Core Text Preliminaries 1. Introduction 2. The U.S. Labor Market PART I: Foundations 3. Short-Run Demand 4. The Supply of Labor 5. Human Capital 6. On-the-Job Training 7. Competitive Equilibrium PART II: Applications and Extensions 8. The Minimum Wage 9. Policy Application: The War on Poverty 10. Death and Injury in the U.S. Workplace 11. Discrimination 1: Theory 12. Discrimination 2: Evidence and Policy PART III: The Employment Relation 13. The Hiring Process 14. Incentives 15. Tasks, Technologies, and Organizational Design 16. Careers and Employment Relation 17. Executive Pay 18. Trade Unions 1: Density, Goals and Impact PART IV: The Aggregate Labor Market 19. Earning 1: The Wage Structure 20. Labor Mobility I: Migration 21. Labor Mobility II: Immigration and Outsourcing 22. Unemployment I: Contractual Frictions 23. Unemployment II: Market Frictions 24. Turnover I: Search and Accessions 25. Turnover II: Quits and Layoffs Supplemental Web Chapters: S1: The Long-Run Demand for Labor and Adjustment Costs S2: Policy Application: Income Taxes S3: Labor Supply over the Life Cycle S4: The Family S5: Retirement S6: Crime S7: Trade Unions II: Collective Bargaining and Strikes S8: Earnings II: Sectoral Shocks and Aggregate Disturbances S9: Schooling I: The Performance of Schools and Colleges S10: Education II: Governance and Finance
Derek Laing is Associate Professor of Economics at Syracuse University.