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MAE304 - Labour and Health Economics

Unit details


2017 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Ulker

Two units from MAE101, MAE102, MAE203



Incompatible with: Nil
Recommended: MAE201 or MAE202
Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The unit concentrates on the economic resource of the population by considering the human and health capital of the labor force. Topics include: labour supply and demand, human capital and migration, labour market discrimination and wages, fertility and mortality, early-life health and risky health behaviors.   The unit examines empirical issues.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Assignment (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 - Test - Cloud (Online) 20%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

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

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