Australian Economic Review
© The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Edited By: Ross Williams (Managing Editor), Paul H. Jensen and Ian McDonald
Impact Factor: 0.3
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 271/333 (Economics)
Online ISSN: 1467-8462
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Understanding Changes in Social Security Payments for Working-Age People in Australia, a collection of free papers in a Virtual Issue
Read the top The Australian Economic Review articles online:
Review of the Australian Economy 2012–13: A Tale of Two Relativities
Guay C. Lim, Chew Lian Chua and Viet H. Nguyen
Australia's Housing Affordability Crisis
Women in the Workforce
Policy Uncertainty about Australia's Carbon Price: Expert Survey Results and Implications for Investment
Frank Jotzo, Tim Jordan and Nathan Fabian
About the journal
An applied economics journal with a strong policy orientation, The Australian Economic Review publishes high-quality articles applying economic analysis to a wide range of macroeconomic and microeconomic topics relevant to both economic and social policy issues. Produced by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, it is the leading journal of its kind in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. While it is of special interest to Australian academics, students, policy-makers, and others interested in the Australian economy, the journal also considers matters of international interest.
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In this Policy Forum, Australia's productivity performance over the last few decades is analysed. The first two articles agree that there has generally been a marked deterioration in performance over the last decade, while the third article emphasises the crucial role played by innovation in raising productivity and income levels. Read the whole policy forum online now:
Australian Productivity Growth: Trends and Determinants
Ellis Connolly and Linus Gustafsson
Innovation and Productivity
Russell Thomson and Elizabeth Webster
In the article Immigration and School Choice in Australia, Astghik Mavisakalyan finds that Australian-born parents in areas with high migrant populations are more likely to send their children to private schools than Australian-born parents in areas with lower immigrant rates.
This paper formed the basis of the article Private schools used for cultural quarantine published in The Age.