Certificate Program on Economics of Labour: An Indian Perspective

20 Hours | Live Interactive | 7th June 2021 - 30th June 2021 | 

Mon & Wed: 6:00 to 8:30 PM |  7 Day Money Back Guarantee

Course Overview:

This course will introduce young researchers to the basic concepts of labor economics and its condition in India. The course will also introduce these researchers to how to analyze the condition of the Indian labour market over the years with the help of national-level data in the statistical software STATA.

  • Understanding the fundamental concepts of the economics of labour

  • Introduction to important national-level labour surveys in India such as National Sample Survey (NSS), Periodic labour Force Survey (PLFS) and All-India Time use Survey

  • Introduction to STATA programming language

  • Hands-on experience of labour data analysis using STATA

Any individual who:

  • Aspires to study labour economics, with no knowledge of data related to labour economics. 
  • who wants to pursue further work on labour economics and use STATA for data analysis for this work or any other work . 

  • Their are no specific pre requiste for this course.

                                      Key Features

Live Coaching

20 hours instructor-led, live interactive training.

Continuous Assessment

2 assignment and one project using the NSS data

Case Studies

Multiple Case Studies


Constant Learner Support

Digital office hours + teaching assistant + lifetime recording access on LMS.

Alumni Status

Industry event invitations + student network access

Career Enhancement

Support for Resume building & interview skills.


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Meet Dr. Priyanka Chatterjee

Your Course Faculty

Ph.D. in Economics – Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. Priyanka Chatterjee is presently serving as Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and International Business, School of Business Studies, Sharda University. She was formerly working as Assistant Professor, School of Management, Presidency University, Bengaluru and Senior Programme Coordinator and Data Analyst in Public Health Resource Society (Network). Apart from this, she has worked as Guest lecturer in various colleges of Kolkata (Asutosh college and Dinabandhu Andrews Institute of Technology and Management) and New Delhi (Sri Guru rech bahandur Khalsa College). She has also worked as Research Associate in Ministry of Commerce and Industry. She is actively involved in various Consultancy works and research projects over last 6 years.

Session-Wise Course Curriculum 

Overview of the course

Introduction to Employment and Unemployment Survey data of National Sample Survey (NSS) Organization

Introduction to Periodic labour Force Survey Data

Overview of the variables collected in these two datasets

Definition of principal status, subsidiary status, usual adjusted status, current daily status and current weekly status of employment

Introduction to STATA

Extraction of NSS and PLFS data in STATA

Append and merge of datasets in STATA

Calculation of Labour force participation, Workforce participation, unemployment rate, proportion unemployed

Concepts of status of employment – self-employment, regular worker and casual labour and other activity status

Calculation of status of employment and activity status from data in STATA

Classification of employment by Industry and occupation – National Industrial Classification and National Classification of Occupation

Calculation of industry and occupation-wise employment in STATA

Identifying working condition with the help of social security benefit, job contract, paid leave, enterprise type, etc and its calculation with the data

Concept of formal and informal sector

Concept of formal and informal employment

Calculation of formal and informal sector an employment from NSS and PLFS data

Concepts of socio-economic factors affecting employment

Concepts of socio-economic factors affecting employment - Continuation

Wages and income of the regular worker, casual labour and self-employment

Calculating of average wage and income of the workers and gender gap

Difference between the NSS data and PLFS data

Introduction to All-India time use survey data

Identification of paid and unpaid work

Hands on practise of different calculation in with the help of NSS and PLFS data

Discussion on recent literature on Indian labour market

Continuation of data calculation with NSS and PLFS data and their interpretation

Doubt clearing session

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3,990

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(1 Course | 20 Hours)

(Certificate Program on Economics of Labour )

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