10.09.2015: In aging Germany, refugees seen as tomorrow’s skilled workers
(Includes statement from Ulf Rinne)

Deutsche Welle, 08.09.2015: Immigration expert: ‘No immigration, more unemployment
(Interview with Ulf Rinne)

Sputnik News, 03.09.2015: EU Migrant Crisis to Call Existence of Schengen Area Into Question – NGO
(Includes statement from Ulf Rinne)

redOrbit, 01.09.2015: Emails signed with black-sounding names less likely to receive replies
(Includes statement from Corrado Giulietti)

Daily Mail, 01.09.2015: Are you a victim of email racism? Public services respond less and are ruder to people with ‘black-sounding’ names
(Includes statement from Corrado Giulietti)

The Huffington Post, 27. 08.2015: 5 Reasons Why Immigrants Do Not Take Natives’ Jobs
(Op-ed by Amelie F. Constant)

Atlanta Black Star, 27.08.2015: Study Shows Local Governments Discriminate Against People with ‘Black-Sounding’ Names
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9290: Racial Discrimination in Local Public Services: A Field Experiment in the US)

Rawstory, 20.08.2015: The science of white privilege: Emails from ‘black’ names are more likely ignored by public officials
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9290: Racial Discrimination in Local Public Services: A Field Experiment in the US)

phys.org, 19.08.2015: Study shows African Americans discriminated against in access to US local public services
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9290: Racial Discrimination in Local Public Services: A Field Experiment in the US)

The Huffington Post, 03.08.2015: What if There Were no National Borders?
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Guardian, 01.08.2015: Media coverage of terrorism ‘leads to further violence’
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8497: Terrorism and the Media)

ABC Nyheter, 01.07.2015: Forskere: Fler­tal­let mot EU-med­lem­skap har gitt Norge skrem­mende tap
(Mit Bezug zu IZA DP No. 9098: Norwegian Rhapsody? The Political Economy Benefits of Regional Integration)

asianlite.com, 16.06.2015: Immigrant workers get less pay
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Kathryn H. Anderson: Can immigrants ever earn as much as native workers?)

The Washington Post, 14.01.2015: Terror in France: implications for Muslim integration
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article “Do responsible employers attract responsible employees?”)

Hartford Courant, 11.12.2014: Migration stripping Pacific Islands of climate change know-how
(With reference to IZA DP No. 2440: Brain Drain and Inequality Across Nations)

reason.com, 09.06.2014: Immigration Helps American Workers: The Definitive Argument (And Why It Won’t Matter)
(With reference to IZA World of Labor articles by Amelie F. Constant: “Do migrants take the jobs of native workers?” and Giovanni Peri: “Do immigrant workers depress the wages of native workers?”)

The Economist, 17.05.2014: European migration: The great escape
(With reference to IZA DP 8064: Returns to Citizenship? Evidence from Germany’s Recent Immigration Reforms)

Washington Post Wonkblog, 06.05.2014: Immigration helps American workers: The definitive argument
(With reference to IZA World of Labor articles by Amelie Constant and Giovanni Peri)

The Christian Science Monitor, 01.05.2014: A decade after the EU’s largest expansion, open borders still rankle
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Business Week, 17.03.2014: The Best Way to Spread Democracy Abroad? Welcome Foreign Students
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7980, The Effect of Labor Migration on the Diffusion of Democracy: Evidence from a Former Soviet Republic)

Yahoo! News, 11.02.2014: Could Swiss vote spur a rethink on EU barriers to migration?
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

GlobalPost, 10.01.2014: Early divisions augur hard going for Germany’s grand coalition
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Linkiesta, 24.04.2013: “La Germania offre lavoro, ma i cv italiani non arrivano”
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Economist, 30.01.2013: The weekly papers
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7130, 10 Years After: EU Enlargement, Closed Borders, and Migration to Germany)

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EuropeEurope

Policy Network, 11.02.2016: The risk of Brexit: an opportunity for the EU?
(Op-ed by Jo Ritzen and Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Linked In, 24.11.2015: European Working Conditions
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Boston Globe, 06.11.2015: The German machine is breaking down
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Caixin (China), 18.03.2015: What Is Motivating Germany? Reform
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Business Report (South Africa), 18.03.2015: The eurozone crisis: Why Germany insists on structural reforms
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Singapore Business Times, 18.03.2015: Euro zone crisis: What motivates Germany?
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Excelsior (Mexico), 13.03.2015: La crisis de la eurozona: lo que realmente motiva a Alemania
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

ekathimerini.com, 15.11.2014: Greece and Poland switch roles as young Greeks head to vibrant Eastern European country for better prospects
(Op-ed by Alexander Kritikos)

Wall Street Journal Europe, 15.10.2014: Yes, Germans Do Believe in Fiscal Flexibility
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Le Figaro (France), 30.06.2014: Pour des travailleurs européens sans frontières
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann) 

Ελευθεροτυπία / Eleftherotypia (Greece), 26.06.2014: Σταθερότητα του ευρώ, με εργασία χωρίς σύνορα
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann) 

World Commerce Review, 19.06.2014: Working without borders: Why free momevent of labour should be untouchable
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

Dienas Bizness/Business Daily (Latvia), 05.06.2014: Manifests strādāšanai bez robežām
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

EUobserver, 04.06.2014: UK calls for welfare restrictions after EU election result
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Politiken (Denmark), 01.06.2014: Et forsvar for Europas fremtid
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

Lettera43 (Italy), 31.05.2014: Europee 2014, il manifesto in difesa dell’euro
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

Lavoce (Italy), 23.05.2014: Lavorare senza frontiere: un manifesto per il futuro dell’Europa
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

Zoznam (Slovakia), 23.05.2014: Merkelová: EÚ nie je sociálna únia
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

Hotnews (Romania), 23.05.2014: Economisti de prestigiu lanseaza un manifest
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

The Parliament Magazine, 23.05.2014: IZA – Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future
(With reference to manifesto calling “Working Without Borders: A Manifesto for Europe’s Future”)

Lettera43, 09.05.2014: Klaus F. Zimmermann: «Renzi rispetterà il fiscal compact»
(Interview with Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Il Sole – 24 Ore, 01.07.2013: Le ricette della Ue per creare nuovi posti
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

BBC World News, 30.05.2013: “UK faces European Court over benefits for EU nationals”
(Interview with Martin Kahanec)

El Colombiano, 28.01.2013: La U.E. necesita un ministro de finanzas con poder de veto
(Interview with Klaus F. Zimmermann)

La Nacion, 21.01.2013: ¿Europa como laboratorio de la economía global?
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

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UnemploymentYouth Unemployment

Bloomberg, 11.04.2017: Unemployment and mental health
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 10653: The Bilateral Relationship between Depressive Symptoms and Employment Status)

Bloomberg, 07.03.2017: Why Falling Unemployment May Spell Bad News for Business Investment
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10560: Born to Lead? The Effect of Birth Order on Non-Cognitive Abilities)

Business Insider (UK), 08.08.2015: How rising unemployment rates change students’ choice of majors — and it’s different for men and women
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice)

Yahoo! News, 13.10.2013: Can Europe follow Germany’s lead on youth employment?
(Includes statement from Klaus F. Zimmermann)

National Journal, 05.07. 2013: The Kids Are Not Alright
(With reference to IZA DP No. 4705, Youth Unemployment: Déjà Vu?)

Conseil d’analyse économique, 07.06.2013: The Employment of the Low-Skilled Youth in France
(With reference to IZA Policy Paper No.64, by Klaus F. Zimmermann and Pierre Cahuc, Stéphane Carcillo)

Le Figaro, 24.04.2013: “Emploi/jeunes: mesures pas ciblées”
(With reference to study co-authored by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Le Monde, 24.04.2013: “Emploi des jeunes : des mesures “insuffisamment ciblées””
(With reference to study co-authored by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

La Tribune, 24.04.2013: “Emplois d’avenir et contrat de génération : peut mieux faire!”
(With reference to study co-authored by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

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Education

New York Daily News, 23.04.2017: Wanted: Many more teachers of color
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 10630: The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers)

EducationHouston Chronicle, 12.04.2017: Teachers and students: Ethnic diversity in Houston-area schools
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 10630: The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers)

The Washington Post, 09.04.2017: Black students from poor families are more likely to graduate from high school if they have at least one black teacher
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 10630: The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers)

Phys, 06.04.2017: Black students who have at least one black teacher are more likely to graduate
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 10630: The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers)

Quartz, 05.12.2016: To predict a student’s future success, look at their grades, not their IQ or SAT score
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10356: What Grades and Achievement Tests Measure)

Phys, 16.09.2016: The rise of the internet has reduced voter turnout
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Stephan Heblich: The effect of the internet on voting behavior)

Washington Post, 05.08.2016: The powerful thing that happens when the school day starts in the afternoon
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10012: Gender Performance Gaps: Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Role of Gender Differences in Sleep Cycles)

Independent, 10.01.2016: 25 scientific ways your childhood influences your success as an adult
(With reference to IZA DP No. 5793: A Flying Start? Maternity Leave Benefits and Long Run Outcomes of Children)

Blach Enterprise, 05.01.2016: Do Black Students Need Black Teachers to Excel?
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 9554)

The Times, 09.10.2015: Pupils in schools with lots of migrants get lower test results
(With reference to IZA article: Immigrants in the classroom and effects on native children by Peter Jensen)

Linkedin, 02.10.2015: Does education prepare you for working life?
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Daily Camera, 09.08.2015: College major choices shift during recessions, CU-Boulder researcher finds
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice)

Metro, 05.08.2015: How recessions help women in science
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice)

Management Today, 04.08.2015: More women study maths and science in a recession
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice)

City A.M., 04.08.2015: Recessions make women turn to well-paid, maths intensive careers
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice)

QS Digital Solutions, 29.07.2015: The Student Drift towards ‘Recession-Proof’ Subjects
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice and Interview with Peter Arcidiacono)

Slate, 30.07.2015: How Unemployment Rates Shift Choices of Majors
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice)

Hospodárske noviny (Slovakia), 23.10.2014: Nemci investujú do praktického vzdelávania (Germans invest in practical training)
(Interview with Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Times Higher Education, 01.04.2014: UK has ‘lowest drop-out rate in Europe’
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8015: Do Tertiary Dropout Students Really Not Succeed in European Labour Markets?)

Zaman Online, 09.02.2014: “Çocuğun gittiği okul kariyerini belirlemiyor ([Early school tracking] does not determine the child’s career)”
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7897: The Long-Term Effects of Early Track Choice)

The Globe and Mail (Canada), 18.01.2013: How to raise girls’ math scores? Reduce anxiety about numbers in their female teachers
(With reference to IZA DP No. 6453, The Effect of Teacher Gender on Student Achievement in Primary School: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment)

CNN, 05.04.2013: “‘Brilliant Bus’ shrinking digital divide”
(With reference to IZA DP No. 1912, Do Home Computers Improve Educational Outcomes?)

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Family & GenderWomen and Family Affairs

Fox News, 31.01.2017: Social media worries for your kids? Maybe put your own phone down first
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10412: Social Media Use and Children’s Wellbeing)

Daily Mail, 30.12.2016: Just an hour a day on social media can make kids less happy
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10412: Social Media Use and Children’s Wellbeing)

Deutsche Welle, 29.12.2016: Companies discriminate against jobseekers
(Including statement from Ulf Rinne and interview with Mark Fallak)

Bloomberg, 11.10.2016: A Valentine’s Day Wedding Comes With Higher Divorce Odds
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10268: Not Your Lucky Day: Romantically and Numerically Special Wedding Date Divorce Risks)

Business Insider, 23.09.2016: The majority of Americans go without an essential employee perk, and it’s costing them billions of dollars
(With reference to IZA DP No. 5793: A Flying Start? Maternity Leave Benefits and Long Run Outcomes of Children)

Deutsche Welle, 20.09.2016: Study: Muslim women face discrimination in German job market
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10217: Discrimination against Female Migrants Wearing Headscarves)

The Sydney Morning Herald, 24.07.2016: ‘She didn’t ask for it’: Is this why women don’t get the top job?
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Mario Lackner: Gender differences in competitiveness)

Daily Mail, 27.06.2016: Working mothers ‘have FATTER children’: Rise in obesity is blamed on women going out to work
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7371: Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A European Perspective)

The New York Times, 24.06.2016: A Family-Friendly Policy That’s Friendliest to Male Professors
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9904: Equal but Inequitable: Who Benefits from Gender-Neutral Tenure Clock Stopping Policies?)

Vox.com, 10.05.2016: Hope Solo is done being told the wage gap isn’t real
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9656: The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations)

The Telegraph, 28.02.2016: Heatwaves and cold snaps make babies shorter and smaller, scientists find
(With reference to IZA research and statement from Mabel Andalon)

MarketWach, 07.01.2016: Will winning the Powerball lottery make you happier?
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 9472)

Huffington Post, 15.10.2015: What Doest the Evidence Tell Us About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Joni Hersch)

National Review, 26.09.2015: The Folly of Universal Child Care
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Elizabeth U. Cascio)

Business Insider (Singapore), 19.08.2015: 25 scientific ways your childhood influences your success as an adult
(With reference to IZA DP No. 5793: A Flying Start? Maternity Leave Benefits and Long Run Outcomes of Children)

The Guardian, 23.06.2015: Is broadband responsible for falling teenage pregnancy rates?
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9076: Offline Effects of Online Connecting: The Impact of Broadband Diffusion on Teen Fertility Decisions)

Business Insider (UK), 20.06.2015: ‘I didn’t feel appreciated’ – inside the ‘backwards’ reality of taking unpaid maternity leave in America
(With reference to IZA DP No. 5793: A Flying Start? Maternity Leave Benefits and Long Run Outcomes of Children)

redlipshighheels.com, 03.05.2015: Economics of Women: Marriage in Pakistan
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Siwan Anderson: Human Capital Effects of Marriage Payments)

The Independent, 30.10.2014: “Fall of the Berlin Wall: Children born after the Iron Curtain fell have worse parents, study claims”
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7712, Economic Uncertainty, Parental Selection, and the Criminal Activity of the ‘Children of the Wall’)

examiner.com, 08.09.2014: Revisiting Retired Husbands Syndrome
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8350: Pappa Ante Portas: The Retired Husband Syndrome in Japan)

The Telegraph, 21.08.2014: Stressed wives suffer ‘retired husband syndrome’
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8350: Pappa Ante Portas: The Retired Husband Syndrome in Japan)

Daily Mail, 20.08.2014: Retired hubby syndrome: Wives suffer stress and depression when men quit work (and it’s worse each year)
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8350: Pappa Ante Portas: The Retired Husband Syndrome in Japan)

Ansa.it (Italy), 18.08.2014: Sindrome del marito in pensione, lui si ferma e lei si ammala
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8350: Pappa Ante Portas: The Retired Husband Syndrome in Japan)

The Wall Street Journal Blogs, 18.08.2014: Payday Mayday
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8389: Income Receipt and Mortality: Evidence from Swedish Public Sector Employees)

HBR Blog Network, 23.07.2014: Should Couples Go into Business Together?
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8186: Entrepreneurial Couples)

Business Insider, 10.04.2014: Massive Shifts In Gender Roles Are Occurring Within The Labor Force
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7710: Women Labor Market Participation in Europe: Novel Evidence on Trends and Shaping Factors)

The Atlantic, 17.03.2014: Do Moms Who Work Less Have Healthier Babies?
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8031: Newborn Health and the Business Cycle: Is It Good to Be Born in Bad Times?)

The Atlantic, 04.02.2014: The Mommy-Track Myth
(With references to DP No. 7904: Parenthood and Productivity of Highly Skilled Labor: Evidence from the Groves of Academe)

Huffington Post, 25.10.2013: How Much Do Female Business Owners Make?”
(With reference to IZA DP No. 4628, Returns for Entrepreneurs vs. Employees)

foxnews.com, 16.10.2013: National Boss Day: 9 Ways To Impress Your Manager
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

Psychology Today, 17.08.2013: Greek Economic Problem is Stickier than we Believed
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

United Press International, 15.08.2013: Sex at least four times a week, correlates to more money
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

CBS News, 15.08.2013: Study: People who have sex four or more times a week make more money
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

CNN / Huffington Post, 14.08.2013: People who have sex at least four times a week make more money: Study
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

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scienceThe Future of Labor

Deutsche Welle, 21.03.2017: Talk: Economizing work and everyday life
(Interview with Hilmar Schneider)

Deutsche Welle, 13.03.2017: Structuring the workday: the new ‘9 to 5’
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

Bloomberg, 23.01.2017: Why the U.S. Has a Monopoly on Jobless Recoveries
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10470: Is Modern Technology Responsible for Jobless Recoveries?)

Deutsche Welle, 02.11.2016: Made in Germany – The labor of the future
(Includes Interview with Hilmar Schneider)

Deutsche Welle, 28.09.2016: Sharing Economy and Fair Competition
(Interview with Werner Eichhorst)

Forbes, 10.07.2016: Surprise! Uber Really Does Make It Easier To Get A Taxi Ride In The Rain
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9986: Has Uber Made It Easier to Get a Ride in the Rain?)

you&me, 30.11.2015: What will work environments look like 10 years from now?
(Interview with Alessio Brown)

The Huffington Post, 11.09.2015: What Happened to Standard Employment?
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Veja (Brazil), 09.09.2015: O Mausoléu da Paz
(Includes statement from Ulf Rinne)

World Commerce Review, 18.06.2015: Human touch and the future of work
(Op-ed by Werner Eichhorst)

Bloomberg, 11.02.2016: How Google Searches Pretty Much Nailed the New Hampshire Primary
(Includes statement from Nikos Askitas)

El Mundo (Spain), 12.06.2015: Si no puedes con los robots, únete a ellos
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Richard Freeman)

simply-communicate.com, 29.05.2015: A robot is not going to take your job
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Marco Vivarelli: Innovation and employment)

China Daily USA, 05.05.2015: The big trade-off in the world of labor
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Business Report (South Africa), 05.05.2015: The changing face of workplace will affect jobs
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Edge (Malaysia), 04.05.2015: The big trade-off in the world of labor
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, 04.05.2015: The big tradeoff in the world of labor
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Corriere della Sera (Italy), 04.05.2015: Lavoro Flessibile Responsabilità Nuove
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Business Insider UK, 13.03.2015: Why tech ‘productivity’ is a lie — and it will never reduce your working week
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8129: The Productivity of Working Hours)

Excelsior (Mexico), 02.05.2015: El gran cambio en el mundo del trabajo
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Handelsblatt Online / Wirtschaftswoche, 01.05.2015: Zum Tag der Arbeit: Nicht weniger, aber anders
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

The Straits Times, 01.05.2015: The big trade-off in the world of labor
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Expresso (Portugal), 01.05.2015: As grandes mudanças no mercado de trabalho
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Bangkok Post, 01.05.2015: Future work model brings new challenges
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

HR Review, 01.05.2015: Robot-age could create new generation of serfs
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Richard Freeman)

newsbusiness.co.uk, 30.04.2015: Workers “risk becoming serfs” in robot-age
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Richard Freeman)

Jakarta Post, 30.04.2015: The big trade-off in the world of labor
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

Caixin (China), 30.04.2015: The Big Trade-Off in World of Labor
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

World Commerce Review, 30.12.2014: Do we have to be afraid of the future world of work?
(Op-ed by Werner Eichhorst)

Newsweek, 30.11.2014: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? Ask a Robot.
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

tecnews.pe (Peru), 30.06.2014: IZA lanza plataforma online sobre economía laboral
(With reference to IZA World of Labor)

JC Magazine (Peru), 28.06.2014: IZA y la Universidad del Pacífico presentan “World of Labor”
(With reference to IZA World of Labor)

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Wealth & Inequality

Yahoo Finance, 17.04.2017: Berlin startup offers a year with no money worries
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

KBTX-TV, 07.03.2017: Donors who only consider overhead costs hurt charities
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Jonathan Meer: Are overhead costs a good guide for charitable giving?)

The Huffington Post, 06.08.2015: Tackling Inequality: Tony Atkinson Wins the EIB Prize
(Op-ed by Alessio J.G. Brown)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18.07.2015: Billionaires vs the people
(Op-ed by Jan Svejnar)

Foreign Policy, 05.05.2015: Rich Germany Has a Poverty Problem
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

Singapore Business Times , 08.01.2015: Working hard, but working poor, in developing countries
(Op-ed by IZA Prize winner Gary Fields)

The Japan Times, 06.01.2015: Working hard but staying poor
(Op-ed by IZA Prize winner Gary Fields)

Caixin (English version), 01.01.2015: Working Hard, but Working Poor
(Op-ed by IZA Prize winner Gary Fields)

The Economist, 15.11.2014: Welfare in Europe: Benefits tourism not OK
(Includes statement from Tito Boeri and Martin Kahanec)

El Comercio (Peru), 23.07.2014: Investigación laboral para el desarrollo
(With reference to IZA/World Bank Conference)

Wall Street Journal, 31.01.2013: State Job Aid Takes Pressure Off Germany
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

Forbes Magazine, 03.01.2013: Does It Pay to Become an Entrepreneur?
(With reference to IZA DP No. 4628, Returns for Entrepreneurs vs. Employees)

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Economy & Trade

BBC, 27.01.2017: Will Donald Trump mean the end of global trade?
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 7150: The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States)

Deutsche Welle (Spain), 27.10.2015: Faldas, timbres e indicadores económicos
(With reference to IZA Toll Index and statement from Nikos Askitas)

The Christian Science Monitor / Anchorage Daily News, 08.03.2015: Does daylight savings actually save energy?
(With reference to IZA DP No. 2704: Does Extending Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Evidence from an Australian Experiment)

Telegraph, 12.11.2014: Mapped: England and Wales’ job growth engines
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8430: The Extent and Cyclicality of Career Changes: Evidence for the U.K.)

Bloomberg, 24.03.2014: Korea Exchange Seeks Cut of $3 Billion Illegal Gold Trade
(With reference to IZA DP No. 6891: Shadow Economies in Highly Developed OECD Countries: What Are the Driving Forces?)

Bloomberg, 03.02.2014: S. Korea Crackdown on Underground Economy Stokes Angst
(With reference to IZA DP No. 6891, Shadow Economies in Highly Developed OECD Countries: What Are the Driving Forces?)

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Labor Relations

fivethirtyeight, 07.02.2017: The Minimum Wage Movement Is Leaving Tipped Workers Behind
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7092: The Effect of Tip Credits on Earnings and Employment in the U.S. Restaurant Industry)

World Bank Jobs and Development Blog, 13.11.2015: Does decentralization of collective bargaining in developing countries raise productivity?
(Op-ed by Alessio Brown with reference to IZA World of Labor article by Carlos Lamarche)

Deutsche Welle (Spain), 21.10.2015: IG Metall: diálogo en lugar de confrontación
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

Bloomberg, 24.09.2015: Did Privilege Enable Volkswagen’s Diesel Deception?
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

Michigan Standard / reason.com / Freedom’s Floodgates, 08.05.2015: Is Forcing Businesses to Pay Overtime to More Workers Really a Brilliant Idea? No Frigging Way.
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Ronald L. Oaxaca: The effect of overtime regulations on employment)

ZDNet, 13.01.2014: Coming to Germany in 2014: More strikes at Amazon
(Includes statement from Werner Eichhorst)

The New York Times, 05.09.2013: An American Sports Lesson for Europe
(Op-ed by Klaus F. Zimmermann)

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Discrimination

International Business Times, 06.02.2017: Employment Discrimination: Adam Or Mohamed Study Shows Muslims Have A Harder Time Finding Jobs
(With reference to IZA research on anonymous job applications)

Deutsche Welle, 29.12.2016: Companies discriminate against jobseekers
(Including statement from Ulf Rinne and interview with Mark Fallak)

Deutsche Welle, 20.09.2016: Study: Muslim women face discrimination in German job market
(With reference to IZA DP No. 10217: Discrimination against Female Migrants Wearing Headscarves)

Psychology Today, 24.07.2016: The True Cost of a Tattoo
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9675: Tattoos, Life Style and the Labor Market)

The Guardian, 22.07.2016: Sexual harassment at work: more than half of claims in US result in no charge
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Joni Hersch: Sexual harassment in the workplace)

The Telegraph, 14.01.2016: Your Facebook profile photo affects your job prospects, study claims
(With reference to IZA DP No. 9317: Do They Find You on Facebook? Facebook Profile Picture and Hiring Chances)

The Economist, 31.10.2015: No names, no bias?
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Ulf Rinne on “Anonymous job applications and hiring discrimination”)

Huffington Post, 15.10.2015: What Does the Evidence Tell Us About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Joni Hersch)

Cio (Brazil), 25.08.2015: Cinco passos para contratar bons desenvolvedores
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Ulf Rinne: Anonymous job applications and hiring discrimination)

Worldcrunch, 27.07.2015: Breaking Down The “Beauty Bonus” – Why Attractive People Get Paid More
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Eva Sierminska: Does it pay to be beautiful?)

The Huffington Post, 11.06.2015: Sexual Orientation and Discrimination: Coming Out in the Workplace
(Op-ed by Alessio J.G. Brown)

Time, 24.03.2015: 5 Mental Shortcuts Hiring Managers Take (and How to Use Them to Your Advantage)
(With reference to IZA DP No. 5664: Physical Attractiveness, Employment, and Earnings)

The Washington Post, 25.02.2015: Trying to talk a bus driver into giving you a free ride? Make sure you’re white, or else wear a suit
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7300: Still Not Allowed on the Bus: It Matters If You’re Black or White!)

New York Times, 24.02.2015: When Whites Get a Free Pass: Research Shows White Privilege Is Real
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7300: Still Not Allowed on the Bus: It Matters If You’re Black or White!)

Daily Mail, 19.12.2014: The sexuality pay gap: Lesbians earn 8% more than their straight colleagues but homosexual men are paid less
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Nick Drydakis: Sexual orientation and labor market outcomes)

The Independent, 19.12.2014: The sexuality pay gap: good for lesbians, bad for gay men
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Nick Drydakis: Sexual orientation and labor market outcomes)

Management Today, 18.12.2014: It pays to be a lesbian in the UK – 8% more in fact…
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Nick Drydakis: Sexual orientation and labor market outcomes)

The Telegraph, 18.12.2014: Why being gay doesn’t pay
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Nick Drydakis: Sexual orientation and labor market outcomes)

The Telegraph, 18.12.2014: Gay men earn less than straight men, but lesbians are paid more
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Nick Drydakis: Sexual orientation and labor market outcomes)

West, 23.10.2014: Candidates and employers benefit from anonymous CVs
(With reference to IZA Research Report No. 63: Abschlussbericht des Projektes ”Anonym Bewerben in Baden-Württemberg”)

Daily Mail, 05.08.2014: Study says most ‘successful’ names are masculine, white and easy to pronounce
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7725: The Economic Payoff of Name Americanization)

Scientific American, 29.04.2014: What Your Name Says About How Believable You Are
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7725: The Economic Payoff of Name Americanization)

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Health & Happiness

New York Post, 04.04.2017: The obnoxiously happy person in your office is a better worker than you
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Eugenio Proto: Are happy workers more productive?)

World Commerce Review, 21.09.2016: Economic incentives to create better workplaces
(Op-ed by Werner Eichhorst and Carolin Linckh)

Daily Mail, 06.03.2016: Is air pollution why your favourite football team is not performing? Scientists reveal footballers’ efficiency can be affected
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8964: Productivity Effects of Air Pollution: Evidence from Professional Soccer)

The Guardian, 05.03.2016: Is your football team playing badly? It may be air pollution
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8964: Productivity Effects of Air Pollution: Evidence from Professional Soccer)

MarketWatch, 07.01.2016: Will winning the Powerball lottery make you happier?
(With reference to IZA Discussion Paper No. 9472)

The Huffington Post, 20.03.2015: 34 Ways To Feel Happier Right Now
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529: The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

The Wall Street Journal Blogs, 18.08.2014: Payday Mayday
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8389: Income Receipt and Mortality: Evidence from Swedish Public Sector Employees)

CBS News, 22.07.2014: Taller, fatter, older: How humans have changed in 100 years
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8128: Health, Height and the Household at the Turn of the 20th Century)

Daily Mail, 17.07.2014: Why are people from Denmark so happy? It’s all in their DNA
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8300: National Happiness and Genetic Distance: A Cautious Exploration)

The Guardian, 20.03.2014: Midlife crisis: thousands around the world agree that it’s the real thing
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7942: Longitudinal Evidence for a Midlife Nadir in Human Well-being)

Daily News, 20.03.2014: The ‘midlife crisis’ is measurable, and it may be earlier than you think, study finds
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7942: Longitudinal Evidence for a Midlife Nadir in Human Well-being)

examiner.com, 18.02.2013: Are risk takers happier?
(With reference to IZA DP No. 1730, Individual Risk Attitudes: New Evidence from a Large, Representative, Experimentally-Validated Survey)

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Sex & Drugs

International Business Times, 22.02.2017: Have More Sex? Workers Should Get Paid Sex Breaks For Their Health, Swedish Lawmaker Argues
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529: The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

The Guardian, 12.04.2015: Cannabis smokers warned they risk poorer exam grades
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8900: ‘High’ Achievers? Cannabis Access and Academic Performance)

The Independent, 11.04.2015: Students banned from cannabis coffee shops ‘more likely to pass exams,’ a Dutch study claims
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8900: ‘High’ Achievers? Cannabis Access and Academic Performance)

Deseret News National, 27.01.2015: Pornography addiction: another reason for the U.S. marriage decline
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8679: Are Pornography and Marriage Substitutes for Young Men?)

The Washington Post, 21.12.2014: Americans aren’t getting married, and researchers think porn is part of the problem
(With reference to IZA DP No. 8679: Are Pornography and Marriage Substitutes for Young Men?)

Washington Examiner, 19.12.2014: Shock study: Marriage rate declines with porn use, threatening economy, society
(With reference to IZA World of Labor article by Nick Drydakis: Sexual orientation and labor market outcomes)

Huffington Post, 21.07.2014: Congress’ Latest Anti-Pot Crusader Misleads On Weed
(With reference to IZA DP No. 6592: Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use)

foxnews.com, 16.10.2013: National Boss Day: 9 Ways To Impress Your Manager
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

Psychology Today, 17.08.2013: Greek Economic Problem is Stickier than we Believed
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

United Press International, 15.08.2013: Sex at least four times a week, correlates to more money
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

CBS News, 15.08.2013: Study: People who have sex four or more times a week make more money
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)

CNN / Huffington Post, 14.08.2013: People who have sex at least four times a week make more money: Study
(With reference to IZA DP No. 7529, The Effect of Sexual Activity on Wages)