Elective courses

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.

R. Ehrenberg and R. Smith, 2003, Modern Labor Economics;
P. Cahuc and A. Zylberberg, 2004, Labor Economics;
Selected journal articles

Time & venue:
Mondays, 14:00-16:00 (starting on 23.10.2023); HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 22
Wednesdays, 12:00-14:00 (starting on 18.10.2023); HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 203

Written exam

Exam time & venue: 26.02.2024, 09:00; HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 22

More information can be found on Moodle.

Guest Lecturer(s)

Sevrin Waights