Labour Market Reforms Simulation [Virtual Learning Arcade]

The Virtual Learning Arcade is a series of models and simulations on various economics and business topics. Each simulation has a range of supporting materials including interactive worksheets, theoretical explanations and multiple choice questions. This simulation looks at the impact of tax changes on the labour market and the incentive to work.

Labour Market Reforms

The simulation

This link gives you access to the simulation.

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Ideas on how to use the input variables in the simulation

Background information

This link gives you access the issues surrounding the simulation.

The effects of policies on ... labour supply

These links include interactive self-assessment questions looking at the effects of each policy

  • You reduce income tax Try This
  • You increase the earnings limit on national insurance Try This

Further questions

These are traditional question types where the answers can include information on the simulation.

Subject guidelines

These options allow you access to how the simulation can be used to support specific specifications.

Bits and pieces

Keep up to date with the trends in the UK labour market. Visit the UK national statistics Web site (