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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 succinct 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 24, 2018

    NEW REPORT: The challenges of Big Data: Economists need to acquire new skills to take full advantage of the volume of data sets available

    Due to the prevalence of connected digital devices, observational data sets are now much larger and of higher frequency than traditional surveys. A new IZA World of Labor report shows researchers need fresh training and thinking to learn from data sets of this size.
    Due to the prevalence of connected digital devices, observational data sets are now much larger and of higher frequency than traditional surveys. A new IZA World of Labor report shows researchers need fresh training and thinking to learn from data sets of this size.

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