The Theory of Labour Markets with Search Frictions

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Anna Almosova
Time I: 
Friday,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue I: 
SPA1, R22
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.

Literature: Specialized Literature, Skript
Exam: Written exam (90 min)

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Fall 2017
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 (All day)