IDSC of IZA becomes exclusive outlet for WageIndicator data - February 2011

The WageIndicator Foundation and the Amsterdam Institute for Labour Studies of the University of Amsterdam (AIAS) have entered a cooperation with the International Data Service Center (IDSC) of IZA, which will make the IDSC the exclusive outlet of the WageIndicator data to the scientific community. For WageIndicator Foundation and the Amsterdam Institute for Labour Studies (AIAS) this means that the data become available for scientific research purposes. WageIndicator Foundation is lookig forward to see more publications based on the global, continuous dataset. More information on the surveys can be found here

"This type of cooperation and the resulting service to the scientific community lies at the heart of our mandate," said Nikos Askitas, Head of the IDSC. "We constantly analyze and poll IZA's large worldwide network in order to open new paths, realize new cooperations and offer new services to our researchers across the globe." The WageIndicator data was presented at IZA during a Red Cube Seminar by Kea Tijdens (AIAS) on the initiative of IZA Deputy Program Director Martin Kahanec. "Our resident research group acting as a proxy for the entire network was excited about the data and found extensive common ground for this cooperation," Askitas said.


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