Regulation and the Labour Market

Guest Instructor: 
Rajshri Jayaraman
Time I: 
Thursday,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Straße 1, Room 23
Description: 

The course is designed to train students in the use of advanced methods of theoretical and empirical analyses of labor market regulations and to introduce them to the cutting edge of labor market regulation research. The focus will be on three topics: the theory of labor market regulations, the role of public education for the development of the labor market and the analysis of the interaction between product and labor market regulation.

Outline:
Introduction (April 12, 2012)
I. Regulation of markets for education (Kübler: April 19/26, 2012)
II. Labor in Economic Development (Jayaraman: May 3/10/24, 2012)
III. Theory of labor market regulation (Schöb: May 31, June 7, 2012 à 3 hours)
IV. Product market regulation and the labor market (Spitz-Oener: June 21/28, July 5/12, 2012)

Literature:
Selected journal articles, see attached syllabus

Exam:
to be announced

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Spring 2012
Affiliation: 
European School of Management and Technology
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung