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Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 11th Edition

By Ronald G Ehrenberg, Robert S. Smith

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 21, 2011

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The best-selling Modern Labor Economics provides a clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core theory, Ehrenberg and Smith provide empirical evidence for or against each hypothesis, explore the usefulness of various theories for public policy analysis, and include detailed policy examples in each chapter.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Overview of the Labor Market

Chapter 3. The Demand for Labor

Chapter 4. Labor Demand Elasticities

Chapter 5. Frictions in the Labor Market

Chapter 6. Supply of Labor to the Economy: the Decision to Work

Chapter 7. Labor Supply: Household Production, the Family, and the Life Cycle

Chapter 8. Compensating Wage Differentials and Labor Markets

Chapter 9. Investments in Human Capital: Education and Training

Chapter 10. Worker Mobility: Migration, Immigration, and Turnover

Chapter 11. Pay and Productivity: Wage Determination within the Firm

Chapter 12. Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Labor Market

Chapter 13. Unions and the Labor Market

Chapter 14. Unemployment

Chapter 15. Inequality in Earnings

Chapter 16. The Labor Market Effects of International Trade and Production Sharing

 

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