Empirical Labor Economics

Time I: 
Monday,
02:00pm to 06:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 23
Description: 

This course provides an overview on the economic analysis of labor markets. The emphasis is on applied microeconomics and empirical analysis. Topics to be covered include: labor supply and demand, human capital, education and training, changes in the wages structure and inequality, biased technological change and returns to skills, organizational change and skill demand, the closing gender gap. The introduction of topics will be on textbook level, but the focus will be on the discussion of empirical implementation strategies used in recent publications.

Literature: tba

Exam: Yes, 2 dates

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Fall 2014
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 6:00pm