MAE304 - Labour and Health Economics

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Aydogan Ulker

Prerequisite:

Two units from MAE101, MAE102, MAE203

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars

Content

This unit concentrates on the economic resource of the population by considering the human and health capital of the labour force. Topics include: labour supply and demand, determination of equilibrium wages, human capital, determinants of health, the production of healthcare, demand for health capital, health care systems.  The unit examines empirical and policy issues.

Assessment

Assessment 1 - Test Cloud (Online) 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written Assignment (2000 words) - 20%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

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