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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 300
Title Economics of Labor and Income Distribution
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/Q
Prerequisites ECO202

Description

Analysis of labor markets and how they function, the functional and personal distribution of income, poverty and low-wage employment and a comparison of theories of labor supply wages and employment with labor market behavior. Discussion of public policy issues; structural unemployment, impact of technical change, and cost-push inflation. Three lecture hours per week. This course is offered on a periodic basis. Elective for Economics majors and minors. Division III elective for all other majors.