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Shrinking gender pay gap has made boys more ambitious

More women succeed in male-dominated sectors, but few men choose traditionally female occupations

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Ten years after the financial crisis

Labor market adjustment in emerging and post-transition economies

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Individuals with criminal records may stay in their jobs longer

Hiring former inmates could make sense both on efficiency and on moral grounds

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A data tax for a digital economy

The globalized internet age calls for innovative approaches to taxation

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The Tyranny of the Top Five

Pressure to publish in top journals stifles creativity in economic research

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Education as a source of inequality

Workshop of IZA's "Economics of Education" program area

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Female leadership raises team performance

Field experiment at an Italian university tests gender stereotypes

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Challenging the use of the twin instrument in the social sciences

Twins are more often born to healthier women

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Does faster reintegration of the unemployed reduce job quality?

Two studies from Switzerland analyze the effects of job search requirements and assistance

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Did the Internet displace social capital?

How broadband penetration affected civic engagement, political participation and relational activities in the UK

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Matching workers and jobs online

IDSC of IZA workshop discussed new developments and opportunities for social science and practice

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Why does education reduce crime?

Keeping kids “off the streets” may matter more than improving their labor market prospects

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Parental leave benefits do not widen the socio-economic gap in child development

Analysis of school entrance exams in Germany

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How xenophobic violence impairs the integration of immigrants

Significant impact on life satisfaction and language acquisition

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Gay marriage policies improve attitudes towards sexual minorities

Cross-national study with European data suggests a causal effect

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School reforms and socioeconomic inequality in Germany

15 years after the PISA shock

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Immigration of poor voters increases redistribution

West German cities responded with higher taxes and welfare spending to post-WWII inflow of forced migrants

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Brothers foster women’s gender conformity

Study from Denmark shows that parents invest differently in their daughters if they also have sons

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When the market drives you crazy

Stock market returns affect the number of fatal car accidents

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Challenges and successes in refugee integration

New insights from international economic research

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15th IZA Annual Migration Meeting held at Harvard Kennedy School

New research covering topics from deterrence to integration

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Britain’s got talent

Developing it could be key to solving the productivity puzzle post-Brexit

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Labor productivity and the digital economy

Second joint IZA/OECD workshop held in Paris

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Third Annual IZA Junior/Senior Symposium held in Bonn

Promoting young researchers from both sides of the Atlantic

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Global terrorism decreases well-being and shifts political attitudes rightwards

Analysis using data on 70,000 terror events worldwide

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