ECO 365 Week 5 Group Presentation - Why Some Occupations Pay More Than Other

ECO 365 Week 5 Group Presentation - Why Some Occupations Pay More Than Other

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 ECO 365 Week 5 Group Presentation – Why Some Occupations Pay More Than Others
 

The submission shall be presented in Week 5 as a group Presentation.

Purpose of Assignment

The purpose of this assignment is so students may look at the microeconomic data and other sources for a better understanding of trends and determinants of the labor market.

We will look at the microeconomic data and other sources for a better understanding of trends and determinants of the labor market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website provides public with an easy access to different statistical tools and different types of data presentation.

Assignment Steps

Select one of the following surveys as a team, from the BLS Current Employment Statistics survey (National):

 

 

 

Goods-producing Employment – CES0600000001
 

 

Construction Employment – CES2000000001
 

 

Manufacturing Employment – CES3000000001
 

 

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Employment – CES4000000001
 

 

Retail Trade Employment – CES4200000001
 

 

Education and Health Services Employment – CES6500000001 
 

 

Retrieve and save a Microsoft® Excel® file and the graphs to your desktop for analysis. You will have to check the “include graph” box along the top of the page to see the graph, and you will need to copy and paste the graph separately into your Microsoft® Excel® document.

Tutorial help on Excel® and PowerPoint® functions can be found on the Microsoft® office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products. 

Consider the following two articles, located in the Week 4 Electronic Reserve Readings, discussing actor salaries and hedge fund executives’ average salaries:

 

 

 

“Robert Downey Junior is Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actor”
 

 

“In Tough Year, Hedge Fund Leaders Still Paid Well: Average Salary of $467M Was Half 2013, Report Says” 
 

 

Campus Classes: Prepare and present a 15- to 20 minute Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation-analysis.

Include the following content in the presentation:

 

 

 

What are trends in the labor market for the chosen labor group that you can identify for the last 10 years? Please provide the retrieved statistics.
 

 

What factors affected the demand and supply for this labor group during the last 10 years? Research and report data available from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and other reputable sources.
 

 

Why do actors and actresses earn so much compared to the chosen labor group?
 

 

Why do hedge fund executives earn so much compared to the chosen labor group?
 

 

In addition to wages, what other factors influence an individual to choose one job over another?
 

 

What jobs do you think have the best mix of salary and other characteristics that individuals care about?
 

 

Include substantial presentation notes along with Graphs, Charts and other Interesting Visuals.

Cite a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources, not including the textbook and required economic data.

Format consistent with APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

The submission shall be presented in Week 5 as a group Presentation.
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