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IZA World Labor Conference 2018

Around 200 labor economists came together in Berlin to celebrate 20 years of IZA research.

The 2018 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Joseph Altonji

The Yale economist is honored for seminal contributions including his empirical work on statistical discrimination.

IZA Fellow Robert LaLonde (1958–2018)

We regret to announce that Professor Robert LaLonde, IZA Research Fellow since 2001, passed away on January 17, 2018, after […]

IZA appoints Thomas Dohmen as Research Director

We warmly welcome Thomas J. Dohmen, who will become Research Director at IZA as of September 1, 2017. Professor Dohmen […]

IZA continues GLM|LIC program with DFID – new website now online

Since 2011, IZA has been coordinating the “Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries” program on behalf of the […]

Magne Mogstad receives 2017 IZA Young Labor Economist Award

Magne Mogstad, the Gary S. Becker Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago, has been selected as the recipient […]

IZA Journal Series merged into three high-quality journals

In 2012, IZA launched a series of five open-access online journals in cooperation with SpringerOpen to provide a high-quality, peer-reviewed […]

IZA/IAB Linked Evaluation Dataset: New resource for the analysis of labor market policies

High-quality data are the key to evaluating the effectiveness of labor market policies. While administrative datasets provide detailed and reliable […]

IZA Prize in Labor Economics conferred to Claudia Goldin at ASSA Meeting in Chicago

The 15th IZA Prize in Labor Economics was formally conferred to Claudia Goldin during the traditional IZA Reception at the […]

The Empirics Strike Back Again: Abel Brodeur wins Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for his dedication to open science

In 2013, IZA Research Affiliate Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa) and his co-authors published an IZA discussion paper titled “Star […]

IZA Fellow Aaron Sojourner serves at U.S. President Council of Economic Advisers

IZA Research Fellow Aaron Sojourner (University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management) has been appointed as a senior economist on […]

Now over 10,000 papers in the IZA DP series!

Established in 1998, starting with 100 papers in the first two years, the IZA Discussion Paper series now includes more […]

IZA Prize goes to Claudia Goldin

The 2016 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Claudia Goldin, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University. […]

From a global perspective: Assessing the effects of labor market reforms

Since the 2008/09 global recession unemployment and inequality have been on a rise. Reforms of labor markets have been one […]

A note from the new Editor-in-Chief: Daniel Hamermesh about IZA World of Labor

I have just begun my tenure as Editor-in-Chief of IZA World of Labor (WoL), and I am thrilled to be […]

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