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: 0.395
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 254/332 (Economics)
Online ISSN: 1467-8462
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Review of the Australian Economy 2012–13: A Tale of Two Relativities
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Policy Uncertainty about Australia's Carbon Price: Expert Survey Results and Implications for Investment
Frank Jotzo, Tim Jordan and Nathan Fabian
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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, the transition of Australia's youth through school into work and further study is investigated. The first article provides an overview of youth longitudinal studies in Australia and introduces the five papers from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth research forum, ‘Are We There Yet? Youth Transitions in Australia’. These papers then proceed to investigate the topic, focusing on the impact of school characteristics and academic quality on students, as well as the influence of gap years and aspirations on student outcomes. Read the whole policy forum online now:
Can School Characteristics Influence University Entrance Scores?
Sinan Gemici, Patrick Lim and Tom Karmel
The Impact of School Academic Quality on Low Socioeconomic Status Students
Patrick Lim, Sinan Gemici and Tom Karmel
Young People's Aspirations and Their Occupational Outcomes
Sinan Gemici, Alice Bednarz, Tom Karmel and Patrick Lim
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.