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The Measuring economic returns technical report (PDF, 612kB) by the Australian Bureau of Statistics updates previous work on the additional income associated with higher qualifications, and estimates the economic return to education.

Read a summary in the Income Mobility Learning Curve. 


Published in Research report
Thursday, 21 January 2016

Income mobility in Australia

Income Mobility publication (PDF, 1.7MB)

Income mobility is a measure of whether children from disadvantaged backgrounds have access to economic opportunities later in life. The Income Mobility publication (PDF, 1.7MB) summarises recent research on income mobility in Australia and the role played by the Australian education system.

Published in Research report

Income Mobility UoW

The role of education in intergenerational economic mobility in Australia (PDF, 500kB)

Go to the Income mobility summary paper.

This commissioned technical report by researchers at the University of Wollongong updates previous work on income mobility and examines the role education plays in mobility.

Published in Research report

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