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Economics of the Family - ECOS3027

Year - 2020

This unit applies economic concepts and theory to analyse the family. The unit explores the empirical support for the theories, evaluates explanations for recent demographic and labour market trends, and examines the implications of using the family as the foundation of analysis of economic activity in society. Topics covered include family formation, trends in educational attainment, the changing roles of men and women in the labour market and the household, and the effects of government policies on the family.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x200wd Online Discussion Post (10%), 1x1000wd Essay (30%), 1x1hr Mid-semester Test (20%), 1x2hr Final Exam (40%)


ECOS2001 or ECOS2901


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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