In addition to our own research initiatives, we also work on projects funded by external institutions, such as government departments and international organizations.
Current research projects include:
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.
Recent articles include:
US labor market trends
The difficulties of the US labor market lie behind the positive aggregates. Earnings inequality continues to rise while labor force participation rates of people aged 20–54 have dropped.
Improvement in European labor force participation
Labor force participation rates have increased throughout Europe since the 1990s. This is primarily due to the upgrading of education levels across most countries and age groups