Online course Female Labour Economics in Japan in the summer semester of 2022-23
Department of International Economic Relations (Faculty of International Relations) is opening an online bachelor´s course 2SE333 Female Labour Economics in Japan (in English) in the summer semester of 2022-23.
The lectures will be given by Ms Kyoko Ichikawa, PhD. Dr Ichikawa is a visiting fellow in the Department of International Economic Relations since September 2021. In 2017, she defended her dissertation on Empirical Analysis of Educational Mismatch and Employment of Female University Graduates – through a comparison between Japan and the Netherlands. She has a long career as an economist focusing on female labour and the declining birth rate in the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, which is in charge of gender issues. Her research focuses on Education Economics, Labour Economics, and Applied Microeconomics.
The course will be given between 13. 2. – 1. 3. 2023, online (in MS Teams)
Course Description: Japan faces a serious labour supply shortage due to the rapidly ageing population combined with the diminishing number of children. Increasing the female labour force is the key to solving the problem in Japan. The course 2SE333 aims to explain and discuss some features and problems of the Japanese labour market focusing on female labour. Students will learn the latest data, measures and problems concerning female labour in Japan, possibly drawing a comparison between Japan and the Czech Republic.
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