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Labour Economics

2019/2020
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
3 year, 3 module

Instructor

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
  • 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