Description
LABOR ECONOMICS
Presents the economics of the labor market, the supply of and demand for labor, the nature of theory and wages, productivity and inflation, unionism, theories of the labor movement, collective bargaining and public policy. A major focus is the relationship between labor markets and gender and racial issues. For each of the economic issues, the implications with respect to gender and race will be examined. The goal of the course is to introduce students to economic analysis and empirical data which emphasize Labor Market differences by race, gender and international comparisons. The method of instruction is based on lecture, discussion and problem solving. This course serves as an Economic elective and is open to all majors. Three hours lecture per week. This course earns two GEPs toward Goal 4 Cultures and Diversity in general education. Prerequisites: ECONOMIC.121 and ECONOMIC.122.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Meets Diversity Requirement
Meets Social Sci Requirement
GEP Goal 4 - 2 GEP PTS
Offering
Course
ECONOMIC 313
Academic Group
College of Liberal Arts
Academic Organization
Economics
Campus
Bloomsburg Main Campus
Enrollment Requirements
Prin of Economics 1 - Economics 121 and Prin of Economics 2 - Economics 122