Person

Kostas Mavromaras

About:   Before joining NILS on August 17, 2009, Kostas was previously employed at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research where he was Head of the Labour Economics and Social Policy area. Kostas was previously employed at the University of Aberdeen since 2000 and prior to that at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has a DPhil from York, UK and is Research Fellow of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation (since 1984), the IZA (since 1998) and the Manchester School (since 2004). From 2002 to 2005 he was Director of the Centre for European Labour Market Research, University of Aberdeen, where he also worked for two years at the Health Economics Research Unit.
Report

Cashless Debit Card baseline data collection in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Region: qualitative findings

This report details the findings from a study examining Cashless Debit Card (CDC) use in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Region. Following a comprehensive stakeholder engagement strategy, in-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 74 stakeholder representatives and 66 CDC participants across the Bundaberg and Hervey...
Evaluation

Cashless debit card baseline data collection in the Goldfields region: qualitative findings

The Department of Social Services (DSS) commissioned the Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre (FES) to undertake the independent collection of baseline data from trial participants and other relevant stakeholders to allow an assessment of the conditions within the Goldfields around the time of...
Working paper

Attraction, retention and utilisation of the aged care workforce

This paper integrates the evidence relating to attraction, retention and skill shortages in the aged care workforce, and provides recommendations of the steps the sector could take to achieve a skilled and sustainable workforce which is able meet the care needs of older Australians both...
Evaluation

Evaluation of the NDIS: final report

This consolidated report contains findings based on all data collections undertaken over the course of the evaluation, including surveys and interviews with NDIS participants, their families and carers, disability support providers, and other stakeholders.
Report

Labour market outcomes of Australian university graduates from equity groups

The Australian higher education sector has had a number of changes in the recent past. Notably, the Bradley (2008) Review of Australian Higher Education had recommended an increase in higher education access and completion by individuals from equity groups or backgrounds. Since the Bradley Review...