October 5, 2017
The labor market in Japan, 2000-2016
Despite a plummeting working-age population, Japan has sustained its labor force size, thanks mostly to surging employment among women
- KAWAGUCHI Daiji / MORI Hiroaki
July 12, 2017
Gender differences in corporate hierarchies
How and why do the careers of men and women differ? What policies could reduce the differences?
- Antti KAUHANEN
April 19, 2017
How is new technology changing job design?
Machines’ ability to perform cognitive, physical, and social tasks is accelerating, dramatically changing jobs and labor markets
- Michael GIBBS
January 31, 2017
Are happy workers more productive?
Firms' concerns about the well-being of their employees are largely supported by the evidence
- Eugenio PROTO
October 18, 2016
Do global value chains create jobs?
Impacts of GVCs depend on lead firms, specialization, skills, and institutions
- Thomas FAROLE
July 19, 2016
Effects of entering adulthood during a recession
Recent declines in youth employment, net worth, and family formation could permanently affect financial well-being
- Lisa DETTLING
April 20, 2016
Do in-work benefits work for low-skilled workers?
To boost the employment rate of the low-skilled trapped in inactivity is it sufficient to supplement their earnings?
- Bruno Van der LINDEN
January 12, 2016
How are minimum wages set?
Countries set minimum wages in different ways, and some countries set different wages for different groups of workers
- Richard DICKENS
Selected articles on labor market issues from IZA and reposted on the RIETI website.