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LABOR ECONOMICS AND HUMAN RESOURCES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectEconomics
Number & Suffix: 134
Full UC Title: LABOR ECONOMICS AND HUMAN RESOURCES 
Transcript Title: LABOR ECONOMICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Labor is a factor of production. But it is a special factor of production, because it is provided by human beings. Humans voluntarily make labor supply decisions. Also, labor market outcomes translate directly into human wellbeing. Labor economics is a study of how labor markets function and the determinants of outcomes such as the extent of employment and the wage level. It also analyzes the impacts of immigration, minimum wages and collective bargaining, among other issues. Topics covered include determinants of labor supply and demand, impacts of immigration and minimum wages, education and training, migration, discrimination, labor unions, and incentive pay for work. All topics are motivated by real-world examples and policy questions to see how the study of labor economics can enhance understanding of how the world works. Text: George Borjas, LABOR ECONOMICS. Assessment: participation, homework, midterm exam, final exam. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LABOUR ECONOMICS AND HUMAN RESOURCES 
Partner University Department: Economics 
Partner University Course Number: ECON4234