Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 515 - LABOR ECONOMICS

Long Title: LABOR ECONOMICS
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 AND ECON 502 AND ECON 505 AND ECON 508 AND ECON 510 AND ECON 511 AND MATH 321
Description: Mathematical and statistical analysis of empirical evidence and theories relating to several features of labor markets. Topics covered may include fertility, health, criminal behavior, labor force participation, hours of work, education and training, geographical and inter-firm labor mobility, static and dynamic labor demand, unions, discrimination, government intervention in labor markets, and “hedonic” equilibria in labor markets.  Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ECON 415. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 515 if student has credit for ECON 415.