Labor Economics is the science that studies the labor relationship and the development law. It is the economic subject to study the economic benefits of the production factor - labor and the relevant social and economic problems. Its core is how to obtain the maximum economic benefits with the minimum cost of living labor, including micro economic benefits and macroeconomic benefits. Labor economics is a branch of economics and has a close relationship with political economics, productivity economics, department economics and other professional economics, also has certain contact with sociology, psychology, anthropology, ethics, political science, etc.
2. Research Methods
1) Empirical research methods: understand the objective phenomenon, to provide people with real, useful, accurate, precise knowledge of the method, the focus is to study the phenomenon is "what".
2) Normative research methods: based on a certain value judgment, the problem of economic phenomenon and its operation should be.
Because there are various obstacles in the process of economic operation, the standard research method cannot realize the exchange of mutual benefit. The main obstacles are: information barriers, institutional barriers, market defects.
3. Training Objectives
The program requires students to master management science, economics, sociology and other professional knowledge, understand the history and current situation of the labor and social security theory and practice, with the use of modern technical means to carry out investigation and analysis and the actual operation ability, training senior specialized personnel with sound management and economics professional knowledge, master modern technology and management methods, can be engaged in the government departments, policy research departments, large and medium-sized enterprises and institutions for labor and social security work.
4. Main Courses
Western economics, international economics, human resources management, money and banking, public finance, labor relations, organizational behavior, personnel psychology, salary management and incentive scheme design, social insurance, career planning, the labor law and the labor dispute settlement
Career relationship management, career design, performance appraisal and performance management, human resources training and development, recruitment and selection, quality management
5. Employment Prospects
Graduates can be employed at various levels of government, administrative organs, institutions of higher learning, all kinds of enterprises and foreign enterprises and other units engaged in human resource management, labor science research, labor and employment, social security, teaching and scientific research and other work.