Sue Richardson

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22 Oct 2014

The norms of men as breadwinners and women as carers face a different reality, with large and ongoing consequences for employment arrangements, family formation and the raising of children.


Traditional gender roles are being disturbed by the increasing earnings of women...


1 Oct 2014

This dialogue examines the growth of inequality in Australia.


This Dialogue, recorded at Swinburne on 18 September 2014, focused on one of the ‘elephants in the room’ – the growth of inequality in Australia. Australia was, and remains, less unequal than...


18 Nov 2009

Since the 1960s we have experienced major changes in the way people live and the way in which they build their families and households. This paper looks at the characteristics of people who live alone.

Adults are marrying and having children later than in...


23 Jun 2009

The National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University, were commissioned by the Australian Fair Pay Commission Secretariat to investigate the size, trends in, and determinants of, the difference between male and female pay in Australia

focusing on occupations and industries with a high density...


13 Mar 2007

This report seeks to clarify the term 'skill shortage' and to explain how skill shortages can be resolved naturally by market forces. It also provides some guidance on determining when a skill shortage requires public-policy intervention.

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