SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentJunior Class A, Department of Economics Junior Class B, Department of Economics Senior Class A, Department of Economics Senior Class B, Department of Economics
Course NameLabor Economics
InstructorHUANG PO-CHUN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule
























































































 



Week



 



Borjas Chapter / Topics



 



Special Events for the Week



2/21



1: Introduction



 



3/6



2: Labor Supply – Theory



 



3/13



2: Labor Supply – Empirical



Problem Set 1 posted



3/20



2: Intertemporal Labor Supply



 



3/27



3: Labor Demand - Theory



 



4/10



3: Labor Demand - Empirics



Problem Set 2 Posted



4/17



4: Labor Market Equilibrium



 



4/24



5/1



4: Labor Market Equilibrium + Review



Midterm exam (1:10pm-4:00pm)



 



5/8



5: Compensating Wage Differentials



 



5/15



6: Human Capital



Problem Set 3 posted



5/22



7: Human Capital



 



5/29



8: Wage Structure



 



6/5



8: Labor Market Discrimination



Problem Set 4 posted



6/12



9. Unemployment and Unemployment Insurance



 



6/19



Final exam (1:10pm-4:00pm)



 



 



 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Your grade will be computed based on the following components:



·        Mid-term worth 30%



·        Final worth 30%



·        Problem Sets worth 20%



·        Presentation for a assigned artical 20%



 


Textbook & Reference

Required:



George Borjas, Labor Economics (6th edition) 



Supplementary:



Derek Laing, Labor Economics: Introduction to Classic and the New Labor Economics 


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