Modern analytical and quantitative labor economics. Labor supply decisions of individuals and households; human capital model and distribution of income. Demand for labor; marginal productivity theory, imperfect information and screening. Interaction of labor demand and supply; unemployment; relative and absolute wages; macroeconomic aspects of the labor market.

Prerequisite: ECON603 and ECON624; or permission of BSOS-Economics department.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular, Audit

Course Offerings

    Fall 2024Instructor: Judith K. Hellerstein
    Fall 2023Instructor: Sergio Urzua
    Fall 2022Instructor: Sergio Urzua
    Fall 2022Instructor: Sergio Urzua
    Fall 2021Instructor: Sergio Urzua