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

Instructor: PD Dr. Alexander Spermann

Director of Labor Policy Germany, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

  • Fr., 9 May, 15:00-19:00, room 1139
  • Fr., 23 May, 15:00-19:00, room 1139
  • Fr., 27June, 15:00-19:00, room 1139
  • Fr., 11 July, 15:00-19:00, room 1132

Credit points:

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

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

  • 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 (2013): The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets, 2nd ec., Princeton University Press.
  • Marco Caliendo (2006): Microeconometric Evaluation of Labour Market Policies, Heidelberg.

Please submit the registration form to Cornelia Hupfer, Lehrstuhl Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrie (KG II, Raum 2309) until 9 May 2014.

Seminar paper:

Please send your seminar paper (15 pages) as pdf file to Cornelia Hupfer one week before the relevant lecture.
The seminar paper has to be presented in the relevant lecture (appr. 20 minutes).




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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