Labour Market Economics, 7.5 ECTS

First level

Description

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the functioning of the labour market and the effects of various public policies. The course deals with institutional arrangements of the labour market, terms and conditions under which worke…

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the functioning of the labour market and the effects of various public policies. The course deals with institutional arrangements of the labour market, terms and conditions under which workers supply their labour and under which firms demand their labour. The topics dealt with during the course include the analyses of employment and unemployment, wage distribution, discrimination, and labour mobility.

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Subject

Economics

Stockholm University offers one of the best environments in Europe for research and higher education in Economics. Former students are employed as economists in a wide range of fields, such as national and international organisations, government, business and finance. The Department of Economics at Stockholm University has 30 faculty members. Courses are also taught by researchers at the Instutite for International Economic Studies, IIES, and the Swedish Institute for Social Research, SOFI.

The Department of Economics is a member of the Socrates/Erasmus Exchange Program, and takes part in Stockholm University’s NORDPLUS and central exchange agreements. For information see: Exchange studies.

The Department of Economics offers a two-year Master Programme in Economics as well as a Research Master Programme in Economics, both taught in English. Application is in January/February and courses start in late August or early September. For information see: Master programmes.

Doctoral studies in Economics at Stockholm University is organized by the Department of Economics in cooperation with IIES and SOFI. Stockholm University and the Stockholm School of Economics offer joint courses for PhD students in economics, economic statistics and finance within the Stockholm Doctoral Course Programme in Economics, Econometrics and Finance, SDPE. For information see: PhD programme.

Economics