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Labour Economics (ECON209)

Course description

This course introduces theory, applications, and empirical evidence in a wide range of topics in modern labour economics. We start with the principles of supply and demand in a competitive labour market to evaluate the impact of the tax and transfer system, the minimum wage, the employment protection legislation, and immigration on wages and employment. We then consider monopsony, job amenities, human capital, labour mobility, discrimination, and incentive pay to understand the nature and cau...


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Graded, 1.0 Credit Units

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