IZA is a nonprofit research institute and research network. The unique combination of in-house research capacity and global network activities enables us to draw on cutting-edge expertise in conducting research projects on core issues of inequality, labor economics, behavioral economics, and providing evidence-based policy advice. We provide platforms for knowledge exchange and make relevant research findings accessible for policy practitioners and the general public. Established in 1998, IZA is supported by the Deutsche Post Foundation and affiliated with the University of Bonn. IZA hosts the leading international network in labor economics, comprising around 2,000 scholars from over 60 countries, as well as the knowledge platform IZA World of Labor.