The Newest Revolution? Happiness!

Richard Easterlin on the marked improvement in people's feelings of well-being

Higher absence rates in the public than the private sector

German public sector employees are more likely to stay home sick

How parents pay for their unemployed adult children

Study analyzes changes in consumption, work and saving habits

Working conditions in online labor markets

Crowdworkers' human capital is neither fully utilized nor adequately compensated

Labor market impacts of digitalization and automation

Technological change will not lead to mass unemployment but to increasing labor market polarization

Expansion of paid parental leave may work against intended goals

Study from France analyzes the effects on household specialization and children's well-being

Improving jobs outcomes in developing countries

3rd IZA/World Bank/NJD Conference on Jobs and Development

New moms are healthier when dads can stay home

Swedish reform gave fathers more flexibility in taking days off

Exposure to “high-achieving” boys in high school may harm girls in the long run

Effects on educational and labor market outcomes

Breaking the cycle of poverty through education

Canada’s Pathway to Education program improved long-term outcomes of students from poor neighborhoods

The wrong kind of AI?

Artificial intelligence and the future of labor demand

Global distribution of (non-)routine work

Large cross-country differences in task content of jobs

Causes, costs and benefits of migration

IZA's 16th Annual Migration Meeting discussed the labor market implications of refugee flows and migrant integration

Lower sickness rates on “bridging days”

Austrian workers don't shirk to extend their holiday weekend

How environmental policies affect the labor market

IZA workshop evaluated the costs and benefits of reducing pollution and mitigating global warming


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