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1.

The Great Recession of 2008-2009: Causes, Consequences and Policy Responses

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4934
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
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International Labour Organization (ILO) and Griffith University - Griffith Asia Institute
Downloads 6,677
2.

Immigration Policy, Assimilation of Immigrants and Natives' Sentiments Towards Immigrants: Evidence from 12 Oecd-Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Nov 2000
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Harvard University, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Public Policy Institute of California
Downloads 5,155
3.

The Impact of Refugee Crises on Host Labor Markets: The Case of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8841
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
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Utrecht University, Statistics Netherlands and Utrecht University - Department of General Social Sciences
Downloads 3,774
4.

Human Capital Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 821
Number of pages: 151 Posted: 17 Aug 2003
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University College London - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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5.

Who is Hit Hardest During a Financial Crisis? The Vulnerability of Young Men and Women to Unemployment in an Economic Downturn

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4359
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 3,048
6.

Entrepreneurship

IZA Discussion Paper No. 760
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 3,035
7.

The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Prices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1072
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Apr 2004
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University of Leicester
Downloads 2,827
8.

High Performance Workplace Practices and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1265
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
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Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
Downloads 2,628
9.

How Does Marriage Affect Physical and Psychological Health? A Survey of the Longitudinal Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1619
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
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School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,624
10.

How Does Globalization Affect the Synchronization of Business Cycles?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 702
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Mar 2003
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Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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11.

Executive Compensation, Firm Performance, and Corporate Governance in China: Evidence from Firms Listed in the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1767, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 690
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
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Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
Downloads 2,397
12.

The Impact of the Recent Migration from Eastern Europe on the UK Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2615
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
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Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Bank of England and Bank of England
Downloads 2,384
13.

Brain Drain and Ldcs' Growth: Winners and Losers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 819
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Aug 2003
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University of Luxemburg, Université catholique de Louvain and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,198
14.

Happiness and Productivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4645
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
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University of Warwick - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,163
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The Impact of Wage Increases on Job Satisfaction - Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Implications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2001
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RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 2,084
16.

Youth Unemployment: Déjà Vu?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4705
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
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University of Stirling - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,067
17.

Is Early Learning Really More Productive? The Effect of School Starting Age on School and Labor Market Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1659
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jul 2005
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Uppsala University - Department of Economics and IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation
Downloads 1,983
18.

Jobs, Crime, and Votes: A Short-Run Evaluation of the Refugee Crisis in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10494
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
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University of Strathclyde and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

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19.

Skilled Migration: The Perspective of Developing Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2873, 2008 Industry Studies Conference Paper, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3382
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
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Université catholique de Louvain and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,971
20.

Social Media Use and Children's Wellbeing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10412
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
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University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield - Department of Economics, University of Sheffield and University of Sheffield - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,962
21.

The Insider-Outsider Theory: A Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 534
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Aug 2002
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Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
Downloads 1,903
22.

Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2968, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
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Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Downloads 1,897
23.

Women-Led Firms and the Gender Gap in Top Executive Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1689
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
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Haverford College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,883
24.

What Makes an Entrepreneur and Does it Pay? Native Men, Turks, and Other Migrants in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 940
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Dec 2003
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Princeton University, City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics and Harvard University

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Downloads 1,809
25.

Individual Risk Attitudes: New Evidence from a Large, Representative, Experimentally-Validated Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1730
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

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Downloads 1,764
26.

An Extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition Technique to Logit and Probit Models

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 873, IZA Discussion Paper No. 1917
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
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University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,667
27.

Before and after the Hartz Reforms: The Performance of Active Labour Market Policy in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2100, RWI Discussion Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2006
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Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Humboldt University of Berlin
Downloads 1,652
28.

Psychological Foundations of Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 507; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 714; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2001
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University of Zurich - Department of Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Downloads 1,597
29.

How the Human Capital Model Explains Why the Gender Wage Gap Narrowed

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1102
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
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State University of New York at Binghamton
Downloads 1,584
30.

The Relationship between Income Inequality, Poverty and Globalisation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1277
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Sogang University
Downloads 1,560
31.

Performance Measure Properties and Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1356
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
Downloads 1,526
32.

The Effect of Prayer on God's Attitude Toward Mankind

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3636
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,517
33.

Entrepreneurial Ventures and Wage Differentials between Germans and Immigrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 879
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,476
34.

Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7507
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University
Downloads 1,475
35.

Brain Drain and Inequality Across Nations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2440
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Université catholique de Louvain
Downloads 1,467
36.

Eastern Enlargement and Eu-Labour Markets: Perceptions, Challenges and Opportunities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 1,454
37.

What Accounts for International Differences in Student Performance? A Re-Examination Using PISA Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1287; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1235
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Ifo Institute for Economic Research and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 1,454
38.

Does Outsourcing Increase Profitability?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1372
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Oct 2004
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University of Kiel and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) - Industrial Economics Division
Downloads 1,452
39.

Minimum Wages and Employment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2570
Number of pages: 156 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
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University of California - Irvine - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Division of Research and Statistics
Downloads 1,412
40.

The Determination of Wages and the Gender Wage Gap: A Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No.193
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Nov 2000
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Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,402
41.

Happiness and Growth the World Over: Time Series Evidence on the Happiness-Income Paradox

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4060
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
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University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,371
42.

Youth Unemployment and Vocational Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6890
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Department of Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Saint Petersburg Branch National Research University Higher School of Economics, IZA, City University New York (CUNY), Queens College, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
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43.

What Do Social Scientists Know About the Benefits of Marriage? A Review of Quantitative Methodologies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 998
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,356
44.

Research and Policy Issues in High-Skilled International Migration: A Perspective with Data from the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
National Science Foundation
Downloads 1,351
45.

Do Women in Top Management Affect Firm Performance? A Panel Study of 2500 Danish Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1708
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
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University of Aarhus - Department of Economics, University of Aarhus - School of Business and Social Sciences and University of Aarhus - Centre for Research in Social Integration and Marginalization (CIM)
Downloads 1,331
46.

Workplace Training in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1640
Number of pages: 187 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Padua - Department of Economics, Università degli Studi della Calabria - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
Downloads 1,330
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Survival, Growth, and Interfirm Collaboration of Start-Up Companies in High-Technology Industries: A Case Study of Upper Bavaria

IZA Discussion Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Sep 2001
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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Munich University of Technology (TU München) - Department of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,286
48.

Non-Cognitive Skills and Personality Traits: Labour Market Relevance and Their Development in Education & Training Systems

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5743
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Padua - Department of Economics and Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs,Infrastructure, Transport an Technology
Downloads 1,274
49.

Measuring Globalization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 817
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and University of Reykjavik
Downloads 1,271
50.

Accounting for China's Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4764
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,255