14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy
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.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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