This activity will enable you to:Analyze the implications of
This activity will enable you to:Analyze the implications of minimum wage laws for labor marketsDiscussionNow that you have learned about the labor market and wage determination, think about the implications of minimum wage laws. Then, post a response to the following:Do you think the minimum wage law is an economically efficient means of reducing household poverty? Why or why not?What are some other ways that might be more efficient for this purpose? Suggest two or three viable measures.Union Actions and the Labor MarketThis activity will enable you to:Analyze the implications of union actions for labor marketsDiscussionUnions exert a powerful influence on the labor market, affecting both demand and supply, and thereby the wage rate. After reading about the influence of labor unions, post a response to the following:From an economic perspective, are unions efficient or otherwise? Give reasons for your answer.What objectives do unions serve? Are there other, more economically efficient, methods to achieve these objectives? What might those methods be?