Position/s

Principal Research Fellow, National Institute of Labour Studies
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Biography

Professor Richardson was Director of NILS from 2000-08. Prior to that she worked in the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide. She has a 5 year term as a member of the Fair Work Commission's Expert Panel and was a member of its predecessor Minimum Wage Panel.She was President of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia from 2003-06. She lead a Foresighting Cluster that advised the Prime Minister's Science, Engineering and Innovation Council on major long term policy challenges. From 2004-9, she was a Commissioner of the Essential Services Commission of SA. In recent years she has been a member of the National Sustainability Council, the Commonwealth Expert Panel on Climate Futures, the ABS Mapping Australia's Progress panel, the Board of CHASS, the Australian Council of Learned Academies, the Board of the South Australian Certificate of Education, the SA Population Advisory Committee and the Information Economy Advisory Board.

She has been a part-time Commissioner with the Industry Commission, Convener of the Academic Board and a member of the Council of the University of Adelaide and of its Finance Committee, on the Rhodes Scholarship selection committee, a member of the Ministerial Inquiry into Skills in South Australia and co-editor of the Economic Record.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) -- University of Melbourne, 1968
  • PhD -- La Trobe University, 1978

Honours, awards and grants

Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, Flinders University

Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Key responsibilities

Since 2008, Professor Richardson has continued as a Principal Research Fellow and contributes to the leadership team.

She undertakes both commissioned and scholarly research.

She is a specialist part-time Member of the Fair Work Commission's Expert Panel, where she participates in the annual wage review, that sets national minimum wages.

Research expertise

  • Applied economics

Research interests

Professor Richardson's prime research interests are in inequality and the functioning of the labour market-particularly the ageing workforce, skill shortages, immigration, social inclusion and the links between work and health. She has been a visiting scholar at Cambridge University, Columbia University and the Australian National University. She was Chief Investigator on an NHMRC program grant on the impact of employment on health and on an ARC Network grant on Ageing Well.

Earlier publications include two books on the wellbeing of children (No Time to Lose, with Margot Prior, and Children of the Lucky Country? with Fiona Stanley and Margot Prior) and a book on the meaning and measurement of poverty and inequality (Living Decently, with Peter Travers).

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Labour Economics (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Applied Economics (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Applied economics (4) ;

Publications

  • Richardson, S. (2005). Are low wage jobs for life? In Joe Isaac and Russell D. Lansbury, ed. Labour Market Deregulation. Annandale, NSW: Federation Press, pp. 149-181.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Children and the labour market. In Sue Richardson and Margot Prior, ed. No Time to Lose. Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press, pp. 89-139.
  • Richardson, S. and Prior, M. (2005). Childhood today. In Sue Richardson and Margot Prior, ed. No Time to Lose. Melbourne, VIC: Melbourne University Press, pp. 1-36.
  • Hancock, K.J. and Richardson, S. (2004). Economic and social effects. In Joe Isaac and Stuart MacIntyre, ed. The new province for law and order: 100 years of Australian industrial conciliation and arbitration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 139-206.
  • Richardson, S. (2002). The economics of families and children: a research agenda. In Margot Prior, ed. Investing in our children: Developing a research agenda. Canberra, ACT: Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, pp. 22-41.
  • Mavromaras, K., McGuinness, S., Richardson, S., Sloane, P.J. and Wei, Z. (2011). Overskilling and job satisfaction in the Australian labour force. Adelaide, SA: National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    [Web Link]
  • Healy, J.G. and Richardson, S. (2006). An updated profile of the minimum wage workforce in Australia. Canberra, ACT: Australian Fair Pay Commission.
  • Birrell, B., Hawthorne, L. and Richardson, S. (2006). Evaluation of the general skilled migration categories. Canberra, ACT: Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, ACT.
  • Richardson, S., Stanley, F. and Prior, M. (2005). Children of the lucky country? How Australia has turned its back on children and why children matter. Sydney, NSW: Pan Macmillan Australia.
  • Richardson, S., Stack, S., Lester, L.H., Healy, J.G., Ilsley, D.C. and Horrocks, J.A. (2004). The changing labour force experience of new migrants: inter-wave comparisons for Cohorts 1 and 2 of the LSIA. Canberra, ACT: Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S., Stack, S., Moskos, M., Lester, L.H., Healy, J.G., Miller-Lewis, L., et al. (2004). The Changing Settlement Experience of New Migrants: inter-wave comparisons for Cohorts 1 and 2 of the LSIA. Canberra, ACT: Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. and Hancock, K.J. (2003). Conciliation & arbitration : the economic & social effects. Adelaide, SA: National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • Richardson, S. and Miller-Lewis, L. (2003). Low wage jobs & pathways to better outcomes. Adelaide, SA: National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • Richardson, S. and Miller-Lewis, L. (2002). Low Wage Jobs and Pathways to Better Outcomes. Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Treasury.
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  • Richardson, S., Miller-Lewis, L., Ngo, P.T. and Ilsley, D.C. (2002). The settlement experiences of new migrants : a comparison of wave one of LSIA 1 and LSIA 2. Canberra, ACT: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
  • Richardson, S., Miller-Lewis, L., Ngo, P.T. and Ilsley, D.C. (2002). Life in a new land: the experience of migrants in Wave 1 of LSIA 1 and LSIA 2. Canberra, ACT: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S., Ilsley, D.C. and Robertson, F.M. (2001). The Labour Force Experience of New Migrants. Canberra, ACT: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
  • Healy, J.G., Kidd, M.P. and Richardson, S. (2008). Gender pay differentials in the low-paid labour market. In 2008 Minimum Wage Research Forum Proceedings. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Fair Pay Commission. 2008 Minimum Wage Research Forum. Melbourne. Oct 2008, pp. 237-264.
    [Web Link]
  • Tan, Y., Richardson, S. and Lester, L.H. (2006). Labour force projections: a case for the greater metropolitan area of New South Wales to 2031. In Population challenges in ageing societies: European Population Conference 2006. Population challenges in aging societies: European Population Conference 2006. Liverpool, UK. Jun 2006.
  • Richardson, S. (2002). The migrant perspective. In Migration: benefiting Australia: conference proceedings. Canberra, ACT: Commonwealth of Australia. Migration: Benefiting Australia. Immigration and Population Issues Conference. Sydney, NSW. May 2002, pp. 165-200.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. (2001). The Present and Future Labour Market. In Bridging the Gap Conference. Brisbane, QLD: Bridging the Gap Conference. Bridging the Gap Conference.
  • Mavromaras, K., Healy, J., Richardson, S., Sloane, P., Wei, Z. and Zhu, R. (2013). A system for monitoring shortages and surplus in the market for skills. Report prepared for Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency.
  • Mahuteau, S., Mavromaras, K. and Richardson, S. (2011). Schooling Challenges and Opportunities. Report for the Review of Funding for Schooling Panel, in collaboration with the NOUS group and Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
  • Sobels, J., Richardson, S., Turner, G., Maude, A., Tan, Y., Beer, A., et al. (2011). Research into the long-term physical implications of net overseas migration: Australia in 2050. Report prepared for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
  • Tan, Y., Richardson, S., Fitzpatrick, D. and Wei, Z. (2010). Review of approach to skilled and business migration in South Australia. Report prepared for the Department of Trade and Economic Development of the Government of South Australia.
  • Sobels, J., Richardson, S., Maude, A.M., Turner, G., tan, Y. and Beer, A.P. (2010). Research into Long-Term Physical Implications of Net Overseas Migration, pp. 1-305.
  • Sobels, J., Richardson, S., Maude, A.M., Tan, Y., Turner, G. and Beer, A.P. (2010). Research into Long-Term Physical Implications of Net Overseas Migration, pp. 1-305.
  • Fitzpatrick, D., Lester, L., Mavromaras, K., Richardson, S. and Sun, Y. (2010). From Education to Employment: How long does it take. Report prepared for National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
    [Web Link]
  • Fitzpatrick, D.D. and Richardson, S. (2009). A Snapshot of Low Skilled Occupations and Employment.
  • Moskos, M., Osborne, K., Biedrzycki, K.R., Baum, F.E. and Richardson, S. (2009). Building Family Opportunities: A review of the evidence and options for an evaluation framework, A report prepared for the South Australian Social Inclusion Unit.
  • Tan, Y., Richardson, S., Lester, L.H., Bai, C. and Sun, Y. (2009). Evaluation of Australia's Working Holiday Maker Program.
  • Fitzpatrick, D.D., Sun, Y. and Richardson, S. (2009). A Demand Driven System for Skills and Workforce Development. National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • Tan, Y. and Richardson, S. (2008). CME skilled migration research project report.
  • Tan, Y. and Richardson, S. (2007). University employment review to 2016.
  • Fitzpatrick, D.D. and Richardson, S. (2007). Survey of Responses to 'WorkChoices' of Employees and Employers in Regional South Australia.
  • Fitzpatrick, D.D. and Richardson, S. (2007). Using Indexation as a Means of Forecasting Labour Costs.
  • Healy, J.G. and Richardson, S. (2007). A strategy for monitoring the micro-economic and social impacts of the Australian fair pay commission. Australian Fair Pay Commission Research Report. Melbourne, Vic: Australian Fair Pay Commission. 4/07 pp. 5-28.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S., Tan, Y., Lane, A. and Flavel, J. (2006). Reasons why Persons with VET Qualifications are Employed in Lower Skilled Occupations and Industries, pp. 1-38.
    [Web Link]
  • Tan, Y. and Richardson, S. (2006). Demographic effects on the supply of vocational skills.
  • Richardson, S. (2006). Skilled Migration. 5AA Radio.
  • Richardson, S. (2006). Wanted: more vocational education. National Interest: ABC Radio.
  • Richardson, S. and Tan, Y. (2006). Forecasting future demands: What we can and cannot know.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). An awful suspicion. Sydney Morning Herald, pp. 17-17.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Babes in the woods. The Age.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Blueprint for a healthy Childhood. The Advertiser.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Casual employment. Life Matters.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Children of the Lucky Country.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Children of the lucky country. West Australian.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Children suffering in a material world. Independent Weekly. 54 pp. 6-6.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Experts cool the debate over skills shortages. The Weekend Australian Financial Review, pp. 4-4.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Fathers fail to further the future. Courier Mail.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Flaws in bid to bring migrants to bush. The Age.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). For all concerned, it's a riskier business. The Australian.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Immigration: facts and fiction. The Age.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). It's jobs for the boys and girls. Sunday Mail.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). It's the return of the Union movement. The Advertiser.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Job survival skills. The Advertiser, pp. 19-19.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Job woes for skilled migrants. Independent Weekly. 59 pp. 6-6.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Men out of work - why families are falling apart. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Men out of work. ABC Radio 891 Drive.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Missing Million Children. Radio 2GB.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Nursery Crimes. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Positions vacant: jobs for 120. The Advertiser.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Proponents of growth overlook offspring. The Age.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Shortage starting to hamper output. The Advertiser.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Skilled migrant program failing. Herald Sun, pp. 2.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Skilled migrant program under scrutiny for flaws. Independent Weekly. 43 pp. 3-3.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Skilled migration. ABC Drivetime.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Skills deficit threat to mining. The Australian.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Skills shortage: the correction we had to have. Independent Weekly. 55 pp. 6-6.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Society ignores the plight of Children at it's Peril. The Australian.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Unis accused of cutting corners to lure students. Independent Weekly. 56
  • Richardson, S. (2005). We'll move for more money. Sunday Mail.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Where we'll find jobs in the future. Sunday Mail.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Without bread blokes don't breed. The Australian.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Work ignores needs of Children. The Advertiser.
  • Richardson, S. and Prior, M. (2005). Editor. No time to lose: the well-being of Australia's children. Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press.
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  • Richardson, S. and Tan, Y. (2005). Labour force projections for the greater metropolitan area of NSW. A discussion paper prepared for the Transport and Population Data Centre of the NSW Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). A bittersweet result for Mitsubishi.
  • Richardson, S. and Travers, P.D. (2004). Household energy expenditure: measures of hardship and changes in income.
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  • Richardson, S. (2004). Australian and Canadian Immigration Compared.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Being choosy works when it comes to immigration. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Careering to bright future.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Female shyness biggest hurdle.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Financial implications of casual workers.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Full employment.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Immigration.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Impact of redundancies at Mitsubishi.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Impact of the closure of Mitsubishi.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Keith Hancock and Joe Isaac: Statistics prove reforms aren't so successful.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Mitsubishi workers. Life Matters.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Older people working longer for themselves. Australian Financial Review.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Report highlights low pay, high stress.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Screening key to immigration success. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Selling Australia - the price we pay.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Short term jobs - Newstart Allowance.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). The Ageing Population.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). The Economy.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). The welfare system.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Upward mobility in the labour market.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Upward mobility in the labour market.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). What will the aged care workforce of the future look like? Getting the future right: linking aged care and health: AMA National Aged Care Summit.
  • Richardson, S. (2004). Why are there so few female economists?
  • Richardson, S. and Martin, W.C. (2004). The care of older Australians: a picture of the residential aged care workforce. The National Institute of Labour Studies, pp. 1-66.
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  • Richardson, S. (2004). Australian and Canadian Immigration Compared.
  • Healy, J.G. and Richardson, S. (2003). Who cares for the elders? What we can and can't know from existing data, pp. 1-40.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. and Miller-Lewis, L. (2003). Low Wage Jobs and Pathways to Better Outcomes. Minimum wages case 2003 ACTU composite exhibit.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Australian male unemployment problem. SA Chinese Weekly. 332
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Casualisation of employment. Today Tonight.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Forum on Power Prices. Sunday Mail 22/06/2003.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Half workplace retiring by 2018: the older worker. Sunday Mail.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Immigration: British make working holidays easier for under 30's. ABC South-East SA Radio.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Investing in children.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Jobless males risk life on edge of society. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Long working hours. ABC Radio.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Maxed out: younger Australians are hooked on debt - where will the buck stop? The Age.
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  • Richardson, S. (2003). Men 'in the prime of life' find themselves left out in the cold. Flinders Journal. 14(18) pp. 1.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Mother's job becoming solitary one. The Age.
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  • Richardson, S. (2003). Multiple job holding. ABC Radio Sydney.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Musical chairs. The Australian 26/11/2003.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). New President for ASSA.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Part time work dominates national job gains. The Age.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Peer recognition for two academics. On Campus. 12(22)
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Reflections on how Australians experience the economy. Radio Adelaide 101.5fm.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Rehabilitation and the Labour Market. Association of Rehabilitation Councellors Seminar.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Safety New Review 2003, Wages 2003.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Shortage of skilled trades people. Port Pirie Recorder.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. 2UE Sydney.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. 5AA Radio News.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. 5DN Radio News.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. 6PR Perth.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio 891 AM.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio Darwin.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio Melbourne.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio National - Life Matters.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio Perth.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio Regional NSW.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio South-East.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio Sydney.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. ABC Radio.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single jobless men. BBC - Up All Night.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single male: jobless and a 'threat to society' The Age.
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  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single, jobless and male: the underclass. Triple M Radio Interview.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Single, jobless men: society's forgotten outcasts. Sydney Morning Herald 02/10/2003.
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Teachers claim wages low in comparison to other professions. PM - ABC Radio Sydney.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. (2003). Tourism jobs hit hard by SARS and terrorism warnings. ABC World Today.
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  • Richardson, S. (2003). Underclass needs its ship to come in. Sydney Morning Herald.
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  • Richardson, S. (2003). Unemployed men facing lonely poverty. The Advertiser.
  • Madden, R., Southcott, A., Batterham, R., Rees, G., Richardson, S. and McEachern, D. (2003). Building Australia's ageing research capacity: a forum. National symposium of ageing research: building evidence, policy and practice.
  • Richardson, S. (2002). Generic Public Output.
  • Richardson, S. and Cully, M.R. (2002). Generic Public Output.
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  • Richardson, S. (2001). Chairperson. Institution Pressures and Institutional Change: Reshaping Australian Institutions.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Workplaces Becoming Sweatshops. The Courier.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Frightening and Tightening: Australia's Job Market. The Australian Financial Review Weekend, pp. 24-25.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Job Prospects Brighter for New Migrants. The Australian Financial Review, pp. 9-9.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Labour Force Analysis of Data from the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia. Economic Impact of Immigration Seminar.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Labour Market Trends. DEWRSB (Government Newsletter)
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Layoffs Reflect Changes in Work Force. The Australian Financial Review.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Migrants More Motivated. The West Australian, pp. 27-27.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Port Stanvack Oil Refinery - Evaluation of Government Subsidiaries.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Sweatshop Fears as Work Hours Rise. The Advertiser.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). The Great Thinker. The Advertiser, pp. 65-65.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). The Labour Force Experience of New Migrants. Book Launch for "The Labour Force Experiences of New Migrants"
  • Richardson, S. (2001). The Long Lunch - A Discussion of Obstacles People Face in Getting Work. ABC Radio National.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). The Wages of Fear and the New Workplace. Australian Financial Review.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Working Hours. Australia Talks Back.
  • Richardson, S. (2001). Frightening and Tightening: Australia's Job Market. ABC Radio: The PM Show.
  • Richardson, S. (2013). A Reflection on the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey. The Australian Economic Review, 46(2) pp. 216-222.
    [10.1111/j.1467-8462.2013.12017.x]
  • Richardson, S., Lester, L. and Zhang, G. (2012). Are Casual and Contract Terms of Employment Hazardous for Mental Health in Australia? Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(5) pp. 557-578.
    [10.1177/0022185612454974] [Scopus]
  • Wei, Z. and Richardson, S. (2010). Are Older Workers Less Productive? A Case Study of Aged Care Workers in Australia. Economic Record, 86(Special) pp. 115-123.
    [10.1111/j.1475-4932.2010.00665.x] [10.1111/j.1475-4932.2010.00665.x] [Scopus]
  • Richardson, S. (2009). What is a skill shortage? Australian Bulletin of Labour, 35(1) pp. 326-354.
  • Tan, Y. and Richardson, S. (2009). Demographic effects on the future supply of vocational skills. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 35(1) pp. 247-286.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. and Law, V. (2009). Changing forms of employment and their implications for the development of skills. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 35(2) pp. 355-393.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. (2008). A Well-Skilled Future. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 34(2) pp. 125-153.
  • Tan, Y., Lester, L.H. and Richardson, S. (2008). Labour force projections: a case study of the Greater Metropolitan Area of New South Wales. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 34(1) pp. 79-99.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S. and Tan, Y. (2008). Forecasting future demands: what we can and cannot know. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 34(2) pp. 154-191.
    [Web Link]
  • Mavromaras, K., McGuinness, S., Richardson, S., Sloane, P.J. and Wei, Z. (2011). Overskilling and job satisfaction in the Australian labour force. Adelaide, SA: National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    [Web Link]
  • Richardson, S., Stanley, F. and Prior, M. (2005). Children of the lucky country? How Australia has turned its back on children and why children matter. Sydney, NSW: Pan Macmillan Australia.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Are low wage jobs for life? In Joe Isaac and Russell D. Lansbury, ed. Labour Market Deregulation. Annandale, NSW: Federation Press, pp. 149-181.
  • Richardson, S. (2005). Children and the labour market. In Sue Richardson and Margot Prior, ed. No Time to Lose. Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press, pp. 89-139.
  • Richardson, S. and Prior, M. (2005). Childhood today. In Sue Richardson and Margot Prior, ed. No Time to Lose. Melbourne, VIC: Melbourne University Press, pp. 1-36.
  • Hancock, K.J. and Richardson, S. (2004). Economic and social effects. In Joe Isaac and Stuart MacIntyre, ed. The new province for law and order: 100 years of Australian industrial conciliation and arbitration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 139-206.
  • Richardson, S. (2013). A Reflection on the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey. The Australian Economic Review, 46(2) pp. 216-222.
    [10.1111/j.1467-8462.2013.12017.x]
  • Richardson, S., Lester, L. and Zhang, G. (2012). Are Casual and Contract Terms of Employment Hazardous for Mental Health in Australia? Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(5) pp. 557-578.
    [10.1177/0022185612454974] [Scopus]
  • Richardson, S. (2009). What is a skill shortage? Australian Bulletin of Labour, 35(1) pp. 326-354.
  • Richardson, S. (2008). A Well-Skilled Future. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 34(2) pp. 125-153.

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Subject Titles

  • Employment
  • Industrial Relations

Interests

  • Labour Market employment, unemployment, immigration and vocational education and training
  • ageing workforce, impacts of work on health, skills development

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