U.S. experts regard income support for the unemployed as the most useful policy to mitigate the COVID-19 labor market crisis

IZA Expert Panel reveals large transatlantic differences in top labor economists’ assessment of policy responses

Occupational exposure to contagion and the spread of COVID-19 in Europe

Patterns of social contacts at work help explain why richer countries recorded more serious outbreaks

How firms in Germany react to the COVID-19 crisis

Mitigation responses are stronger among weak firms and those with expectations of a long shutdown

How role models influence prosocial behavior during COVID-19

Actions of fellow citizens and political leaders affect donations and volunteering in different ways

Short-term consequences of COVID-19 on labor market outcomes in the United States

Negative impacts especially for men, younger workers, immigrants, Hispanics and less-educated workers

Helping job seekers online

COVID-19 increases joblessness but also prevents the provision of face-to-face employment assistance

Low-income earners suffer most from the COVID-19 crisis

Having the option to work from home is largely a matter of education

Do immigrants integrate differently in new and traditional host countries?

New study shows that immigrants enter the Finnish and Swedish labor markets in a remarkably similar manner

How expectations affect compliance with COVID-19 social-distancing measures in Italy

People’s willingness to comply is related to their expected end date of self-isolation measures

Do women shy away from public speaking?

Field experiment shows female students are less willing to present to a larger audience

Male students are more likely to receive favorable grade changes in college

Gender differences in the tendency to negotiate

Internships are more likely to be paid when local unemployment is low

Employers favor candidates with previous internship experience and white-sounding names

Does it pay to start your career with a job at a larger firm?

Size matters for young workers' long-term outcomes

How cash windfalls affect wages

Small high-tech firms use government R&D grants to raise incumbent workers’ earnings

Economic crises have long-term adverse health effects

New findings on the role of luck in the timing of life events


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