This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

ECF3600 Economics of Work and Pay
Credit Points: 15
ECF1110 Economics I

The unit focuses on the practical and applied aspects of labour economics and personnel economics. Microeconomic theory is used to explain the functioning of labour markets including the impact of institutional forces (government, employers and unions) on market outcomes. Theory is applied to the study of a number of current workplace issues including work choice, remuneration, the screening and hiring of workers, incentives, bargaining and outsourcing. Other issues covered include globalisation, offshoring, casualisation and the future of work, pay inequality, minimum wages, unemployment, taxation and welfare.

Full Unit Outline
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014