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ILRLE 5400

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This is a course in labor market economics for prospective managers in the corporate, union, not-for-profit, and public sectors. The course begins with demand and supply in labor markets, presenting the tools of decision analysis for workers and firms. It then goes on to consider various topics in workplace management including deciding on the optimal mix of capital and labor to employ, attracting and retaining talent, pay and productivity, hiring and training investments, and using strategic budget constraints. The final section of the course covers other important labor market issues including analysis of public policies, unemployment, discrimination, poverty and inequality, and pensions and Social Security.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 1110, CRP 5120 or equivalent, as certified by a transcript presented to the instructor. Students who lack the prerequisite must attend supplemental classes being held in the early weeks of the semester.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: Not open to students who have taken NBA 5440.

Satisfies Requirement Requirement for M.I.L.R. candidates.

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