Measuring individual-level poverty in developing countries

New approach accounts for resource sharing and scale economies in large families

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

How working-time flexibility affects workers’ productivity in a routine job

Field experiment shows positive effects of allowing greater autonomy at work

Video resumes increase callback rates

People with visible disabilities benefit equally from this service

Vacancy postings reflect trend towards working from home

Study from Austria analyzes how COVID-19 has affected labor demand

How was the U.S. presidential election affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Analysis suggests Trump would likely have won if there had been 5% fewer COVID-19 cases

School re-openings after summer breaks in Germany did not increase SARS-CoV-2 cases

New IZA study suggests that hygiene measures in German schools worked well to contain the spread of the virus

Future earnings gap due to COVID-19 school closures

Today’s global cohort of students may lose up to US$ 15 trillion over a lifetime

From pandemic shock into recession

Change in working hours shows evolution of the COVID-19 crisis

What explains the unexplained gender pay gap?

Family choices affect pay differences between men and women

When is the most productive time of day?

Peak performance on cognitive tasks occurs around lunchtime

How a second chance in education influences labor market outcomes

Adult education reforms in Norway reduced gender earnings gap

Research reveals ‘climate-change complacency’ across Europe

New paper illustrates the importance of human feelings for economic policy-making

Does economic development deter workers from leaving poor countries?

Two new studies find that as people in developing countries get richer, they are more likely to emigrate

Graduating in a pandemic may lead to long-term income losses

IZA Expert Panel reveals country differences in labor market researchers’ expectations


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