Table of contents for Labor economics / George J. Borjas.


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Chapter 1. Introduction
1-1. An Economic Story of the Labor Market
1-2. The Actors in the Labor Market
1-3. Why Do We Need A Theory?
1-4. The Organization Of the Book
Appendix: An Introduction to Regression Analysis

Chapter 2. Labor Supply
	2-1. Measuring the Labor Force
	2-2. Basic Facts about Labor Supply
	2-3. The Worker’s Preferences
2-4. The Budget Constraint
        2-5. The Hours Of Work Decision
2-6.  To Work Or Not To Work
2-7. The Labor Supply Curve
2-8. Estimates of the Labor Supply Elasticity
2-9. Labor Supply of Women
2-10. Policy Application: Welfare Programs and Work Incentives
2-11. Policy Application: The Earned Income Tax Credit

Chapter 3. Topics in Labor Supply
3-1. Labor Supply Over The Life Cycle
2-6. Labor Supply Over The Business Cycle
3-3. Retirement
3-4. Policy Application: The Decline in Work Attachment Among Older Workers
3-5. Household Production
3-6. Fertility

Chapter 4. Labor Demand
4-1. The Production Function
4-2.  The Employment Decision in The Short Run
4-3. The Employment Decision in The Long Run
4-4. The Long-Run Demand Curve For Labor
4-5. The Elasticity of Substitution
4-6. Marshall’s Rules of Derived Demand
4-7. Factor Demand with Many Inputs
4-8. An Overview of Labor Market Equilibrium
4-9. Policy Application: The Employment Effects of Minimum Wages
4-10. Adjustment Costs and Labor Demand

Chapter 5. Labor Market Equilibrium
5-1. Equilibrium an A Single Competitive Labor Market
5-2. Competitive Equilibrium across Labor Markets
5-3. Policy Application: Payroll Taxes and Subsidies
5-4. Policy Application: Immigration
5-5. The Cobweb Model
5-6. Noncompetitive Labor Markets: Monopsony
5-7. Noncompetitive Labor Markets: Monopoly
5-8. Wages and Employment in The Public Sector

Chapter 6. Compensating Wage Differentials
6-1. The Market For Risky Jobs
6-2. The Hedonic Wage Function 
6-3. Policy Application: How Much Is A Life Worth?
6-4. Policy Application: Safety and Health Regulations
6-5. Compensating Differentials and Job Amenities
6-6. Compensating Differentials and Layoffs

Chapter 7. Human Capital
7-1. Education in The Labor Market: Some Stylized Facts
7-2. The Schooling Model
7-3. The Wage Gap Among Workers Who Differ In Their Education
7-4. Estimating The Rate Of Return To Schooling
7-5. Do Workers Maximize Lifetime Earnings?
7-6. Schooling as a Signal
7-7. Post-School Human Capital Investments
7-8. On-The-Job Training
7-9. On-The-Job Training and The Age-Earnings Profile
7-10. Policy Application: Evaluating Government Training Programs

Chapter 8. The Wage Structure
8-1. The Earnings Distribution 
8-2. Changes in The Wage Structure: Basic Facts
8-3. Policy Application: Why Did Wage Inequality Increase?
8-4. The Earnings of Superstars
8-5. Inequality Across Generations

Chapter 9. Labor Mobility
9-1. Geographic Migration as A Human Capital Investment
9-2. Internal Migration in The United States
9-3. Family Migration
9-4. Immigration in The United States
9-5. Immigrant Performance in The U.S. Labor Market
9-6. The Decision To Immigrate
9-7. Policy Application: The Economic Benefits from Immigration
9-8. Job Turnover: Some Stylized Facts
9-9. The Job Match
9-10. Specific Training and Job Turnover
9-11. Job Turnover and The Age-Earnings Profile

Chapter 10. Labor Market Discrimination
10-1. Race And Gender in The Labor Market
10-2. The Discrimination Coefficient
10-3. Employer Discrimination
10-4. Employee Discrimination
10-5. Consumer Discrimination
10-6. Statistical Discrimination
10-7. Measuring Discrimination
10-8. Policy Application: Determinants of The Black-White Wage Ratio
10-9. Policy Application: Determinants of The Male-Female Wave Ratio
10-10. Discrimination Against Other Groups

Chapter 11. Labor Unions
11-1. Unions in The United States
11-2. Determinants of Union Membership 
11-3. Monopoly Unions
11-4. Policy Application: Unions and Resource Allocation
11-5. Efficient Contracts
11-6. Strikes
11-7. Union Wage Effects
11-8. The Exit-Voice Hypothesis
11-9. Policy Application: Public Sector Unions

Chapter 12. Labor Market Contracts and Work Incentives
12-1. Piece Rates and Time Rates
12-2. Tournaments
12-3. Policy Application: The Compensation of Executives
12-4. Work Incentives and Delayed Compensation
12-5. Efficiency Wages

Chapter 13. Unemployment
13-1. Unemployment in The United States
13-2. Frictional and Structural Unemployment
13-3. The Steady-State Rate Of Unemployment
13-4. Job Search
13-5. Policy Application: Unemployment Compensation
13-6. The International Substitution Hypothesis
13-7. The Sectoral Shifts Hypothesis
13-8. Efficiency Wages
13-9. Implicit Contracts
13-10. Policy Application: The Trade-Off Between Inflation And Unemployment






Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Labor economics, Labor market United States