Labor Economics

ECON 650

The goal of this class is to acquaint students with topics in labor economics. After reviewing basic facts about labor markets around the world (participation rates, unemployment, wages, etc.), we will cover theories of labor supply, labor demand, wages, and human capital. Additional topics include wage discrimination, unemployment, and labor market policies. There will an emphasis on the interplay between theory and empirical exercises. Instructor: Staff
Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring