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News from IZA World of Labor

  • October 31, 2015

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

    A summary of all IZA World of Labor articles mentioned in the media in October 2015.
    A summary of all IZA World of Labor articles mentioned in the media in October 2015.
  • October 31, 2015

    IZA World of Labor article on hiring discrimination in The Economist

    Ulf Rinne's article "Anonymous job applications and hiring discrimination" was featured in The Economist in late October 2015. The piece was covered in both the online and printed editions, under the title "No names, no bias?"

    Ulf Rinne's article "Anonymous job applications and hiring discrimination" was featured in The Economist in late October 2015. The piece was covered in both the online and printed editions, under the title "No names, no bias?"

  • October 30, 2015

    Age discrimination in the US job market, especially for women

    A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates the extent of age discrimination in the US.
    A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates the extent of age discrimination in the US.
  • October 29, 2015

    China drops one-child policy

    The Chinese government has announced it will abandon its controversial one-child policy.

    The Chinese government has announced it will abandon its controversial one-child policy.

  • October 28, 2015

    Kenyan teachers’ futures to be determined by performance appraisals, says new TSC code

    Teachers’ performance in Kenya will be appraised based on their implementation of the curriculum, with those who score poorly facing dismissal, according to a new code to guide their conduct.

    Teachers’ performance in Kenya will be appraised based on their implementation of the curriculum, with those who score poorly facing dismissal, according to a new code to guide their conduct.

  • October 27, 2015

    Apprentices will earn more than university students, says UK study

    The UK’s best apprentices can expect to earn more over the course of their working lives than most undergraduates, according to a new study.

    The UK’s best apprentices can expect to earn more over the course of their working lives than most undergraduates, according to a new study.

  • October 26, 2015

    UK job and university applications to be made anonymous

    The prime minister of the UK has announced that some public-sector job applications and the university admissions process will be made anonymous, to address racial discrimination.

    The prime minister of the UK has announced that some public-sector job applications and the university admissions process will be made anonymous, to address racial discrimination.

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