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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Economics (ECON)
ECON
6312
Labor Economics and Public Policy
Labor Econ and Public Policy
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
graduate students in applied economics
No
No

Corequisites
Intermediate microeconomics and at least one semester of calculus at the undergraduate level
25

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
No
 
No
Fee Type


No


Topics in labor economics, including unemployment, unions, immigration, the minimum wage, pensions, worker mobility, and inequality.
Students will
• learn about the data sets available from the Department of Labor and the Census
Bureau to perform research;
• understand the effects of government policies on employers and workers;
• learn how to apply theories of labor economics to public policy;
• learn how to identify a research project, conduct a literature review, and present
their research to the class;
• learn how to write a persuasive paper showing both sides of the subject
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Key: 10760