[Economics] Labor Econometrics


General information

Course name Labor Econometrics
Course type Lecture plus tutorial
Course code VWL-AEM-Lab
Course coordinator Prof. Dr. Uwe Jensen
Faculty Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Examination office Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Short summary Empirical phenomena of labor markets, microeconometric techniques, introduction to econometric software Stata, practical exercises

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Oral exam
Frequency Winter term

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
Further information on the teaching language recommended TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL IBT 79

Information about requirements

Recommended requirements Econometrics

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content In this course, the students shall understand the microeconometric aspects of labor markets. Based on their sound knowledge of microeconomic and econometric techniques, the students will study the empirical phenomena of labor markets, the topics of today's research in labor economics and the microeconometric techniques they need to understand these phenomena. An introduction to the econometric software Stata and practical exercises with data from the German Socioeconomic Panel (GSOEP) shall enable the students to conduct their own empirical research in labor economics.
Reading list Cahuc, Zylberberg: Labor Economics, MIT Press Greene: Econometric Analysis, Prentice-Hall
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