Dr. Bansak named IZA Research Fellow
Associate Professor of Economics Cynthia Bansak has been named a research fellow at the IZA. IZA is the Institute for the Study of Labor. Established in 1998 in Bonn, Germany, IZA is a private independent economic research institute focused on the analysis of global labor markets. It operates an international network of about 1,300 economists and researchers spanning across more than 45 countries. Based on academic excellence and an ambitious publication strategy, IZA serves as a place of communication between academic science and political practice. The institute provides a wide array of publications and events, contributes its findings to public debates, and advises policymakers on labor market issues. Headed by Professor Klaus F. Zimmermann, IZA is a non-profit organization supported by the Deutsche Post Foundation.
IZA's dynamic international network of Research Fellows is an important backbone of the institute's activities. Currently 1241 renowned labor economists from all parts of the world cooperate with IZA by participating in individual projects and events. All Fellows are initially appointed for a period of three years with the possibility of renewal. Appointments are based on the initiative of the IZA Board or the IZA Program Directors after evaluation by an internal committee.