M/E for Year 1 MPA and 1YMAPP students (they have to complete 2 credits of either this or Public Sector Economics (2) or Public Choice (2) or Macroeconomics and Public Finance (4) or Institutions, Culture and Development (2)
Elective course for Year 2 MPA and Mundus MAPP
Social Justice and Human Rights specialization
This seminar provides an in-depth understanding of how public policy shapes the arrangements, terms and conditions under which labor markets interact with various population processes. Current theoretical and policy approaches to labor market institutions and active labor market policies, social security and pensions, aging and retirement, education and training, migration, integration and discrimination, and fertility and family will be thoroughly studied. This course will primarily be based on critical in-class discussion structured around several focal topics and analytical approaches. This approach will provide the students with a broad understanding of economic principles behind, as well as enable them to analyze current labor and population policy issues.