Module code: EC3091
Module coordinator: Dr Piotr Denderski
- Individual-level wage dispersion and unemployment duration heterogeneity: evidence for their importance and its limitations.
- Search and matching frictions inlabour market outcomes.
- Search-based models of the labour market (in particular the models of random, directed and on-the-job search).
- Effects of various labour market policy instruments (including unemployment benefits, minimum wages and employment protection legislation schemes) on the labour market.
- Role of technology and migration for the labour market.
- 20 one-hour lectures
- 5 one-hour tutorials
- Exam (50%)
- Coursework (25%)
- Mid-term test (25%)