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Press releases

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.

IZA World of Labor authors are happy to speak to the press about their research. If you have an enquiry about a labor market issue, please search our spokesperson database to find and directly contact a relevant spokesperson.

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  • March 30, 2016

    NEW REPORT: Legalizing undocumented immigrants benefits countries

    It benefits countries to legalize undocumented immigrants.
    It benefits countries to legalize undocumented immigrants.
  • March 17, 2016

    From unemployed to self-employed: Start-up subsidies can boost employment

    A new report published today by IZA World of Labor shows how start-up subsidies can be used on a large scale to integrate unemployed workers back into the labor market with great success.
    A new report published today by IZA World of Labor shows how start-up subsidies can be used on a large scale to integrate unemployed workers back into the labor market with great success.
  • March 15, 2016

    NEW: Can market mechanisms help solve the refugee crisis?

    A market for tradable refugee admission quotas could be an innovative and effective tool for solving the refugee crisis.
    A market for tradable refugee admission quotas could be an innovative and effective tool for solving the refugee crisis.