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About IZA World of Labor

IZA World of Labor is a comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date information resource aimed at decision-makers interested in labor economics worldwide. It is a living resource that will be continually updated.

Daniel S. Hamermesh is Editor-in-Chief, and Olga K. Nottmeyer is Managing Editor.

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About IZA

The Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) is a private independent nonprofit economic research institute that analyzes global labor markets. Central to IZA’s mission is making evidence-based scholarly analysis available globally. Established in 1998 in Bonn, Germany, IZA supports an international network of about 1,300 economists and researchers in more than 45 countries.


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About our partners

IZA World of Labor is an innovative resource developed by IZA in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and supported by the World Bank. It relies on the financial support from the Deutsche Post Foundation.

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