15.677J Urban Labor Markets and Employment Policy

Spring 2005

Labor strike.

Airport workers strike at the Baltimore airport. (Image courtesy of jillyfish16.)

Course Highlights

This course features a reading list as well as a student version of notes from class discussions.

Course Description

This subject discusses the broader trends in the labor market, how urban labor markets function, public and private training policy, other labor market programs, the link between labor market policy and economic development, and the organization of work within firms.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Paul Osterman

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
3 hours / session

Level

Graduate