Victoria

 

Professional Development Seminar: Family, work and policy

Date

From: Thursday June 28, 2018, 12:30 pm

To: Thursday June 28, 2018, 1:30 pm

Family, work and policy

With female labour force participation steadily increasing over the past few decades, it has become more and more important to ensure social and workplace policies support men and women in combining work and family. Guyonne will provide some recent statistics for Australia, compare with other countries, highlight important issues for different groups of men and women, and discuss the impact and importance of social and workplace policies for economic and social well-being of individuals, families and society.

About the speaker

Guyonne Kalb is a Professorial Research Fellow and Director of the Labour Economics and Social Policy Program in the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests are mainly in the field of micro-economics and include labour supply issues, in particular female labour supply; the interaction of labour supply, social security and taxation; labour supply and childcare; and the impact of childcare/parental activities on child development and health. She publishes widely, for example Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Health Economics, Economics of Education Review, Fiscal Studies and Economic Record.

 

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Venue

Victoria University

Lecture theatre 1110, 11th floor, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


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