156-0902/02 – Labour Market Theory (TTP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of National EconomyCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2007/2008Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GOT40 prof. Ing. Jaromír Gottvald, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 90+0
Combined Credit and Examination 90+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to define and clarify labour market theory, employment and unemployment - to explain theoretical and empirical implications of employment and unemployment to further aspects such as minimum wage, real wage, labour market equilibrium - to distinguish approaches of classical, neoclassical and other theories to employment and unemployment - to define theories of labour force migration and discuss impact of migration on the labour market - to outline human capital and analyse its impact on the labour market

Teaching methods

Individual consultations

Summary

Theory of the individual labour supply. Decision-making between work and leisure. Fundamental Model. Rate of working activity and length of working time. Labour quality and investment into human capital. Theory of human capital. Theory of supply and demand of employment work. Theory of unemployment. Inflation, unemployment and growth of productivity. NAIRU. Wages determination and work allocation. Unions and collective bargaining. Government and Labour market. Discrimination on the labour market. Process of looking for a job. Mobility of the labour force.

Compulsory literature:

Borjas, G. J.: Labor Economics. New York. The McGraw-Hill Companies 1996. Ehrenberg, R. G. - Smith, R. S.: Modern Labour Economics. New York. Harper Collins College Publisher, nc. 1994. Filer, R. K. - Hamermesh, D. S. - Rees, A. E.: The Economics of Work and Pay. Sixth Edition. Harper Collins Publishers 1996. Layard, R. - Mickell, S. - Jackman, R.: Unemployment. Oxford University Press 1991.

Recommended literature:

Filer, R. K. - Hamermesh, D. S. - Rees, A. E.: The Economics of Work and Pay. Sixth Edition. Harper Collins Publishers 1996. Layard, R. - Mickell, S. - Jackman, R.: Unemployment. Oxford University Press 1991

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.

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
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