Advanced Labor Economics

Instructor: 
Time I: 
Monday,
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Time II: 
Thursday,
12:00pm to 02:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 22
Venue II: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 203
Description: 

Formal foundations of labor demand and labor supply; and strengths and weaknesses of the Marshallian paradigm of the labor market. Human capital; theories of wage determination; labor market imperfections and institutional constraints; introduction to search and matching models.

Literature:
Pierre Cahuc, Stéphane Carcillo and André Zylberberg, Labor Economics, 2nd edition (MIT Press, 2014) ISBN: 9780262027700;
Tito Boeri and Jan van Ours, The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets, 2nd edition (Princeton University Press, 2013) ISBN: 9780691158938;
Skript

Exam:
Written exam (90 min)

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Fall 2019
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin