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    Gender unemployment gaps in the EU: blame the family

    There are considerable differences in gender unemployment gaps across the EU. We use labor force survey data on 21 countries to perform a series of data decompositions and show that the cross-country variation...

    Alena Bičáková

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:22

    Published on: 28 December 2016

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    Do bilateral social security agreements deliver on the portability of pensions and health care benefits? A summary policy paper on four migration corridors between EU and non-EU member states

    This policy paper summarizes four corridor studies on bilateral social security agreements (BSSAs) between four European Union (EU) member and two nonmember states, draws conclusions on their results, and offe...

    Robert Holzmann

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:17

    Published on: 13 October 2016

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    Unemployment dynamics and the Beveridge curve in Greece

    In this paper, we investigate the unemployment dynamics and the determinants of the Beveridge curve in Greece. The economic recession alongside labor market reforms raised the inflow rate to and decreased the ...

    Athanasios O. Tagkalakis

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:13

    Published on: 12 July 2016


    Structural unemployment after the crisis in Austria

    This paper analyzes the Austrian Beveridge curve as well as the Beveridge curves for different economic sectors in Austria over the period from 2008 onwards. We find significant outward shifts of the Beveridge...

    Michael Christl, Monika Köppl–Turyna and Dénes Kucsera

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:12

    Published on: 28 June 2016

  5. Original article

    Towards shared unemployment insurance in the euro area

    The divergences developed within the euro area represent the main threat to the existence of the single currency and to the stability of the EU as a whole. Without proper automatic stabilisers, a monetary unio...

    László Andor

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:10

    Published on: 27 May 2016

  6. Original article

    Foreign ownership and its effects on employment and wages: the case of Sweden

    In this paper, we study how foreign ownership of Swedish companies affects employment and wages. To study these effects, we specify a model based on the assumption that the Swedish labour market can be describ...

    Runar Brännlund, Jonas Nordström, Jesper Stage and Dick Svedin

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:8

    Published on: 29 April 2016

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    Job loss by wage level: lessons from the Great Recession in Ireland

    This paper explores the incidence of job loss by wage level during the Great Recession, using data for Ireland. Ireland experienced a particularly pronounced decline in employment by international and historic...

    Brian Nolan and Sarah Voitchovsky

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:7

    Published on: 13 April 2016

  8. Original article

    Minimum income protection in the austerity tide

    Scholarly literature is inconclusive on how economic crises impact on minimum income protection. Earlier studies found small increases in the generosity of safety nets at the onset of the crisis. Yet an increa...

    Sarah Marchal, Ive Marx and Natascha Van Mechelen

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:4

    Published on: 25 February 2016

  9. Original article

    Absenteeism, childcare and the effectiveness of pension reforms

    Both economic and epidemiological literature have shown that perceived high strain at work and lack of social infrastructures are good predictors of sick leave. The latter is particularly relevant in countries...

    Flavia Coda Moscarola, Elsa Fornero and Steinar Strøm

    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016 5:1

    Published on: 18 January 2016

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