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  • December 31, 2015

    IZA World of Labor in the Media - Review of December 2015

    A summary of all IZA World of Labor articles mentioned in the media in December 2015.

    A summary of all IZA World of Labor articles mentioned in the media in December 2015.

  • December 23, 2015

    Air pollution has long-term effects on earnings as well as health

    For every 10% increase in exposure to suspended particles in the year of their birth, a person’s earnings decrease by at least 1% once they reach 30 (and vice-versa), reveals a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the US Treasury.

    For every 10% increase in exposure to suspended particles in the year of their birth, a person’s earnings decrease by at least 1% once they reach 30 (and vice-versa), reveals a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the US Treasury.

  • December 21, 2015

    New minimum wage will increase migration to UK, claim anti-EU campaigners

    Groups campaigning for the UK to leave the EU have claimed the forthcoming increase in the country’s minimum wage will prompt a boom of immigration.

    Groups campaigning for the UK to leave the EU have claimed the forthcoming increase in the country’s minimum wage will prompt a boom of immigration.

  • December 18, 2015

    IZA World of Labor marks International Migrants Day

    Friday December 18, 2015 is International Migrants Day. Established in 2000 by the UN, International Migrants Day recognizes the ever-increasing number of migrants in the world, encourages dissemination of information on the human rights of migrants, and encourages the sharing of policy designs to ensure their protection.

    Friday December 18, 2015 is International Migrants Day. Established in 2000 by the UN, International Migrants Day recognizes the ever-increasing number of migrants in the world, encourages dissemination of information on the human rights of migrants, and encourages the sharing of policy designs to ensure their protection.

  • December 17, 2015

    EU summit to be dominated by refugee crisis and Brexit demands

    Leaders of EU countries will meet in Brussels today for an end-of-year summit set to be dominated by the ongoing refugee crisis on the continent.

    Leaders of EU countries will meet in Brussels today for an end-of-year summit set to be dominated by the ongoing refugee crisis on the continent.

  • Attractive men discriminated against for competitive jobs, finds study

    Good-looking men may be at a disadvantage when applying for certain jobs, according to research from University College London’s School of Management.

    Good-looking men may be at a disadvantage when applying for certain jobs, according to research from University College London’s School of Management.

  • December 11, 2015

    What could Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to take paternity leave mean for ordinary workers?

    On November 20, 2015 Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced he would take two months off after the birth of his first child.

    On November 20, 2015 Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced he would take two months off after the birth of his first child.

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