Прикладные исследования рынка труда: сравнительный анализ
The course is developed for the MA students of sociological department, who are interested in analysis of social problems and social policy. In order to succeed from the course students are supposed to have acquired the basic knowledge in labour economics, labour sociology, statistic and skills in data analysis. The main goal of the course is to teach students for critical thinking and critical analysis of the current labour market problems in comparative perspective and for application of the appropriate schemes and models for solving the social issues using the quantitative methods of individual micro level data. The course comprises of 8 lectures and 8 practical workshops in computer classes. During the practical workshops students will study to work in STATA and multilevel regression analysis techniques. The course requires the permanent work during lectures and workshops, includes interactive methods of teaching, develops the writing skills of short analytical documents and focused applied investigation of particular issue. The credits are given for work in the workshops, writing an essay and passing tests.
At the end of the course students supposed to have basic knowledge and analytical skills for solving the social problems in the field of labour and employment under the focus of gender differences, wage discrimination, institutional country peculiarities and global economic changes. These knowledge and skills will be of high value and use in international scientific and business organizations