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Skilled immigration spurs innovation

Study from France shows that specialization and reorganization within firms drive increase in patenting activity

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How firms adjust when they cannot hire foreigners for low-skill work

New study uses randomized work-visa restrictions to study the effect of low-skill immigration in the U.S.

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“Some market interventions are efficient”

FAZ interview with Simon Jäger on the minimum wage and labor market policy in Germany

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Job matching in online markets

IDSC workshop brought together economists and computer scientists from academia and practice

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Four IZA network members among the Citation Laureates for 2022

Pioneering contributions to happiness economics and political economy

Opinion

Babel’s Curse or Babel’s Blessing?

Studying in a foreign language may come at a cost

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“We need to talk about Mechanical Turk”

What 22,989 hypothesis tests tell us about publication bias and p-hacking in online experiments

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Who is more productive from home?

New survey evidence shows that personality traits matter (a lot)

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Measurement of incomes, living costs and standards of living

5th IZA Workshop on Labor Statistics discusses latest findings

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Children benefit from longer parental leave

Study from Denmark shows positive effects on socio-emotional skills and well-being

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Minimum wage increases lead to substantial declines in vacancy postings

Largest effect in at-risk occupations

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Minimum wage contributed to rise in solo self-employment

Study exploits Germany’s introduction of industry-level minimum wages to investigate the causal impact

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Employer market power in Silicon Valley

Study reveals that no-poach agreements among tech giants cost employees billions

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MIT economist Simon Jäger to become CEO of IZA in September

Hilmar Schneider will leave the institute after six successful years

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How attractive is telework?

Survey experiment shows that employees are willing to accept smaller wage increases for more autonomy

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How COVID-19 affects educational choices in high school

Students in Sweden moved away quickly from service-oriented vocational programs

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Cooperation of BIBB and IZA facilitates research data access

Researchers can now work with BIBB data from anywhere via secure remote computing

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New book on labor markets in low-income countries

G²LM|LIC volume addresses challenges and opportunities for development strategies

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IZA promotes innovative research in the economics of climate change

Two papers selected for the 2022 IRECC Awards

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How people’s feelings evolved during the pandemic

Analysis of Twitter data provides insights on the impact of COVID-19 on well-being in Europe

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Women face higher earnings losses than men after job displacement

Motherhood and sorting into part-time jobs can explain part of the gender gap

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Honoring IZA Young Labor Economist Award Winner Patrick Kline

Several prominent scholars praised the laureate's outstanding contributions during a virtual IZA cocktail party

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Minimum wage reduced the gender wage gap in Germany

Largest effect among low-paid workers, but women in higher wage groups benefit as well

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Coal phase-out in 2030 – what costs will employees face?

Wage insurance scheme could substantially reduce welfare costs arising from lower wages and job security

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What if working from home will stick?

Distributional and climate impacts for Germany

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