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Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Human Resource Economics

Presentation

This CU aims to present and explain concepts and fundamentals of the economics of human resources and labor market.

Programme

Human Resources Management and Development

Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS

| Semestral | 5

Year | Type of course unit | Language

2 |Mandatory |Português

Code

ULP619-2928

Recommended complementary curricular units

Fundamentals of Economics.

Professional Internship

Não

Syllabus

1. Introduction to human resources/labor economics
2. Labor supply
3. Labor demand
4. Labor market equilibrium
5. Compensating wage differentials
6. Education
7. Wage distribution
8. Labor mobility
9. Labor market discrimination
10. Unions
11. Incentive pay
12. Unemployment

Objectives

By the end of the semester, students are expected to have a satisfactory grasp of the basic concepts and fundamentals of human resources economics and the functioning of the labor market.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

Theoretical and Practical Classes.
Assessment: Two theoretical-practical tests (50% + 50%)

References

Borjas, G. J. (2013). Labor Economics. McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-007-132620-9

Office Hours

Nome do docente  

Horário de atendimento

Sala

Renato Santiago

5ªfeira(13h00-14h00)