The Economics of Wages and Employment

ECON 433

Demand for and supply of labor, including human fertility, human capital, hours of work, and labor force participation. Effects of family structure, marriage laws, taxes and transfers (welfare, earned income tax credit) on labor supply and the distribution of income across families and individuals. Labor market discrimination, unions. Prerequisites: Economics 205D; and Statistics 111, 130, 230, 250, or Mathematics 230 or 342. Instructor: McElroy or Sloan


Prerequisite: Economics 205D and Statistics 111 or Math 230/Statistics 230 or Math 342/Statistics 250 or Statistics 130

Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • R
  • W
  • QS
  • SS
Typically Offered
Spring Only