SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentThe International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , First Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Second Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Third Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Fourth Year
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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