2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

ECO 380 Economics of Labor

3 hours 

Workers are The Economy. This course helps student develop the skills to work on behalf of labor and to be more aware of their own labor power. This course examines the issues confronting labor using multiple perspectives of analysis. This includes mainstream microeconomic analysis of labor markets and mainstream macroeconomic consequences of labor policy. The course also utilizes heterodox approaches to understand the inherent class conflict between workers and capital including consequences for marginalized groups such as racial minorities, women and the LGBTQ community.




ENG 201; and ECO 101 or ECO 120 or ECO 125


Formerly ECO 280 Economics of Labor.