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Seminar "Labor Market Institutions Matter: But How Do They Change Economic Behavior?"

Instructor: PD Dr. Alexander Spermann
Randstad Deutschland, Eschborn
 
Seminar:
  • Fr., 7 June, 14:00-17:00, room 1036
  • Fr., 7 June, 17:00-20:00, room 1036
  • Fr., 21 June, 14:00-17:00, room 1 (Peterhof)
  • Fr., 21 June, 17:00-20:00, room 1 (Peterhof)

     
Credit points:

4 credits for "Wirtschaftspolitik" or "Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrie" (the latter only after consultation with Dr. Spermann)

The seminar paper has to be sent as pdf file to cornelia.hupfer@vwl.uni-freiburg.de one week before the relevant lecture at the latest. The paper has to be presented in the lecture (appr. 20 min.).
 

Language: The course is taught in English.
 
Target group: The course is open to Master and Diploma students.
 
Prerequistis: Micro, Macro, Econometrics (basic courses)
 
Content: Analysis and discussion of labor market institutions
 
Learning / qualification target: Sound understanding of applied labor economics research

 
References:
  • Acemoglu, Daron and James A. Robinson (2012): Why Nations fail, New York.
  • Akerlof, George A. and Robert J. Shiller (2009): Animal Spirits, Princeton University Press.
  • Boeri, Tito and Jan van Ours (2008): The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets, Princeton University Press.
  • Marco Caliendo (2006): Microeconometric Evaluation of Labour Market Policies, Heidelberg.
 
Registration:

Please submit the registration form to Cornelia Hupfer, Lehrstuhl Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrie (KG II, Raum 2309) until 26 April at the latest.
 

Seminar paper:

The seminar paper (15 pages) has to be presented in the relevant lecture (appr. 20 minutes). Please hand in your seminar paper one week before the relevant lecture.
 

Downloads:

 

Kontakt

Abteilung für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrie

Raum 2309

Platz der Alten Synagoge

D-79085 Freiburg

Tel.: 0761 203-2338

Fax: 0761 203-2340

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