ECO3022S - Advanced Labour Economics

18 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

ECO2003 and ECO2004.

Course Outline:

The aim of the course is to learn the basics of modern labour economics so as to understand some of the most crucial economic issues in South Africa and internationally (e.g. unemployment, inequality, migration etc.). The course covers a review of labour demand and supply; alternative approaches to labour economics and to the SA labour market; the economics of education and training; earnings inequality and discrimination; the economics of trade union collective bargaining; and unemployment.