Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
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ECON 442 - Labor Economics

3 Credit Hours
This course is an intensive examination of the market for labor services. The topics covered during the semester include wage determination, occupational and earnings differentials, investments in education and training, and current labor market subjects such as labor market discrimination, migration, and unionization. Students will gain a broad understanding of how economists study labor market issues and outcomes and will be able to use critical economic reasoning to better appreciate such issues as labor force participation decisions, human capital, and the variation in wages across individuals. This course may be repeated for credit if the content of each class is different.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 101  and ECON 102  



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