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  1. Content type: Original article

    This paper documents the patterns and examines the factors contributing to a gender gap in educational achievements in early seventh grade of schooling using a recent and nationally representative panel of Aus...

    Authors: Huong Thu Le and Ha Trong Nguyen

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2018 7:2

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    We estimate the impact of education on productivity, wage costs and productivity-wage gaps (i.e. profits) using Belgian linked panel data. Findings highlight that educational credentials have a stronger impact...

    Authors: Stephan Kampelmann, François Rycx, Yves Saks and Ilan Tojerow

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2018 7:1

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    We analyze the short-run impact of the introduction of the new statutory minimum wage in Germany on further training at the workplace level. Applying difference-in-difference methods to data from the IAB Estab...

    Authors: Lutz Bellmann, Mario Bossler, Hans-Dieter Gerner and Olaf Hübler

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2017 6:8

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    Firm shutdown creates a turbulent situation for workers as it leads directly to layoffs for its workers. An additional consideration is whether a firm’s shutdown within an industry creates turbulence for worke...

    Authors: Kim P. Huynh, Yuri Ostrovsky, Robert J. Petrunia and Marcel C. Voia

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2017 6:7

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  5. Content type: Original article

    Panel data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey are used to examine the impact of involuntary job loss on the mental health of spouses and adolescent children. Estimates from fixe...

    Authors: Melisa Bubonya, Deborah A. Cobb-Clark and Mark Wooden

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2017 6:6

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  6. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    In this paper we analyze career dynamics for US workers who have more schooling than their peers in the same occupation. We use data from the NLSY79 combined with the CPS to analyze transitions into and out of...

    Authors: Brian Clark, Clément Joubert and Arnaud Maurel

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2017 6:3

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  7. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    This paper proposes a new measure of skill mismatch to be applied to the recent OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). The measure is derived from a formal theory and combines information about skill proficiency...

    Authors: Michele Pellizzari and Anne Fichen

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2017 6:1

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  8. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    This paper provides evidence of the effect of age at school entry on college admission and earnings. It does so by exploiting a number of features in the application process to one of the major flagship univer...

    Authors: Rafael Matta, Rafael P. Ribas, Breno Sampaio and Gustavo R. Sampaio

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2016 5:9

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  9. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    This paper develops a four-sector equilibrium search and matching model with informal sector employment opportunities and educational choice. We show that underground activities reduce educational attainments ...

    Authors: Ann-Sofie Kolm and Birthe Larsen

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2016 5:8

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  10. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    Self-employed workers account for between 8 and 30 % of participants in the labor markets of OECD countries (Blanchower, Self-employment: more may not be better, 2004). This paper develops and estimates a gene...

    Authors: Jake Bradley

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2016 5:6

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    This article appeals to heterogeneity in workers’ non-wage preferences to model taste-based discrimination. Firms hire both types of workers and pay lower wages to minority workers, whatever their taste for di...

    Authors: Clémence Berson

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2016 5:5

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  12. Content type: Original article

    About 5 % of US workers hold multiple jobs, which can exacerbate or mitigate employment changes over the business cycle. Theory is ambiguous and prior literature is not fully conclusive. We examine the relatio...

    Authors: Barry T. Hirsch, Muhammad M. Husain and John V. Winters

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2016 5:4

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  13. Content type: Original article

    Along with the advancement of the Internet in the last decade, researchers have increasingly identified the web as a research platform and a data source, pointing out its value for labour market analysis. This...

    Authors: Karolien Lenaerts, Miroslav Beblavý and Brian Fabo

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2016 5:1

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Recent attempts to incorporate spatial heterogeneity in minimum-wage employment models have been targeted for using overly simplistic trend controls and for neglecting the potential impact of wage minima on em...

    Authors: John T. Addison, McKinley L. Blackburn and Chad D. Cotti

    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2015 4:24

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