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IZA Prize in Labor Economics conferred to Claudia Goldin at ASSA Meeting in Chicago

The 15th IZA Prize in Labor Economics was formally conferred to Claudia Goldin during the traditional IZA Reception at the annual meeting of the Allied Social Science Associations in Chicago on January 6, 2017. After introductions by Hilmar Schneider (CEO … Continue reading

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IZA Prize goes to Claudia Goldin

The 2016 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Claudia Goldin, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Professor Goldin has been awarded the IZA Prize for her career-long work on the economic history of women in education … Continue reading

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New trends in labor economics and policy advice: IZA/CERGE-EI conference in Prague

To celebrate the work of 2015 IZA Prize laureate Jan Svejnar, IZA organized a joint conference with CERGE-EI on “Labor Economics and its Public Policy Impact on Economic Growth” in Prague on November 21, which attracted a distinguished audience of … Continue reading

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IZA Prize laureate Jan Svejnar: No, billionaires don’t drive economic growth!

In an op-ed published in The Guardian, Jan Svejnar (Columbia University and IZA) points out that the myth of billionaires boosting the economy is untrue – particularly when they amassed their wealth from political connections. Svejnar’s joint research with Sutirtha … Continue reading

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Jan Svejnar wins 2015 IZA Prize in Labor Economics

The 2015 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Czech-born economist Jan Svejnar, the James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, … Continue reading

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And the IZA Prize goes to… Gary Fields!

Cornell professor Gary S. Fields is the winner of the 2014 IZA Prize in Labor Economics for his outstanding contributions on the importance of efficient labor markets to fight poverty and foster economic development in low- and middle-income countries. Worth … Continue reading

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And the IZA Prize goes to… Dan Hamermesh!

Daniel S. Hamermesh (University of Texas at Austin and Royal Holloway, University of London) is this year’s winner of the IZA Prize in Labor Economics. He will receive the prestigious award, worth 50,000 euros, in recognition of his fundamental contributions … Continue reading

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