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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Economics (ECON)
ECON
6340
Applied Labor Economics and Public Policy
App Labor Econ and Pub Policy
Spring 2018
3
Course Type
Lecture
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ECON 6301
Corequisites

25

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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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