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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.

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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  • July 31, 2019

    IZA World of Labor REPORT: The Gender Gap in Crime

    Over recent decades women’s participation in the labor market has converged towards the participation rate of men. A revised IZA World of Labor report finds a similar movement towards gender convergence in the criminal world.
    Over recent decades women’s participation in the labor market has converged towards the participation rate of men. A revised IZA World of Labor report finds a similar movement towards gender convergence in the criminal world.
  • July 10, 2019

    IZA World of Labor Report: Sexual orientation affects labor market outcomes

    A revised IZA World of Labor Report by Nick Drydakis of Anglia Ruskin University UK finds new evidence that experiencing school-age bullying as a sexual orientation minority is associated with later workplace bullying.
    A revised IZA World of Labor Report by Nick Drydakis of Anglia Ruskin University UK finds new evidence that experiencing school-age bullying as a sexual orientation minority is associated with later workplace bullying.

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