Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars
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.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULOs) for the Unit
At the successful completion of this unit students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Apply the theoretical frameworks underlying labour and health economics
GLO 1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO 5: Problem solving
Explain the significance of institutional factors in labour market outcomes
GLO 1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO 2: Communication GLO 4: Critical thinking GLO 5: Problem solving
Explain the role and importance of empirical work in labour and health economics
GLO 1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO 4: Critical thinking GLO 5: Problem solving
Outline important policy issues relating to the labour market and population health
Communicate ideas and important concepts effectively
GLO 1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO 2: Communication
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAE304 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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