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授業コード   Course Code 2MF3080000
授業開講年度   Year of Class 2019年度
授業形態   Course Mode 講義
授業名称   Class Name KC3035Labor Economics and Public Policy
テーマ   Theme
科目名   Name of Subject KC3035Labor Economics and Public Policy
英字科目名
English Name of Subject
KC3035Labor Economics and Public Policy
科目単位数   Credit 2
履修期   Term 春学期
教員氏名   Name of Teacher 李 嬋娟
開講キャンパス   Campus 横浜
曜時   Day and Period 月曜2時限(春学期)
授業概要   Course Description If you want to take this course, please register "KC3023 Contemporary Global Issues A (Thursday 2nd)" together. It is a 4-unit course. This course investigates how labor markets work. We will analyze a wide range of labor issues focusing on the economies of Japan and the US. Each class is composed of two parts. We begin with the neo-classical explanation of labor supply and demand using our textbook. After learning the theoretical background, we will analyze a well-known research article to understand how and whether the standard, neo-classical model is applied to our real economic life.
到達目標   Class Goals A. To understand concepts of labor economics to analyze labor issues
B. To analyze structures, analytical methods, and arguments of a well-cited research paper
C. To discuss how labor markets work, using both theoretical and empirical evidence
授業言語   Language 英語
アクティブ・ラーニング   Active Learning アクティブ・ラーニング対応
授業計画
Daily Class Schedule
【第1回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week1】Introduction to the Course
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
Review the lecture notes. Prepare for a weekly quiz that starts from the 3rd week. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第2回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week2】Overview of Labor Economics
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Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第3回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
Ⅰ.Labor Supply
【Week3】Utility; Understanding Economic Empirical Studies
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Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第4回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week4】Indifference Curve and Budget Constraint; Labor Force Participation of Married Women in Japan
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Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第5回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week5】Income/Substitution Effect; A Survey of Lottery Players
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第6回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week6】Increase in Non-labor Income; Labor Supply of a New York Taxi Driver
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第7回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
Ⅱ.Labor Demand
【Week7】Production Function; Job tenure and Earnings Profile in Japan and the US
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Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第8回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week8】Scale/Substitution Effect; The End of Lifetime Employment in Japan?
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Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第9回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week9】Labor Supply/Demand Elasticity; Performance/Seniority-Based Wage System
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第10回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week10】Minimum Wage; A Case Study of the Fast-Food Industry in New Jersey & Pennsylvania
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第11回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
Ⅲ.Labor Market Wage Structure
【Week11】The Changing Nature of Wage Inequality; Growing Income Inequality
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第12回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week12】Labor Market Discrimination; Wage Gap by Race and Gender
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第13回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
Ⅳ.Human Capital and Labor Mobility
【Week13】Schooling Model and Return on Schooling; Does College Still Pay?
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第14回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week14】Substitutable and Complementary Labor; The Immigration Effect on Native Labor Market
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
There will a weekly quiz in the next week. Estimated time required to prepare a quiz: 2 hours/week. Problem sets and questions will be provided in advance. Please review the lecture slides and the given articles to prepare for quizzes and final report. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
【第15回】 授業内容
Content/Topic
【Week15】Review and Preparation for the Final Report
予習内容
Preparation for Class
Students need to complete the assigned readings and prepare questions/topics for the in-class discussion sections. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
復習内容
Review of Class
Review lecture slides and assigned readings to prepare for the final paper. 目安時間
Hours
2 時間
授業に関する注意事項   
Remarks for Class
This course is in upper division of Economics Program.
Prerequisites: KC-2102 (Introduction to Economics A) or Consent of Instructor.
If you want to study more basic concepts of labor economics, I recommend you to take "Labor Market In the Global Economy" first.
教科書   Texts Lecture notes and reading materials will be distributed in class.
参考書   Reference Books Reading packs will be uploaded to the course Web.
The list of references will be provided in class.
成績評価の基準   
Evaluation Criteria
Participation in class discussions (20%)
Quizzes (40%)
Final Report (40%)
関連URL   Related URL
備考   Notes Daily class schedule and class activities can be adjusted depending on students' performance.
添付ファイルの注意事項   Notice
更新日時   Date of  Update 2019年03月09日 17時55分56秒