Think tank

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

IZA

Bonn, Germany

IZA is a bridge builder for research in labor economics. IZA narrows the distance between science and society, and transport relevant knowledge about the working world to the general public, political actors and economic players. IZA is the hub of a global network of scholars who work with them to create a sound economic understanding of how labor markets work and how labor market policies perform. IZA contributzes to the future of labor research by supporting young scholars on their paths to becoming tomorrow’s leading academics.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.iza.org

Address:
Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit gGmbH Schaumburg-Lippe-Straße 5-9 53113 Bonn

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Foundation
Year founded
1998
Age (years)
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
 23
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Deutsche Post Foundation
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Hilmar Schneider; Martin T. Clemens
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Prof. Dr. Klaus F. Zimmermann
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
 23
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
26% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
25% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
 7,760
Germany average
 7,867
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
 1,833
Germany average
 2,640
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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