Labor and Personnel Economics

Labor and Personnel Economics

Prof. Dr. Claus Schnabel
Summer Term 2021

Lecture on demand with Online Exchange

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  1. Overview of the labor market
  2. Labor supply
  3. Human capital
  4. Labor demand
  5. Search and matching
  6. Mobility and migration
  7. Wages
  8. Employment relationships and work incentives
  9. Unemployment

Dr. Marina Bonaccolto-Töpfer
Summer Term 2021

Thursday, 16:45 -18:15 h, Zoom-Meeting
First appointment: May 06, 2021

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Dates and Topics

May 06, 2021:  Labor Supply

May 20, 2021:  Human Capital

June 10, 2021: Labor Demand

June 17, 2021:  Search and Migration

July 01, 2021:  Wages

July 08, 2021:  Employment Relationships and Work Incentives

July 15, 2021:  Unemployment

Please note

Detailed questions that will be addressed in each session will be available for download from StudOn. Participants are expected to prepare for and actively participate in the exercises based on the lecture notes and the related and relevant literature.

Documents for lecture and class as well as old exams are available on StudOn.

  • Cahuc / S. Carcillo / A. Zylberberg : Labor Economics, 2nd ed., Cambridge, Mass. 2014 (graduate level)
  • P. Garibaldi: Personnel Economics in Imperfect Labour Markets, Oxford 2006 (undergraduate / graduate level)
  • G. J. Borjas: Labor Economics, 8th ed., New York 2020 (undergraduate level)

Module name Module compatibility
Method of examination
2 (ST)
Labor and Personnel Economics:
Lecture and Class
M.Sc. Economics: Elective compulsory subjects;
M.Sc. Sozialökonomik: Vertiefungsbereich
Written examination
(90 minutes)