Economics 816: Seminar in Labor Economics
Each section will have a theory part, an econometrics part, and an empirical part.
Static Labor Supply
Dynamic Labor Supply
Family Household Behavior
Search and Matching
Marriage and Child Bearing
Estimating the Effects of Private School Vouchers in Multi-District Economies
, by Maria Ferreyra
Matching as an Econometric Evaluation Estimator: Evidence from Evaluating a Job Training Program
, by James Heckman, Hidehiko Ichimura, and Petra Todd
Estimating Labor Supply Responses Using Tax Reforms
, by Richard Blundell, Alan Duncan, and Costas Meghir
It will be assumed that students are comfortable with the material covered in Econ 701, Econ 702, Econ 771, and Econ 772.
Course Work and Grading:
I am willing to negotiate with individual students concerning replacing a high quality paper for a final exam.
Grades for Spring 2006
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Grades for Fall 2006
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