Human capital

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This paper explores whether the loss of regional capital from regional areas is inevitable. It poses a number of questions for discussion such as: Are there non-traditional ways in which regional...

Article
15 June 2016

Credentialism has distorted the direction and basis of half a century’s education and training policy, argues Dean Ashenden
 

Report
23 July 2015

Demonstrating that professional development really works for the Australian Not-for-Profit sector, this report presents seven key findings which show that developing NFP employees and volunteers...

Report
30 October 2014

This study develops a Regional Resilience Monitor (RRM) which will enable the measurement of changes over time in a number of key dimensions for the well-being of regional Australia.

2013
Gibbons, Amy
Shannon, Elizabeth

Results from two 2012 surveys exploring the barriers and benefits of tertiary study for staff within the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services suggest that encouraging staff engagement with further study benefits both the individual and the organisation. Respondents reported improved...

2012
Gregory, Peter

Over the past two decades, much has been made of so-called 'market-based' solution to extreme poverty....

2011
Haukka, Sandra

Current trends in workforce development indicate the movement of workers within and across occupations to be the norm. In 2009, only one in three vocational education and training (VET) graduates in Australia ended up working in an occupation for which they were trained. This implies that VET...

2011
Hedges, Mary R

Most policy that underlies tertiary education is based on the presumption that economic models, such as human capital theory, are the most appropriate models and that factors, such as those included in any cost- benefit analysis, are reasonable. Previous studies make passing mention of other...

2011
Hedges, Mary R

Most policy that underlies tertiary education is based on the presumption that economic models, such as human capital theory, are the most appropriate models and that factors, such as those included in any cost- benefit analysis, are reasonable. Previous studies make passing mention of other...