Course syllabus GRATP - Global and regional aspects of labour market (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Global and regional aspects of labour market
Course title in English:
Global and regional aspects of labour market
WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master; master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Milan Palát, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Mgr. Tomáš Krejčí (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Milan Palát, CSc. (supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
At first, subject pay attention to basic terminology of labour market discussion as same as theoretical processes of labour market (LM) shaping. Second basic goal is to present students labour market impacts on society and current trends across the world. Students will get general view about LM legislation and institutions both in ČR and the world. Current trends will be represented during opening of LM in Europe.

Second part of the course put emphasis on the Czech LM, especially on the last thirty years - themes of this part will be concentrate on regional differences on LM, problematic groups of people on the LM and (last but not least) foreign migration in the Czech republic.
Course content:
Labour market basic terminology, theoretical processes on the labour market (allowance 2/0)
Legislation and institutions on the labour market - world, Europe, Czech republic (allowance 2/0)
Current trends on the global labour market (allowance 3/1)
Labour market opening - free moving of labour force and capital (allowance 2/1)
Labour force and its structure - global vs. local difference (allowance 2/1)
Czech labour market and its development during last three decades (allowance 4/2)
7.Comparison of Czech and European labour markets - the perspective of basic indicators (allowance 4/2)
8.Regional labour markets in the Czech republic - causes and consequences of regional differentiation (allowance 4/2)
9.Foreign labour migration in the Czech republic and its comparison with european countries (allowance 3/1)
Problematic groups of employees on the labour market (allowance 2/2)
Employment policy in the Czech republic and its results (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
24 h
12 h
6 h
preparation for exam
30 h
writing of seminar paper
40 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
Credit/seminar paper evaluation -- students will prepare 6 seminar papers -- three of them are based on data analysis and three on the GIS data processing. It is necessary to elaborate all required papers in good quality and "in time" to succeed with credits -- acquisition of credits is necessarily condition for participating on the final exam.

Exam -- is passed in written form, students will get at least 60 % points to succeed. Exam is composed of two parts -- theoretic knowledges and practical tasks.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
MAREŠ, P. -- SIROVÁTKA, T. Trh práce, nezaměstnanost, sociální politika. Brno: MU v Brně, 2003. 272 p. ISBN 80-210-3048-8.
JÍROVÁ, H. Trh práce a politika zaměstnanosti. 1st ed. Praha: VŠE, 1999. 95 p. ISBN 80-7079-635-9.
Employer strategy and the labour market. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. 385 p. Social change and economic life initiative. ISBN 0-19-827894-2.
BOERI, T. -- OURS, J C V. The economics of imperfect labor markets. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. 319 p. ISBN 978-0-691-13735-3.

The evaluation of active labour market policies: measures, public private partnerships and benchmarking. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 404 p. ISBN 978-1-84542-846-4.
ŽIŽLAVSKÝ, M. -- WINKLER, J. Český trh práce a Evropská strategie zaměstnanosti. Brno: Masyrykova univerzita, Fakulta sociálních studií, 2004. 241 p. ISBN 80-210-3565-X.
KOTÝNKOVÁ, M. -- NĚMEC, O. Lidské zdroje na trhu práce. Professional Publishing, 2003. 199 p. ISBN 80-86419-48-7.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track VSP Public Administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2015/2016, WS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, WS 2014/2015, WS 2012/2013, WS 2011/2012 (and older)
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