Education and Skill Mismatches in the Labour Market Workshop, Thursday 3 May 2007

9.00 - 9.15am


Professor Kostas Mavromaras, Head of Labour Economics and Social Policy, Melbourne Institute, The University of Melbourne

9.15 - 10.15am

Professor Peter Sloane, Welsh Economy and Labour Market Evaluation and Research Centre, University of Swansea

Title: Over-Education in the UK [presentation]

10.15 - 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00am - 12.00pm

Professor Paul Miller, UWA Business School, The University of Western Australia

Title: Undereducation and Overeducation in Australia [paper]

12.00 - 1.00pm

Dr Seamus McGuiness, Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute, The University of Melbourne

Title: Assessing the Incidence and Wage Effects of Over-skilling in the Australian Labour Market [paper] [presentation]

1.00 - 2.30pm Lunch
2.30 - 3.30pm

Professor Bruce Chapman, Professor of Economics, The Australian National University

Title: HECS for TAFE: The case for extending income contingent loans to the vocational education and training sector [presentation] [paper]

3.30 - 4.00pm Afternoon tea
4.00 - 5.00pm

Panel Session

Chair: Professor Steve Sedgwick, Director, Melbourne Institute