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Samantha Farmakis-Gamboni

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Labour supply responses to an increase in minimum wages: an overview of the literature

The paper provides an overview of economic theory on labour supply and discusses factors that can affect the labour supply decision including financial and non-financial benefits or disincentives, individual or household characteristics and labour demand. This review found relatively few research papers on the labour...
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Award-reliant small businesses

This paper seeks to increase the understanding of the impact of award wage increases on small businesses in Australia by providing an analysis of the characteristics and performance of small award-reliant businesses and their employees. Results derived from firm level data showed that small award-reliant...
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An overview of productivity, business competitiveness and viability

The report provides an overview of the relevant research literature relating to the concepts and determinants of productivity, business competitiveness and viability and their relationship with minimum wages. It also presents various measures of productivity, business competitiveness and viability and their trends at an aggregate...