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Alicia Payne

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Healthy, wealthy and wise?: The relationship between health, employment and earnings in Australia

Health is wealth, goes the adage. The message is clear: those who are healthy are likely to earn more. Is this old adage still applicable in Australia today? Are people with better health able to earn more than their peers with poorer health? How big...
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Honey, I calculated the kids... it's $537,000: Australian child costs in 2007

The 18th AMP/NATSEM Income and Wealth Report finds that a typical Australian family spends $537,000 on raising two children from birth to 21 years. This is 23 per cent of household income, the same percentage as a broadly comparable family in 2002. The 18th AMP.NATSEM...
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Tomorrow's consumers

In the 15th AMP - NATSEM Income and Wealth Report the authors make an attempt to look forward at what will continue to be top of mind for most consumers – spending money. How will Australians spend their money in 2020 when most of the...
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Tomorrow's consumers

In the 15th AMP - NATSEM Income and Wealth Report the authors make an attempt to look forward at what will continue to be top of mind for most consumers' spending money. How will Australians spend their money in 2020 when most of the Baby...
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Interactions between wages and the tax transfer system

To what extent are wage increases retained by wage earners, rather than being 'clawed back' by government through increases in income tax or reductions in welfare payments? This report commissioned by the Australian Fair Pay Commission looks at the distribution of 'effective tax rates' for...