global labor market expertise.

We conduct research on labor market trends, such as the skills mismatch, global mobility & labor migration, and the changes & transitions in the digital era. Our yearly report ‘Flexibility@Work,’ provides a comprehensive overview of international employment trends in the flexible labor market.

sustainable growth in the age of cities.

As part of the Flexibility@work series, our 2018 publication “Sustainable growth in the age of cities” explores why historically some cities have been doing better than others and what will make cities competitive in the future.

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global mobility& labor migration.

The research, conducted by the IZA Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, shows that labor migration is important in resolving future labor shortages through which a contribution is made to economic growth and employment.

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future of work in the digital age.

The research reveals the labor market is in the midst of drastic changes. To understand this transition, the researchers assessed two related phenomena: deindustrialization and job polarization.

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self-employment in the Great Recession of 2008-2014.

This study shows that a higher self-employment rate was not conducive to grow out of the Great Recession. The study also reveals that the self-employed are either pushed or pulled into working for themselves.

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