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Mobility, human capital acquisition and gender wage growth differences in the Australian youth labour market

Rummery, Sarah Louise


This thesis uses data from the Australian Longitudinal Survey of Youth, (1985-1988), to analyse the relationships that exist between wages, labour mobility and human capital acquisition. Conventional theory informs us that there are strong causal relationships between these factors, and that the expectation of intermittent participation will result in the accumulation of less human capital. The high job mobility rates of women have been cited as one explanation for their lower investment...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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