14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy


Class Info

Provides an introduction to the labor market, how it functions, and the important role it plays in people's lives world-wide. Topics include supply and demand, minimum wages, labor market effects of social insurance and welfare programs, the collective bargaining relationship, discrimination, human capital, and unemployment. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in 14.03 or 14.04 recommended.

This class has 14.30 as a prerequisite.

14.64 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Angrist.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E52-432.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Labor Economics and Public Policy site or on the 14.64 Stellar site.

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