Andrew Taylor

Dr Andrew Taylor is a Senior Research Fellow at the Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University. His research is focused on understanding the causes and consequences of population change for the Northern Territory of Australia and northern regions more broadly.
Working paper

Heading north, staying north? The increasing importance of international migrants to northern and remote Australia

This working paper presents three case examples demonstrating the potential for overseas migration to improve population growth, sustain a skilled labour pool, and grow the economy in northern and remote Australia.
Journal article

Changing patterns of migration to Australia's Northern Territory: Evidence of new forms of escalator migration to frontier regions?

Building on Fielding's idea of escalator regions as places where young people migrate (often temporarily) to get rapid career advancement, this paper proposes a new perspective on 'escalator migration' as it applies to frontier or remote regions in particular. Life events, their timing and iterations...