Frictions and volatility in housing and labour markets

Economics

13Mar2017 14:00 - 15:00

PhD defence ceremony

Economic activity in labour, goods and housing markets is subject to strong fluctuations. Where finding a job or selling a house can take a couple of days at certain times, at others it can take more than two years. Florian Sniekers investigates frictions and volatility in labour and housing markets, to help explain observed cycles in unemployment and vacancies and the dynamics of housing prices.

F.J.T. Sniekers: On the Functioning of Markets with Frictions.

Supervisors

Prof. J. Tuinstra

Prof. P.A. Gautier

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam