114-0487/01 – Economics of migration (EMI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GOT40 prof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
FIL03 Ing. Lenka Johnson Filipová, Ph.D.
PYT005 doc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the principles, fundamentals and economic analyzes used in Migration Economics. The course consists of a combination of theoretical concepts, empirical results and empirical approaches used in the field of migration economics and critical discussions on the implication of conclusions in public policy. Among other things, attention will be paid to important current economic issues such as migration determinants, factors affecting the integration of foreigners and the consequences of international migration and ethnic diversity.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

Compulsory literature:

BANSAK, C., SIMPSON, N.B. and M. ZAVODNY: Economics of Immigration, First Edition, Routledge. ISBN 978-0415747066. DUSTMANN, Ch, FRATTINI, T. and A. ROSSO (2015) "The Effect of Emigration from Poland on Polish Wages". Scandinavian Journal of Economics Vol 117 (2), pp. 522-564.

Recommended literature:

NATHAN, M. (2014): The wider economic impacts of high-skilled migrants: a survey of literature for receiving countries. IZA Journal of Migration 2014, 3:4. PEDERSEN, J. P., PYTLIKOVA, M. and N. SMITH (2008): "Selection and Network Effects - Migration Flows into OECD Countries 1990-2000". European Economic Review. Vol. 52 (7), pp. 1160-1186.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

There are not any other duties for student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Migration economics, introduction, trends and concepts applied in it 2. Determinants of migration 3. Selectivity in migration 4. Adaptation and integration of immigrants; second and third generation in society 5. Labor market differences by ethnicity, discrimination 6. Immigration impacts 7. Wider influence of immigration on the economy; international migration and globalization 8. Immigration policy 9. Diversity - impact of labor diversity on companies and economies 10. Emigration and source countries, brain drain and brain drain, remittance 11. Social mobility

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100  51 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S02) Economic Development K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S01) International Economic Relations K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S01) International Economic Relations K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0311A050012) Applied economics (S02) Economic Development K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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