2019 Australian Labour Market Research Workshop

WhereCurtin St Georges Terrace
137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
WhenMonday 9 - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) together with the Centre for Labour Market Research at the University of Canberra are holding the 30th Australian Labour Market Research Workshop (ALMRW) to be held on the 9th and 10th December in Perth.

The ALMRW workshop is sponsored by the Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

We are delighted to announce our keynote speaker, Professor Robert E Wright from the University of Glasgow.

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The ALMRW is an annual conference designed to disseminate high quality research on Labour Economics and Labour Relations and promote informed debate among economists about current labour policy and market issues facing the Australian labour market.

The workshop will address the following broad themes:

  • Labour demand issues
  • Labour supply issues
  • Disadvantaged job seekers
  • Labour market dynamics and adjustment
  • Education, workplace training and skills

The workshop dinner will be held on Monday 9 December 2019 at The Sentinel in Perth, from 6.30pm until late.

The Scientific Committee of the 30th ALMRW include:

  • Chair: Associate Professor Michael Dockery (Curtin University)
  • Associate Professor Rebecca Cassells (Curtin University)
  • Dr Silvia Salazar (Curtin University)
  • Dr Lixin Cai (Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business)
  • Dr Greg Connolly (Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business)
  • Professor Alan Duncan (BCEC Director, Curtin University)
  • Professor Phil Lewis (University of Canberra)
  • Associate Professor Astghik Mavisakalyan (Curtin University)
  • Professor Alison Preston (University of Western Australia)

Authors who are invited to present their papers are expected to participate in the entire two day workshop. Practical information will be emailed in due course, in the meantime, inquiries related to travel to the workshop and other practical matters should be addressed to Kelly Pohatu.