NILS Seminar Series

16 Feb
Immigrant over- and under-education: The role of home country labour market experience
Associate Professor Massimiliano (Max) Tani
Department of Economics, Macquarie University, Sydney

 8 MarTax expenditures and population ageing: Implications for social policy
Dr Ben Spies-Butcher
Department of Sociology, Macquarie University, Sydney

 22 MarBeyond stereotypes: Mature age workforce participation in Australia
Dr Dina Bowman
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne/Brotherhood of St Laurence

 5 AprilHow shall we protect the wages of the weak?
Professor William Brown
Cambridge University, London, UK

5:15 pm for 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm
Flinders University Victoria Square- Room 2.3[cnr Flinders Street and 182 Victoria Square]

 12 April 
Educational attainment effects of high school curriculum tracking in the United States
Sinan Gemici
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
 19 AprilThe labour supply of indigenous Australian women: The effects of fertility and interactions with the justice system
Boyd Hunter
Australian National University (ANU)

 3 MayIf we want to go there, we shouldn’t start from here: Shifting policy thinking on skills utilisation
Professor Chris Warhurst
The University of Sydney

 17 MayA configurational model of training and sales growth in the Australian manufacturing sector
John Rice
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

 16 AugThe impact of fertility on mothers’ labour supply in Australia: Evidence from exogenous variation in family size
Dr Julie Moschion
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

 30 AugApprentice and trainee pay
Dr Damian Oliver
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

 6 SeptRefugee integration in the UK – findings from a  panel data analysis
Andreas Cebulla
Centre for Understanding Behaviour Change, UK

 13 Sept
The value of human capital of migrant workers in China: The role of education and skills
Dr George Messinis
Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University

 4 OctLabour supply responses to policy changes with hours constraint
Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow Xiaodong Gong
NATSEM, University of Canberra

 18 OctEvidence on the long shadow of poor mental health across three generations
Dr Stefanie Schurer
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

 25 OctLead Miners’ Earning in 19th Century Allendale
Professor Tim Barmby
University of Aberdeen, UK

 2 NovThe impact of the 2008 youth minimum wage reform
Professor Dean Hyslop
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
 8 Nov 
Immigrant selection and the returns to human capital in New Zealand and Australia
Professor Steven Stillman
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand

 29 NovWage disparity and effort: an application to major league baseball
Professor Robert Breunig
Australian National University, ACT


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