Course 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 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.

 

Lecturers:

Ann-Sofie Kolm and Ines Helm

Administrators:

Lorenz Pirus and Lena Lindström. Office hours: Mon-Thu 12:30-13:30, closed on Fridays. Room A497.
Phone: 16 30 38, e-mail: economics2@ne.su.se

 

  • Schedule Please note that schedule changes may occur prior to course start without notice.
  • Exam information
  • Kursplan
  • Syllabus
  • Course web: https://mondo.su.se/portal (TBA)
  • Course literature:
    Borjas, George J.  Labour Economics, McGraw Hill, latest edition.