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How the division of roles within the family shapes job satisfaction

New study finds secondary earners more likely to prioritize personal preferences over compensation

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A dataverse for labor economics

IZA's Research Data Center (IDSC) has launched a new service for the research community

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Broad majority of global population supports climate action

First globally representative survey on actual and perceived willingness to fight global warming

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What motivates climate change denial?

New study looks at the role of motivated reasoning

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February is IZA Network Month

Incumbent Fellows are invited to nominate candidates for membership

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New IZA Network Advisory Panel established

Members cover a broad spectrum of perspectives and constituencies

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Job value inequality is considerably greater than wage inequality

Study from Austria shows that companies offering better non-wage benefits increasingly also provide higher salaries

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Do workers’ values matter for selection into supervisory jobs?

Self-direction and achievement are positively linked to supervision, but may also foster autocratic behavior

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Who supports affirmative action?

Both self-serving motives and individual preferences play a role

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Are senior entrepreneurs happier people?

Income and health shape the relationship between occupational status and life satisfaction

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Promoting labor market mobility among job seekers can backfire

New research highlights unexpected pitfalls and offers insights for more effective policies

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Statement from the Deutsche Post Foundation on the future of IZA

Change in institutional leadership and strengthening of the global IZA network

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Reorganization of the Deutsche Post Foundation’s research institutes

briq Institute to be integrated into IZA

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Who benefits and who loses from affirmative action in elite universities?

Study from Brazil shows that earnings rise for minority students but drop for top enrollees

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Claudia Goldin receives 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

IZA Fellow honored "for having advanced our understanding of women’s labor market outcomes"

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How exposure to artificial intelligence affects worker well-being

New study finds lower job and life satisfaction but no evidence of adverse mental health effects

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Tax flight by the super-rich: Does it really happen?

New study from the UK on the impact of capital tax reforms on migration behavior

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The long shadow of China’s one-child policy

New research on fertility among Chinese immigrants to the US suggests small-family cultural norms are hard to overcome

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What we teach children about race and gender

New study uses AI tools to analyze representation in images and text of children's books

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Democrats do not benefit electorally from popular minimum wage increases

New study suggests voters pay little attention to indirect transfers

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Worker pay rose in U.S. chains that abandoned no-poaching clauses

New study points to the importance of antitrust policy and enforcement for worker welfare

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Woke jobs after Dobbs?

How public support for female employees both helped and hurt some employers after Roe v. Wade was overturned

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What we associate with first names and how it helps explain discrimination

Employers overestimate Black-White gap in productivity and discriminate, especially when making fast hiring decisions

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What does job applicants’ body art signal to employers?

New study directly measures the stigma surrounding job candidates with tattoos and piercings using real recruiters

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