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Labour Economics

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
3-й курс, 3 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course is a 3 credit module. The course builds a theoretical framework which provides the tools for examining some of the most challenging and interesting problems in labour market economics such as labor market discrimination, income inequality etc.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Build a theoretical framework that provides the tools for examining problems in labor market economics.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • understanding of the model of labour supply
  • understanding of problems connected to education
  • understanding of the static theory of labour demand
  • understanding of the problems of wage formation
  • understanding of the evolution of wage inequalities
  • understanding of the assessment of policies on employment
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • Labour Supply
  • Education and Human Capital
  • Labour Demand
  • Wage Discrimination
  • Labor Mobility
  • Labour Market Policies
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Written exam
    The duration of the final exam is 80 mins. The writing exam is conducted on LMS platform. You must connect to the exam 15 minutes before the start. Student's computer must meet the requirements: (https://elearning.hse.ru/data/2020/05/07/1544135594/Технические%20требования%20к%20ПК%20студента.pdf<https://elearning.hse.ru/data/2020/05/07/1544135594/%D0%A2%D0%B5%D1%85%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%87%D0%B5%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B5%20%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%B1%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%8F%20%D0%BA%20%D0%9F%D0%9A%20%D1%81%D1%82%D1%83%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%82%D0%B0.pdf> ) During the exam, students are prohibited from: communicating (on social networks, with people in the room), writing off. During the exam, students are allowed to: use A4 sheets. During the exam, students are allowed to use all relevant materials as exam is open book form. A short-term communication disruption during the exam is considered interruption of communication up to 10 minutes. A long-term communication disorder during an exam is considered to be a communication interruption of 10 minutes or more. In case of a long-term communication disruption, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The transfer procedure is similar to the surrender procedure.
  • non-blocking class participation
  • non-blocking Small tests/quiz during class
  • non-blocking An empirical exercises (project work)
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (3 module)
    0.25 * An empirical exercises (project work) + 0.25 * class participation + 0.2 * Small tests/quiz during class + 0.3 * Written exam
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Cahuc, P., Zylberberg, A., & Carcillo, S. (2014). Labor Economics (Vol. Second Edition). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=826636

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Saibal Kar, & Debabrata Datta. (2015). Industrial and Labor Economics. Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.b.spr.isbuec.978.81.322.2017.6