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Contemporary Labor Economics https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260243052.jpeg 12 2021 9781260243055 Contemporary Labor Economics 12e presents labor economics as an applied field of micro and macro theory. The authors deliver new and updated discussions of economic trends, public policy issues, content coverage and World of Work examples to help students apply labor economics, while still integrating traditional topics. A consistent framework, as well as a clear, direct and uncluttered writing style, help students grasp concepts regardless of their background training in economics. Connect Economics (McGraw-Hill's online assignment and assessment tool) pairs with McConnell to provide assignable, auto-gradable versions of the reading and test bank content. Students receive detailed step-by-step feed back on assignments and assignable content is fully integrated with the eBook. Students are also able to search, highlight, and take notes within the ReadAnywhere eBook and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments offline. Connect provides instructors with powerful reporting tools allowing them to plan, track, and analyze student performance across learning outcomes.
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Contemporary Labor Economics

Contemporary Labor Economics, 12th Edition

ISBN10: 1260243052 | ISBN13: 9781260243055
By Campbell McConnell, Stanley Brue, David Macpherson

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Contemporary Labor Economics 12e presents labor economics as an applied field of micro and macro theory. The authors deliver new and updated discussions of economic trends, public policy issues, content coverage and World of Work examples to help students apply labor economics, while still integrating traditional topics. A consistent framework, as well as a clear, direct and uncluttered writing style, help students grasp concepts regardless of their background training in economics. Connect Economics (McGraw-Hill's online assignment and assessment tool) pairs with McConnell to provide assignable, auto-gradable versions of the reading and test bank content. Students receive detailed step-by-step feed back on assignments and assignable content is fully integrated with the eBook. Students are also able to search, highlight, and take notes within the ReadAnywhere eBook and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments offline. Connect provides instructors with powerful reporting tools allowing them to plan, track, and analyze student performance across learning outcomes.

Chapter 1: Labor Economics: Introduction and Overview

Chapter 2: The Theory of Individual Labor Supply

Chapter 3: Population, Participation Rates, and Hours ofWork

Chapter 4: Labor Quality: Investing in Human Capital

Chapter 5: The Demand for Labor

Chapter 6: Wage Determination and the Allocation of Labor

Chapter 7: Alternative Pay Schemes and Labor Efficiency

Chapter 8: The Wage Structure

Chapter 9: Mobility, Migration, and Efficiency

Chapter 10: Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining

Chapter 11: The Economic Impact of Unions

Chapter 12: Government and the Labor Market: Employment,Expenditures, and Taxation

Chapter 13: Government and the Labor Market: Legislation andRegulation

Chapter 14: Labor Market Discrimination

Chapter 15: Job Search: External and Internal

Chapter 16: The Distribution of Personal Earnings

Chapter 17: Labor Productivity: Wages, Prices, andEmployment

Chapter 18: Employment and Unemployment

Appendix: Information Sources in Labor Economics

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About the Author

Campbell McConnell

Campbell R. McConnell earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa after receiving degrees from Cornell College and the University of Illinois. He taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1953 until his retirement in 1990. He is also coauthor of Contemporary Labor Economics, Seventh edition, and Essentials of Economics, First edition (both The McGraw-Hill Companies), and has edited readers for the principles and labor economics courses. He is a recipient of both the University of Nebraska Distinguished Teaching Award and the James A. Lake Academic Freedom Award, and is past-president of the Midwest Economics Association. Professor McConnell was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Cornell College in 1973 and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1994.

Stanley Brue

Stanley L. Brue did his undergraduate work at Augustana College (South Dakota) and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1991. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a professor at Pacific Lutheran University, where he has been honored as a recipient of the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award. Professor Brue has also received the national Leavey Award for excellence in economic education. He has served as national president and chair of the Board of Trustees of Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honorary. He is coauthor of Economic Scenes, Fifth edition (Prentice-Hall), Contemporary Labor Economics, Seventh edition, Essentials of Economics, First edition (both The McGraw-Hill Companies), and The Evolution of Economic Thought, Seventh edition (South-Western).

David Macpherson

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