Labor Economics

PREREQUISITE: ECON-UA 10 OR ECNM-UB 10 OR ECON-UA 11 OR ECNM-UB 11 OR ECON-UB 1 OR ECON-UA 9010, ALL WITH A MINIMUM GRADE OF C. SAME AS ECNM-UB 351.

Analyzes the functioning of the labor market in both theoretical and statistical terms. Examines the determinants of wage and employment levels in perfect and imperfect labor markets, including the concept of education and training as human capital. Models of labor market dynamics are also examined, including those of job search and matching. The role of public policy in the functioning of labor markets is highlighted throughout.

Course Information

ECON-UA 351

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2018

1
Mauricio Almeida Couri Ribeiro
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SILV 101A
1
Rahul Kalanatha Bhatta
TR: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM MEYR 102
1
Christopher J Flinn
TR: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM MEYR 102
1
Kevin Edward Thom
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SILV 101A