An introduction to the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY)

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Author: Moore, John; Semo, Ronnie


The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) is a large, nationally representative study that follows youth cohorts for ten years at a time as they transition from school into further study, work and other destinations. With more than 20 years of unit record data, LSAY provides researchers with information for six cohorts of Australian youth, offering insight into the pathways of young people across multiple generations. This well-established study programme provides rich information across areas of school and post-school education, employment, household characteristics and key...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Pathways; Outcomes; Research; Statistics

Keywords: Youth transitions; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Survey; Longitudinal study; Longitudinal data

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Bristol, England: Bristol University Press, 2019

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Journal volume: 10

Journal number: 1

Journal date: January 2019

Pages: pp. 109-123

ISSN: 1757-9597

Available free of charge until 31 March 2019

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 135.191

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