Econ 630a. Labor Economics

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Day / time: 
Tuesday 2:30-4:00 B1; Thursday 2:30-4:00 106
Course Type: 
Graduate
Course term: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Instructor(s): 
Location: 
Room B1

First semester: Topics covered will include: approaches to labor supply and family coordination of time allocation and commodity demand, incorporating gender and generational bargaining; human capital, job tenure, union status, and discrimination as wage determinants; wage inequality as affected by skill supplies, minimum wages, unions, immigration, and international trade; interpretation of compensating variations in wages as evidence on employer demands, job and location amenities.

Semester offered: 
Fall