2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

ECON 381 - Labor Economics

Theoretical and empirical analysis of the labor market; the employment system; human resource management; and the relevant public policy issues. Topics include labor demand and minimum wage law; labor supply and welfare programs; compensating wage differentials and safety and health regulations; wage structure and income inequality; investment in human capital and education; discrimination and affirmative action; personnel economics and economics of human resource management; immigration; and other issues of current interest.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites:   and   and   (ECON 375 may be taken concurrently)
Major/Minor Restrictions: Only Economics, Environmental Economics, Mathematical Economics majors and minors
Class Restriction: No Senior
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts Practices: Confronting Collective Challenges
Core Component: None
Formerly: ECON 342

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