Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course surveys the structure and functioning of labor markets. The central goal of the course is to provide the student with a framework for analyzing diverse issues related to the labor sector of the economy.
Topics include determinants of labor supply and labor demand, economics of wage differentials, economic impact of labor unions, discrimination in labor markets, and the labor market effects of various government policies such as payroll and income taxes, educational subsidies, and minimum wage laws.
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Advice for students:
This course is a lot like micro, except it only focuses on the labor markets.