Published: 25/07/2023

Welcome to the first issue of the Australian Journal of Labour Economics for 2021. As always, this issue contains articles of interest to academics, practitioners and anyone interested in how labour markets work in Australia and our region. We think readers will find the papers particularly interesting, challenging some of the common policy narratives.

Message from Managing Editor

From the Managing Editor

Phil Lewis
Abstract 19 | PDF Downloads 6

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The impact of implicit bias on Indigenous business ownership rates in Australia

Siddharth Shirodkar, Boyd Hunter
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 27

Page 1-24

A longitudinal analysis of economic inactivity among Indigenous youth

Yonatan Dinku
Abstract 13 | PDF Downloads 24

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Analysis of gender segregation within detailed occupations and industries in Australia

Gerard Lind, Rebecca Colquhoun
Abstract 66 | PDF Downloads 50

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Changing demand for STEM skills in Australia and gender implications

Alfred Michael Dockery, John Phillimore, Sherry Bawa
Abstract 40 | PDF Downloads 28

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