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ECN 505

Economic Issues in Labour Markets

This upper level liberal studies course deals with selected issues in the labour markets. The first part of the course introduces the economic theories of labour supply and demand, as well as the major critiques and alternatives. The course also looks at wage structures, geographic labour mobility, the presence of labour unions, the increasing participation of women, the question of discrimination in labour markets, and the debate over the effects of free trade on employment patterns.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

ECN 605

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

Not available to students in Business Management

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*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Economics