2023-2024 Catalog

ECON 328 Labor Economics

This course examines in detail one of the most important markets in economics: the labor market. The course will investigate the key theories behind labor supply and labor demand and how they interact to determine wages and employment. Other topics include: the effects of government policies including welfare programs and minimum wages, compensating wage differentials, education, and human capital, immigration, discrimination. The course will take both a theoretical and empirical look into these topics.


ECON 251 and ECON 253