Past research has possibly overstated the likelihood of climbing up the income ladder for low-paid workers.
The system is well-resourced for urban and well-off families, but leaves the poor and mostly rural youth inadequately prepared.
For women with a bachelor of arts degree, teaching is one of the highest paying jobs. The opposite is true for men.
At least in the short term, employment opportunities for graduates seem to be increasing.
No longer can young people invest in their education and work their way into secure employment. The health impacts of this job insecurity are profound.
If Labor is to once again uncap university funding, vocational education reform is a vital.
So-called experts say there are several practical reasons why so few women are in STEM. Any insider will tell you that the real issue is that women are still victims of outdated stereotypes and abuse.
The government claims university degrees are failing businesses, but analysis of the latest graduate outcome and employer satisfaction surveys tells us the problem is with underemployment.
Flexible working reduces the likelihood that women cut their hours or leave the labour market after childbirth.
Estimates released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics suggest that the number of direct full-time equivalent jobs in renewable energy activities has continued to fall from its 2011-12 peak.
The answer to job losses is not economic protectionism, but a strengthening of workers’ rights.
Job prospects are not good for newly arrived refugees in Sweden. But better integration programmes will help.
Shadow minister for employment Brendan O'Connor said the labour force participation rate was in “free fall” and that this showed “people have stopped looking for work”. Is that true?
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen said Australian wages growth is at record lows. Is that true?
The latest figures show a slight rise in migration to the UK, but there is nothing new to get excited about.
There doesn’t need to be sub-standard jobs in order for there to be enough jobs to go around.
South Africa’s government should put more effort into developing concrete strategies for dealing with the factors preventing the removal of the critical constraints on economic growth.
It’s a turbulent time for the global economy – here’s what to expect.
The global game of supply and demand that lets UK doctors move abroad for better pay is the same force pushing down salaries at home.
Could the surge of worker and popular resistance worldwide provide the global trade union movement with an opportunity to take the lead in developing a broad coalition of social forces?