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Labour Economics

HRM844

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HRM844 - Labour Economics

Prerequisites:

None.
However, it is recommended that students begin their studies with HRM 701, Introduction to Human Resources Management, if they plan to pursue the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate. Prior knowledge of micro and macro economics is advantageous.

This course is designed to provide human resources students with an overview of basic economic concepts and principles and their applications in the field of Canadian labour markets. For this purpose, the first part of the course introduces students to the standard economic theory of labour supply and demand, whereas the second part looks at issues of particular importance to the Canadian labour scene. Through a variety of teaching methods the course will demonstrate the relevance of labour economics in the field of human resources management.


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