Apr 11, 2021  
2013-14 Graduate Catalog 
    
2013-14 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 7520 - Advanced Labor Economics II

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Student must have passed Ph.D. qualifying exams in microeconomics and macroeconomics. Serves as the second half to an introduction of the leading theories in labor economics. Focuses on the most current published research techniques as found in top general interest and labor field journals. The nature of the course dictates that a wide range of topics be covered and that content changes. Past topics have included unemployment and inflation, employment allocation and job loss, technological progress, globalization, inequalities, labor market policies, youth behavior and outcomes, health, and labor supply decisions. Frequent use of multivariate regression analysis and other modern econometric techniques allows students to enhance skills necessary to conduct independent research in the field.


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