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EC966 - Labour Economics

  • Module code: EC966
  • Module name: Labour Economics
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 18

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The course is designed to be close to recent developments in labour economics research and at the same time discuss very policy relevant topics.

Principal learning outcomes

"By the end of the module students will: Have an overview of current research in labour economics. Be familiar of current techniques used in empirical labour economics and know modern microeconometric techniques (such as instrumental variables, difference-in-differences, and regression discontinuity) to analyse causal questions in labour economics. Have developed skills in combining theoretical models and data to address policy issues in the context of the labour market. Be able to advise on labour market policies from a position of knowledge."

Timetabled teaching activities

18 hours of lectures

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
18 CATS (Module code: EC966-18)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 12.5%
Assessed Course Work 12.5%
Assessed Course Work 75%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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