**Labor
Economics, fall 2014**

**course web page**

**Test 1**
(Wednesday,
October 1)

**Test 2**
(Wednesday,
November 12)

**Test 3**
(Wednesday,
December 17)

**Stata assignment** (due Monday, December
8)

**Homework
assignments…**

**Reflection
1**,
due Monday, 9/7: What do you hope to get out of the course? What questions in
labor economics do you find interesting?

**Problem
set 1**, due Monday, 9/15: Labor demand and competitive
labor markets. click here for the pdf

**Problem
set 2**, due Monday, 9/22: Monopsonistic
labor markets. click here for the pdf

**Reflection
2**,
due Monday, 9/22: chapters 1, 3, 4, and (mostly) 5. click
here for the pdf

**Problem
set 3**, due Monday, 9/29: Labor supply. click here for the pdf

Test
1, Wednesday, 10/1

**Reflection
3**,
due Wednesday 10/15: More labor supply problems; chapter 7. click here for the pdf

**Problem
set 4**, due Monday, 10/20: Life cycle; household
specialization. click here for the pdf

**Reflection
4**,
due Monday, 10/20: Juxtapose the textbook’s theory pertaining to workplace risk
in chapter 8 with the history of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.

**Reflection
5**,
due Monday, 10/27: chapters 9 and 10: click here for
the pdf

**Reflection
6**,
due Monday, 11/3 (mini reflection): How are signaling models of education
different from human capital models?

*Lit
review phase 1* due Monday, 11/3: See syllabus for details.

**Problem
set 5**, due Monday, 11/10: click
here for the pdf

Test
2, Wednesday, 11/12

**Reflection
7**,
due Monday, 12/1: Summarize chapter 12, with an emphasis on what you found most
interesting.

**Stata**** exercise**,
due Monday, 12/8: click here for assignment
details

**Problem
set 6**, due Monday, 12/15: click
here for the pdf

Test
3, Wednesday, 12/17