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Earnings Inequality in Australia

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  • Borland, J.
  • Kennedy, S.

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This study examines changes in earnings inequality for full-time employees in Australia between 1982 and 1994-95 using individual-level data from the ABS Income Distribution Survey. It present measures of changes in earnings inequality for disaggregated workforce groups. It also provides assessment of causes of changes in earnings inequality.

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Paper provided by Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University in its series CEPR Discussion Papers with number 389.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Handle: RePEc:auu:dpaper:389

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Keywords: INCOME ; AUSTRALIA ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION;

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Cited by:
  1. Craig de Laine & Patrick Laplagne & Susan Stone, 2001. "The increasing demand for skilled workers in Australia: the role of technical change," Labor and Demography 0105005, EconWPA.
  2. Peter Gottschalk & Mary Joyce, 1997. "Cross-National Differences in the Rise in Earnings Inequality: Market and Institutional Factors," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 366, Boston College Department of Economics.
  3. Blacklow, P. & Ray, R., 1999. "A Comparison of Income and Expenditure Inequality Estimates: the Australian Evidence, 1975/76 to 1993/94," Papers 1999-05, Tasmania - Department of Economics.
  4. Jeff Borland, 1996. "Earnings Inequality in Australia: Changes and Causes," Canadian International Labour Network Working Papers 05, McMaster University.
  5. Andrew Leigh, 2005. "Deriving Long-Run Inequality Series from Tax Data," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 81(s1), pages S58-S70, 08.
  6. Jeff Borland, 1994. "Union Effects and Earnings Dispersion in Australia, 1986-1994," Canadian International Labour Network Working Papers 04, McMaster University.
  7. Iain Campbell & Peter Brosnan, 1999. "Labour Market Deregulation in Australia: The slow combustion approach to workplace change," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(3), pages 353-394.
  8. Guyonne Kalb & Sholeh A. Maani, 2007. "The Importance of Observing Early School Leaving and Usually Unobserved Background and Peer Characteristics in Analysing Academic Performance," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2007n05, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
  9. Elizabeth Webster & Yi-Ping Tseng, 2002. "The Determinants of Relative Wage Change in Australia," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 35(1), pages 70-84.
  10. Sholeh A. Maani & Guyonne Kalb, 2003. "Childhood Economic Resources, Academic Performance and the Choice to Leave School at Age Sixteen," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2003n01, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.

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