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Professor Charles Mulvey

MA (Aberdeen)

Elected: 1998

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: wages, equity, unemployment, productivity, Asia, workers' compensation, computing economic loss as a result of death or injury.

Profile

Professor Charles Mulvey is Managing Director of LabourNet Australia. He was formerly the Director of the Centre for Labour Market Research at the University of Western Australia. Professor Mulvey's research interests are in the economics of trade unions, equity in the labour market, human capital and labour market programmes and policy. In addition, he has an interest in Asian labour markets and industrial relations.

Appointments

  • Managing Director, LabourNet Australia
  • Dean, Faculty of Economics and Commerce, UWA
  • Member, State Administrative Tribunal in WA
  • Member of Ministerial Task Force appointed by Hon. Peter Reith to prepare the Workplace Relations Act. Canberra 1996.
  • Chair, Aged Care Complaints Resolution Committee WA
  • Consultant to Asian Productivity Orgainsation on Wages Policy in Fiji
  • Consultant to the ILO on Productivity Development in the Malaysian Public Service
  • Consultant to Aer Lingus, Irish International Airlines, on wage policy
  • Chair, Centre for Labour Market Research, Murdoch University, Perth
  • Director, Centre for Labour Market Research, Murdoch University, Perth.

Publications

  • C Mulvey, P W Miller & N Martin (2004), 'A Test of the Sorting Model of Education in Australia', in Economics of Education Review, Vol. 23, pp 473-382,
  • C Mulvey, P W Miller & N Martin (2005), 'Birth Weight and Schooling and Earnings: Estimates from a Sample of Twins', in Economics Letters, 86, pp 387-392
  • Charles Mulvey, Paul Miller and Nick Martin (2006), 'The Return to Schooling: Estimates from a Sample of Young Australian Twins', in Labour Economics, 13(5) (October),  pp 571-587
  • Charles Mulvey, Paul Miller and Nick Martin (2001), 'Genetic and environmental contributions to educational attainment in Australia', in Economics of Education Review, 20(2001):211-224
  • Charles Mulvey and Paul Miller (2000), 'Womens' time allocation to child care: determinants and consequences', in Australian Economic Papers, 39(1):1-24
  • Charles Mulvey, Paul Miller and Nick Martin (1997), 'Family characteristics and the returns to schooling: evidence on gender differences from a sample of Australian twins', in Economica, 64(253):119-136
  • Charles Mulvey, Paul Miller and Nick Martin (1996), 'Multiple regression analysis of the occupational status of twins: a comparison of economic and behavioural genetics models', in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 58(2):227-240
  • Charles Mulvey, Paul Miller and Nick Martin (1995), 'What do twins studies reveal about the economic returns to education? A comparison of Australian and US findings',in American Economic Review, 85(3):586-599

Contact

Contact Information

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