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MAE304 - Labour Economics

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Ulker
Prerequisite:

Two units from MAE101, MAE102, MAE203

Corequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from T1 2016: MAA103, MAE101, MAF101, MIS171, MLC101, MMK101, MMM132, MWL101.

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

Content

The unit concentrates on the economic resource of labour. Topics include: labour supply, labour demand, human capital, labour market discrimination, wage determination and wage differentials.  The unit examines both theoretical and empirical issues concerning the labour market.

Assessment

Written Assignment 2000 words 20%

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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