Tom Crossley


Gender, comparative advantage and labour market activity in immigrant families

The family investment hypothesis predicts that credit constrained immigrant families adopt a household strategy for financing post-migration human capital investment in which the partner with labour market comparative advantages engages in investment activities and the other partner engages in labour market activities which finance current...

The stability of self assessed health status

The use of self assessed health status as a measure of health is common in empirical research. Thomas F Crossley and Steven Kennedy analyse a unique Australian survey in which a significant number of respondents changed their assessment of health status after being administered an...