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College Catalog 2011-2012 
College Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 442 - Labor Economics

This course uses theoretical and empirical research to examine the economics of work from both the point of view of the firm and the worker. Economic tools will be used to analyze some of the important issues relevant to labor economics, such as labor force participation, the division of labor within the household, occupational choice, investments in education, minimum wage legislation, wage elasticities, employment-hours tradeoff, labor market discrimination, unions, and job search. Offered every year. Prerequisite(s):   ECON 361 , ECON 371 , and ECON 381 . (4 Credits)