- Code ECON4441
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economics
- Areas of interest Economics
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2024
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This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.
This course provides advanced discussion of theoretical and empirical models of labour markets. The topics to be covered are: labour supply, including determinants of labour market participation and hours of works; labour demand; labour market equilibrium and wage determination; compensating wage differentials; investments in human capital and returns to education; earnings distribution; labour mobility; labour market discrimination; role of unions; incentive pay; and unemployment. In each topic, relevant theory and empirical research will be examined.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- describe the fundamental features of labour markets;
- apply relevant microeconomic and macroeconomic theory to analyse a wide range of labour market issues;
- critically evaluate assumptions and limitations of theoretical labour market models;
- critically evaluate empirical techniques used in the analysis of labour market data;
- Effectively communicate the evaluation of research papers in writing and/or orally.
- Assessment may consist of a Final Exam, mid-semester exam(s), quizzes, assignments, oral presentations or some combination thereof. See the Class Summary for details. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours in total over the semester consisting of lectures, tutorials/workshops and private study time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Research School of Economics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2548||19 Feb 2024||26 Feb 2024||31 Mar 2024||24 May 2024||In Person||N/A|