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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KATTAS32 Labour Economics II 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Economics
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
2013–2014 X
2014–2015 X
Preceding studies
Recommended:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2011 – 2012
KTALS241 Special Courses in Labor Economics 3–22 ECTS

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
luennot ja tentti  Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English

Written exam is possible for foreign students. Exchange students should contact the teacher responsible if they are interested in taking the written exam (see the curriculum).

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Three themes (material will be selected from this list):

I) Master Level Labour Economics:
1. Cahuc, Pierre & Zylberberg, André (2004): Labor Economics. MIT Press.
OR
2. Layard, Richard; Nickell, Stephen & Jackmann, Richard (2005): Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market. Oxford University Press.

II) Imperfect Labour Market and Labour Market Policy: 
1. Boeri, Tito & van Ours, Jan (2008): The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets. Princeton University Press.
AND
2. Garibaldi, Pietro (2006): Personnel Economics in Imperfect Labour Markets. Oxford University Press.

III) Trade Union Models and Incentives:

1. Booth, Alison L. (1994): The Economics of the Trade Union. Cambridge University Press.
AND
2. Lazear, Edward P. (1995): Personnel Economics. MIT Press.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
Labour Market and Society (Common Core Studies / JKK)
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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