Melbourne Institute

Working paper

Behind the headline number: why not to rely on Frey and Osborne’s predictions of potential job loss from automation

In 2013, Oxford's University's Carl Benedict Frey and Michael Osborne predicted that 47% of jobs in the United States were at “high risk” of automation over the next 10 to 20 years. The authors of this paper argue that these predictions are not reliable and...
Report

Living in Australia: a snapshot of Australian society and how it is changing over time

This report summarises the findings from Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey, which stands as a guide to inform our understanding of what’s shaping modern Australia.
Report

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey: selected findings from waves 1 to 17

This report contains articles on changes in key aspects of life in Australia, as well as information on other findings. The fieldwork for this report was conducted between 2001 and 2017.
Report

The future of the medical workforce

This report focuses on the implications of the increase in the number of doctors and changes in workforce composition for several key areas: the extent and nature of competition in the medical sector; doctors’ earnings; the role of the private sector; and technological change, data...
Report

Evidence-based policy: Data needed for robust evaluation of industry policies

This paper is a review of how Australia can improve is evidence based policy making, in particular by using currently restricted micro datasets from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).