ECON 331 - Labor Economics

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Arts

Theory and empirical evidence concerning the supply of and demand for labor services, wage differentials, and the impact of unions, with particular reference to Canadian contemporary issues. Some of the policy issues to be discussed are income maintenance, unemployment insurance, and minimum wage legislation. Prerequisites: ECON 109 and ECON 281.