Omfattning: 6

Tidtabel: 25.02.2020 - 07.04.2020

Ansvarslärare (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kristiina Huttunen

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV Spring (2018-2019), Otaniemi campus

IV Spring (2019-2020), Otaniemi campus

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students understand main theories of labor markets and can use them to analyze new situations. Furthermore, they understand and can implement the main empirical approaches used for testing and quantifying theoretical models.

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course provides an introduction to the microeconomics of the labor markets. Particular emphasis is given to the interaction of theoretical and empirical modeling. The topics include labor supply, labor demand, wage formation, welfare programs, immigration, minimum wages, human capital, worker turnover and discrimination.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exercises: 30% of the final marking
Exam: 70% of the final marking
To pass the course, each of these parts must be passed with at least a grade 1.

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Lectures 24h
  • Exercises 12h
  • Preparing for lectures and exam 96h
  • Preparing for exercises 24h
  • Exam 4h

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Borjas, George J.  Labor Economics (6th ed)  (2013)
Availability

Other readings assigned during the course.

Kursens webbplats (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=31E00700

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Two of the advanced Microeconomics courses (31E11000, 31E11100, 31E12000, 31E12100, 31E99906 and 31E13000) and Empirical Methods for Economists (31C01200, 31C99904, 30C00200 or 30C00500).

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course and exam via WebOodi.

Beskrivning

Anmälning och tillläggsinformation