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The 2018 IZA Prize in Labor Economics goes to Joseph Altonji

Joseph G. Altonji (Yale University) will receive the 2018 IZA Prize in Labor Economics for his seminal contributions to the economic analysis of labor supply, family economics and discrimination. Worth 60,000 euros, the IZA Prize is regarded as the most … Continue reading

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“Sex in Marriage is a Divine Gift” – but for whom?

High fertility rates are often seen as a major cause of persistent poverty, especially in developing countries. The reason: a rise in family size is expected to reduce the money and time that parents can invest per child. A new … Continue reading

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