PhD-level Mini-course: Topics in Human Capital - Alexander Monge-Naranjo (Fed St. Louis)

When:12 December 2019
  - 16 December 2019
, 10:00
 - 14:00
Where:House of Finance

Title: Topics in Human Capital

Lecturer: Alexander Monge-Naranjo (Fed St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis)

Description: In this course, we will review a number of papers on human capital. We will briefly review the background literature on human capital and its contribution to the income of countries, to then focus on assignment models and their implications for (a) income distribution and (b) the aggregate human capital of countries. A number of novel predictions and applications will be discussed.

Syllabus (pdf)


12 December: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (2 hours), room HoF 2.45

13 December: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. (2 hours), room HoF 2.45

16 December:    9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (5 hours), room HoF 1.27

Registration is required!