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.

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

Course Offerings

    Fall 2016Instructor: Judith K. Hellerstein
    Fall 2015Instructor: Sergio UrzuaView: Syllabus