FSS:PUPn4402 Labour market policy - Course Information
PUPn4402 Employment and labour market policy: European perspectiveFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Zuzana Schwidrowski, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
- Thu 12:00–13:40 M117
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 6/30, only registered: 0/30
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- To introduce students into principles, goals, measures and effects of employment and labor market policies. Promoting students’ insight into interrelations between those economic and social processes that have impact on employment policy functioning. To introduce students into methods of labor market analysis and labor market policy analysis as well as into principles of making and implementing measures and projects in the field of employment.
- Learning outcomes
- after completing the course the students - understand the purpose of use of various tools of labour market policy and their links to the specific problems of the labour market - are able to identify moest appropriate tools of labour market policies - are able to analyse the effects of the labour market policies - are able to suggest the specific solutions of labour market problems
- I. The overall framework, the strategy 1. Implications for LM policy emerging from LM theory 2. Employment policy: macroeconomic regulation of labour demand 3. LM policy II. Pasive and active LM policy 4. Income replacement in unemployment and assessment of the schemes of unemployment benefits 5. The developments of active LM policy 6. Active LM policy - the principles and types of measures 7. LM policy in the Czech Republic (specific features) 8. Perspectives of development of employment and LM policy III. Effects of LM policy and evaluation 9. The effects of LM policy 10. Analysis of the effects of LM policy
- required literature
- Nicaise I. et al. „Pitfalls and Dilemmas in Labour Market Policies for Disadvantaged Groups and How to Avoid Them.“ European Journal of Social Policy 1995, 5: 199-217.
- deKonning J. 2001. Labour Market Policy and Unemployment. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar,
- Serrano Pacual, A., Magnusson, L. Reshaping Welfare States and Activation Regimes. Oxford: Peter Lang.
- not specified
- OECD 2005. Employment Outlook. Chapter 4: Labour Market Programmes and Activation Strategie: Evaluating the Impacts (www. oecd.org)
- Calmfors L. Active Labour Market Policy and Unemployment. A Framework for the Analysis of Crucial Design Features. Paris, OECD 1994
- Teaching methods
- lecturing, class discussion, homeworks, readings seminar paper and feedback
- Assessment methods
- 2 tests, 5 questions each, points seminar paper and assessment of it exam
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course is taught annually.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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