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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

IZA News

The Economics of Immigration: 2nd Edition

New textbook for undergraduate students draws extensively on IZA migration research

Opinion

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

Interview with Egbert Jongen and Paul Verstraten

Research

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

Opinion

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

Interview with Steven Tobin

Research

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

Research

When is the most productive time of day?

Peak performance on cognitive tasks occurs around lunchtime

Research

How a second chance in education influences labor market outcomes

Adult education reforms in Norway reduced gender earnings gap

Research

Research reveals ‘climate-change complacency’ across Europe

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

Opinion

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

Interview with René Böheim and Thomas Leoni

Research

Does economic development deter workers from leaving poor countries?

Two new studies find that as people in developing countries get richer, they are more likely to emigrate

Opinion

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

Interview with Lena Hensvik and Oskar Nordström Skans

IZA NewsResearch

Graduating in a pandemic may lead to long-term income losses

IZA Expert Panel reveals country differences in labor market researchers’ expectations

Research

Does the dream of home ownership rest upon biased beliefs?

New study finds that prospective home owners overestimate the well-being consequences of home ownership

Research

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

Research

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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