QC Economics

Labor Economics/Race, Class and Gender Courses

ECON213: Economics of the Labor Force
3 credits

Theoretical and public policy issues relating to wage determination, labor markets, the labor force, wages, prices, productivity, employment, human resources, and income maintenance.
Prerequisites: Economics 101 or 103 and 102 or 104; English 110

ECON214: Economics of Organized Labor
3 credits

Includes collective bargaining in the public and private sectors and labor problems of minorities.
Prerequisites: Economics 101 or 103 and 102 or 104; English 110

ECON219W: Economics of Class, Race, and Sex
3 credits

This course is concerned with theoretical and historical explanations of stratification by class, race, sex, and ethnicity. Specifically, it is concerned with explaining differential rates of progress among ethnic groups; the economic position of the black population versus the white one; black/white males vis--vis black
Prerequisites: Economics 101 or 103; English 110

ECON230W: Women's Issues in Economics
3 credits

Includes discussion of participation of women in the labor force; distribution of women among occupations; work outside the marketplace and in the home; wage differentials between men and women; and government policies that affect the economic position of women.
Prerequisites: Economics 101 or 103 and 102 or 104; English 110