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Economics (ECON)

Department of Economics
Faculty of Public Affairs

ECON 3360 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Labour Economics

Basic principles of labour economics including market, institutional, and sociological forces. Technology and labour demand, wage systems, human capital, internal wage structure, market discrimination, female labour-force entry, wage/price spiral, household labour supply, wage determination.
Precludes additional credit for ECON 3506 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite: ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003.
Lectures three hours a week.

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