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Men try to avoid being beaten by a woman

Lab experiment measures gender differences in performance in games with differing competitive pressure

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Even those who are fair can discriminate

Systemic discrimination through the design of the recruitment process

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Does technological progress promote gender equality?

Industry 4.0 could hurt women's labor market prospects in developing countries

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Working from home continues to increase

IZA survey suggests most employees in Germany are satisfied with their employer’s infection control measures

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Targeted COVID-19 relief programs improve compliance with confinement measures

Study from Italy analyzes the impact of a food stamp program on social distancing

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

Second wave of qualitative survey among country experts now available

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Suddenly a stay-at-home dad?

How fathers' job loss affects time investment in the household

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Measuring individual-level poverty in developing countries

New approach accounts for resource sharing and scale economies in large families

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Brexit referendum vote caused an increase in hate crime

Effect was concentrated in the first quarter after the referendum and was larger in areas that voted to leave the EU

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How working-time flexibility affects workers’ productivity in a routine job

Field experiment shows positive effects of allowing greater autonomy at work

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IZA Fellow Edward Lazear passes away

Stanford economist and presidential adviser dies at 72

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Video resumes increase callback rates

People with visible disabilities benefit equally from this service

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Vacancy postings reflect trend towards working from home

Study from Austria analyzes how COVID-19 has affected labor demand

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How was the U.S. presidential election affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Analysis suggests Trump would likely have won if there had been 5% fewer COVID-19 cases

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The Economics of Immigration: 2nd Edition

New textbook for undergraduate students draws extensively on IZA migration research

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Coping with the COVID-19 labor market crisis: Views from the Netherlands

Interview with Egbert Jongen and Paul Verstraten

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School re-openings after summer breaks in Germany did not increase SARS-CoV-2 cases

New IZA study suggests that hygiene measures in German schools worked well to contain the spread of the virus

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Coping with the COVID-19 labor market crisis: Views from Canada

Interview with Steven Tobin

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Future earnings gap due to COVID-19 school closures

Today’s global cohort of students may lose up to US$ 15 trillion over a lifetime

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From pandemic shock into recession

Change in working hours shows evolution of the COVID-19 crisis

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What explains the unexplained gender pay gap?

Family choices affect pay differences between men and women

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When is the most productive time of day?

Peak performance on cognitive tasks occurs around lunchtime

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How a second chance in education influences labor market outcomes

Adult education reforms in Norway reduced gender earnings gap

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Research reveals ‘climate-change complacency’ across Europe

New paper illustrates the importance of human feelings for economic policy-making

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Coping with the COVID-19 labor market crisis: Views from Austria

Interview with René Böheim and Thomas Leoni

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