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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.

We issue frequent press releases for newly published articles and commentaries. To sign up to receive press releases, journalists should email our publisher.

  • July 26, 2016

    Parental leave negatively affects career prospects of women

    A new report being published today on IZA World of Labor shows evidence for career costs related to parental leave, which vary by educational level and increase according to the length of leave
    A new report being published today on IZA World of Labor shows evidence for career costs related to parental leave, which vary by educational level and increase according to the length of leave
  • July 11, 2016

    New IZA WoL Report: High quality public transport reduces informal employment rate

    A new report now published on IZA World of Labor shows that improvements in accessibility to public transport can lead to lower rates of informal employment.
    A new report now published on IZA World of Labor shows that improvements in accessibility to public transport can lead to lower rates of informal employment.