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The Newest Revolution? Happiness!

Richard Easterlin on the marked improvement in people's feelings of well-being

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Higher absence rates in the public than the private sector

German public sector employees are more likely to stay home sick

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How parents pay for their unemployed adult children

Study analyzes changes in consumption, work and saving habits

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Working conditions in online labor markets

Crowdworkers' human capital is neither fully utilized nor adequately compensated

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Labor market impacts of digitalization and automation

Technological change will not lead to mass unemployment but to increasing labor market polarization

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Expansion of paid parental leave may work against intended goals

Study from France analyzes the effects on household specialization and children's well-being

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Improving jobs outcomes in developing countries

3rd IZA/World Bank/NJD Conference on Jobs and Development

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New moms are healthier when dads can stay home

Swedish reform gave fathers more flexibility in taking days off

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Exposure to “high-achieving” boys in high school may harm girls in the long run

Effects on educational and labor market outcomes

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Breaking the cycle of poverty through education

Canada’s Pathway to Education program improved long-term outcomes of students from poor neighborhoods

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The wrong kind of AI?

Artificial intelligence and the future of labor demand

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Global distribution of (non-)routine work

Large cross-country differences in task content of jobs

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Causes, costs and benefits of migration

IZA's 16th Annual Migration Meeting discussed the labor market implications of refugee flows and migrant integration

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Lower sickness rates on “bridging days”

Austrian workers don't shirk to extend their holiday weekend

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How environmental policies affect the labor market

IZA workshop evaluated the costs and benefits of reducing pollution and mitigating global warming

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Gender promotion gap in central banking

Corporate diversity policies can be effective at reducing gender bias in promotions

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Do employee share owners face too much financial risk?

U.S. data show that employer stock creates excessive risk for only a minority of families

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IZA Young Labor Economist Award goes to Leah Boustan and Philipp Kircher

Outstanding research on different facets of labor economics

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Discrimination in hiring based on presence of children or perceived “risk” of pregnancy

Married, childless women applying to part-time jobs have the lowest callback rates

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Being bullied in school leads to poorer outcomes later in life

Persistent or violent types of bullying have the worst consequences

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Children benefit from school construction and conditional cash transfers

3rd annual workshop of IZA's Family and Gender program

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Half of German employees would like to work fewer hours

New results from the IZA/XING Survey

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How day-to-day violence affects children’s educational attainment

Innovative study based on detailed crime data from São Paulo, Brazil

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Firms owned by immigrant entrepreneurs innovate more

New study compares foreign-born with U.S.-born entrepreneurs in high-tech industries

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