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Fall 2017-2018
* ECO 331 (SA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Economics of the Labor Market

Hani Mansour

To provide a general overview of labor markets. Covering labor force participation, the allocation of time to market work, migration, labor demand, investment in human capital (education, on-the-job training, man-power training), discrimination, unions and unemployment. The course will also examine the impact of government programs (such as unemployment insurance, minimum wages, or a negative income tax) on the labor market.

Sample reading list:
Ehrenberg & Smith, Modern Labor Economics
Borjas, Labor Economics
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
About 50 pages of reading per week, plus periodic assigned problem sets and/or brief essays.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 35%
Term Paper(s) - 25%
Problem set(s) - 15%

Other Requirements:
Statistical, design or other software use required

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ECO 100 and ECO 302 and MAT 102 or MAT 103..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20723 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W   Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building   A87   Enrolled:16 Limit:40
20724 C01 9:00 am - 9:50 am F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
20725 C02 10:00 am - 10:50 am F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
23800 C03 11:00 am - 11:50 am F   Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building   A87   Enrolled:16 Limit:40