Fundamental Economic Analysis

Economic Analysis - Part 4


This eCourse consists of two modules. Module 1 provides a high-level overview of unemployment and outlines the key causes thereof.

Module 2 provides a high-level overview of labor markets and highlights key labor market indicators.


On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define unemployment and employment and list the limitations of the standard measures of unemployment
- Determine how unemployment affects households and the economy
- List the different types of unemployment
- Determine the potential causes of unemployment
- Define labor markets and recognize their importance
- Identify the key components of labor markets
- List key labor market indicators and what they measure
- Distinguish the impact labor market indicators may have on asset markets, including fixed-income, equity, and foreign exchange markets

Content Highlight

Module 1: Employment & Unemployment – An Introduction
Topic 1: Employment & Unemployment
Topic 2: Causes of Unemployment

Module 2: Labor Market Indicators
Topic 1: Labor Market Overview
Topic 2: Labor Market Indicators
Topic 3: Labor Market Indicators & Markets

Administrative Details

Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:1.50, PWMA:1.50
All Member: HKD425
Non-Member: HKD630
Staff of Corporate Member: HKD425