Oct 26, 2021  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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ECON 390 - Labor Economics


Prerequisites: ECON 111  
Is expanding unemployment benefits a good idea? Why are CEOs paid so much? Could higher income tax rates actually decrease government revenue? This course uses theory and evidence from economics to answer such questions. Topics to be covered include: labor supply and demand, taxes and transfers, minimum wages, immigration, human capital, education production, income inequality, wage discrimination, unions and strikes, and unemployment.

3 credits
Alternate Spring



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