Courses Catalogue

Industrial Economics

COURSE CODE: ECO 2202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Economics
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

PURPOSE OF COURSE

The course aims at introducing students to the key concepts in industrial economics to enable them understand the real life situation in the economy. It also introduces students to the study of labour as one of the factors of production and explores the theories of human capital, the problem of unemployment and the functioning and effect of labour union in an economy.

 

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students are expected to:

  • Discuss the  skills of industrial and labour related concept
  • Explain the analytical skills for evaluating Industrialization as a major component of a the general strategy for economic development