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Labor Economics I

Economics 621

3 credit hours, offered annually

This course develops theoretical models of the labor market, presents related empirical research, and discusses some policy applications. Topics include labor supply, labor demand, market equilibrium and compensating wage differences, investment in human capital, and cyclical unemployment.

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