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ECC4371 - Labour economics

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Dyuti Banerjee

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Australia (Other) First semester 2009 (Off-campus block of classes)

Synopsis

Contrasting theoretical models of the labour market, with emphasis on the neo-classical model, wage efficiency model and internal labour markets; analysis of the role of trade unions in the labour market; theory of discrimination in the labour market; contrasting theoretical views of the Phillips curve; application of this analysis to a discussion of issues with an emphasis on contemporary issues such as labour market flexibility, discrimination and unemployment.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 35%
Examination (2 hours): 65%

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0181, 0024 or 0171to undertake this unit

Prohibitions

ECC3710

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