Economics of Labour Markets

Third year module

Lecturer: Stan Siebert

Interaction between company human resource strategies, worker choices and government policies. Education and Training Recruitment. Equal opportunity. Employee participation. Motivation strategies. Discrimination. Health and safety. Minimum wage legislation. Employee protection. Unemployment assistance programmes.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Evaluate EU labour market policies and company human resource issues, appreciate the basic reasons why some individuals earn more than others; Understand the conceptual issues underlying firms' human resource strategies

Assessment

2hr examination in semester 2 exams period (65%), 1500 word essay (15%), 2 x 1hr class test (2 x 10%)