Catalogue 2016 - 2017

EC 366 Labor Economics and Human Capital


3 cr.


EC 111, EC 101 or EC106

Course Description

The object of the course is to educate students about the general characteristics of the labor market. In particular, students will learn how choices are made in labor markets and why individuals engage in work behavior. Students will be familiar with various human capital theories, in particular with how education, skills, and training help individuals enhance their earning potentials, and finally with the role of unions in labor markets.


in alternate years.