The best textbook for the in-depth study of labor market theories, THE ECONOMICS OF LABOR MARKETS helps you understand the background of the field as you explore its latest developments. Using built-in study aids and empirical research, the authors provide you an understandable introduction to labor economics. With sections on "In the News" and the most up-to-date data available, this version shows you how labor markets move the world. And after reading the industry-leading chapter reviews you'll be one step closer to success in the course.
Table of Contents
1. The Labor Market 2. Hours of Work 3. Labor Force Participation 4. The Demand for Labor in the Short Run 5. The Demand for Labor in the Long Run 6. The Determination of Wages 7. Economics of Human Resource Management 8. Education, Training, and Earnings Differentials: The Theory of Human Capital 9. Occupational Wage Differentials 10. Discrimination in the Labor Market 11. Union Membership and Collective Bargaining 12. The Economic Impact of Labor Unions 13. Unemployment