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The Role of Education in Regional Income Determination - a Cross Sectional Study of Small Areas in Queensland

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Trendle, Bernard; Pears, Warren
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 10, No. 3
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This study explores cross regional variation of income within Queensland. This is done using data from the 2001 Census of Population and Housing conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Of particular interest is the role that education has played in regional income determination. The study commences with an analysis of the ....

The role of entrepreneurship in Canadian economic growth

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Matejovsky, Lukas
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Alberta (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494601518
  • Country: Canada

Regional income disparity continues to be a source of major concern for Canadian policymakers. This study explores the temporal pattern of income disparity for Canadian provinces, and seeks to identify the role of one particular determinant-- entrepreneurship--in explaining regional economic growth. The neoclassical growth framework is ....

The socio-economic status of migrant populations in regional and rural Australia and its implications for future population policy

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Simon J. L. Massey, Nick Parr
  • Journal Name: Journal of Population Research
  • Journal Number: 29.1
  • Publisher: Spring Link
  • ISBN: 1835-9469
  • Country: Australia

The migrant population living in regional and rural Australia has been growing, partly because of the introduction and expansion of a number of state-specific and regional migration programs by the Australian Government over the period since 1995. The programs were created in response to both the skill shortages in regional and rural Australia an ....

Towards an index of relative Indigenous socioeconomic disadvantage

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Gray, M C; Auld, A J
  • Journal Name: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This paper explores how a variety of indicators of socioeconomic status can be combined to form a composite index of relative socioeconomic disadvantage for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) regional council areas. Data from the 1991 and 1996 Census, augmented with administrative data from ATSIC are used to c ....

Trends in taxable income

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Kelly, S; Harding, A
  • Publisher: National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This report examines trends in taxable income by postcode in Australia between 1994-95 and 1998-99. The report is based on statistics published by the Australian Taxation Office on the number of taxpayers by postcode, their taxable income and the amount of tax paid. Report Location ....

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