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Development Economics (seminar)

Number of participants: 10

Offered: every semester

Instructors: Prof. Dr. Markus Frölich

Method (hours per week): seminar (2)

Course level: Bachelor

Course language: German

Prerequisites: Grundlagen der Ökonometrie/ Basic Econometrics

Examination: seminar paper + presentation

ECTS-Credits: 6

Course description:

The seminar covers current topics related to labour markets in developing countries with an empirical microeonometric focus. The topics include among other things: child labour, informal labour markets, entrepreneurship, firm creation, labour market regulations, microcredit, microinsurances, etc. (The seminar is offered in the autumn term and in the spring term in the form of a block seminar.)

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Markus Frölich, email: mannsperger(at)uni-mannheim.de, L7, 3 - 5, room 107, phone 181-1845 (secretary's office)