9780073523200

Labor Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073523200

  • ISBN10:

    0073523208

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/23/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Labor Economics,Sixth Edition by George J. Borjas provides a modern introduction to labor economics, emphasizing both theory and empirical evidence. The book uses many examples drawn from state-of-the-art studies in labor economics literature. The author introduces, through examples, methodological techniques that are commonly used in labor economics to empirically test various aspects of the theory. New and hallmark features of the text include:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Labor Economics

Chapter 2: Labor Supply

Chapter 3: Topics in Labor Supply

Chapter 4: Labor Demand

Chapter 5: Labor Market Equilibrium

Chapter 6: Compensating Wage Differentials

Chapter 7: Human Capital

Chapter 8: The Wage Structure

Chapter 9: Labor Mobility

Chapter 10: Labor Market Discrimination

Chapter 11: Labor Unions

Chapter 12: Incentive Pay

Chapter 13: Unemployment

Mathematical Appendix: Some Standard Models in Labor Economics

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