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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 aim of the module is to equip students with the analytical tools and the knowledge to study and understand the economics of unemployment, jobs and wages. The module relates recent developments in labour-economics research with policy-relevant issues. "

Principal learning outcomes

"By the end of the module students will: Be able to combine theoretical models and empirical results to address policy issues related to employment, unemployment and wages. Be able to advise on labour market policies from a position of knowledge. Be able to understand recent research works in empirical labour economics, to assess their relevance, contribution and reliability and to connect them with existing results and open policy questions. "

Timetabled teaching activities

18 Lecture hours.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
18 CATS (Module code: EC966-18)
A (Assessed work only) Assignment 1 12.5%
  Assignment 2 12.5%
  Test 75%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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