14.661 Labor Economics I, Fall 2006
Author(s)Pischke, Jorn-Steffen; Angrist, Joshua
Labor Economics I
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Neoclassical analysis of the labor market and its institutions. A systematic development of the theory of labor supply, labor demand, and human capital. Topics discussed also include wage and employment determination, turnover, search, immigration, unemployment, equalizing differences, and institutions in the labor market. There is particular emphasis on the interaction of theoretical and empirical modeling and the development of independent research interests.
labor economics, public policy, schooling, learning, matching, experience, wages, minimum wage, college, investment, training, firms, corporations, labor, unions, panel data, neoclassical model, turnover models, turnover, economics, labor, market, statistics, theory, neoclassical, supply, model, life-cycle, demand, wages, immigration, human capital, econometrics, liquidity, constraints, mobility, incentives, organization, moral hazard, insurance, investments, efficiency, unemployment, search, jobs, training, capital, firm, technology, skills, risk, signaling, discrimination, self-selection, learning, natives