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Aug 18, 2017 by Cristin Guinan-Wiley (cgw)
ECON 6340 : Applied Labor Economics and Public Policy
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:04:20 GMT
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:13:16 GMT
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Applied Labor Economics and Public Policy
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App Labor Econ and Pub Policy
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Topics in labor economics, including unemployment, unions, immigration, the minimum wage, pensions, worker mobility, and inequality.
• 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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