Determinants of job separation and occupational mobility in Australia

In the year to February 2002, one in every five of the 9.8 million people who worked in Australia experienced at least one job separation. This paper looks at the determinants of job separation within a stayer/mover framework using individual-level data for Australia. Conditional on job separation, the paper also investigates the determinants of job-to-job turnover (differentiated by occupation) and job-to-joblessness turnover (unemployment and exit from the labour force). The results show the importance of the normal demographic variables (age, gender, immigrant status and place of residence) ... Show more

Authors: Shah, Chandra

Corporate authors: Monash University-ACER. Centre for the Economics of Education and Training (CEET)

Published: Melbourne, Victoria, CEET, 2009

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 31 p.

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