ECON 335

Modern Labor Economics

This course is devoted to a microeconomic analysis of the labor sector in the U.S. economy. The emphasis is on the allocation and distribution of time as an economic resource. Topics to be discussed include demand for labor, supply of effort, non-market time allocation, market imperfections, human capital theory, and models of wage determination.

Prerequisites: ECON 170; MATH 170 or 180, or permission of the instructor.