IZA World of Labor

Online knowledge base for labor policy

IZA World of Labor provides relevant and succinct information based on sound empirical evidence to help in formulating good policies and best practices. It provides expert know-how in an innovative structure, and a clear and accessible style.

Read up-to-date commentaries by IZA World of Labor authors on the COVID-19 pandemic.


Recent articles include:

Trade Union Power Erosion?

Declining union power would not be an overwhelming cause for concern if not for rising wage inequality and the loss of worker voice.


The Gig Economy

Non-traditional employment is a great opportunity for many, but it won’t replace traditional employment.