Guyonne Kalb


Guyonne Kalb joined the Melbourne Institute in January 2001 and is currently the Director of the Labour Economics and Social Policy Program. Guyonne has a PhD (econometrics) from Monash University and a Master's degree in econometrics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL). Prior to joining the Melbourne Institute Guyonne was employed at Monash University and previous to her PhD study, she worked as a researcher in a social insurance administration office in the Netherlands from 1989 to 1994.

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30 Aug 2012

This study decomposes the gap in labour market attachment between Indigenous and non- Indigenous Australians in non-remote areas, combining two separate data sources in a novel way to obtain access to richer information than was previously possible.

Working paper

1 Jul 2012

A key policy issue in many countries is the maldistribution of doctors across geographic areas, which has important effects on equity of access and health care costs. Many government programs and incentive schemes have been established to encourage doctors to practise in rural areas. However,...


13 Aug 2010

To date, there has been little data or empirical research on the determinants of doctors' earnings despite earnings having an important role in influencing the cost of health care, decisions on workforce participation and labour supply. This paper examines the determinants of annual earnings of...


29 Jun 2009

This paper focuses on the correlation of labour market outcomes of parents and children and investigates whether education is an important factor in this correlation

, allowing for its potential endogeneity.

Based on the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) data,...


15 Nov 2008

This study examines whether the factors that determine the welfare participation of women who experienced teenage motherhood differ from the factors that determine the welfare participation of women who had their first child at an older age. The authors examine these factors across the lifetimes...

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