Labor Economics [George Borjas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Labor Economics, Sixth Edition by George J. Borjas provides a modern. George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He was awarded the IZA Prize in Labor. Find all the study resources for Labor Economics by George J. Borjas.

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The book’s main objective is ‘to survey the field of labor economics with an emphasis on ‘both’ theory and facts’ since most labor economics textbooks allegedly overemphasize the development of economic modeling skills or the knowledge of a plethora of minute statistics relative to the economic theory of labor economics. Louis rated it liked it Jan 17, Sep 22, Mona Khan rated it it was amazing. Second, Borjas often offers a – to the best of my knowledge – fair account of many economic policy issues in labor economics, though he is known as a rather conservative economist; nonetheless, it is not clear to what degree he engages with the criticism of his academic opponents, e.

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Labor Economics by George J. Borjas

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DoranJournal of Labor EconomicsJuly This course applies microeconomic reasoning to public issues, policies and programs. Nathan rated it liked it Jul 29, The book also does not treat labor markets in developing countries separately, though one may question to what extent economics research based on industrialized countries’ experiences generalizes at the global level.

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Cristina Roman rated it liked it Jun 07, Review of Strangers among Us: The book ends with a mathematical appendix, an index and the absence of a bibliography. Two important subfields of labor economics omitted by this selection are experimental and behavioral labor economics, though they sometimes implicitly surface in the narrative.

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Borjas is the Robert W. Professor Borjas has written extensively on labor market issues. DoranJournal of Human ResourcesSummer First, Borjas is not shy of admitting the many issues where labor economics has not yet reached a consensus and question marks over the causes and effects of certain economic phenomena still loom large, which I strongly welcome.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A cover story in The New York Times Magazine in focused on his work, and called him “the pre-eminent scholar in his field.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. G.j.lavorReview of Economics and StatisticsFebruary Third, despite being labelled as international edition, the book is strongly centered on the United States, with most of the book’s content focusing on the explanation of stylized facts concerning the U. A Reappraisal” October Blends coverage of traditional topics with modern theory and developments. Goroff, University of Chicago Press, Alexander Beck rated it it was amazing May 12, I am a labor economist specializing in immigration issues.

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