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Annie Abello

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Youth social exclusion in Australian communities: a new index

Using specialised data from the 2011 Census, this paper presents a new index intended to be representative of youth at risk of social exclusion. Abstract Social exclusion and inclusion has been given a great deal of attention in Australia and throughout the world. This broader...
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Smart Australians: education and innovation in Australia

This report discusses the economic prospects, education and innovation of Australians. Australians with postgraduate degrees will earn almost double, or $3.2 million, over their working lives compared to people with Year 11 or less qualification, who can expect to earn only $1.7 million, according to...
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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...
Discussion paper

The Australian Pharmaceuticals Benefit Scheme and older Australians: changes in government outlays and consumer costs from the 2002-03 federal budget measures

Finding ways of curbing government expenditure on the PBS while maintaining social equity and access to 'essential' medicines is at the centre of ongoing public debate. In the 2002-03 federal budget, the government aimed to introduce an increase of close to 28 per cent in...
Conference paper

A path-breaking microsimulation health-econometric model of the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Finding ways of curbing government expenditure on the PBS while maintaining social equity and access to 'essential' medicines is at the centre of ongoing public debate. This paper outlines future developments that will extend the current model to include health outcomes. Adding health outcomes represents...