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Economics of Work and Pay: Theory, Institutions and Evidence
ECON 315
Spring 2007 not offered

This course provides an in-depth exploration of modern labor economics. Using the tools of economic analysis, we investigate the determinants of work and pay. Topics include productivity and labor demand, employment contracts, unemployment, unions, inequality, human capital, and models of discrimination. Issues of race, gender and class enter into the discussion. We will rely on a combination of economic theory, empirical evidence, and institutional detail to address labor market problems and related policy questions.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON301
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON)

Last Updated on APR-18-2024
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