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.
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.
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:||Graduate students|
|Prerequisites:||Permission from the Economics Department|