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  • September 30, 2015

    British workers are postponing retirement, shows survey

    A third of over-55s in the UK are planning to work past the traditional retirement age of 65, according to a report. Research by the Centre for the Modern Family think tank, sponsored by the financial services company Scottish Widows, also found that 15% of men and 9% of women had returned to work after retiring.

    A third of over-55s in the UK are planning to work past the traditional retirement age of 65, according to a report. Research by the Centre for the Modern Family think tank, sponsored by the financial services company Scottish Widows, also found that 15% of men and 9% of women had returned to work after retiring.

  • September 30, 2015

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

    A list of where IZA World of Labor papers were mentioned in the media in September 2015.

    A list of where IZA World of Labor papers were mentioned in the media in September 2015.

  • September 29, 2015

    700,000 women in prison worldwide, says report

    The number of women in prisons worldwide has risen by 50% in the last 15 years, according to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research.

    The number of women in prisons worldwide has risen by 50% in the last 15 years, according to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research.

  • September 28, 2015

    US report calls for unions to reach out to Latino workers

    Unions in the US urgently need new Latino members, while Latino workers could benefit from increased union membership, according to a new report.

    Unions in the US urgently need new Latino members, while Latino workers could benefit from increased union membership, according to a new report.

  • September 25, 2015

    The “graduate premium” is more significant for women, reveals new study

    Around 10 years after graduation the median earnings of English women are over three times those of their non-graduate compatriots, reveals a new study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Harvard University, and the University of Cambridge.

    Around 10 years after graduation the median earnings of English women are over three times those of their non-graduate compatriots, reveals a new study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Harvard University, and the University of Cambridge.

  • September 24, 2015

    US gender pay gap at its lowest ever level, but change remains slow

    The pay gap between men and women in the US is at an all-time low—but has not significantly changed in six years, according to the latest figures.

    The pay gap between men and women in the US is at an all-time low—but has not significantly changed in six years, according to the latest figures.

  • September 23, 2015

    Empowering female farmers in developing countries is “crucial”, says EU Commissioner

    Empowering women in agriculture is “crucial” to developing economies achieving their economic potential, according to the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

    Empowering women in agriculture is “crucial” to developing economies achieving their economic potential, according to the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

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