This subject introduces students to the economics of the contemporary Australian labour market by exploring the structure of labour supply, labour demand and how they interact to determine market equilibrium, wages and employment. Both the neoclassical and institutional schools are employed to provide students with a critical understanding of labour markets. The role of investment in human capital and training on labour productivity is covered. Institutional dimensions of labour markets are explored including the roles of trade unions and Centrelink. The subject also reviews Government policies to improve the quality of labour market.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2020.
School of Accounting and Finance
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.