Global Employment and Migration (ECOP6015)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines the evolution of international employment opportunities as a feature of the globalisation of economies. Different approaches to the analysis of labour markets provide conceptual frameworks for examining the changing character and structure of global employment and international migration. Case studies examine the effects of state regulatory arrangements and international institutions governing cross-border labour migration and cross-border employment in multinational firms, including professionals, skilled and unskilled workers.

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1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

250wd weekly diary digest (20%) and 1500wd write up/presentation (30%) and 3000wd essay (50%)

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No

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