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ECONG205: Applied Job Search Models and Structural Analysis of Individual Wage Data

Aims: 

The objective of this course is to provide students with a set of ideas and tools that they can use in their research, whatever they study: labor, I/O, macro, applied micro, development, family economics.

Objectives:

Understanding the sources of wage dispersion across workers, wage dynamics across dates and wage profiles over a worker’s life cycle. More generally, understanding price (wage) formation in markets that are affected by trading frictions.

Taught by:
Fabien Postel-Vinay
Assessment:

Teaching:

  • Term 2: 10 lectures and 5 tutorials
  • Assessment: During May/June you will be required to sit a two-hour closed book examination.
Suitable for:
 
Prerequisites:  
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