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Do refugee classmates affect the educational attainment of native students?

New study from Norway compares siblings exposed to different refugee shares at school

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Shorter compulsory schooling can increase the overall time spent in education

Reform in Egypt had unexpected positive effects for girls from disadvantaged families

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IZA Crisis Monitor assesses national policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

Comparison based on qualitative survey among selected country experts

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Poor air quality increases COVID-19 deaths

Moving at-risk patients out of polluted areas could reduce the case fatality rate

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High-skilled workers expected to suffer less from the COVID-19 crisis

IZA expert survey: Large differences by qualification, small differences by gender

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Does social capital help contain COVID-19?

New study provides insights from seven European countries

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Face masks substantially reduce COVID-19 cases in Germany

Analysis exploits regional variation in point in time when masks became compulsory

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Flattening the COVID-19 curve: What works

Preventing close contacts in large groups has been most effective

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U.S. experts regard income support for the unemployed as the most useful policy to mitigate the COVID-19 labor market crisis

IZA Expert Panel reveals large transatlantic differences in top labor economists’ assessment of policy responses

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Occupational exposure to contagion and the spread of COVID-19 in Europe

Patterns of social contacts at work help explain why richer countries recorded more serious outbreaks

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How firms in Germany react to the COVID-19 crisis

Mitigation responses are stronger among weak firms and those with expectations of a long shutdown

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How role models influence prosocial behavior during COVID-19

Actions of fellow citizens and political leaders affect donations and volunteering in different ways

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Short-term consequences of COVID-19 on labor market outcomes in the United States

Negative impacts especially for men, younger workers, immigrants, Hispanics and less-educated workers

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Katharine Abraham and Shelly Lundberg newly elected AEA Distinguished Fellows

Awards recognizes their lifetime research contributions

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Helping job seekers online

COVID-19 increases joblessness but also prevents the provision of face-to-face employment assistance

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Low-income earners suffer most from the COVID-19 crisis

Having the option to work from home is largely a matter of education

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Do immigrants integrate differently in new and traditional host countries?

New study shows that immigrants enter the Finnish and Swedish labor markets in a remarkably similar manner

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Making sure that SURE works

A preliminary assessment of the European short-time work support scheme

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How expectations affect compliance with COVID-19 social-distancing measures in Italy

People’s willingness to comply is related to their expected end date of self-isolation measures

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Do women shy away from public speaking?

Field experiment shows female students are less willing to present to a larger audience

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In memory of Don J. DeVoretz – a great inspiration in migration economics

IZA is saddened by the death of one of our first Research Fellows

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Male students are more likely to receive favorable grade changes in college

Gender differences in the tendency to negotiate

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Internships are more likely to be paid when local unemployment is low

Employers favor candidates with previous internship experience and white-sounding names

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Does it pay to start your career with a job at a larger firm?

Size matters for young workers' long-term outcomes

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How cash windfalls affect wages

Small high-tech firms use government R&D grants to raise incumbent workers’ earnings

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