International Research Network

We are the world's largest research network in economics comprising about 1,700 Fellows and 350 Affiliates from around 60 countries (see geography of the IZA network). IZA is acting as the heart of this ambitious network. Supported by our Network Advisory Panel, we coordinate its actitivities and organize platforms for knowledge exchange. Our dual role as global network and local institute is the key driver behind IZA’s success. Are you interested to become a member of our ambitious network? Read more about the appointment process.

Network Program Areas

The content hub of our network activities

Our research network activities are organized along a number of topical areas that are currently evaluated and re-organized to develop an even more focused approach to core research issues in the field of labor markets and inequality.