Spain, Barcelona

Labor Economics

when 28 June 2016 - 8 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 650

Labor related issues have been studied in the economics profession from a number of different angles. The goal of the Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School is to cover a wide range of topics in labor economics from a variety of perspectives. In particular, this summer school offers courses that will cover recent developments within the macro-labor and micro-labor contexts. In each course, both theoretical and empirical aspects will be covered as well as economic policy. These courses should be of interest to graduate students or academics who want to expand their knowledge in the area and to practitioners interested in understanding the fundamentals of these issues. During the courses, faculty are available to discuss research ideas and projects with the program participants.

Course leader

It is directed by Maia G├╝ell, Professor of Economics at University of Edinburgh.

Target group

Given the wide range of topics covered in the courses, candidates who would benefit from the labor economics summer school include: PhD and master students in economics and business (or other social sciences) who want to further their knowledge in labor issues, or whose dissertation focuses on the labor market or related topics.rn Researchers and professionals from public institutions and policy-oriented institutions whose work would benefit from exposure to the latest advances in academic research of the labor market. Professionals from private firms who would benefit from exposure to the latest advances in academic research of the labor market, especially from the courses within the managerial-labor perspective. Holders of undergraduate degrees in economics and business (or other social sciences) who wish to complement their background with a comprehensive overview of the labor market from a variety of perspectives.

Course aim

During the courses, faculty are available to discuss research ideas and projects with the program participants.

Credits info

At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. All Barcelona GSE courses require an average of twice the lecture hours for readings, pre-readings and class preparation. Interested students should check with their universities to see how these hours are transferable into ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 650: Applies to PhD students, returning summer school participants and Barcelona GSE students / alumni.
EUR 1050: Regular fee