EC 350 Assignment 2
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due Thursday, Oct. 15th
1. Suppose that John has atter indierence curves than Steven. Illustrate this with
two dierent indierence maps. What does this say about their preferences for income versus leisure? Oth
Homework 4 - Key
1. A) It should make indifference curves atter because benets would be less benecial
relative to wages
B) If you assume the tax applies only to workers and not to rms, the iso-prot curve will
not change. If instead you assume that taxing
EC 350 Assignment 2
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due Thursday, Oct. 15th
1. Suppose that John has atter indierence curves than Steven. Illustrate this with
two dierent indierence maps. What does this say about their preferences for income versus leisure? Oth
Homework 4
Due Thursday, May 14th
Instructions: Homework must be written up individually, though you are allowed to work with
fellow students. Use math, graphs, and/or words to support your answers. Please write legibly
and staple your homework.
1. (5 poi
EC 350 Assignment 4
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due Thursday, April 28th
1. At a particular level of capital, a fast food restaurant has the following production
function for value meals per hour (expressed as a table):
Units of Labor Total Product
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EC 350 Assignment 2
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due Thursday, Oct. 15th
1. Suppose that John has atter indierence curves than Steven. Illustrate this with
two dierent indierence maps. What does this say about their preferences for income versus leisure? Oth
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Becker Household Model
Labor Participation Rates
Human Capital
Time Preferences
EC 350 Labor Economics
Lecture 4: Labor Participation, Human Capital
Instructor: Colin Corbett
April 7, 2016
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Becker Household Model
Labor Participation Rates
Human Capi
Childcare Subsidies, Wages, and Employment of Single
Mothers
EC 350 Spring 2016
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Quiz: Thursday, April 14th
Read the introduction (section 1, pages 453-455) and the conclusion (section 6, pages
474-476).
This article discusses the
EC 350 Assignment 2
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due Thursday, April 14th
1. (Paraphrased from Chap. 2, question 6) Draw a standard work-leisure diagram with
a $15/hour wage constraint and an indifference curve such that 8 hours of work (16
hours of leisure)
Childcare Subsidies, Wages, and
Employment of Single Mothers
Erdal Tekin
abstract
This paper develops and estimates a model for the choice of part-time and
full-time employment and the decision to pay for childcare among single
mothers. The results indica
EC 350 Assignment 3
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due Thursday, April 21st or Friday, April 22nd with prior arrangement
1. Assume a discount rate r = .08( = .926). Calculate the net present net value of the
following situations (remember that costs count as n
EC 350 Spring 2016
Assignment 6
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due: Tuesday, May 24th
1. Suppose two otherwise identical jobs in the timber industry have different salaries and
different safety records. Compary A pays its lumberjacks $60,000 per year and has
a
EC 350 Spring 2016
Assignment 5
Instructor: Colin Corbett
Due: Tuesday, May 17th
1. Suppose the current equilibrium for wages and fringe benefits (in the form of child
care) is described by the following curve:
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Practice Final
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EC 350: Labor Economics
Name
Instructions: The 40 questions on this exam are worth a total of 120 points. The points allocated
to each part are listed. You have 110 minutes to complete this exam. Please read each question
carefully, and a
Practice Midterm
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EC 350: Labor Economics
Summer 2016
Name:
Student ID #:
Instructions: The points allocated to each part are listed. You have 110 minutes to complete
this exam. Please read each question carefully, and ask questions when necessary. You a
Homework 6
Due Thursday, May 28th
Instructions: Homework must be written up individually, though you are allowed to work with
fellow students. Use math, graphs, and/or words to support your answers. Please write legibly
and staple your homework.
1. (6 poi
Final
Econ 350
Winter 2014
Version A
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1. Multiple Choice (30 points, 2 points each) Choose the best answer for each question.
1. Which of the following is NOT a reason a firm might pay a compensating wage differential?
A) The job will only last
Final
Econ 350
Winter 2014
Version A
Name:_
I. Multiple Choice (30 points, 2 points each) Choose the best answer for each question.
1. Which of the following is NOT a reason a firm might pay a compensating wage differential?
A) The job will only last for
Midterm
Econ 350
Winter 2014
Version A
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I. Multiple Choice (30 points, 2 points each) Choose the best answer for each question.
1) How has the labor force participation rate of older males changed over the past 50 years?
. Increased
Midterm
Econ 350
Winter 2014
Version A
Name:_
I. Multiple Choice (30 points, 2 points each) Choose the best answer for each question.
1) How has the labor force participation rate of older males changed over the past 50 years?
A. Increased
B. Decreased
C.