156-0302/01 – Labour Market economics (ETP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Milan Šimek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Milan Šimek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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S1I44 doc. RNDr. Milan Šimek, Ph.D.
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Full-time Examination 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To clarify basic relations on labour markets To interpret investments in human capital To explain wage diferences on labour market To discuss unions influence at labour markets To analyze employment policy effects and to classify programmes To identify basic problems of the Czech labour market To describe active and passive labour employment in the European union

Teaching methods

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Summary

Compulsory literature:

BORJAS, George. Labor Market Economics. Mc GrawHill, 2010. ISBN 978-00-71048-47-7. EHRENBERG, Ronald and Robert SMITH. Modern Labor Economics. Theory and Public Policy. Pearson Addison Wesley Companion, 2009. ISBN 978-0-321-53373-9. https://cs-cz.facebook.com/Národohospodáři-Ostrava-246212538805455/

Recommended literature:

Block, Walter Labor Economics From a Free Market Perspectives. World Scientific, 2008. ISBN: 978-981-270-568-6. FILER, Randall K., Daniel S. HAMERMESH and Albert E. REES. The Economics of Work and Pay. 6th ed. New York: Harper Collins, 1996. ISBN 0-673-99474-0. LAYARD, Richard, Stephen NICKELL and Richard JACKMAN. Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market. 2 ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-927917-9. https://cs-cz.facebook.com/N%C3%A1rodohospod%C3%A1%C5%99i-Ostrava-246212538805455/

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The Demand for Labour in Competitive Markets (The Short Run – Demand Schedule, Demand for Labour in the Long Run) 2. Labour Supply (Labour Force Participation, Hours of Work of Effort) 3. Unemployment (Unemployment, Types of Unemployment, Unemployment Dynamics, NAIRU) 4. Investment in Human Capital (The Nature of Human Capital, Age - Earnings Profiles, Skills Acquired at School, Skills Acquired on the Job) 5. Earnings - Effects of Race and Gender on Earnings (Theories of Discrimination, Measuring Discrimination). 6. Inequality of Earnings and Income 7. Unionized Labour Markets ( Unions: Grows and Goals, Union Methods: The Bargaining Process, Union’s Impact on Labour Markets) 8. Migration (Theories of Migration, Migration Effects) 9. Employment Policy and Labour Market Policy (Definitions, Goals, Passive and Active Programmes) 10. Labour Market and Employment Policy in the Czech Republic

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester, validity until: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
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Examination Examination 100  51
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