13501 Seminar: Labor Economics

Credits: 3 graduate credits in Business Administration

Prerequisites: 36 graduate credits in Business Administration, including Operations Research, Accounting for Managers, Marketing, Management and Organizational Behavior, Financial Management, Corporate Law for Managers. Registration for the seminar is conditional on approval of the program director.

Topics: Choosing the work place; Political implications of competition between workers for promotion; Incentives and the way they affect production; Immigration who immigrates and where to; Policy of employers with regard to employees; Government policy on migration.

Structure: Each tutorial session is devoted to a survey of the literature and a discussion of issues relevant to topics of the seminar; Each student formulates a topic to analyze and proposes a specific seminar topic; Each proposal is discussed at the sessions; Students determine a schedule with the seminar coordinator for the presentation and submission of the paper; Students present their papers to the group and the seminar coordinator for discussion and critique.