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IZA World of Labor is a global, freely available online resource that provides policymakers, academics, journalists, and researchers, with clear, concise and evidence-based knowledge on labor economics issues worldwide. The site offers relevant and succinctly information on topics including diversity, migration, minimum wage, youth unemployment, employment protection, development, education, gender balance, labor mobility and flexibility among others - for information by topic see our Key Topics pages. The concise article format with easy-to-find recommendations provides journalists with the information they need for quick research.

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  • September 22, 2015

    SEXUAL HARASSMENT DAMAGES BUSINESS AND EMPLOYEES

    New report by US economist Joni Hersch, publishing on 1st October on IZA World of Labor, finds that sexual harassment is far more prolific and economically damaging than previously thought: On average 30 to 50% of women have experienced sexual harassment, with rates varying wildly by country, from 11% in Denmark to 81% in Austria.
    New report by US economist Joni Hersch, publishing on 1st October on IZA World of Labor, finds that sexual harassment is far more prolific and economically damaging than previously thought: On average 30 to 50% of women have experienced sexual harassment, with rates varying wildly by country, from 11% in Denmark to 81% in Austria.