The handouts were given out during lectures and were used to cover the key ideas during the course.

Key Ideas #1

  1. A century of labor market action
  2. Labor supply (Part 1)
  3. Metrics 

Key Ideas #2

  1. Theory
  2. 'Metrics
  3. Evidence, debates

Key Ideas #3

Key Ideas #3A:Home production

  1. The theory of home production
  2. 'Metrics

Key Ideas #3B: Labor demand, minimum wages and immigration

  1. Core theory
  2. Policy issues

Key Ideas #4

  1. Union relative wage effects
  2. Efficient bargains and strikes

Key Ideas #5

  1. The economic returns to schooling—theory
  2. Returns-to-schooling 'metrics
  3. Returns to experience