Most people are familiar with labor markets. If you have ever had a paying job, you have been in the labor market!

Labor markets, like other markets, can be analyzed using the supply & demand framework.

Labor markets, however, have several distinguishing characteristics.

In labor markets...

Several issues in labor markets are worthy of further examination.

Minimum Wage Laws


Labor Unions


U.S. Department of Labor

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

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