IDS Approved Courses From Other Departments - Labour Economics ECON 5522   Labour Economics
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course provides an survey of modern Labour Economics, focusing on labour supply, human capital theory, structural change in labour markets, trends in poverty and earnings inequality and the policy responses of the 'Welfare State'. Discussion is based on recent journal articles. Students are graded on the basis of essays and a final exam.
FORMAT: Lecture