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October 22, 2022

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Description

This course aims to acquaint students with traditional and contemporary topics in labor economics and to encourage the development of independent research interests.

The class provides a systematic development of the theory of labor supply, labor demand, and human capital. Topics covered include wage and employment determination, immigration, unemployment, equalizing differences, among many others. There is a particular emphasis on the interaction between theoretical and empirical modeling.

Course Curriculum

  • Comparative Statics for Immigration Unlimited
  • Negative Income Taxes Unlimited
  • Notes on Labor Demand Unlimited
  • MaC-metrics Unlimited
  • Market Structure and the Min Unlimited
  • Schooling, Experience, and Earnings Unlimited
  • The Economic Returns to Schooling Unlimited
  • Slutsky for Hours (Done in Minutes) Unlimited
  • Life Cycle Labor Supply Unlimited
  • On Target Unlimited
  • Uber vs. Taxi: A Driver’s Eye View Unlimited
    • Lectures 1 and 2: Labor Market Externalities Unlimited
    • Lectures 3 and 4: Social Mobility, Peer Effects and Human Capital Unlimited
    • Lectures 5 and 6: Career Concerns and Multitasking Unlimited
    • Lecture 7: Efficiency Wages Unlimited
    • Lectures 8–10: Investments in General and Specific Skills Unlimited
    • Lectures 11–13: Search, Matching and Unemployment Unlimited
    • Additional Lectures in Search, Matching and Unemployment Unlimited

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