Labor Economics (ECON 430)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Economics(ECON)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Abdurrahman Bekir Aydemir aaydemir@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
ECON204
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CONTENT

Analysis of labor markets in relation to determination of wages, conditions of work, the distribution of employment; the market demand for labor and the supply of labor; discrimination wage, salary differentials, compensation schemes; job mobility and migration; power in trade unions; the collective bargaining system; government intervention in the labor market.

LEARNING OUTCOME

On completion of the module, students should be able to
a) demonstrate a broad knowledge of core topics in labor economics,
b) set up and solve sound models of labor markets analyzing specific problems and ideas,
c) identify the applied methods for testing the theoretical predictions of labor theory,
d) analyze and solve complex problems accurately.