Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research - Theses
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The economics of education: student achievement and school effectiveness
This thesis examines three important aspects of the contribution made by schools to individual student achievement. Mixed evidence exists in the literature on school effects on student achievement, with early research ...
Location choice of general practitioners: exploring supply, mobility, and equity in Australia
This thesis examines the location choices and resultant distribution of general practitioners (GPs) in Australia. Specifically, horizontal equity in the distribution of GPs is examined and measured. Results suggest a ...
The retirement decisions of mature age Australians
In Australia, as in most OECD countries, an aging population has given rise to concerns about whether, in the future, there will be enough people in the workforce to support the growing proportion of the population who ...
Geographic inequality: neighbourhood externalities and education expectations
This thesis examines the role of neighbourhood in youths' education. Estimates are provided of the statistical significance and the quantitative importance of neighbourhood characteristics in the education expectations of ...