LABOR MARKET ANALYSIS 1   [Archived Catalog]
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course covers topics in areas of labor economics such as: labor supply; household production and labor force participation; labor demand; minimum wages; schooling and earnings; human capital externalities; wage inequality, and skilled biased technological change. The purpose of the sequence (this course and econ 2410) is to familiarize students with the economic models and empirical strategies used in the labor economics literature, and teach them to critically analyze empirical research in preparation of doing their own applied work. By the end of the course, students should have the background necessary to start developing their own independent research interests in the field.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis

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