Press releases

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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  • April 21, 2016

    New report: How can we close the disability employment gap?

    There is consistent evidence that disability is associated with substantial labor market disadvantage, and antidiscrimination legislation is ineffective.
    There is consistent evidence that disability is associated with substantial labor market disadvantage, and antidiscrimination legislation is ineffective.
  • April 06, 2016

    NEW REPORT: School entry age has strong effects on knowledge and skills development

    A child’s age at school entry matters; policy changes can have long-lasting implications for student’s knowledge and skills development.
    A child’s age at school entry matters; policy changes can have long-lasting implications for student’s knowledge and skills development.