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

Discrimination

Labor Unions


RELATED LINKS:

U.S. Department of Labor

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)



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