Position

Research Assistant
National Institute of Labour Studies

Biography

Before commencing at NILS, Lulu has worked as a Research Assistant for the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies and for the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide. She has also worked as a tutor for the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide, teaching a second year microeconomics course.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours), University of Adelaide, Australia, 2007
  • Master of Commerce (Accounting), University of Adelaide, Australia, 2006

Key responsibilities

As a member of the NILS team, Lulu assists with the preparation of tenders and with commissioned projects by conducting literature reviews, collecting and analysing quantitative data, and writing sections of reports.

Research interests

Since joining NILS, Lulu has been involved in a diverse range of projects, including the mining workforce evaluation and projection, a review of gynaecological cancers workforce, an examination of gender pay differentials in the low-paid labour market, an evaluation of the Working Holiday Maker immigration program, an examination of the impact of education on finding the first real job, and an evaluation of the Better Access to psychiatrists, psychologists and GPs through the Medicare Benefit Schedule Initiative.

Publications

  • Fitzpatrick, D.D., Sun, Y. and Richardson, S. (2009). A Demand Driven System for Skills and Workforce Development. National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • King, D.S., Tan, Y., wainer, J., Smith, L.H., Fitzpatrick, D.D., Sun, Y., et al. (2009). Evaluation of the Better Access Initiative Component C: Analysis of the Allied Mental Health Workforce Supply and Distribution. National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • King, D.S., Martin, W.C., Dwyer, J.M., Healy, J.G., Owada, K., Smith, L.H., et al. (2008). Review of the Gynaecological Cancers Workforce, report for Cancer Australia.
  • Fitzpatrick, D., Lester, L., Mavromaras, K., Richardson, S. and Sun, Y. (2011). From Education to Employment: How long does it take. Adelaide: National Centre for Vocational Educationan Research.
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  • Tan, Y., Richardson, S., Lester, L.H., Bai, C. and Sun, Y. (2009). Evaluation of Australia's Working Holiday Maker (WHM) Program. Belconnen, ACT, Australia: Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
  • Fitzpatrick, D., Lester, L., Mavromaras, K., Richardson, S. and Sun, Y. (2011). From Education to Employment: How long does it take. Adelaide: National Centre for Vocational Educationan Research.
    [Web Link]
  • Tan, Y., Richardson, S., Lester, L.H., Bai, C. and Sun, Y. (2009). Evaluation of Australia's Working Holiday Maker (WHM) Program. Belconnen, ACT, Australia: Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
  • Fitzpatrick, D.D., Sun, Y. and Richardson, S. (2009). A Demand Driven System for Skills and Workforce Development. National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • King, D.S., Tan, Y., wainer, J., Smith, L.H., Fitzpatrick, D.D., Sun, Y., et al. (2009). Evaluation of the Better Access Initiative Component C: Analysis of the Allied Mental Health Workforce Supply and Distribution. National Institute of Labour Studies.
  • King, D.S., Martin, W.C., Dwyer, J.M., Healy, J.G., Owada, K., Smith, L.H., et al. (2008). Review of the Gynaecological Cancers Workforce, report for Cancer Australia.

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