Jun 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ECON 308/3071 - Labor Economics (3 cr.)


The course offers a general treatment of modern theoretical and empirical labor economics. Topics to be covered include: operation of labor markets; wage determination; firm, industry and public sector labor demand; human capital investment; race and gender employment and wage discrimination; public policy effects. The relation of labor market outcomes and attendant public policy to poverty, income distribution and economic growth is covered. (The course includes community-based learning components)

When Offered
Offered in fall and spring.

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