The search found 5 results in 0.152 seconds.
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...
One important indicator of the successful assimilation of migrants is their relative success in finding employment in different labour market conditions. In this paper, Prem Thapa analyses the risk of unemployment among male immigrants compared to native-born Australians for two different periods in which overall...
Using an improved version of the neoclassical labour-supply model, Robert Breunig, Deborah A. Cobb-Clark and Xiaodong Gong analyse the expected impact of the 2005-06 Australian tax reform. They calculate working hours to increase by 1.7 per cent for both men and women and household after-tax...
This paper outlines Australia's experience with labour market programs since 1973 and uses existing information to assess the effectiveness of the programs, especially those which are designed to assist the unemployed, wage subsidies and direct job creation.
This paper estimates the elasticity of the labour supply to a firm, using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey.
Estimation of this elasticity is of particular interest because of its relevance to the debate about the competitiveness of...