ECON 590 M4 - Individual Study and Research - Labor Market Regs Around World
Directed reading and research. Course Information: Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.
Labor market regulation is an important area of public policy. This course provides an overview of labor market regulation in a number of countries that represent different stages of economic development. We will focus on the impact of various labor market regulations, including minimum wages, employment protections, collective bargaining rights, and social security laws, on earnings, employment, productivity, and a country-s overall economic growth. Students should gain deeper understanding of the great variations in labor market regulations around the world, and critically analyze its important impact on various labor market outcomes and a country-s overall economic growth.
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Course Level: Graduate