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ECON.3020 Labor Economics (Formerly 49.302)

Id: 005904 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


An introduction to the economic analysis of behaviors and institutions in the labor market: labor supply and participation, labor demand by firms, wage determination under different institutional settings, and gender, race or ethnicity as determinants of different labor market outcomes. The course presents microeconomic models, empirical findings and their public policy implications on topics such as minimum wage, affirmative action, social insurance programs, workplace safety, and subsidized day care.


Pre-Req: ECON.2010 Principles of Microeconomics

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