DRE 7044 Topics in Search Theory I
The aim of the course is to give the students an introduction to search theory applied to the labour market and industrial organization, as well as other markets (money markets, housing markets, financial markets) on the discression of the instructor.
The course aims to take the students to the research frontier on topics related to search theorey with applications.
The students are expected to be able to construct and solve search models
Understand how search frictions influence and shape price determination and the allocation of resources in markets.
The first part of the course goes through the DMP model of search in the labor market and competitive search equilibrium. The course then goes through the models of retail market search. Finally, applications to other markets are presented, like money markets, housing markets, and financial markets on the discression of the instructor.
Students are required to participate in class both in discussions and by presenting models/material from the reading lists.6 lecture hours will be used for exercises and for giving direct feedback to students. -
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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be deviations in teaching and learning activities as well as exams, compared with what is described in this course description.
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Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination when next scheduled course
|Form of assessment:||Written submission|
|Exam code:||DRE 70441|
|Resit:||Examination when next scheduled course|
Group work / Assignments
Student's own work with learning resources
A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 3 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 80 hours.