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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

IZA News

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

Opinion

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

IZA News

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

IZA News

Expert commission delivers annual report on research and innovation in Germany

IZA research director Holger Bonin recommends strengthening China expertise in firms and universities

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Economic crises have long-term adverse health effects

New findings on the role of luck in the timing of life events

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How biased news affect our willingness to pay taxes

Exposure to positive news about government action increases tax compliance

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Students overestimate their academic achievement

Field experiment in Mexico City shows how feedback affects biased self-beliefs

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Student feedback has little effect on teacher behavior

Male teachers largely seem to ignore feedback from students

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Extensive social media use hurts teenagers’ mental health

Moderate daily use has positive effects on peer relationships

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How broadband internet affects labor market matching

Improved recruitment process leads to better and more stable employment relationships

IZA News

The 2020 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Lawrence Katz

Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the analysis of earnings inequality and educational change

IZA News

IZA Young Labor Economist Award presented in San Diego

Leah Boustan and Philipp Kircher honored for their research

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