Analysis of labor markets in theory and the real world. Topics include labor supply, labor demand, human capital, performance incentives, unemployment, discrimination, and immigration. Students will develop an understanding of how formal economic research is used to analyze U.S. labor markets and how research influences policy debates.

Prerequisites/Rules:
1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (ECON306, ECON326); and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (ECON230, BMGT230, ECON321, STAT400). Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Economics Bachelor of Arts; Economics Bachelor of Science). Credit only granted for: ECON470 or ECON471
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular, Pass-Fail, Audit

Course Offerings

    Spring 2017Instructor: Judith K. Hellerstein
    Spring 2017Instructor: Judith K. Hellerstein
    Fall 2015Instructor: Judith K. Hellerstein