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Tom Karmel

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Flinders University
National Institute of Labour Studies

Previously at: National Centre for Vocational Educational Research


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02 Apr 2014

The authors examine factors that influence young people's plans to complete Year 12, their aspirations to commence university study in the first year after leaving school and their expected occupation at age 30. They also examine the extent to which the occupational aspirations of teenagers...

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18 Feb 2014

This paper uses the 2011 Census data to quantify the impact of educational disadvantage among Indigenous Australians for labour market participation, employment and occupational destinations.

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Economic participation is one of the fundamental building...

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18 Jun 2013

This paper was written in 2010 to encourage policy-makers to think about how to measure socioeconomic status (SES). The findings show that measurement of SES is a complex issue, and that the Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) measures perform quite well in measuring the aggregate...

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22 Apr 2013

The range of data collected by NCVER for the national vocational education and training (VET) system and how it is disseminated is discussed in this conference paper. The author talks about how analytical techniques are used to maximise what can be extracted from those collections; the...

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04 Apr 2013

This report uses Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) data to look at the impact of schools on a student’s tertiary entrance rank (TER) and the probability of them going to university (controlling for TER). It shows that the characteristics of schools do matter: although young people’...

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16 Oct 2012

 

The distinction between VET and higher education in Australia is blurring. The purpose of this paper is to examine – through...

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11 Oct 2012

Using data from the 2009 Student Outcomes Survey, the report looks at the pay-off to completion on a range of outcomes, and identifies the groups for whom completion is particularly important.

The overall qualification estimated completion rate for the cohort commencing in 2005 was 27%, a...

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07 Nov 2011

This report investigates attrition in the trades by comparing the rate at which tradespeople leave their occupation with that of professionals. 

It also determines whether attrition is influenced by economic conditions, and if a trade can provide a good start to a career...

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22 Aug 2011

This paper documents the transition of young people from high school to professional work, via tertiary study or vocational training and apprenticeships.

In this paper, the authors identify various educational paths involving school and post-school study and assess the...

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27 May 2011

This paper updates an earlier paper by Karmel and Mlotkowski and looks at how the probability of getting a job, in addition to wages, impacts on completion rates. It finds that for trade apprentices the premium (or extra wage completing an apprenticeship brings) attached to becoming a...

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