ECO339Y Employment, Wages, and Public Policy Syllabus

University of Toronto, 2015 to 2016

About This Course

Using tools from microeconomic theory and statistics, this course introduces students to the study of labour markets, focusing on employment and wage determination, and the application of labour economics to public policy. Topics may include: Labour supply, labour demand, estimating the impact of welfare programs, minimum wages, and other labour market interventions.