Labor Market Policy

PPAI 1701O S01 [CRN: 24654]

Students will learn how to use basic economics models to analyze important labor market policy questions. Topics will include minimum wages, payroll tax cuts, training subsidies, unemployment insurance, negative income taxes, and others. Students will also learn how to find and interpret important labor market data (for example, unemployment rates, payroll employment numbers, and wages) which are used by policy analysts to evaluate local and national labor markets. Prerequisite: ECON 1110, ECON 1130, or EDUC 1130; or instructor permission. Enrollment limited to 20.
Course Syllabus
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Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Primary Instructor
Meetings
09:30 am - 11:50 am Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
08 (May 10, 2014 2:00pm)