Prof. Joshua Angrist
This course is an introduction to labor economics with an emphasis on applied microeconomic theory and empirical analysis. We are especially interested in the link between research and public policy. Topics to be covered include: labor supply and demand, taxes and transfers, minimum wages, immigration, human capital, education production, inequality, discrimination, unions and strikes, and unemployment.
Angrist, Joshua. 14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy, Fall 2009. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-64-labor-economics-and-public-policy-fall-2009 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA