Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ECON 462 - ECONOMICS OF HUMAN CAPITAL

Long Title: ECONOMICS OF HUMAN CAPITAL
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200 AND ECON 209
Description: This course covers theory that describes the central role of human capital in determining economic growth and inequality, uses advanced econometric techniques to test if the theory is consistent with data, and presents insights for public policy that can improve human capital formation, increase economic growth and reduce social inequality.