assess the impact of labour market trends on individuals
investigate the reasons for gender differences in labour market outcomes
Apply economic skills
work in groups to investigate the efficiency and equity of labour market outcomes
Justice, not efficiency, is the first virtue of economics ...
Not all unemployment is the same
There are three main types of unemployment –cyclical, structural and frictional unemployment. In practice, these cannot be measured directly, and they can often overlap, but they provide a useful way of thinking about unemployment.