Themes in labour market economics

7.5 credits

This course gives students an insight into some of the current research topics in labour economics. Topics that will be covered include for example earnings inequality, discrimination, intergenerational mobility, entrepreneurship, and the impact of labour market policy. The purpose of the course is to give students an understanding of the research frontier in labour economics. The course will have a significant empirical component and survey some of the major issues in applied modern research. The course will provide students with the skills and ability to discuss and critically evaluate current research published in high-quality scientific journals.

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Växjö

Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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