VPL809 Labor Market Policy

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Markéta Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Horňáček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
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
Timetable
Sat 14. 3. 9:00–14:00 P52, Sat 18. 4. 14:15–17:30 P52
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! VPLn8809 Labor Market Policy && ! NOWANY ( VPLn8809 Labor Market Policy )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Seznámit posluchače s principy, cíli, nástroji a účinky politiky zaměstnanosti a politiky pracovního trhu. Vést přitom posluchače k pochopení vazeb mezi ekonomickými a sociálními mechanismy, které ovlivňují funkce politiky pracovního trhu. Seznámit posluchače s metodami analýzy pracovního trhu a politiky pracovního trhu, dále se zásadami tvorby a uplatňování opatření a projektů v oblasti zaměstnanosti.
Syllabus
  • I. The overall framework, the strategy 1. Implikacations for LM policy emerging from LM theory 2. Employment policy: makroekonomic regulation of labour demand 3. LM policy II. Passsive 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. Perspektives 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
Literature
  • Serrano Pacual, A., Magnusson, L. Reshaping Welfare States and Activation Regimes. Oxford: Peter Lang.
  • Sirovátka T.: Politika pracovního trhu, MU v Brně, 1995.
  • Sirovátka, T,. Mareš, P. (eds) 2003. Trh práce, nezaměstnanost, sociální politika. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • Winkler, Jiří - Žižlavský, Martin (eds) 2004. Český trh práce a Evropská strategie zaměstnanosti. Brno : Fakulta sociálních studií Masarykova univerzita.
  • 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.
  • Calmfors L. Active Labour Market Policy and Unemployment. A Framework for the Analysis of Crucial Design Features. Paris, OECD 1994
  • OECD 2005. Employment Outlook. Chapter 4: Labour Market Programmes and Activation Strategie: Evaluating the Impacts (www. oecd.org)
Teaching methods
class discussion, homeworks, readings, seminar paper
Assessment methods
2 tests assessment of the seminar paper exam
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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