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An optimistic perspective on population aging

Population aging is typically associated with economic challenges for productivity and innovation of an economy, financial threats for the pension system, and fears of increasing impoverishment of the elderly. This is substantiated in endless studies over recent years and sometime … Continue reading

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How preschool helps to fight inequality

The widening wage gap between college educated and non-college educated workers in the US and around the world has raised the question of how education policy can effectively mitigate this trend is highly topical. A new IZA discussion paper by … Continue reading

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Richard Blundell on the importance of labor supply and the role of public policy

IZA prize winner Richard Blundell talks about the importance of labor supply and the role of public policy.

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