Coal phase-out in 2030 – what costs will employees face?

Wage insurance scheme could substantially reduce welfare costs arising from lower wages and job security

What if working from home will stick?

Distributional and climate impacts for Germany

Labor market programs substantially improve refugee integration in Germany

Research report also finds positive effects on social inclusion

Schools may contribute to stemming the pandemic

Mandatory COVID-19 tests at German schools helped curb infections after the summer break

Profit taxation reduces innovation by firms

Policymakers should consider targeted tax credits rather than general tax reductions

It hurts to be economically insecure

Chronic pain rises during recessions, but not among the jobless

Costs and benefits of postponing elections during the pandemic

New study on voting, contagion and the trade-off between public health and political rights

Air pollution reduces electoral support for government parties

New study identifies emotions as an explanation why poor air quality affects voting decisions

What happens to workers at firms that adopt new technologies?

Study finds that digital technologies increase workers' employment stability, wage growth and earnings

Mergers and acquisitions change the hierarchical structure of the firm

Total employment declines because of job losses at targets, but acquirers increase hiring

Hotter temperatures increased workplace injuries in California

New study finds that incidents are undercounted in official records

UK sugar levy effectively reduced calorie intake from soft drinks

New study identifies product reformulation as key driver

How social norms affect people’s willingness to fight climate change

Survey experiment shows climate-friendly behaviors and norms among fellow citizens are vastly understimated

The impact of climate change on labor markets

IZA workshop discusses new research on the labor market implications of global warming

Rapid tests effectively contain COVID-19

New research shows that antigen testing has played a major role in curbing the pandemic in Germany


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