20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module develops theoretical models of the labour market, starting with the competitive model of the labour market through an analysis of supply and demand for labour. A range of issues that can affect outcomes in the labour market will be considered, with an emphasis on the study of empirical evidence concerning these issues.

Restrictions on availability: ECN130 or SMI equivalent

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Economics):

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