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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the microeconomics of labour markets, including labour supply and demand, education and training, wage and salary determination, and labour turnover and mobility. The economic implications of trade union activity and government regulation are also considered. Problems of gender equity and the ageing of the labour force will be addressed. The subject concludes with discussion of major public policy issues related to these personnel questions.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJoanna Poyago-Theotoky

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites ECO1IMI or ECO1DSM


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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEconomics of Australian labour markets.PrescribedNorris, K., Kelly, R., Giles, M.6TH EDN. PEARSON, 2004.

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