Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECO 701 - Issues in the Labor Market

(3 Credits)

The course addresses current issues in the labor market. It includes analysis of the demand and supply of labor, minimum wage issues and policies, labor force composition and growth, investment in human capital, returns on education, international dimensions of earnings inequality, labor market discrimination and policies, and labor unions and their effectiveness. The course is a mixture of theory, applications, and data analysis. Students will be asked to examine specific labor issues, gather and analyze data, and evaluate policies.

Prerequisite(s): BUS 598 FIN 599   

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