ECO340H1: Labour Economics: The Distribution of Earnings

Hours: 
24L/12T

Using tools from microeconomic theory and statistics, this course studies the determinants of wages across labour markets. Topics include the theory of compensating differentials, human capital, discrimination, immigration, unions, and alternative models of compensation. In addition, students are introduced to microeconomic models of unemployment. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on the evaluation of empirical evidence.

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)