Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
IZA World of Labor
- 100 Gender differences in risk attitudes
by Antonio Filippin
- 200 Start-up subsidies for the unemployed: Opportunities and limitations
by Marco Caliendo
- 220 Feminization of migration and trends in remittances
by Maelan Le Goff
- 222 Wage coordination in new and old EU member states
by Riccardo Rovelli
- 223 Should firms allow workers to choose their own wage?
by Gary Charness
- 225 Profit sharing: Consequences for workers
by Tony Fang
- 226 Can “happiness data” help evaluate economic policies?
by Robert MacCulloch
- 227 Income contingent loans in higher education financing
by Bruce Chapman
- 228 Female education and its impact on fertility
by Jungho Kim
- 229 What is the economic value of literacy and numeracy?
by Anna Vignoles
- 230 Working-time autonomy as a management practice
by Michael Beckmann
- 231 Parental employment and children’s academic achievement
by Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch
- 232 Do skills matter for wage inequality?
by Stijn Broecke
- 233 The labor market consequences of impatience
by Brian C. Cadena
- 234 Employee incentives: Bonuses or penalties?
by Daniele Nosenzo
- 235 Job search requirements for older unemployed workers
by Hans Bloemen
- 236 Gender differences in competitiveness
by Mario Lackner
- 237 Internal hiring or external recruitment?
by Jed DeVaro
- 238 Incentives for prosocial activities
by Nicola Lacetera
- 239 Gravity models: A tool for migration analysis
by Raul Ramos
- 240 University autonomy: Improving educational output
by Jo Ritzen
- 241 Do childcare policies increase maternal employment?
by Daniela Vuri
- 242 Effects of entering adulthood during a recession
by Lisa Dettling
- 243 The effects of minimum wages on youth employment and income
by Charlene Marie Kalenkoski
- 244 Can market mechanisms solve the refugee crisis?
by Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga
- 245 Legalizing undocumented immigrants
by Cynthia Bansak
- 246 Do in-work benefits work for low-skilled workers?
by Bruno Van der Linden
- 247 Age at school entry: How old is old enough?
by Elizabeth Dhuey
- 248 The effects of recessions on family formation
by Ayako Kondo
- 249 Are part-time workers less productive and underpaid?
by Andrea Garnero
- 250 Using instrumental variables to establish causality
by Sascha O. Becker
- 251 How can temporary work agencies provide more training?
by Alexander Spermann
- 252 Financing high-potential entrepreneurship
by Ramana Nanda
- 253 Disability and labor market outcomes
by Melanie Jones
- 254 The rise and fall of piecework
by Robert A. Hart
- 255 Conditions for high-potential female entrepreneurship
by Siri A. Terjesen
- 256 Should common law marriage be abolished?
by Shoshana Grossbard
- 257 Corporate income taxes and entrepreneurship
by Jörn Block
- 258 Institutions and the support for market reforms
by Irina Denisova
- 259 Disentangling policy effects into causal channels
by Martin Huber
- 260 Performance measures and worker productivity
by Jan Sauermann
- 261 Income inequality and social origins
by Lorenzo Cappellari
- 262 Do family and kinship networks support entrepreneurs?
by Christophe Jalil Nordman
- 263 Do economic reforms hurt or help the informal labor market?
by Saibal Kar
- 264 Encouraging women’s labor force participation in transition countries
by Norberto Pignatti
- 265 Impacts of regulation on eco-innovation and job creation
by Jens Horbach
- 266 Do product market reforms stimulate employment, investment, and innovation?
by Fabio Schiantarelli
- 267 Is maternal employment related to childhood obesity?
by Wencke Gwozdz
- 268 Are apprenticeships beneficial in sub-Saharan Africa?
by Francis Teal
- 269 Integrating refugees into labor markets
by Pieter Bevelander
- 270 Labor market policies, unemployment, and identity
by Ronnie Schöb
- 271 Employment and rebellion in conflicted and fragile states
by Michael J. Gilligan
- 272 Trade liberalization and poverty reduction
by Devashish Mitra
- 273 Can higher education reduce inequality in developing countries?
by Abebe Shimeles
- 274 Access to public transport and labor informality
by Ana I. Moreno-Monroy
- 275 Efficiency wages: Variants and implications
by Ekkehart Schlicht
- 276 Low-wage employment
by Claus Schnabel
- 277 The dynamics of training programs for the unemployed
by Aderonke Osikominu
- 278 Estimating the return to schooling using the Mincer equation
by Harry Anthony Patrinos
- 279 Parental leave and maternal labor supply
by Astrid Kunze
- 280 Cash wage payments in transition economies: Consequences of envelope wages
by Ioana Alexandra Horodnic
- 281 Do youths graduating in a recession incur permanent losses?
by Bart Cockx
- 282 Migration and female genital mutilation
by Sandrine Mesplé-Somps
- 283 The relationship between recessions and health
by Nick Drydakis
- 284 Ethnic networks and location choice of immigrants
by Sholeh A. Maani
- 285 Public or private job placement services—Are private ones more effective?
by Gesine Stephan
- 286 How does migration affect child labor in sending countries?
by Mariapia Mendola
- 287 Ethnic enclaves and immigrant economic integration
by Simone Schüller
- 288 How to minimize lock-in effects of programs for unemployed workers
by Conny Wunsch
- 289 Women’s labor force participation
by Anne E. Winkler
- 290 Immigrants’ occupational mobility—Down and back up again
by Aslan Zorlu
- 291 Do global value chains create jobs?
by Thomas Farole
- 292 How immigration affects investment and productivity in host and home countries
by Volker Grossmann
- 293 Can cash transfers reduce child labor?
by Furio C. Rosati
- 294 The effect of the internet on voting behavior
by Stephan Heblich
- 295 How manipulating test scores affects school accountability and student achievement
by Erich Battistin
- 296 What are the consequences of regularizing undocumented immigrants?
by Sherrie A. Kossoudji
- 297 Where do immigrants retire to?
by Augustin De Coulon
- 298 The mortality crisis in transition economies
by Giovanni Andrea Cornia
- 299 Does government spending crowd out voluntary labor and donations?
by Julia Bredtmann
- 300 Does unemployment insurance offer incentives to take jobs in the formal sector?
by Mariano Bosch
- 301 What can be expected from productive inclusion programs?
by Jamele Rigolini
- 302 The pros and cons of workplace tournaments
by Roman M. Sheremeta
- 303 Family structure and children’s educational attainment in transition economies
by Lucia Mangiavacchi
- 304 How do social networks affect labor markets?
by Ian Schmutte
- 305 How do adult returns to schooling affect children’s enrollment?
by Kenneth A. Swinnerton
- 306 Do schooling reforms improve long-term health?
by David Madden
- 307 The effect of emigration on home-country political institutions
by Elisabetta Lodigiani
- 308 Why do we need longitudinal survey data?
by Heather Joshi
- 309 The effects of privatization on exports and jobs
by Yasuyuki Todo
- 310 Gender wage discrimination
by Boris Hirsch
- 311 Does employee ownership improve performance?
by Douglas Kruse
- 312 Can universal preschool increase the labor supply of mothers?
by Sarah Cattan
- 314 Do social interactions in the workplace lead to productivity spillover among co-workers?
by Thomas Cornelissen
- 315 Are happy workers more productive?
by Eugenio Proto
- 316 What effect do vocational training vouchers have on the unemployed?
by Anthony Strittmatter
- 317 How important is career information and advice?
by Sandra McNally
- 318 Can lab experiments help design personnel policies?
by Marie Claire Villeval
- 319 Childcare expansion and mothers’ employment in post-socialist countries
by Anna Lovász
- 320 Meta-regression analysis: Producing credible estimates from diverse evidence
by Chris Doucouliagos
- 321 The economics of mental health
by Richard Layard
- 322 The changing nature of citizenship legislation
by Chiara Strozzi
- 324 Privatizing sick pay: Does it work?
by Pierre Koning
- 325 Inequality and informality in transition and emerging countries
by Roberto Dell’Anno
- 327 Measuring entrepreneurship: Type, motivation, and growth
by Sameeksha Desai
- 5 Who owns the robots rules the world
by Richard Freeman
- 101 Perverse effects of two-tier wage bargaining structures
by Tito Boeri
- 112 Does vocational training help young people find a (good) job?
by Werner Eichhorst
- 114 Trade liberalization and gender inequality
by Janneke Pieters
- 115 Market competition and executive pay
by Priscila Ferreira
- 116 The promises and pitfalls of universal early education
by Elizabeth Cascio
- 117 Fertility postponement and labor market outcomes
by Massimiliano Bratti
- 118 Retiree migration and intergenerational conflict
by Mehmet S. Tosun
- 119 Are married immigrant women secondary workers?
by Ana Ferrer
- 120 Ethnic minority self-employment
by Ken Clark
- 121 Is training effective for older workers?
by Matteo Picchio
- 122 Slavery, racial inequality, and education
by Graziella Bertocchi
- 123 Who benefits from return migration to developing countries?
by Jackline Wahba
- 124 Setting policy on asylum: Has the EU got it right?
by Tim Hatton
- 125 Naturalization and citizenship: Who benefits?
by Christina Gathmann
- 126 Sports, exercise, and labor market outcomes
by Michael Lechner
- 127 The shadow economy in industrial countries
by Dominik H. Enste
- 128 Is unconditional basic income a viable alternative to other social welfare measures?
by Ugo Colombino
- 129 Youth sports and the accumulation of human capital
by Michael A. Leeds
- 130 Do higher levels of education and skills in an area benefit wider society?
by John V. Winters
- 131 Impact of bilingual education on student achievement
by Aimee Chin
- 132 Measuring the cost of children
by Olivier Donni
- 133 The determinants of housework time
by Leslie S. Stratton
- 134 Childcare choices and child development
by Daniela Del Boca
- 135 The welfare impact of rising food prices
by Ralitza Dimova
- 136 Employment and wage effects of extending collective bargaining agreements
by Ernesto Villanueva
- 137 Do works councils raise or lower firm productivity?
by Olaf Hübler
- 138 Are workers motivated by the greater good?
by Mirco Tonin
- 139 Immigrant labor and work-family decisions of native-born women
by Delia Furtado
- 140 Relative deprivation and individual well-being
by Xi Chen
- 141 Income of immigrants and their return
by Govert Bijwaard
- 142 Pension reform and couples' joint retirement decisions
by Laura Hospido
- 143 The quantity–quality fertility–education trade-off
by Haoming Liu
- 144 Migration and families left behind
by Sylvie Démurger
- 145 Who benefits from firm-sponsored training?
by Benoit Dostie
- 146 Migrants and educational achievement gaps
by Horst Entorf
- 147 Do joint custody laws improve family well-being?
by Martin Halla
- 148 Counting on count data models
by Rainer Winkelmann
- 149 Happiness as a guide to labor market policy
by Jo Ritzen
- 150 Wage compression and the gender pay gap
by Lawrence M. Kahn
- 151 Do minimum wages induce immigration?
by Corrado Giulietti
- 152 Performance-related pay and labor productivity
by Claudio Lucifora
- 153 The minimum wage versus the earned income tax credit for reducing poverty
by Richard V. Burkhauser
- 154 Innovation and employment
by Marco Vivarelli
- 155 Latent entrepreneurship in transition economies
by Hilal Atasoy
- 156 Does it pay to be a public-sector employee?
by Fabien Postel-Vinay
- 157 Policies to support women’s paid work
by Gianna Claudia Giannelli
- 158 How effective are financial incentives for teachers?
by Scott A. Imberman
- 159 Can immigrants ever earn as much as native workers?
by Kathryn H. Anderson
- 160 Intermarriage and the economic success of immigrants
by Olga Nottmeyer
- 161 Does it pay to be beautiful?
by Eva Sierminska
- 162 The importance of informal learning at work
by Andries de Grip
- 163 Can hiring subsidies benefit the unemployed?
by Alessio J. G. Brown
- 164 Language and culture as drivers of migration
by Alícia Adserà
- 165 The boom in university graduates and the risk of underemployment
by Gustavo Yamada
- 166 The impacts of shortening secondary school duration
by Stephan L. Thomsen
- 167 Entrepreneurship for the poor in developing countries
by Yoonyoung Cho
- 168 Alcoholism and mortality in Eastern Europe
by Evgeny Yakovlev
- 169 Pensions, informality, and the emerging middle class
by Angel Melguizo
- 170 Offshoring and the migration of jobs
by Gianmarco Ottaviano
- 171 High involvement management and employee well-being
by Petri Böckerman
- 172 Are social security programs progressive?
by Alvaro Forteza
- 173 A flexicurity labor market during recession
by Torben M. Andersen
- 174 Should severance pay be consistent for all workers?
by J. Ignacio García Pérez
- 175 The decline in job-to-job flows
by Henry R. Hyatt
- 176 Intergenerational income persistence
by Jo Blanden
- 177 What drives the language proficiency of immigrants?
by Ingo E. Isphording
- 178 Goal setting and worker motivation
by Sebastian J. Goerg
- 179 Institutional long-term care and government regulation
by Elena Stancanelli
- 180 New firms entry, labor reallocation, and institutions in transition economies
by Randolph Luca Bruno
- 181 The educational effects of school start times
by Teny Maghakian Shapiro
- 182 University dropouts and labor market success
by Sylke V. Schnepf
- 183 Collective bargaining in developing countries
by Carlos Lamarche
- 184 Should the earned income tax credit rise for childless adults?
by Harry J. Holzer
- 185 Active labor market policies and crime
by Torben Tranaes
- 186 Matching as a regression estimator
by Dan A. Black
- 187 Environmental regulations and business decisions
by Wayne B. Gray
- 188 Sexual harassment in the workplace
by Joni Hersch
- 189 The effects of wage subsidies for older workers
by Bernhard Boockmann
- 190 Class size: Does it matter for student achievement?
by Christopher Jepsen
- 191 The use of natural experiments in migration research
by Semih Tumen
- 192 Does corruption promote emigration?
by Friedrich Schneider
- 193 Trade, foreign investment, and wage inequality in developing countries
by Alessandro Cigno
- 194 Immigrants in the classroom and effects on native children
by Peter Jensen
- 195 Migrant well-being after leaving transition economies
by Milena Nikolova
- 196 Evaluating the efficiency of public services
by Geraint Johnes
- 197 Occupational choice of return migrants
by Matloob Piracha
- 198 Beauty pays but does investment in beauty?
by Soohyung Lee
- 199 Should unemployment insurance cover partial unemployment?
by Susanne Ek Spector
- 201 Unions and investment in intangible capital
by Giovanni Sulis
- 202 Should countries auction immigrant visas?
by Madeline Zavodny
- 203 Smart policy toward high-skill emigrants
by Michael A. Clemens
- 204 Does return migration influence fertility at home?
by Simone Bertoli