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Xiaodong Gong

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Returns to education in Australia 2006 - 2016

This paper estimates and compares the returns to education in Australia using standard Mincer equations for the years 2006, 2011, and 2016.
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Nonparametric kernel estimation of the impact of tax policy on the demand for private health insurance in Australia

This paper is motivated by our attempt to answer an empirical question: how is private health insurance take-up in Australia affected by the income threshold at which the Medicare Levy Surcharge (MLS) kicks in? We propose a new difference de-convolution kernel estimator for the location...
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Partnered women's labour supply and child care costs in Australia: measurement error and the child care price

Measurement error in the constructed price of child care can explain why previous Australian studies have found partnered women's labour supply to be unresponsive to child care prices. Through improved data and improved construction of the child care price variable, we find child care price...
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Partnered women's labour supply and child care costs in Australia

The purpose of this paper is to examine the responsiveness of partnered women’s labour supply to the price of child care in Australia. We show that the way in which child care prices are constructed can have very large impacts on findings, which is an...