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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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  • March 13, 2019

    New IZA WoL Report: The European Union and the Productivity of Domestic Companies

    A new report by IZA World of Labor shows that while firms in the new EU member states of Eastern Europe are indeed more productive than those in other transition economies, there are number of negative side effects.
    A new report by IZA World of Labor shows that while firms in the new EU member states of Eastern Europe are indeed more productive than those in other transition economies, there are number of negative side effects.

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