Course will examine three topics in labor economics: human capital (including the demand for education and the determinants of earnings); economics of the family (including models of the marriage market and bargaining models of marriage); formation of preferences (including "habit formation" and "rational addiction"). All three topics are closely associated with Gary Becker. Course will examine his contributions and the view of his critics.
Section 01Topics in Labor Economics II
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