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Summer School on Labor Economics for Development

Overview:

Introduction:

This 5-day summer school is designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the key concepts and theories of labor economics as they relate to development. The course will cover a range of topics including labor market dynamics, wage determination, labor market policy, and the impact of globalization on labor markets. The course will be interactive and will include lectures, discussions, and case studies.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the key concepts and theories of labor economics as they relate to the development
  • Learn about labor market dynamics and how they impact economic growth and development
  • Analyze the determinants of wages and employment in developing countries
  • Understand the role of labor market policies in promoting economic growth and development
  • Study the impact of globalization on labor markets in developing countries
  • Analyze labor market data and policies using statistical software
  • Develop the ability to critically evaluate and design labor market policies

Targeted Audience:

  • This course is designed for graduate students, researchers, and professionals working in the field of development economics, labor economics, and related fields.

Course Outlines:

Unit 1:

Introduction to Labor Economics for Development

  • What is labor economics and why is it important for the development
  • Overview of key concepts and theories in labor economics
  • Labor market institutions and their role in the development

Unit 2: Labor Market Dynamics and Economic Growth

  • Labor market dynamics and their impact on economic growth and development
  • Analysis of labor market data in developing countries
  • The role of labor market institutions in shaping labor market outcomes

Unit 3: Wage Determination and Employment in Developing Countries

  • Factors that determine wages and employment in developing countries
  • Analysis of labor market institutions in developing countries
  • Discussion of case studies of labor market policies in developing countries

Unit 4: Labor Market Policy and Globalization

  • The role of labor market policies in promoting economic growth and development
  • The impact of globalization on labor markets in developing countries
  • Using statistical software to analyze labor market data and evaluate labor market policies

Unit 5: Case Studies and Best Practices

  • Real-world examples of labor market policies and their impact on economic growth and development
  • Best practices for analyzing labor market data and designing labor market policies
  • Participants will work on a group project to design and evaluate a labor market policy
  • Course review and action planning for applying key learnings in the workplace.

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