DSS 308: Labour Force – Data and Measurements

Course Outline

  1. Demographic measures of the Economically Active Population:
    • Crude activity rate
    • Refinedactivity rate
    • Age-Specific activity rate
    • Standardized activity rates;
    • Measures of Employment, Unemployment and Underemployment.
  2. Measurement of working life:
    • Working life tables for males and females;
    • Gross and net years of active life;
    • Economic implications of changes in length of working life.
  3. Estimation of future Labour Force. Manpower projections.