Labour Economics

7.5 credits

Labour Economics is the study of the market for labour services. It studies how households (workers), firms (employers), and the government interact on the market for labour services and how this interaction determines wages and employment. The course addresses topics of labour supply and labour demand, theories and practice of wage determination as well as measurement and analyses of labour productivity, labour mobility, labor market discrimination, and the role of government and unions in labour markets.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!