NILS Seminar Series

19 June 2012

Sharing norms and remittances beyond migrants’ own households: Pacific Islanders in urban and regional Australia
Associate Professor Richard Brown
University of Queensland, Brisbane

10 July 2012

Understanding self-employment in the Australian labour market
Darcy Fitzpatrick
Flinders University, Adelaide

17 July 2012

Does immigration policy affect the education-occupation mismatch? Evidence from Australia
Associate Professor Massimiliano (Max) Tani
Macquarie University, Sydney

31 July 2012

Decomposing the ins and outs of cyclical unemployment
Dr Mathias Sinning
Australian National University, ACT

21 August 2012

Using administrative data to identify, target, and provide assistance to post-secondary students at risk of dropping out
Professor Ross Finnie
University of Ottawa, Canada

4 Sepember 2012

The mining boom in Australia: Power, politics and society
Professor Michael Gilding
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

18 September 2012

Apprentices aren’t what they used to be, or are they?
Dr Tom Karmel
The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


9 October 2012

Body size at birth, physical development and cognitive outcomes in early childhood
Aydogan Ulker
Deakin University, Melbourne

20 November 2012

Nothing about us without us? An exploration of best worst scaling discrete choice experiment methods to obtain adolescent
specific preferences for health

Professor Julie Ratcliffe
Flinders University, Adelaide


Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm in Room 3.18, Level 3, Law & Commerce Building
(on the north ridge, next to car park 4) Flinders University, South Australia.

To enquire about our events please email or phone +61 8 8201 2265.


NILS Public Lecture


Wednesday 15 August 2012: 5.00 pm for 5.30 pm start
Room 1, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide

Labour market reforms and the new 'German miracle'
Professor Klaus F Zimmermann
Professor of Economics, Bonn University and Director of the
Institute for the Study of Labour, IZA Bonn, Germany