NQF credits: 14
Fourth year status‚ second semester‚ one double lecture per week.
Course Convenor : Malcolm Keswell
Entrance requirements: See admissions requirements for Honours in Economics.
The Honours course in labour economics intends to introduce a number of topics that are important for the analysis of economies in developing countries as well as our own. The course will focus on the following topics: labour demand and supply; informal labour markets and segmentation; unemployment and labour force participation; discrimination; child labour and household labour supply; migration and remittances; wage differentials; nutrition and efficiency; wages; centralised bargaining; labour markets and growth; labour regulation; schooling.
DP requirements: None.
Assessment: Assignments‚ tests and examination count for 100%.
Last updated : 15 Jul 2015
Staff Members on this course :
A/Prof Malcolm Keswell