Fall 2011

Labor Economics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-404

Formerly listed as: ECON-60


Steven G. Rivkin (Section 01)


An analysis of the labor market and human resource economics. Issues concerning labor supply and demand, wage differentials, the role of education, investment in human capital, unemployment, discrimination, income inequality, and worker alienation will be discussed utilizing the tools of neoclassical economics. In addition, we shall examine the major non-neoclassical explanations of the perceived phenomena in these areas.

Requisite: ECON 300 or 301. Fall semester. Professor Rivkin.


2017-18: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011