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Unit details

MAE304 - Labour Economics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Ulker
Prerequisite:MAE101 and MAE102
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Recommended: MAE201 or MAE202
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2594$2754

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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