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Glenn Withers

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Glenn Withers

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0000-0003-3082-8389
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Australian National University
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Research report

03 Nov 2016

Over the last seventy years, immigration has added seven million people to Australia’s population and will, if current policy settings continue, add a further thirteen million by 2060. The current focus of the migration program on skilled migration, while maintaining opportunities for family and...

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Commentary

Article

01 Jul 2016

The economic evidence is that not only does higher education build the economy’s skills and knowledge, but that it pays for itself many times over.

On average, university training in Australia has paid a rate of return of around 14-15%, according to analysis of 2006 and 2011 census data....

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Research report

05 Feb 2008

In the next 20 years, the only potential sources of increases in labour supply are increased labour force participation rates and immigration. While the Australian government is attempting to increase participation, the impacts of this policy, highly desirable as they are where they are the...

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Research report

03 Apr 2007

This report dispels many common misconceptions about federalism. The authors draw on international comparisons and political and economic analysis to identify a range of benefits that flow from federal systems, including checks and balances on power to protect the individual; more efficient,...

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Research report

08 May 2006

In 1983 a program was put in place designed to make us a much more outward-looking economy and society, able to cope better with emerging trends. How do we sustain that process in the future, asks Glenn Withers, and how do we do so fairly and without endangering the environment? A major part of...

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Discussion paper

01 Apr 2001

This paper examines the role of human resource development as a driver of growth for Australia. The focus is upon education and immigration as sources of human capital formation and upon associated policies for economic growth.

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