This course provides students with theoretical and empirical tools that
labor economics uses to analyze job seekers’ and firm’s behavior. The
course explores standard models (models of labor supply and demand,
equilibrium search and matching models, etc.), which are at the core of
contemporary analyses of the labor market.
The objective of the course is to give an understanding of current
economic and social issues on the labor market (such as gender
inequalities, minimum wages, youth unemployment, etc.), and to deal with
the implementation of public policies aimed at improving employment or
The course aims to equip students who would like to pursue in the
academic sector as researchers, or to work for national or international
institutions as economists or research managers.
- Teacher: Esther Mbih