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Searching on campus: Marriage market effects of the student gender composition

The growing success of online dating platforms seems to indicate that finding your partner in the “real” world becomes harder. But still, there are such offline opportunities: At universities, for example, people with lined-up interests as well as similar age … Continue reading

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IZA World of Labor informs B20 Employment Taskforce Report

When global leaders meet at the G20 summit in Antalya this weekend, they will receive prioritized policy recommendations from the B20 Employment Taskforce. The report of the taskforce, to which IZA Director Klaus F. Zimmermann has contributed as a member, … Continue reading

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On International Women’s Day: Recent research on women in the labor market

Today is International Women’s Day! We take this as an opportunity to highlight some recent posts and articles on the situation of women in the labor market. Read these recent IZA World of Labor articles to get an overview of … Continue reading

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More women in leadership positions don’t make firms more successful

Many European countries are contemplating (or have already introduced) mandatory quotas for the share of women on the executive level of firms. The idea is to help women break the glass ceiling and create more equality of opportunity also in … Continue reading

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