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. Prerequisite: Economics 104D and 201D.


Prerequisite: Economics 104D and 201D

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