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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 14.661 (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Labor Economics I 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Economics 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Joshua Angrist
    Prof. Jorn-Steffen Pischke 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 14.661 Labor Economics I

    Fall 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features an extensive readings list and recitation notes.

    Course Description

    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.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .do.


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