This study takes advantage of the current economic fluctuations to examine how the immigrant-native differences in job loss change under volatile economic conditions in the highly segmented Spanish labour market. Using detailed longitudinal data from a sample of working males aged 16-64 from the Spanish Labour Force Survey (SLFS) over the period 2005-2010, our study reveals three central findings. First, we find that during the Great Recession the likelihood of job loss is disproportionally higher among immigrants then natives.Read more
The presentation reflects on a recent research project on the experiences of economically disadvantaged families with young children and their take up of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. The Brotherhood of St Laurence was a partner organisation on the project. It is now accepted that high quality ECEC can bring lasting benefits to children from disadvantaged contexts. However, a significant number of families with young children who are disadvantaged find it difficult to take up resources in the ECEC system.Read more
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How is your organisation balancing the need for quality evidence with political realities and lack of appropriate data?
The Strengthening Evaluation & Evidence-Based Policy Conference will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to improve evidence-based policy making, whilst embedding evaluation into your policy cycle.Read more
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CEDA welcomes the new Victorian Minister for Women the Hon. Fiona Richardson MP to provider her insights and perspective on the importance of leadership and culture in driving Australia's productivity. The Minister will be joined by two of Australia's most senior women leaders Kathryn Fagg and Michelle Dixon.
Improved female workforce participation will enhance Australia's productivity, competitiveness and GDP, but it takes strong leadership and cultural transformation to create an environment that values diversity and is empowered to innovate.Read more
Despite Australia’s rich and thriving economy, there are a significant number of individuals and communities in Australia who continue to experience disadvantage. Disadvantage has significant implications for our economy, and therefore all Australians. Read more
The Breaking New Ground conference is aimed at organisational decision makers across Australia who are interested in sharing ideas from a wide variety of sectors including out-of-home care, child protection, early childhood, health, education, mental health and the social investment community.
The conference will focus on the development of Social Benefit Bonds and Social Investment, as a means to supporting innovative practice and harnessing new funding within Australia’s social services sector.Read more
Fraud is becoming increasingly common in Australia and seems to be rising each year. According to Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s latest six-monthly enforcement report, the amount of white collar crime committed in financial services almost doubled in the second half of 2014.
Attend 2015’s 4th Annual Fraud Prevention & Detection Summit and hear from an array of fraud experts within the Australian government, energy and financial sectors.