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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 Fellow Sarah Brown appointed to the UK’s independent Low Pay Commission

Sarah Brown, economics professor at the University of Sheffield and IZA Research Fellow since 2008, has been appointed a new member of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) that advises the British government. “The Low Pay Commission’s independent, expert advice is … Continue reading

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Agenda 2010: Successful reforms and policy advice

The 10th anniversary of the “Agenda 2010” labor market reforms – announced by former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder on March 14, 2003, after many trials and tribulations of his Red-Green government coalition – has drawn a lot of good and … Continue reading

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