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ECON 8885 Analysis of Labor Markets (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

A comprehensive approach to the analysis of labor markets, focusing on job market search, matching of firms and workers, minimum wage, discrimination, centralized wage setting (as in some European countries and transitional economies), migration and demographic decisions (such as marriage and child bearing), labor supply, household production, and program evaluation. Heavy emphasis is placed on specification and estimation of empirical models.


Instructor(s): Andrew Beauchamp

Prerequisites: ECON8822, which may be taken prior to or concurrently with ECON8885.

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Last Updated: 24-Feb-14