The Theory of Labour Markets with Search Frictions

Instructor: 
Time I: 
Monday,
02:00pm to 06:00pm
Venue I: 
- 22 Spandauer Straße 1 (SPA 1) - (Seminar- und Unterrichtsraum)
Description: 

Search and matching frictions as a fundamental defining attribute of labor markets. Introduction to search theory in partial equilibrium. On-the-job search and wage distributions in general equilibrium. Models of wage-posting. Jovanovic's model. Incorporation of search-matching frameworks in general equilibrium models: Diamond, Mortensen/Pissarides, and other macro models. Implications for labor market institutions.

Specialization "Labor Economics" 2nd year

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Spring 2014
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 4:00pm