Labor Economics

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Chapter 2

Labor Demand

In this chapter we will:

  • See how firms choose their factors of production
  • Analyze substitution between capital and labor
  • Analyze substitution between different types of labor
  • Study the trade-off between workers and hours
  • Review estimates of the elasticities of labor demand with respect to the cost of inputs
  • Study the effects of the adjustment costs of labor 

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Graphics of the chapter

Reproducing the figures and the main results

Chapter 2 figures


Teaching slides

  • Presentation Title
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  • Creation date
    • Labor demand
    • Pierre Cahuc, Stéphane Carcillo, André Zylberberg
    • 12/08/2014