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More goals, fewer babies?

New research finds a drop in birth rates nine months after major sports events

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New research on the economic effects of migration policies

IZA's 17th annual migration meeting with 17 presenters covered a variety of topics and countries

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The burden of mandatory waiting periods for abortions

Lengthier waits and two-trip policies pose substantial obstacles

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Loneliness and social isolation in Europe

The pandemic's toll on loneliness could have consequences long after the virus recedes

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Losing a parent strongly affects teenagers’ mental health

Study from Finland finds substantial reductions in years of schooling, employment, and earnings

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Zooming to class?

Experimental study provides evidence on college students' online learning during COVID-19

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Working from home may hurt productivity

New research based on workplace analytics data finds employees work more hours for the same output

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Short-time work reduces unemployment and stabilizes aggregate demand

Lower risk of income loss moderates drop in consumption

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Measuring labor market conditions

New research presented at IZA workshop on labor statistics

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Covid-19 scrambled European country ranking of labor market performance

Small changes in unemployment and inactivity, but notable differences between countries in 2020

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Higher minimum wage lowers enrollment in academic programs at universities

Study from Canada investigates the impact of the minimum wage on individuals' schooling decisions

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IZA Young Labor Economist Award goes to Patrick Kline

Outstanding research on empirical methodology in labor economics and on wage inequality

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Relative comparisons affect performance and choices in college

Whether someone is a big fish in a little pond is largely a matter of luck, but it changes how students behave

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“I will have to discuss this with my family”

New study on the effects of wages on intra-family bargaining and hours worked

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Happy power couples?

Working in the same occupation or industry as your partner increases satisfaction with life, work and income

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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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