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Report
1 November 2016

This roadmap highlights, in an accessible way, some existing and emerging digital technologies and their potential to create deeper and authentic learning opportunities in school and post-school...

Report
28 May 2002

This plan sets out to identify the cultural richness and diversity of the two areas from the standpoints of local tourism authorities, stakeholders, residents, and visitors. The plan describes two...

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Journal article
1 September 2015

This article examines the impact of the LEAP Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) program on high school students from refugee backgrounds who are mentees in the program as well as university...

Report
14 December 2009

This paper provides an up-to-date examination of the hypothesis that under certain circumstances casual workers can become trapped into a work history of repetitive casual jobs with little chance...

Report
14 December 2009

This paper argues for specific, major, institutional reforms capable of building a high-skilled internationally competitive labour force in Australia.

Report
4 December 2009

This paper explains and demonstrates the new tools that CofFEE has developed to map the EVI assessments against the claims for unemployment benefits from Centrelink.

In...

Video interview
29 May 2009

In this 4-part series of interviews leading modern monetary theory developers Professors Bill Mitchell and Randy Wray talk about their work and how it applies to the operation of fiscal policy....

Report
12 March 2008

The authors of this paper argue that the claim by the previous government that inflation fears were a reflection of a strong labour market are erroneous.

They estimate a new...

Report
1 February 2006

John Burgess, Lindy Henderson and Glenda Strachan compared women’s roles, expectations and experiences in two comparable, male-dominated industrial manufacturing companies. Good jobs and poor jobs...

Report
1 February 2006

Rapid developments in the call centre industry have seen their evolution into contact centres providing both telephony and internet services to customers. Is this their ultimate form, ask...

Report
8 November 2005

Anthea Bill, Bill Mitchell and Martin Watts develops the labour market accounts framework to understand how employment growth and commuting patterns interact to determine the spatial distribution...

Report
8 November 2005

Anthea Bill explores the drivers of changing labour market outcomes within Metropolitan Sydney in 1996 and 2001 (POA level). She ascertains the key drivers of unemployment ‘hot spots’ (high...

Report
1 July 2005

The night-time economy is a phenomenon that has begun to interest many social science researchers as a striking manifestation of the increasingly intricate and dynamic relationship between...

Report
1 July 2005

Bill Mitchell and Anthea Bill use spatial econometric techniques to test whether there is evidence to support the hypothesis that the long-term unemployed represent a constraint on growth. They...

Report
2 May 2005

Bill Mitchell decomposes the changes in employment over the last two cyclical recoveries into demand and supply influences. His major conclusion is that GDP growth is inadequate to provide enough...

Report
26 April 2005

Martin Watts and Bill Mitchell provide a review of wage developments in Australia in the past year including detailed examination of the Safety Net case, the significant child care wage variations...

Report
26 April 2005

Bill Mitchell and Warren Mosler map out the major building blocks of a modern macroeconomics and apply it to the debates about social security privatisation in the US and the intergenerational...

Report
31 March 2005

Using the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey, Julie Lee compares a group of long-term unemployed women with at least one pre-school child with an equivalent employed...

Report
12 January 2005

James Juniper, Bill Mitchell and Jennifer Myers examine whether small businesses in Australia has higher rates of job creation than larger firms. They also consider whether so-called 'industrial...

Report
12 January 2005

Martin Watts explores the notion of the local labour market using an algorithm that exploits the Journey to Work data.

Report
12 January 2005

Bill Mitchell and Anthea Bill explore the presence of spillover effects between regional labour markets and finds that significant spatial interprendence exists suggesting that chronically...

Report
12 January 2005

Sally Cowling demonstrates the unsustainability of forcing people off welfare benefits when there are not enough paid employment opportunities.

She also shows that most of the...

Report
1 November 2004

Bill Mitchell and Joan Muysken explore the evolution of economic theory from a construction of unemployment as a voluntary optimal state to the 1930s conception as a systemic failure (involuntary...

Discussion paper
1 October 2004

Introduction

In the recent Federal election campaign the issue of labour underutilisation was implicitly assumed away by the emphasis by both major parties on the (alleged...

Report
5 August 2004

In this paper Bill Mitchell and Martin Watts compare and contrast two policy responses to rising income insecurity in the form of proposals to introduce a universal Basic Income and proposals to...

Report
27 July 2004

Lisanne Gibson reports on the selective govermental and societal understanding of cultural heritage significance in outdoor cultural objects and the reasons why this understanding needs to be...

Report
30 April 2004

The centre has developed a sustainable path to full employment, the Job Guarantee program. Its latest work in this area has been developed into a proposal for a Community Development Job Guarantee...

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Article
1 February 2017

For people with dementia, robots can provide companionship, improve safety in the home, and help with therapy. But how can we ensure that caregiving robots  – be they humanoid like Sato or Romeo,...

Conference paper
2 July 2016

This paper suggest that serious computer games can be used as digital tools to assist students overcome the shame associated with poor literacy and provide an engaging way to learn.

Report
8 June 2016

Following an impression that the principles and practices of academic integrity might not apply uniformly across all forms of assessment, this project has investigated perceptions of academic...

Report
15 March 2016

This report for the ACT Community Services Directorate (Children, Youth and Families) is volume 2 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

Report
15 March 2016

This report for the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services is volume 3 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

Report
15 March 2016

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter groups in every Australian state and territory, in the context of their relevant jurisdictional...

Report
15 March 2016

This report for the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is volume 5 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'....

Report
15 March 2016

This report for the South Australia Department for Education and Child Development is volume 6 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

Report
15 March 2016

This report for the Vicotria Department of Human Services is volume 8 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

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