Correction to: (Un)beliveable wages? An analysis of minimum wage policies in Europe from a living wage perspective
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:13
Published on: 16 November 2017
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IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:13
Published on: 16 November 2017
We explore the role of workplace accommodations in reducing employment barriers and improving the employment of people with disabilities. We do so using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability and Employment o...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:12
Published on: 26 October 2017
Is sickness absence related to attitudes? Several studies point to attitudes as an important factor for sickness absence. We study the relation between sickness absence and attitudes towards possible reasons f...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:11
Published on: 11 October 2017
In this paper, we estimate the impact on female labor force participation of a massive conditional cash transfer program—Universal Child Allowance, AUH—launched in Argentina in 2009. We identify the intention-...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:10
Published on: 27 September 2017
Increasing evidence shows that in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, in the euro area, the relationship between price inflation and economic slack became stronger. Instead, there is no clear evidenc...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:9
Published on: 29 August 2017
This paper analyzes the participation path of workers in the formal and informal sectors throughout their lives and their pension eligibilities, as well as how the social security scheme can change the aforeme...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:8
Published on: 10 August 2017
We uncover the short- and long-run structural determinants of the existing cross-country heterogeneity in public-private pay differentials for a broad set of OECD countries. We explore micro data (EU-SILC, 200...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:7
Published on: 27 July 2017
This paper presents the findings of a field experiment on hiring discrimination against ex-offenders in the Swedish labor market. Matched pairs of written job applications for fictitious male and female applic...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:6
Published on: 29 June 2017
Civil conflict in Syria, started in March 2011, led to a massive wave of forced immigration from Northern Syria to the Southeastern regions of Turkey, which later had serious economic/political repercussions o...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:5
Published on: 13 June 2017
Minimum wage is one of the most debated issues in the labour policy area. Often perceived as a trade-off between employment and equality in earnings, the debate on minimum wage is highly polarized. With regard...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:4
Published on: 30 May 2017
We test the predictions of an equilibrium search model about the effects of an increase in the maximum duration of unemployment benefits. We use the 1999 unemployment insurance reform of Portugal, a quasi-natu...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:3
Published on: 28 April 2017
The idea that genetic differences may explain a multitude of individual-level outcomes studied by economists is far from controversial. Since more datasets now contain measures of genetic variation, it is reas...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:2
Published on: 21 April 2017
First, this paper empirically evaluates the incidence of the Japanese place-based job creation program, which has rarely been studied in Japan. The program increases employment, especially in the agricultural,...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2017 6:1
Published on: 30 January 2017
This paper analyses wage dynamics in Italy in the last 25 years with a special focus on the recent recession. Despite the rather rigid Italian institutional setting, using linked employer-employee data we find...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:22
Published on: 28 December 2016
This paper empirically examines the relationship between the self-identity as Indigenous and earnings inequality in the Mexican labor market. Using Mexican Census data and a large set of wage covariates reveal...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:21
Published on: 8 December 2016
This paper analyses euro area Beveridge curves at the euro area aggregate and country level over the past 25 years. Using an autoregressive distributed lag model, we find a significant outward shift and flatte...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:20
Published on: 10 November 2016
This paper addresses the design of the machinery of collective bargaining from the perspective of microeconomic and macroeconomic flexibility. In the former context, somewhat greater attention is given over to...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:19
Published on: 27 October 2016
This paper examines whether and how the marital satisfaction of Japanese couples is related to the housework the spouse performs. For single-earner couples, both husbands and wives are more satisfied with the ...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:18
Published on: 13 October 2016
This paper documents the construction of a novel database on coverage of workers by employment protection legislation (EPL), across over 90 countries around 2010. Coverage is shown to be an important, yet larg...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:17
Published on: 12 September 2016
In recent years, many employees have gained more control over temporal and locational aspects of their work via a variety of flexible work arrangements, such as flexi-time and telehomework. This temporal and l...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:16
Published on: 26 August 2016
The paper analyses the determinants and short-term effects of labour market reforms, using information from a novel policy compendium that covers 110 developed and developing economies between 2008 and 2014. W...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:15
Published on: 11 August 2016
This paper examines differentiation in the recent evolving graduate labour market in Britain. Using a novel statistically derived indicator of graduate jobs, based on job skill requirements in three-digit occu...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:14
Published on: 26 July 2016
We analyze the impact of misperceptions of the unemployment rate on individual wages, using the European Social Survey. We follow a threefold strategy to tackle potential endogeneity problems, as the model inc...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:13
Published on: 12 July 2016
Externalities in leisure are considered an important reason for partners’ joint retirement. This study quantifies the extent to which partners actually spend more leisure time “together” at retirement. Exploit...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:12
Published on: 28 June 2016
Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries undergo periodic medical reviews to determine if they continue to be eligible for disability benefits. We examine how these reviews affect beneficiary well-be...
IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2016 5:11
Published on: 10 June 2016