IZA Awards

IZA Prize in Labor Economics

The biennial IZA Prize in Labor Economics honors the work of outstanding researchers in the field. Established in 2002, our prestigious award underscores the importance of high-quality scientific research for shaping the future of labor.

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IZA Prize Book Series

IZA Young Labor Economist Award

Every two years we select an aspiring labor market researcher below the age of 45 to receive the IZA Young Labor Economist Award. This award reflects IZA's strong ambition to support young academics and stimulate top research.

Award winners

IZA Award for Innovative Research on the Economics of Climate Change

The IRECC Award was established in December 2020 to foster excellent, objective, scientific research on the economics of climate change. All new IZA Discussion Papers on climate change implications for the labor market, jobs, commuting patterns, productivity, health, well-being or related fields are automatically eligible for the award. There is no separate submission process. Two awards of 10,000 euros will be given annually.

2022 Award winners