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Trisha Jha

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Research report

21 Sep 2016

Analysis of Australian longitudinal data, collected through the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children and the Australian Temperament Project, affirms that what happens early in a child’s life can continue to exert an effect throughout childhood. This creates a theoretical window of opportunity to improve a...

Discussion paper

Policy

23 Jun 2016

Every election campaign seems full of promises to spend more money, raise more taxes and make government bigger. Voters expect politicians to offer solutions to all manner of problems, most of them far outside federal jurisdiction and many of which are not problems government can...

Research report

31 Jan 2016

Overview

Australia has a relatively large degree of choice between schools, a product of historical private and non-profit sector involvement in the provision of schooling after British colonisation. Analysis of school funding data in this report shows that there are more similarities in...

Research report

31 Aug 2015

Examines the policies and research on charter schools and their equivalents in five countries –USA, Sweden, Chile, England and New Zealand.

Summary Charter schools and free schools – publicly-funded, privately-managed schools – have been introduced in several countries around the world as a...

Commentary

Article

28 Apr 2015

Since the Productivity Commission’s draft report into childcare was released in July last year, the issue of whether nannies – or, more accurately, in-home carers – should be subsidised as part of broadening the scope of accessible and flexible childcare has been a hot...

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