114-9517/01 – Economics of Migration (EMe)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PYT005 doc. Ing. Mariola Pytliková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course focuses on key topics in immigration economics. We will study theory and empirical cases within the different immigration economics areas such as determinants of migration, consequnces of migration on sending and receiving countries, immigrant assimilation and integration, the role of immigration policy, ethnic diversity.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

Compulsory literature:

Main textbook: BANSAK, C., SIMPSON, N.B. and M.ZAVODNY (2015): The Economics of Immigration. ISBN-13: 978-0415747066. Routledge Journal articles: ADSERÀ, Alícia and Mariola PYTLIKOVÁ (2015): “The Role of Language in Shaping International Migration”. Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 586, pp. F49-F81. August 2015. PARROTTA, P., POZZOLI, D. and M. PYTLIKOVA (2014): "The Nexus between Labor Diversity and Firm's Innovation." Journal of Population Economics. Vol. 27, Issue 2, April 2014, pp 303-364.

Recommended literature:

Complementary textbooks: Ehrenberg and Smith: Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy 12e, Pierre Cahuc, Stephanie Carcillo and Andre Zylberberg: Labor Economics 2e, Chapters in Chiswick and Miller ed. Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, Borjas (2014): Immigration Economics, Borjas: Labor Economics, 6e Bodvarsson, Ö. and H. van den Berg (2013): The Economics of Immigration – Theory and Policy, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. Additional literature based on journal articles and other book chapters Other sources: - Top field journals: Labour Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and Journal of Human Resources - Link to conferences' programs: joint EALE/SOLE world meeting in Montreal, previous EALE, ESPE and SOLE annual conferences, and events organized by IZA in Bonn. - Important websites with resourses for labor economics and economics of migration: IZA Bonn - Institute for the Study of Labor, CReAM- Centre for Research & Analysis of Migration at UCL

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

This course will deal with major research areas within the Economics of migration. We will go through: Migration trends; Determinants of migration; Selectivity in migration and immigrant performance; Immigrant assimilation and integration; The second generations; Impacts of migration; Immigration policy; Diversity of workforce - Impacts of diversity on firms and economies. We will go through and discuss major theories key empirical evidences within each of the research areas. In this way students will learn application of state-of-the art methodologies used in the empirical research within the Economics of Migration, and Labor Market Economics in general. The students will go deeply into particular topic when writing their written assignment.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Content: Migration trends; Determinants of migration; Selectivity in migration and immigrant performance; Immigrant assimilation and integration; The second generations; Impacts of migration; Immigration policy; Diversity of workforce - Impacts of diversity on firms and economies.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
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